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Browsing Jazz Books at UCLA

Use the suggestions below to help guide you browse and search the UCLA Library.  

Library Call Numbers for Browsing Scholarship on Jazz

Call Number Subject Heading
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

Library Subject Headings for Searching for Scholarship on Jazz

The following is a non-exhaustive list of subject headings that you can use to guide your research in Jazz. A subject heading is a term or phrase used to classify like materials in the UCLA Library catalog.

Subject Headings
Jazz — History and critcism
Jazz — Influence
Jazz — Japan — History and criticism
Jazz in literature
Jazz musicians — biography