Home Contents Directory About
 
Directory

Recommended websites with jazz biographies:


Roots and Grooves

Maceo Parker



Day Trip

Pat Metheny Trio



Cyrus Plays Elvis

Cyrus Chestnut



Abbey Sings Abbey

Abbey Lincoln



Maria Schneider - Sky Blue [Standard Edition] CD -(Wallet style packaging with one booklet)

Maria Schneider Orchestra

Reading and Viewing

At Amazon.com you can often buy used for a fraction of the new price


Charles Mingus

Jazz Icons: Charles Mingus Live in '64

Jazz Icons

The iconoclast among icons. This DVD gives witness to three of Mingus's finest live performances, with one of his most potent groups on fire. -- Bass Player Magazine


Eric Dolphy, Stan Getz, Elvin Jones, McCoy Tyner, John Coltrane

Jazz Icons: John Coltrane Live in β€˜60, β€˜61 & β€˜65

Jazz Icons

DVD - Viewing these three sets is like watching the wheels of change transforming jazz itself. . . Each set is breathtaking and inspiring, and when viewed together, deadly awesome. -- Bass Player Magazine


Miles Davis

Miles

Simon & Schuster

... could well be subtitled "Miles Tells All" for this volume is crammed with juicy gossip about most of the key figures in modern jazz. -- San Francisco Chronicle


Dexter Gordon

Jazz Icons: Dexter Gordon Live in '63 & '64

Jazz Icons

DVD - Watching the saxophonist in action is akin to a state of jazz bliss ... It’s priceless footage that is worth its weight in gold. -- JazzReview.com


David A. Jasen, Gene Jones

Spreadin' Rhythm Around: Black Popular Songwriters, 1880-1930

Schirmer Books

An entertaining and thoughtful history of great but neglected African-American tunesmiths from the vaudeville and early jazz eras. -- Kirkus Reviews

Copyright 2008 - JazzBiographies.com - All Rights Reserved          Permission and contact information