A selection of books, scores, recordings in honor of Jazz Appreciation Month, April 2021.
This year's theme: Women's Impact and Contributions in Jazz
Learn more about Jazz Appreciation Month, a project of the Smithsonian Museum, here:
For More information about jazz resources in Ball State University Libraries, visit the Research Guide for Jazz:
Over 2,000 compact discs of jazz are listed in OneSearch. Request CDs from the Education, Music and Media counter by call number.
Selected Recordings by Women Musicians:
Lovefest at the PIZZArelli Party
Streaming Video via Ball State University Libraries (log in required from off campus)
Kanopy Streaming Films: Jazz Playlist
Streaming performances in video
Online Dictionaries & Encyclopedias of Music (log in required from off campus)
Articles about musicians, composers, instruments, cities, and theoretical topics with bibliographies for each topic.
The New Grove Dictionary of Jazz is available on the Music Collection Reference shelves:
Articles about musicians with selective discographies for many.
Also available on the Music Collection Reference shelves:
The section on jazz highlights famous albums and links to lists of recordings in different jazz styles.