Resources

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Jazz Archives

Chicago Jazz Archive, University of Chicago

Institute of Jazz Studies, Rutgers University, Newark

William Ransom Hogan Jazz Archive, Tulane University, New Orleans

Louis Armstrong House Museum Archives, Queens College, New York

New York Public Library, Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture

Marr Sound Archives, University of Missouri-Kansas City

National Ragtime and Jazz Archive (NRJA) at Lovejoy Library, Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville

Selected Bibliography

Primary Sources

Adero, Malaika. ed. Up South: Stories, Studies, and Letters of This Century’s Black Migrations. New York: The New Press, 1993.

Alkyer, Frank and Ed Enright. eds. Downbeat: The Great Jazz Interviews: A 75th Anniversary Anthology. New York: Hal Leonard Book, 2009.

Armstrong, Louis and Richard Meryman. Louis Armstrong- A Self Portrait. New York: Eakins Press, 1966.

Armstrong, Louis. Satchmo: My Life in New Orleans. New York: Da Capo Press, 1954.

Armstrong, Louis. Louis Armstrong: Swing That Music. New York: Da Capo Press, 1936.

Arnesen, Eric. ed. Black Protest and the Great Migration: A Brief History With Documents. New York: Bedford/St. Martins Press, 2003.

Barker, Danny with Jack V. Buerkle. Bourbon Street Black: The New Orleans Black Jazzman. New York: Oxford University Press, 1973.

Barker, Danny with Alyn Shipton. Buddy Bolden and the Last Days of Storyville. New York: Continuum Publishing Group, 1998.

Bechet, Sidney. Treat It Gentle: An Autobiography. New York: Twayne Publishers, 1960.

Bigard, Barney. With Louis and the Duke: The Autobiography of a Jazz Clarinetist, Barry     Martyn ed., New York: Oxford University Press, 1980.

Black, Timuel D., Jr. ed. Bridges of Memory: Chicago’s Second Generation of Black Migration. Chicago: Northwestern University Press, 2008.

Brothers, Thomas. ed. Louis Armstrong In His Own Words: Selected Writings. New York:     Oxford University Press, 1999.

Carter, Benny. Benny Carter: Harlem Renaissance (liner notes), Music Masters Jazz Label,   1992.

Davis, Miles with Quincy Troupe. Miles: The Autobiography. New York: Simon & Schuster, 1989.

Desdunes, Rodolphe Lucien. Our History and Our People (Originally published in 1911 as Nos Hommes et Notre Histoire) translated and edited by Sister Dorothea Olga McCants.     Baton Rouge, Louisiana: Louisiana State University Press, 1973.

Dodds, Warren “Baby” and Larry Gara. The Baby Dodds Story. Los Angeles: Contemporary Press, 1959.

DuBois, W.E.B. “The Talented Tenth,” in The Negro Problem: A Series of Articles by       Representative American Negroes of Today. New York: James Pott & Company, 1903.

Ellington, Duke. Music Is My Mistress. New York: Da Capo Press, 1976.

Fitzgerald, F. Scott. Tales of the Jazz Age. New York: Scribners, 1922.

Foster, George “Pops” and Tom Stoddard. The Autobiography of Pops Foster: New Orleans  Jazzman. San Francisco: Backbeat Books, 1971.

Gottlieb, Robert. ed. Reading Jazz: A Gathering of Autobiography, Reportage, and Criticism  from 1919 to Now. New York: Vintage Books, 1996.

Johnson, James Weldon. Black Manhattan. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1930.

Locke, Alain. The Negro and His Music. New York: The Associates in Negro Folk Education, 1936.

Locke, Alain ed. The New Negro: Voices of the Harlem Renaissance. New York: Albert &       Charles Boni, 1925.

Morton, Ferdinand “Jelly Roll” and Alan Lomax. Mister Jelly Roll: The Fortunes of Jelly Roll Morton, New Orleans Creole and “Inventor of Jazz.” Berkeley, California: University of California Press, 1950.

Rampersad, Arnold. ed. The Collected Poems of Langston Hughes (New York: Vintage Books,     1994).

Rogers, J. A. “Jazz at Home” in Alain Locke ed. The New Negro: Voices of the Harlem     Renaissance. New York: Albert & Charles Boni, 1925.

Royster, Jacqueline Jones. ed. Southern Horrors and Other Writings: The Anti-Lynching Campaign of Ida B. Wells, 1892-1900. Boston: Bedford/ St. Martin’s Press, 1997.

Shapiro, Nat and Nat Hentoff. eds. Hear Me Talkin’ To Ya: The Story of Jazz as Told by the Men Who Made It. New York: Dover Publications, 1966.

Smith, Willie “the Lion” with George Hoefer. Music on My Mind. New York: Doubleday, 1964.

Southern, Eileen. ed. Readings in Black American Music, 2nd Edition. New York: W. W. Norton and Company, 1983.

Spivey, Donald. Interview with William Everett Samuels in Donald Spivey ed., Union and the Black Musician: The Narrative of William Everett Samuels and Chicago Local 208.       Lanham, Maryland: University Press of America.

Thomas, Brook. ed. Plessy v. Ferguson: A Brief History with Documents. Boston: Bedford/ St. Martin’s Press, 1997.

Dissertations and Theses

Anthony, Arthé Agnes. “The Negro Creole Community in New Orleans, 1880-1920: An Oral History.” Ph.D., University of California, Irvine, 1978.

Goldberg, Jacob C. “Swinging the Color Line: African American Musicians and the Formation of Local 802, 1886-1946.” M.A., Amherst College, 2008.

Lester, Charles. “The New Negro of Jazz: New Orleans, Chicago, New York, the First Great Migration, & the Harlem Renaissance, 1890-1930.” Ph.D., University of Cincinnati, 2012.

Books

Anderson, Gene H. The Original Hot Five Recordings of Louis Armstrong. New York:     Pendragon Press, 2007.

Anderson, Paul Allen. Deep River: Music and Memory in Harlem Renaissance Thought.   Durham, North Carolina: Duke University Press, 2001.

Bachin, Robin F. Building the South Side: Urban Space and Civic Culture in Chicago, 1890-   1919. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2004.

Baldwin, Davarian L. Chicago’s New Negroes: Modernity, The Great Migration, and Black   Urban Life. Chapel Hill, North Carolina: University of North Carolina Press, 2007.

Baldwin, Davarian L. and Minkah Makalani. eds. Escape From New York: The New Negro Renaissance Beyond Harlem. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2013.

Baldwin, Peter C. In the Watches of the Night: Life in the Nocturnal City, 1820-1930. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2012.

Baraka, Amiri (LeRoi Jones). Blues People: Negro Music in White America. Westport,      Connecticut: Greenwood Press, 1963.

Brothers, Thomas. Louis Armstrong’s New Orleans. New York: W. W. Norton & Co., 2006.

Charter, Samuel B. and Leonard Kunstal. Jazz: A History of the New York Scene. New York: Doubleday and Company, 1962.

Cohen, Lizabeth. Making a New Deal: Industrial Workers in Chicago, 1919-1939. New York: Cambridge University Press, 1990.

Collier, James Lincoln. Duke Ellington. New York: Oxford University Press, 1987.

Collier, James Lincoln. Louis Armstrong: An American Genius. New York: Oxford University Press, 1983.

Colten, Craig E. An Unnatural Metropolis: Wresting New Orleans From Nature. Baton Rogue, Louisiana: Louisiana State University Press, 2005.

Davis, Angela Y. Blues Legacies and Black Feminism: Gertrude “Ma” Rainey, Bessie Smith,   and Billie Holiday. New York: Pantheon Books, 1998.

Domínguez, Virginia R. White By Definition: Social Classification in Creole Louisiana. New Brunswick, New Jersey: Rutgers University Press, 1986.

Driggs, Frank and Chuck Haddix. Kansas City Jazz: From Ragtime to Bebop¾A History. New York: Oxford University Press, 2005.

Erenberg, Lewis A. Steppin’s Out: New York Nightlife and the Transformation of American Culture, 1890-1930. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1981.

Fairclough, Adam. Race and Democracy: The Civil Rights Struggle in Louisiana, 1915-1972. Athens, Georgia: University of Georgia Press, 1995.

Floyd, Samuel A. Jr. ed., Black Music in the Harlem Renaissance. Westport, Connecticut:     Greenwood Press, 1990.

Gioia, Ted. The History of Jazz. New York: Oxford University Press, 1997.

Gregory, James N. The Southern Diaspora: How the Great Migrations of Black and White     Southerners Transformed America. Chapel Hill, North Carolina: The University of North     Carolina Press, 2005.

Griffin, Farah Jasmine. If You Can’t Be Free, Be a Mystery. New York: The Free Press, 2001.

Grossman, James R. Land of Hope: Chicago, Black Southerners, and the Great Migration. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1989.

Gushee, Lawrence. Pioneers of Jazz: The Story of the Creole Band. New York: Oxford      University Press, 2005.

Hahn, Steven. A Nation Under Our Feet: Black Political Struggles in the Rural South from     Slavery to the Great Migration. Cambridge, Massachusetts: Harvard University Press,    2003.

Hersch, Charles. Subversive Sounds: Race and the Birth of Jazz in New Orleans. Chicago:     University of Chicago Press, 2007.

Hirsch, Arnold R. and Joseph Logsdon. eds. Creole New Orleans: Race and Americanization. Baton Rouge, Louisiana: Louisiana State University Press, 1992.

Howland, John. Ellington Uptown: Duke Ellington, James P. Johnson, and the Birth of Concert  Jazz. Ann Arbor, Michigan: University of Michigan Press, 2009.

Huggins, Nathan Irvin. Harlem Renaissance. New York: Oxford University Press, 1971.

Kelley, Robin D.G. Hammer and Hoe: Alabama Communists During the Great Depression.   Chapel Hill, North Carolina: University of North Carolina Press, 1990.

Kelley, Robin D. G. Race Rebels: Culture, Politics, and the Black Working Class. New York:   The Free Press, 1994.

Kelman, Ari. A River and Its City: The Nature of Landscape in New Orleans. Berkeley,     California: University of California Press, 2003.

Kenney, William Howland. Chicago Jazz: A Cultural History, 1904-1930. New York: Oxford University Press, 1993.

Kenney, William Howland. Jazz on the River. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2005.

Levine, Lawrence W. Black Culture and Black Consciousness: Afro-American Folk Thought  from Slavery to Freedom. New York: Oxford University Press, 1977.

Lewis, David Levering. When Harlem Was in Vogue. New York: Penguin Books, 1997      (originally published by Alfred A. Knopf in 1979).

Martin, Tony. Race First: The Ideological and Organizational Struggles of Marcus Garvey and the Universal Negro Improvement Association. Dover, Massachusetts: The Majority      Press, 1976.

Marquis, Donald M. In Search of Buddy Bolden: First Man of Jazz. Baton Rogue, Louisiana: Louisiana State University Press, 1978.

Montgomery, David. Fall of the House of Labor: The Workplace, the State, and American Labor Activism, 1865-1925. New York: Cambridge University Press, 1989.

Mumford, Kevin J. Interzones: Black/White Sex Districts in Chicago and New York in the Early Twentieth Century. New York: Columbia University Press, 1997.

Osofsky, Gilbert. Harlem: The Making of a Ghetto. New York: Harper & Row, 1963.

Peretti, Burton W. The Creation of Jazz: Music, Race, and Culture in Urban America. Urbana, Illinois: University of Illinois Press, 1992.

Peretti, Burton W. Jazz in American Culture. Chicago: Ivan R. Dee, 1997.

Placksin, Sally. American Women in Jazz: 1900 to the Present Their Words, Lives, and Music. New York: Wideview Books, 1982.

Raeburn, Bruce Boyd. New Orleans Style and the Writing of American Jazz History. Ann Arbor, Michigan: University of Michigan Press, 2009.

Rose, Al. Storyville, New Orleans: Being an Authentic, Illustrated Account of the Notorious Red-Light District. Tuscaloosa, Alabama: University of Alabama Press, 1974.

Southern, Eileen. The Music of Black Americans: A History 3rd Edition. New York: W. W. Norton & Co., 1997.

Schneider, Eric C. Smack: Heroin and the American City. Philadelphia: University of         Pennsylvania Press, 2008.

Schuller, Gunther. Early Jazz: Its Roots and Musical Development. New York: Oxford      University Press, 1968.

Spencer, Jon Michael. The New Negroes and Their Music: The Success of the Harlem       Renaissance. Knoxville, Tennessee: The University of Tennessee Press, 1997.

Stuckey, Sterling. Slave Culture: Nationalist Theory and the Foundations of Black America. New York: Oxford University Press, 1987.

Tirro, Frank. Jazz: A History. New York: W. W. Norton & Co., 1977.

Turner, Richard Brent. Jazz Religion, the Second Line, and Black New Orleans. Bloomington, Indiana: Indiana University Press, 2009.

Ward, Geoffrey C. and Ken Burns. Jazz: A History of America’s Music. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2000.

Williams, Chad L. Torchbearers of Democracy: African American Soldiers in the World War I Era. Chapel Hill, North Carolina: The University of North Carolina Press, 2010.

Williamson, Joel. The Crucible of Race: Black-White Relations in the American South Since    Emancipation. New York: Oxford University Press, 1984.

Woodward, C. Vann. The Strange Career of Jim Crow 2nd Revised Edition. New York: Oxford University Press, 1966.

Zinn, Howard, Dana Frank and Robin D. G. Kelley, Three Strikes: Miners, Musicians,     Salesgirls, and the Fighting Spirit of Labor’s Last Century. Boston: Beacon Press, 2001.