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Works Cited on J-DISC

This list is a work in progress and will have its own tab on J-DISC in the near future. We are sharing it as a discussion thread in order to receive suggestions of other important discographic reference works. These sources may be indicated telegraphically in the “Source” field in individual J-DISC resources.

Special thanks to Noal Cohen, Michel Ruppli and David Wild for their generosity in sharing data, in some cases not available elsewhere, with us.



All Music Guide. Allmusic: the Online Destination for Music Fans. Rovi Corporation. Web resource. <http://www.allmusic.com> June 22, 2012.


Allen, Walter C. Hendersonia: The Music of Fletcher Henderson and his Musicians. Highland Park, New Jersey: Walter C. Allen, 1973.

Bruyninckx, W & L. 93 years of recorded jazz & blues (1917-2010) [CD-ROM]: (prejazz 1897-1917), A to Z complete.  Mechelen, Belgium: W. & L. Bruyninckx, 2010

Cohen, Noal. Noal Cohen's Jazz History Website. Web resource. <http://www.attictoys.com/> June 22, 2012.

Cohen, Noel & Michael Fitzgerald. Rat Race Blues: The Musical Life of Gigi Gryce. Berkeley, California: Berkeley Hills Books, 2002.  

Coltrane, John. The Heavyweight Champion: The Complete Atlantic Recordings. Atlantic Recording Corporation, 1995. CD Box Set.

Connor, D. Russell & Warren W. Hicks. BG On the Record: A Biodiscography of Benny Goodman. New Rochelle, New York: Arlington House, 1969.  

Cuscuna, Michael & Michel Ruppli. The Blue Note label: a discography. (New York: Greenwood Press, c1988).

Lord, Tom. The jazz discography. (West Vancouver, B.C. Lord Music Reference). Licensed web-based resource. [Available in print and CD-ROM formats.]

Fitzgerald, Michael & Steve Albin. Jazz Discography. Web resource <www.jazzdiscography.com>. June 22, 2012.

Jazz.com’s Jazz Encyclopedia of Jazz Musicians. Web resource. <http://www.jazz.com/encyclopedia> June 22, 2012.

Hazevoet, Cornelis J. Don Byas, Part 2: European Recordings 1946-1972. Hazevoet, 2011. Web resource. <http://www.paristransatlantic.com/magazine/interviews/hazevoet.html> July 29, 2012.

Mingus, Charles. Passions of a Man: The Complete Atlantic Recordings 1956-1961. Atlantic Recording Corporation, 1997. CD Box Set.

Porter, Lewis ed. The John Coltrane Reference. (New York: Routledge, 2008).  

Johnson, J. Wilfred. Ella Fitzgerald: an annotated discography; including a complete discography of Chick Webb. (North Carolina: McFarland & Company, Inc., 2001).

Raben, Erik, et al. Jazz Records 1942-1980: a discography. (Copenhagen, Denmark: Stainless/Wintermoon, c1980-c1995) v.1-8.

Ruppli, Michel & Bob Porter.  The Clef/Verve labels: a discography (New York: Greenwood Press, 1986).

Ruppli, Michel & Bob Porter.  The Prestige label: a discography (New York: Greenwood Press, 1980).

Ruppli, Michel & Bob Porter.  The Savoy label: a discography (New York: Greenwood Press, 1980).

Sheridan, Chris. Dis Here: a bio-discography of Julian “Cannonball” Adderley. (Connecticut: Greenwood Press, 2000).

Szwed, John. So What: The Life of Miles Davis. London: Arrow Books, 2002.   

Togashi, Nobuaki, Kohji 'Shaolin' Matsubayashi & Masayuki Hatta. The Jazz Discography Project. jazzdisco.org. Web resource <http://jazzdisco.org> June 22, 2012.

WorldCat. Web resource. <http://www.worldcat.org/> June 22, 2012.

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