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Music : Jazz

Everything you need to know about music resources and how to find them in the ECU library

Jazz Music

Books & Journals on Jazz Music

Sheet Music is held on Level 2 of Mount Lawley Library, check out the Finding Music and BCM Classification System tabs above for details on finding music.

Books on Jazz are located in the library at 781.65 and 781.626. You can browse the shelves or search by keyword, title or author using ECUWorldSearch. Click on the links below for a quick browse of what is available in the library collection.

Subject Headings

One of the best ways to find items about a topic, is to search by Subject Heading and not simply Keyword. See the Books & More tab above for tips on how to search with Subject Headings. Here are a sample of Subjects to try (note some are very specific):

Bop (Music) - History and criticism Jazz - History and criticism
Jazz Jazz - Instruction and study
Jazz - Analysis and appreciation Jazz - Lead sheets
Jazz - Arrangement Jazz - Louisiana - New Orleans - History and criticism
Jazz - Australia Jazz musicians - Biography
Jazz - Discography Jazz musicians portraits
Select Journals
Items in the Library

Databases

Aebersold & Real Books

The music collection has over 130 titles of Jamey Aebersold Jazz play-along (score and a CD). Visit the music collection at PHX AEB.

The library has a collection of Jazz Real Books and Jazz Fake Books and the New Australian Jazz Realbook. Visit the music collection at MT/AY.