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The Jazz Image

The Jazz ImageTM

with Leigh Kamman
A Jazz Starter Kit

Women and the Jazz Challenge: Composers, Arrangers, Conductors, and Instrumentalists

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

  1. Forty Years of Women in Jazz: Various Artists (Jass CD 9/10)
  2. Andy Kirk and Mary Lou Williams: Mary's Idea (Decca/GRD 622)
  3. Dorothy Ashby: Concerto de Aranjuez (Philips 814 197-2)
  4. Jane Ira Bloom: Mighty Lights (Enja R2 79662)
  5. Shirly Scott: Queen of the Organ (Impulse GRD 323)
  6. The Dorothy Donegan Trio with Clark Terry (Chiaroscuro CR (d) 232)
  7. Toshiko Akiyoshi Jazz Orchestra: Carnegie Hall Concert (Columbia CK 48805)
  8. Maria Schneider Jazz Orchestra: Coming About (Enja ENJ 9069 2)
  9. The Very Big Carla Bley Big Band (Watt 23 847 942-2)
  10. Marian McPartland with Strings: Silet Pool (Concord Jazz 4745-2)

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. Toshiko Akiyoshi Orchestra: Strive for Jive (A 236)*
  2. Shirly Horn Sings and Plays: Here's to Life (A 254)*
  3. Carla Bley and Steve Swallow: Very Very Simple (A 259)*


  1. Dahl, Linda. Stormy Weather: The Music and Lives of a Century of Jazz Women. Pantheon Books, New York, 1984.
  2. Haridy, D. Antoinette. Black Women in American Bands and Orchestras. Scarecrow Press, Metuchen NJ, 1983.
  3. Placksin, Sally. American Women in Jazz 1900 to the Present: Their Words, Lives and Music. Seaview Books, New York, 1982.

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