Purpose of This Guide
This guide helps you to do research on jazz, both the people and the music.
The pages of this guide help you to find articles and journals, books (both print and online), and recordings (CDs, LPs, and online). The Sources and Special Materials tab helps you find rare and special collections materials.
Use the suggestions below to help guide you in your UCLA Library searches and in looking through the stacks.
LC Call Numbers for Browsing Scholarship on Jazz
|ML 3506||Jazz--History and criticism|
|ML 3508||Bop (Music)--History and criticism|
|Cool jazz-History and criticism|
|Free jazz-United States--History and criticism|
|Jazz--Social Aspects--United States|
|ML 3518||Swing (music)--History|
LC Subject Headings for Browsing Scholarship on Jazz
The following is a non-exhaustive list of LC subject headings that you can use to guide your research in Jazz. For a complete list of LC subject headings, please proceed to the LC Subject Headings database.
|Jazz--History and critcism|
|Jazz--Japan--History and criticism|
|Jazz in literature|
Kenny Burrell is currently the Director of Jazz Studies at UCLA Department of Ethnomusicology. His archival collection is housed at the Ralph J. Bunche Center for African American Studies at UCLA.
Music Collections Librarian