Jazz Literature and Books

This list provides access to information concerning jazz related material.

 

The Australian Jazz Explosion:
Mike Williams, Publisher Angus & Robertson Publishers, 1981, ISBN 0 207 14381 1

The Oxford Companion To Australian Jazz:
Bruce Johnson, Publisher Oxford University Press, 1987, ISBN 0 19 554791 8

Bodgie Da Da and the Cult of Cool:
John Clare, Publisher NSW University Press, 1995, ISBN 0 86840 103X

Black Roots White Flowers:
Andrew Bisset, Publisher Golden Press, 1979, ISBN 0 85558 680 X

Jim McLeod’s Jazztrack:
Jim McLeod, Publisher Australian Broadcasting Corporation, 1994, ISBN 0 7333 0197 5

Seeing the Rafters:
John Snagster, Publisher Penguin Books, 1988, ISBN 0 14 010928 5

Don’t Worry Baby. They’ll Swing Their Arses Off:
John Sharpe, Publisher ScreenSound, ISBN 0 95793900 0 0

Jottings of a Jazzman, Selected Writings of Len Barnard:
Edited by Loretta Barnard, 2010, ISBN 9781921681516

Norm Linehan’s Jazz Picture Book:
Norm Linehan, Publisher Child & Henry, 1978, ISBN 0 86777 000 7

Bruce Johnson. The Oxford Companion To Australian Jazz. (1987. Oxford University Press).

Jack Mitchell. Australian Jazz On Record 1925-80. (1988. Australian Government Publishing Service).
•   More Australian Jazz On Record. (1998. National Film And Sound Archive).
•   Even More Australian Jazz On Record. (2002. The Victorian Jazz Archive Inc.).
•   Australian Jazz On Record. CD-R (2010. Jack Mitchell).
•   Back Together Again. The Story Of The Port Jackson Jazz Band. (1995. Self-published).
•   Coggy. (2011. Self-published).

Graeme Bell. Australian Jazzman. His Autobiography. (1988. Child & Associates Publishing Pty Ltd).

Andrew Bisset. Black Roots White Flowers. (1979. Golden Press Pty Ltd).
(Revised Edition. 1987  ABC Enterprises for the Australian Broadcasting Corporation).

Mike Sutcliffe. Australian Record And Music Review. (April 1989 – January 2007. Self-published.)

Australian jazz magazines including:
Australian Jazz Quarterly, JazzChord, Jazz Notes, Jazzline, Quarterly Rag,