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Resources for Jazz

Books

Aebersold, Jamey. Blues in All Keys. New Albany, Ind.: J. Aebersold, 1988.
MT68 .B58 1988

Baker, David. David Baker's Jazz Improvisation: A Comprehensive Method for All Musicians. Van Nuys, Calif.: Alfred, 1988.
MT68 .B33x 1988

Baker, David. A New Approach to Ear Training for Jazz Musicians. Lebanon, Ind.: Studio P/R, 1976.
MT239 .B25 1976

Boras, Tom. Jazz Composition and Arranging. Belmont, Calif.: Thomson/Schirmer, 2005.
MT40 .B72 2005

Coker, Jerry. How to Practice Jazz. New Albany, Ind.: Jamey Aebersold, 1990.
MT68 .C639 1990

Fleming, Lissa A. Getting Started with Jazz Band. Reston, VA: Music Educators National Conference, 1994.
MT86 .F58 1994

Kuzmich, John. Complete Guide to Instrumental Jazz Instruction: Techniques for Developing a Successful School Jazz Program. West Nyack, N.Y.: Parker Pub. Co., 1984.
MT86 .K9 1984

Liebman, David. A Chromatic Approach to Jazz Harmony and Melody. Rottenburg N., Germany: Advance Music, 1991.
Oversize MT50 .L63 1991

Levine, Mark. The Jazz Theory Book. Petaluma, Calif.: Sher Music, 1995.
MT68 .L48 1995

Nettles, Barrie. The Chord Scale Theory & Jazz Harmony. [S.l.]: Advance Music, 1997.
MT50 .N48 1997

Norman, David. Jazz Arranging. New York: Ardsley House Publishers, 1998.
MT68 .D38 1998

Reeves, Scott D. Creative Jazz Improvisation. Upper Saddle River, N.J.: Prentice-Hall. 2001.
MT68 .R37 2001

Robinson, Russell L., ed. Getting Started with Jazz/Show Choir. Reston, VA: Music Educators National Conference, 1994.
MT915 .G39 1994

Spanoghe, Kelly. Jazzing Up Instruction: An Integrated Curriculum for Elementary Students. Lanham, Md.: Children's Guild: Scarecrow Press, 2002.
MT10 .S63 2002

Stanton, Kenneth. Introduction to Jazz Theory: A Beginning Text in Jazz Harmony in Workbook Form/ Boston: Crescendo Pub. Co., 1976.
MT50 .S784 I6

Steinel, Mike. Building a Jazz Vocabulary: A Resource for Learning Jazz Improvisation. Milwaukee, WI: H. Leonard Corp., 1995.
MT68 .S73 1995

Journals

Annual review of jazz studies
ML3505.8 .A56

Jazz education journal
ML1 .N12

Journal of jazz studies.
ML1 .J58

Reference

Aebersold, Jamey. Gettin' It Together: For All Musicians (Instrumentalists and Vocalists) Regardless of Ability.
New Albany, Ind.: Aebersold, 1979.
MT68 .A31 1979

The New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians. (Online; incorporates New Grove Dictionary of Jazz).
London: Macmillan Reference; New York: Grove's Dictionaries, 2001-
Internet Access

Audio-Visual

Blues masters : the essential history of the blues / a Lanny Lee production ; City Island Entertainment.
Los Angeles, CA: Rhino Home Video, c2002.
ML3561.J3 B58 2002 [DVD]

Jazz / a Florentine Films production ; produced by Ken Burns, Lynn Novick ; a film [directed] by Ken Burns ; written by Geoffrey C. Ward.
[Washington, D.C.?]: PBS DVD ; Burbank, CA: distributed by Warner Home Video, c2000.
ML3508 .J372 2000 pt. 1-10 [DVD]

Musical expression on the drum set / taught by Jack DeJohnette ; directed by Happy Traum.
Woodstock, NY: Homespun Video, c2004.
MT662.2 .M87 2004 [DVD]

The story of jazz / a co-production of Toby Byron/Multiprises in association with Taurus Film, Munich, BMG Video and VideoArts Music ; produced by Toby Byron, Richard Saylor ; written by Chris Albertson with Matthew Seig ; directed by Matthew Seig.
New York, NY : Distributed by BMG Video, p2002.
ML3508 .S84 2002 [DVD]

See also: Jazz DVDs in the UNLV Music Collection

CDs

Aebersold, Jamey
Blues in all keys
New Albany, Ind. : JA Records, p1988
MUS CD 01331

Aebersold, Jamey
Nothin' but blues
New Albany, IN : JA, p1978
MUS CD 01326

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