Jazz Books

ejazzlines maintains a catalog of hundreds of jazz books - including jazz biographies and autobiographies, jazz history books, jazz guides, and jazz books for children and young adults.

CHILDREN'S JAZZ BOOKS

We have a variety of books for kids that are designed to serve as an introduction to the history, style, and playing of jazz, as well as the culture in which it was created.

GENERAL JAZZ BOOKS

Within our General Jazz Book section you'll find great photo books, jazz encyclopedias, and a wide variety of choices.

JAZZ AUTOBIOGRAPHIES

We feature a selection of some common and some rare jazz autobiographies.

JAZZ BIOGRAPHIES

In this section you'll find jazz biographies of both luminaries and lesser-known, but compelling, jazz personalities.

JAZZ FICTION/POETRY

There are some fantastic collections of jazz-inspired poetry and fiction within this section.

JAZZ GUIDES

If you're just getting into jazz, wishing to expand your knowledge of the music, or looking for guides and ratings of recordings, this is the section for you.

JAZZ HISTORY BOOKS

We carry over 140 books on the history of jazz. Topics include: racial issues; stylistic shifts; various jazz eras and genres; new and different perspectives on some of the giants; regional jazz; and many others.

YOUNG ADULT JAZZ BOOKS

In our Young Adult section, we feature jazz histories, biographies, and instruction written for the 10 to 16 year old.


Featured Products

STEPHANE GRAPPELLI: A LIFE IN JAZZ

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Paul Balmer


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Paperback Book

428 Pages

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OH WHAT A BEAUTIFUL CITY: A TRIBUTE TO THE REVEREND GARY DAVIS

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Robert Tilling


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Paperback Book

170 Pages

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WHAT MUSIC MEANS TO ME

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Richard Rejino


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Paperback Book & DVD Package

Book: 98 Pages

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FENDER: THE SOUND HEARD 'ROUND THE WORLD

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Centennial Edition

Richard Smith


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Hardcover Book & DVD Package

Book: 322 Pages

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EVERYTHING MUSIC COMPOSITION BOOK, THE

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A Step-by-Step Guide to Writing Music

Eric Starr


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Paperback Book & CD Package

292 Pages

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