Bibliography of jazz

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General and history[edit]

Autobiography and biography[edit]

Louis Armstrong

Count Basie

Art Blakey

John Coltrane

Bing Crosby

  • Giddins, Gary. Bing Crosby: A Pocketful of Dreams (2001)
  • Giddins, Gary. Bing Crosby: Swinging on a Star (2018)

Miles Davis

Duke Ellington

Bill Evans

Ella Fitzgerald

Dizzy Gillespie

Benny Goodman

Billie Holiday

Pat Metheny

  • Cooke, Mervyn. Pat Metheny: The ECM Years (2017)
  • Niles, Richard. The Pat Metheny Interviews (2009)

Charles Mingus

Thelonious Monk

Charlie Parker

Art Pepper

Sonny Rollins

Fats Waller


Instruments – history[edit]



  • Barth, Joe (2006). Voices in Jazz Guitar. Pacific, MO: Mel Bay. ISBN 0786676795.
  • Carlton, Jim (2009). Conversations with Great Jazz and Studio Guitarists. Pacific, MO: Mel Bay. ISBN 978-078665123-8.
  • Sallis, James, ed. (1996). The Guitar in Jazz: An Anthology. Lincoln: Univ. of Nebraska Press. ISBN 9780803242500.
  • Yanow, Scott (2013). The Great Jazz Guitarists: The Ultimate Guide. San Francisco: Backbeat. ISBN 978-1-61713-023-6.




Record labels[edit]