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The Jazz Image

The Jazz ImageTM

with Leigh Kamman
A Jazz Starter Kit

Evolution: The Free Movement and the Avant-Garde

All audio materials should be available through the Public Radio Market®, most record stores, The Smithsonian Institution, and some public libraries.

  1. John Coltrane: Giant Steps (Atlantic 1311-3)
  2. John Coltrane: A Love Supreme (Impulse GRD 155)
  3. Miles Davis: Kind of Blue (Columbia CK 40579)
  4. Miles Davis: Miles Smiles (Columbia PC 2601)
  5. Ornette Coleman: The Shape of Jazz to Come (Atlantic 1317-2)
  6. Art Ensemble of Chicago (Delamark DE 432)
  7. Old and New Dreams (Black Saint 120013 2)
  8. Sun Ra: Heliocentric Worlds, Volume I (ESP 1014-2

The videos listed with an asterisk (*) can be ordered from Jamey Aebersold Jazz Inc., P.O. Box 1244C, New Albany, IN 47151-1224 (800-456-1388).

  1. Miles and Trane New York/Germany (A 297)*
  2. Ornette Coleman Trio (A 27)*
  3. Rahsaan Roland Kirk: The One-Man Twins (A 348)*
  4. Sun Ra: A Joyful Noise (A 47)*
  5. Eric Dolphy: Last Date (A 218)*


  1. Cole, Bill. John Coltrane. Schirmer Books, New York, 1976.
  2. Feather, Leonard. From Satchmo to Miles. Stein & Day, New York, 1972.
  3. Davis, Miles with Quincy Troupe. Miles: The Autobiography. Simon and Schuster, New York, 1989.
  4. Giddins, Gary. Rhythm-a-ning: Jazz Tradition and Innovations in the '80s. Oxford University Press, New York, 1985.
  5. Russell, Ross. Bird Lives: The High Life and Hard Times of Charlie Parker. Charterhouse, New York, 1973.

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