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THE JAZZ DISCOGRAPHY BOOKS

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Book Volumes Still Available

• Volume 34 (Addendum Vol. 3)
• Volume 33 (Addendum Vol. 2)
• Volume 32 (Addendum Vol. 1)
• Volumes 27-28 (Musician Index)
• Volume 26 (Jens Winther to Zzebra)


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Volume 34 (Addendum Vol. 3) published as 604 pages and contains 5009 recording sessions by leader names from Jean-Paul Bourelly to Bob Casanova. This addendum volume contains sessions not previously published in earlier volumes of The Jazz Discography. And also included in their entirety are revised and complete leader discographies of Will Bradley, Dollar Brand (Abdullah Ibrahim), Anthony Braxton, Freddie Brocksieper, Randy Brooks, Clarence “Gatemouth” Brown, Clifford Brown, Les Brown, Odell Brown, Oscar Brown, Jr., Dave Brubeck, Rusty Bryant, Milt Buckner, Kenny Burrell, Billy Butterfield, Don Byas, Donald Byrd, Cab Calloway, Hoagy Carmichael, Benny Carter, and Casa Loma Orchestra.

Volume 33 (Addendum Vol.2) published as 604 pages with 4383 new and revised recording sessions (not included in the previously published volumes 1-26) by leader names from Paul Barbarin to Jerome Bourdellon. Included in its entirety is revised and complete information on all leader recording sessions by Charlie Barnet, Tex Beneke, Lou Bennett, Connie Boswell, and The Boswell Sisters. This volume also contains arguably the most complete and up-to-date discography ever of Count Basie.

Volume 32 (Addendum Vol.1) published as 604 pages with 4595 new and revised recording sessions (not included in the previously published volumes 1-26) by leader names from A to Lucien Barbarin. It includes, in its entirety, revised and complete information on all leader recording sessions by Cannonball Adderley, Toshiko Akiyoshi, Georgie Auld, Ray Anthony. This volume also contains arguably the most complete and up-to-date discography ever of Louis Armstrong.

The Musician Index (Volumes 27 & 28)includes 115,000 individual musician names appearing in a total of 745,000 entries. The index is published as 1231 pages in two volumes of 616 pages each.

Volume 26 has 584 pages covering leaders from Jens Winther to Zzebra and contains listings for hundreds of bandleaders including: Jimmy Witherspoon, WNEW sessions, Mike Wofford, Wolverine Orchestra, Sam Wooding, Phil Woods, World Saxophone Quartet, World's Greatest Jazz Band, Frank Wright, Leo Wright, Robert Wyatt, Tex Wyndham, Xanadu at Montreux, Tsuyoshi Yamamoto, Yosuke Yamashita, Jimmy Yancey, Justin Yang, Yankee Rhythm Kings, The Yarra Yarra New Orleans Jazz Band, The Yellowjackets, Larry Young, Lester Young, Bobby Zankel, Tony Zano, Joe Zawinul, Denny Zeitlin, The Zenith Jazz Bands, Si Zentner, Monica Zetterlund, Attila Zoller, John Zorn, Axel Zwingenberger.

Also included in Volume 26 is an extensive bibliography, a record company abbreviation index, a country code index and an extensive record company index.

Volumes 1 to 34 contain over 1.5 million entries

23,000 band leaders
132,000 recording sessions
700,000 musician entries
700,000 tune entries


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Previously Published Volumes 1-25

Please note: While these volumes are out-of-print, copies may still be available from www.cadencebuilding.com.

Important Notice

Purchasers of books are advised that due to circumstances beyond our control, Cadence/North Country Distributors are no longer sales agents for The Jazz Discography. They do, however, continue to offer copies of Volumes 1-25. We understand that Cadence/North Country may not have advised their standing order customers of this change. The Jazz Discography Volume 26, subsequent books and CD-ROMs will only be available direct from Lord Music Reference Inc. We regret any inconvenience that may be caused by this change.

Volume 1 (A - Bankhead)
Contains listings for hundreds of leaders including George Adams, Pepper Adams, Cannonball Adderley, Toshiko Akiyoshi, Manny Albam, Monty Alexander, Geri Allen, Henry "Red" Allen, Mose Allison, Albert Ammons, Ray Anthony, Louis Armstrong, Art Ensemble of Chicago, Albert Ayler, Derek Bailey, Chet Baker, Billy Bang.

Volume 2 (Banks - Boustedt)
Contains listings for hundreds of leaders including Chris Barber, Charlie Bamet, Kenny Baron, Count Basie, Sidney Bechet, Graeme Bell, Louie Bellson, George Benson, Bunny Berigan, Barney Bigard, Eubie Blake, Ran Blake, Art Blakey, Carla Bley, Paul Bley, Arthur Blythe. Francy Boland, Claude Boiling, Earl Bostic.

Volume 3 (Boutte - Cathcart)
Contains listings for hundreds of leaders including Lester Bowie, Joanne Brackeen, Ruby Braff, Anthony Braxton, Willem Breuker, Nick Brignola, Bob Brookmeyer, Peter Brotzmann, Clifford Brown, Les Brown, Marion Brown, Dave Brubeck, Chick Bullock, Kenny Burrell, Gary Burton, Billy Butterfield, Donald Byrd, Cab Calloway, Benny Carter, Ron Carter, Casa Loma Orchestra.

Volume 4 (Catherine - Dagradi )
Contains listings for hundreds of leaders including Paul Chambers, Ray Charles, Doc Cheatham, Don Cherry, June Christy, Sonny Clark, Kenny Clarke, Stanley Clarke, Buck Clayton, Arnett Cobb, Al Cohn, Nat King Cole, Ornette Coleman, John Coltrane, Eddie Condon, Coon-Saunders' Orchestra, Chick Corea, Larry Coryell, The Cotton Pickers, Sonny Criss, Bing Crosby.

Volume 5 (Dahlander - Dutch Dixie Devils)
Contains listings for hundreds of leaders including Tadd Dameron, Johnny Dankworth, Kenny Davern, Eddie Lockjaw Davis, Miles Davis, Richard Davis, Wild Bill Davison, Blossom Dearie, Buddy DeFranco, Paul Desmond, Al DiMeola, Bill Dixon, Johnny Dodds, Eric Dolphy, Sam Donahue, Kenny Dorham, Dorsey Brothers, Kenny Drew.

Volume 6 (Dutch Swing College Band - Axel Fischbacher)
Contains listings for hundreds of leaders including Billy Eckstine, Harry Edison, Teddy Edwards, Roy Eldridge, Duke Ellington, Don Elliott, Kevin Eubanks, Bill Evans, Gil Evans, Don Ewell, Tal Farlow, Art Farmer, Joe Farrell, Victor Feldman, Maynard Ferguson, Firehouse Five Plus Two.

Volume 7 (Clare Fischer - Janos Gonda)
Contains listings for hundreds of leaders including Ella Fitzgerald, Ralph Flanagan, Tommy Flanagan, Pops Foster, Pete Fountain, Fredonia Jazz Ensemble, Bud Freeman, Chico Freeman, Fred Frith, Curtis Fuller, Slim Gaillard, Erroll Garner, Stan Getz, Terry Gibbs, Dizzy Gillespie, Jimmy Giuffre, Vinny Golia, Benny Golson, Eddie Gomez.

Volume 8 (Nat Gonella - Everette Harp)
Contains listings for hundreds of leaders including Paul Gonsalves, Babs Gonzales, Benny Goodman, Dexter Gordon, Stephane Grappelli, Wardell Gray, Bennie Green, Grant Green, Johnny Griffin, Tiny Grimes, Steve Grossman, George Gruntz, Gigi Gryce, Bobby Hackett, Charlie Haden, Al Haig, Edmond Hall, Jim Hall, Lionel Hampton, Herbie Hancock.

Volume 9 (Billy Harper - Claude Hopkins)
Contains listings for hundreds of leaders including Tom Harrell, Barry Harris, Eddie Harris, Alfred Harth, Hampton Hawes, Coleman Hawkins, Louis Hayes, Tubby Hayes, Ted Heath, Julius Hemphill, Fletcher Henderson, Joe Henderson, Woody Herman, Fred Hersch, Andrew Hill, Teddy Hill, Earl Hines, Art Hodes, Johnny Hedges, Billie Hcliday, Richard Holmes.

Volume 10 (Duncan Hopkins - Doug Jernigan)
Contains listings for hundreds of leaders including Paul Horn, Shirley Horn, Bob Howard, Howard University Jazz Ensemble, Freddie Hubbard, Peanuts Hucko. Daniel Humair, Helen Humes, Bobby Hutcherson, Dick Hyman, Peter Ind, Keith Ingham, lrakere, Chubby Jackson, Milt Jackson, Illinois Jacquet, Ahmad Jamal, Bob James, Harry James, Keith Jarrett, Bobby Jaspar, JATP, Eddie Jefferson, Leroy Jenkins, Arne Jensen.

Volume 11 (Jeff Jerolamon - Billy Kirsch)
Contains listings for hundreds of leaders including Bunk Johnson, J.J. Johnson, James P. Johnson, Pete Jolly, Elvin Jones, Hank Jones, Jonah Jones, Philly Joe Jones, Quincy Jones, Thad Jones, Scott Joplin, Clifford Jordan, Duke Jordan, Loius Jordan, Henry Kaiser, Dick Katz, Roger Kellaway, Wynton Kelly, Stan Kenton, Roland Kirk.

Volume 12 (Kiruna Swingsextet - Mark Lewis)
Contains listings for hundreds of leaders including Oscar Klein, Eric Kloss, Earl Klugh, Franz Koglmann, Hans Koller, Lee Konitz, Gene Krupa, Rolf Kuhn, Steve Lacy, Bireli Lagrene, Oliver Lake, HaroId Land, Steve Lane, Sam Lanin, Yusef Lateef, Andy LaVerne, Elliot Lawrence, Syd Lawrence, Yank Lawson, Michel Legrand, Lou Levy, George Lewis.

Volume 13 (Meade Lux Lewis - Steve Masakowski)
Contains listings for hundreds of leaders including Mel Lewis, Ramsey Lewis, Ted Lewis, Vic Lewis, David Liebman, Abbey Lincoln, Ole Lindgreen, Vincent Lopez, Mundell Lowe, Jimmie Lunceford, Humphrey Lyttelton, Junior Mance, Albert Mangelsdorff, Herbie Mann, Shelly Manne, Wingy Manone, Charlie Mariano, Brandford Marsalis, Wynton Marsalis, Warne Marsh.

Volume 14 (Miya Masaoka - Sid Millward)
Contains listings for hundreds of leaders including Hugh Masekela, Billy May, Les McCann, Jack McDuff, Gary McFarland, Howard McGhee, Jimmy McGriff, Dave McKenna, Ray McKinley, McKinney's Cotton Pickers, Jackie McLean, Big Jay McNeely, Marian McPartland, Joe McPhee, Carmen McRae, Jay McShann, Helen Merrill, Pat Metheny, Mezz Mezzrow, Butch Miles, Glenn Miller, Mulgrew Miller, Lucky Millinder.

Volume 15 (Bob Milne - Martha Nelson)
Contains listings for hundreds of leaders including Charles Mingus, Blue Mitchell, Red Mitchell, Hank Mobley, Modern Jazz Quartet, Miff Mole, Thelonious Monk. Wes Montgomery, Tete Montoliu, James Moody, Lee Morgan, Butch Morris, Buddy Morrow, Jelly Roll Morton, Bennie Moten, Gerry Mulligan, Mark Murphy, Turk Murphy, David Murray, Phil Napoleon. National Youth Jazz Orchestra, Louis Nelson.

Volume 16 (Oliver Nelson - Paradise City Jazz Band)
Contains listings for hundreds of leaders including New Black Eagle Jazz Band, New Orleans Rhythm Kings, Phineas Newborn, Jr., David "Fathead" Newman, Joe Newman, James Newton, Albert Nicholas, Herbie Nichols, Red Nichols, Jimmie Noone, Red Norvo, Anita O'Day, King Oliver, Original Dixieland Jazz Band, Kid Ory, Hot Lips Page, Marty Paich.

Volume 17 (Paradise Club Band to Roy Powell)
Contains listings for hundreds of leaders including Tiny Parham, Charlie Parker, Errol Parker, Evan Parker, Joe Pass, John Patitucci, Lino Patruno, Art Pepper, Bill Perkins, Houston Person, Oscar Peterson, Oscar Pettiford, Billie Pierce, Nat Pierce, Courtney Pine, Bucky Pizzarelli, King Pleasure, Ben Pollack, Bud Powell.

Volume 18 (Seldon Powell - Rimaak)
Contains listings for hundreds of leaders including Teddy Powell, Preservation Hall Jazz Band, Andre Previn, Sammy Price, Louis Prima, Tito Puente, Don Pullen, Ike Quebec, Quintette of the Hot Club of France, Sun Ra, Boyd Raeburn, Freddy Randall, Jimmy Raney, Enrico Rava, Dewey Redman, Don Redman, Joshua Redman, Django Reinhardt, Buddy Rich, Johnny Edwards, Howard Riley.

Volume 19 (Sammy Rimington - Janne Schaffer)
Contains listings for hundreds of leaders including Sammy Rimington, Lee Ritenour, Sam Rivers, Max Roach, Howard Roberts, Spike Robinson, Red Rodney, Shorty Rogers, Sonny Rollins, Rene Rosnes, Frank Rosolino, Annie Ross, Rova, Jimmy Rowles, Roswell Rudd, Pete Rugolo, Howard Rumsey, Jimmy Rushing, George Russell, Pee Wee Russell, Joe Sample, David Sanchez, Pharoah Sanders, Sauter-Finnegan Orchestra, and Jan Savitt.

Volume 20 (Wolfgang Schalk - Holly Slater)
Contains listings for hundreds of leaders including Lalo Schifrin, Diane Shuur, Bob Scobey, John Scofield, Little Jimmy Scott, Ronnie Scott, Shirley Scott, Tom Scott, Tony Scott, Ben Selvin, Bud Shank, Charlie Shavers, Artie Shaw, Woody Shaw, George Shearing, Jack Sheldon, Archie Shepp, Bobby Sherwood, Bobby Short, Wayne Shorter, Horace Silver, Nina Simone, Zoot Sims, Hal Singer, The Singers Unlimited, Noble Sissle.

Volume 21 (John Slaughter - Straight Line Jazz Ensemble)
Contains listings for hundreds of leaders including Carol Sloane, Bessie Smith, Clara Smith, Derek Smith, Hal Smith, Jimmy Smith, Johnny Smith, Johnny "Hammond" Smith, Keith Smith, Leo Smith, Lonnie Smith, Lonnie Liston Smith, Paul Smith, Stuff Smith, Trixie Smith, Willie "The Lion" Smith, Martial Solal, Eddie South, Muggsy Spanier, Charlie Spivak, Spontaneous Music Ensemble, Jess Stacy, Dakota Staton, Lou Stein, Rex Stewart, Sonny Stitt, Charlie Straight.

Volume 22 (Straight Talk to Ole Thomsen)
Contains listings for hundreds of leaders including Billy Strayhorn, Frank Strazzeri, String Trio of New York, John Stubblefield, Dick Sudhalter, Idries Sulieman, Ira Sullivan, Joe Sullivan, Maxine Sullivan, Monty Sunshine, John Surman, Ralph Sutton, Isao Suzuki, Gunnar Svensson, Harvie Swartz, Swiss Dixie Stompers, Sylvia Syms, Gabor Szabo, Lew Tabackin, Tom Talbert, Horace Tapscott, Buddy Tate, Art Tatum, Billy Taylor, Cecil Taylor, John Tchicai, Jack Teagarden, The Temperance Seven, Joe Temperley, Clark Terry, Toots Thielemans, This Is Jazz, Gary Thomas, Butch Thompson, Lucky Thompson, Sir Charles Thompson.

Volume 23 (Dawn Thomson to Roy Vaughan)
Contains listings for hundreds of leaders including Claude Thornhill, Henry Threadgill, The Three Sounds, Timex All Star Jazz Show, Bobby Timmons, Cal Tjader, Masahiko Togashi, Charles Tolliver, Mel Torme, Stan Tracey, Lennie Tristano, Frankie Trumbauer, Mickey Tucker, Big Joe Turner, Bruce Turner, Joe Turner, Stanley Turrentine, McCoy Tyner, Gebhard Ullmann, James "Blood" Ulmer, UMO Jazz Orchestra, Phil Upchurch, Michal Urbaniak, V-Disc All Stars, Allan Vache, Warren Vache, Dave Valentin, Kid Thomas Valentine, Art Van Damme, Fred Van Hove, Ken Vandermark, The Vanguard Jazz Orchestra.

Volume 24 (Sarah Vaughan to Barry Wedgle)
Contains listings for hundreds of leaders including Sarah Vaughan, Charlie Ventura, Joe Venuti, Marlene VerPlanck, Vienna Art Orchestra, Enrique Villegas, Leroy Vinnegar, Eddie "Cleanhead" Vinson, Gus Viseur, Roseanna Vitro, Philipp Wachsmann, Steve Waddell, Terry Waldo, Mal Waldron, Sippie Wallace, Fats Waller, Bengt-Arne Wallin, George Wallington, Bob Wallis, Jack Walrath, Cedar Walton, David S. Ware, Washboard Rhythm Kings, Dinah Washington, Grover Washington, Jr., Kazumi Watanabe, Sadao Watanabe, Benny Waters, Ethel Waters, Julius Watkins, Bill Watrous, Bobby Watson, Lu Watters, Ernie Watts, Chuck Wayne, Weather Report, Chick Webb, Ben Webster.

Volume 25 (Wee Big Band to Titi Winterstein)
Contains listings for hundreds of leaders including Ted Weems, Tim Weisberg, Klaus Weiss, Dicky Wells, Dick Wellstood, Alex Welsh, Kenny Werner, Frank Wess, West Jesmond Jazz Kings, Mike Westbrook, Randy Weston, George Wettling, Kenny Wheeler, Ian Whitcomb, Andrew White, Mark Whitecage, Paul Whiteman, Putte Wickman, Kurt Widmann, Gerald Wiggins, Johnny Wiggs, Bob Wilber, Barney Wilen, Lee Wiley, Ernie Wilkins, Clarence Williams, Cootie Williams, James Williams, Jessica Williams, Joe Williams, Mary Lou Williams, Roy Williams, Tony Williams, Claude Williamson, Cassandra Wilson, Gerald Wilson, Phil Wilson, Teddy Wilson, Kai Winding, Paul Winter.

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