All Music Guide to Jazz
All Music Guide to Jazz is a non-fiction book that is an encyclopedic referencing of jazz music compiled under the direction of All Media Guide. The first edition, All Music Guide to Jazz: the Best CD...
The World According to John Coltrane
The World According to John Coltrane is a documentary film about saxophonist John Coltrane.
Produced with the cooperation of his widow Alice Coltrane, the documentary focuses on the later period ...
Coming Through Slaughter
Coming Through Slaughter is a novel by Michael Ondaatje, published by House of Anansi in 1976. It was the winner of the 1976 Books in Canada First Novel Award.The novel is a fictionalised version of t...
Musics (magazine)
Musics was an independent magazine (ISSN: 0307-2924) launched with Issue No. 1 April/May 1975 of MUSICS an impromental experivisation arts magazine. It was dedicated to the coverage of free improvised...
Imagine the Sound
Imagine the Sound is a 1981 Canadian documentary film about free jazz, directed by Ron Mann. It features interviews with and musical and dramatic performances by pianist Cecil Taylor, saxophonist Arc...
Northway Books
Northway Books (aka Northway Publications) is a publishing company based in London, UK. Northway specialises in biographies of musicians, and British social and cultural history. Its focus has been pa...
Jazz Is My Native Language
Jazz is my Native Language: A Portrait of Toshiko Akiyoshi is a 1983 documentary film by Renee Cho about the jazz pianist, composer, arranger and big band leader Toshiko Akiyoshi.
Momma Don't Allow
Momma Don't Allow is a short British documentary film about a north London jazz club made in 1955. It was co-directed by Karel Reisz and Tony Richardson and filmed by Walter Lassally. It was produced ...
Sabbath in Paradise
Sabbath in Paradise is a documentary film by Claudia Heuermann examining contemporary Jewish musical culture in New York's avant garde Jazz scene in the 1990s. It features concert footage and intervi...
Artie Shaw: Time Is All You've Got
Artie Shaw: Time Is All You've Got is a 1986 documentary film about clarinetist Artie Shaw. It was written, directed and narrated by Brigitte Berman. It won an Academy Award for Best Documentary Feat...
Jazzwise
Jazzwise, launched in 1997, is the UK’s biggest selling jazz monthly magazine and aims to be the leading English language jazz magazine in Europe. Jazzwise has a broad coverage, from the cutting edge ...
Jazz Review
Jazz Review was a Scottish jazz magazine, founded in 1998 by a former editor of The Wire and jazz writer Richard Cook and Roger Spence of the talent management agency Direct Music Limited of Edinburgh...
Cry of Jazz
The Cry of Jazz is a 1959 documentary film by Ed Bland that connects jazz to African American history. It uses footage of Chicago's black neighborhoods and performances by Sun Ra, John Gilmore, and...
Dave Brubeck: In His Own Sweet Way
Dave Brubeck: In His Own Sweet Way is a 2010 documentary film about jazz pianist legend Dave Brubeck. It was directed and produced by Bruce Ricker with Clint Eastwood as executive producer for Turner...
Straight No Chaser (magazine)
Straight No Chaser was an influential British music magazine, based in London, which covered various forms of black music and electronic music.The magazine was started by music lover, journalist, and ...
Jazz – A History of the New York Scene
Jazz – A History of the New York Scene is a book by Len Kunstadt (founder, with blues great Victoria Spivey, of the Spivey Records label) and Sam Charters documenting the 20th century jazz scene in Ne...
Sur les traces du Bembeya Jazz
Sur les traces du Bembeya Jazz (In the Steps of Bembeya Jazz) is a 2007 documentary film about the Guinean band Bembeya Jazz.
In 1961, in a little village in the middle of the Guinean tropical fo...
The Jazz Theory Book
The Jazz Theory Book is an influential jazz theory book by Mark Levine, first published in 1995. The book is a staple in jazz theory and the most comprehensive study of jazz harmony and theory ever pu...
Jazz At Ronnie Scott's (magazine)
Jazz at Ronnie Scott’s was the house magazine of Ronnie Scott's Club in London's Soho, England. Available as a freesheet, it was published from 1979-2006 (159 issues) and was distributed throughout Lo...
Jazz on a Summer's Day
Jazz on a Summer's Day (1960) is a documentary film set at the 1958 Newport Jazz Festival in Rhode Island, co-filmed and co-directed by commercial and fashion photographer Bert Stern and director Ara...
Calle 54
Calle 54 is a 2000 documentary film about Latin jazz by Spanish director Fernando Trueba. With only minimal introductory voiceovers, the film consists of studio performances by a wide array of Latin ...