The History of Jazz - Ted Gioia

The Jazz Book: From Ragtime to the 21st Century - Joachim-Ernst Berendt

Pioneers of Jazz: The Story of the Creole Band - Lawrence Gushee

Early Jazz: Its Roots and Musical Development - Gunther Schuller

Blues People: Negro Music in White America - Leroi Jones

Reading Jazz - David Meltzer

Writing Jazz - David Meltzer

Jazz: A History of America’s Music - Geoffrey C. Ward and Ken Burns

Jazz in American Culture - Peter Townsend

Why Jazz Happened - Marc Myers

The Rough Guide to Jazz 3 - Ian Carr, Brian Priestley, and Digby Fairweather

The History of Music Production - Richard James Burgess