Research Centers and Consortia

Institute for Jazz Studies (America’s largest resource)

Center for Black Music Research (Chicago-based resource)

Rhythm Changes Consortium (EU funded resource)

Jazzinstitut Darmstadt (Germany’s largest resource)

Kunstinstitut Graz (Austria’s largest resource)


Oxford Jazz Bibliography (index)

John Szwed’s early (pre 40s) jazz history bibliography (28 pages)

Partial (growing) list of books and articles relating to European and transatlantic jazz.

Atkins, E. Taylor. Jazz planet. Jackson: University Press of Mississippi, 2003. .

Austerlitz, Paul. Jazz consciousness : music, race, and humanity. Music/culture. Middletown, Conn.: Wesleyan University Press, 2005. .

Dregni, Michael. Gypsy Jazz: In Search of Django Reinhardt and the Soul of Gypsy Swing. Oxford University Press, USA, 2008.

Fay, Jennifer. “”That’s Jazz Made in Germany!”: “Hallo, Fräulein!” and the Limits of Democratic Pedagogy.” Cinema Journal 44, no. 1 (Autumn 2004): 3-24.

Fornäs, Johan. “”Swinging Differences: Reconstructed Identities in the Early Swedish Jazz Age”.” In Jazz planet, 207-224. Jackson: University Press of Mississippi, 2003. .

Gendron, Bernard. Between Montmartre and the Mudd Club : popular music and the avant-garde. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2002. .

Harris, Jerome. “”Jazz on the Global Stage”.” In The African diaspora : a musical perspective, 103-134. New York: Garland Pub., 2000.

Heffley, Mike. Northern sun, southern moon : Europe’s reinvention of jazz. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2005. .

Hobsbawm, Eric. The Jazz Scene. Enl Sub. Pantheon, 1993.

Jackson, Jeffrey H. Making jazz French : music and modern life in interwar Paris. American encounters/global interactions. Durham: Duke University Press, 2003.

Jazz & the Germans: Essays on the Influence of “hot” American Idioms on the 20th-Century German Music. Monographs and bibliographies in American music no. 17. Hillsdale, NY: Pendragon Press, 2002.

Jost, Ekkehard. Europas Jazz 1960-1980. Frankfurt am Main: Fischer Taschenbuch Verlag, 1987.

—. Free jazz. New York: Da Capo Press, 1981.

Kater, Michael H. Different drummers : jazz in the culture of Nazi Germany. New York: Oxford University Press, 1992.

Litweiler, John. The freedom principle : jazz after 1958. New York, N.Y.: Da Capo Press, 1990.

Nicholson, Stuart. Is jazz dead? : (or has it moved to a new address). New York: Routledge, 2005.

Nkosi, Lewis. “Jazz in Exile.” Transition, no. 24 (1966): 34-37.

Poiger, Uta G. Jazz, Rock, and Rebels: Cold War Politics and American Culture in a Divided Germany. Studies on the history of society and culture 35. Berkeley, Calif: University of California Press, 2000.

Raphael-Hernandez, Heike. Blackening Europe : the African American presence. Crosscurrents in African American history. New York: Routledge, 2004.

Rasula, Jed. “”Jazz as Decal for the European Avant-Garde”.” In Blackening Europe : the African American presence, 13-34. Crosscurrents in African American history. New York: Routledge, 2004.

Shipton, Alyn. A new history of jazz. New York: Continuum, 2007.

Starr, S. Frederick. Red and hot : the fate of jazz in the Soviet Union 1917-1991. New York: Limelight editions, 1994.

Storb, Ilse. Jazz meets the world-the world meets jazz. Populäre Musik und Jazz in der Forschung ; Bd. 4. Münster New Brunswick, U.S.A.: Lit ; Distributed in North America by Transaction Publishers, 2000.

Tucker, Michael. Jan Garbarek: deep song. Hull: EastNote, 1998.

Von Eschen, Penny M. Satchmo blows up the world : jazz ambassadors play the Cold War. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 2004.

Whitehead, Kevin. New Dutch swing. New York: Billboard Books, 2000.

Witkin, Robert W. “Why did Adorno “Hate” Jazz?.” Sociological Theory 18, no. 1 (March 2000): 145-170.

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