Primary Source Spotlight: Jazz Music

partial from Hollywood

Jazz audio recordings

Jazz webcasts and performance videos

Jazz image set

Gottlieb jazz photos on Flickr

“I Wish I Knew How It Would Feel to be Free” images & score

Jazz sheet music

Jazz life histories

Jazz Singers online exhibition

Jazz magazine clippings from the William P. Gottlieb collection

Historical newspaper coverage: jazz

More jazz texts

Influence of Jazz on Modern Music brochure

Influence of Jazz on Modern Music: Aaron Copland lecture notes

Jazz and Folk Influences, 1947-1963 Aaron Copland lecture notes

Memoirs of  Lieutenant “Jim” Europe (curator note on jazz master James Reese Europe)

Chicago Blues and Jazz: A New Story Map on the Chicago Ethnic Arts Project Collection

U.S. legislation related to jazz

Today in History primary source collections

Jazz-related articles

Jazz-related Library blog posts

Teaching resources