In addition, today – April 30th – also marks the inaugural observation of International Jazz Day! Whether you’ve been celebrating all month, all year, or just for today, here’s a sampling of related books available here at the SCL:
- Horne A. 1996. Brass music of black composers : A bibliography. Westport, Conn.: Greenwood Press.
- Jimoh, A Yemisi. c2002. Spiritual, blues, and jazz people in African American fiction : Living in paradox. Knoxville: University of Tennessee Press.
- Jones M DuEwa. c2011. The muse is music : Jazz poetry from the Harlem Renaissance to spoken word. Urbana: University of Illinois Press.
- Peretti B W. c1997. Jazz in American culture. Chicago, Ill.: Ivan R. Dee.
- Timner, W E. 1996. Ellingtonia : The recorded music of Duke Ellington and his sidemen. Lanham, Md.: Scarecrow Press.
- Werner C Hansen. c1994. Playing the changes : From Afro-modernism to the jazz impulse. Urbana: University of Illinois Press.