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Books and Films


American Women in Jazz, 1900 To The Present: Their Words, Lives, And Music

by Jan Leder

Madame Jazz: Contemporary Women Instrumentalists

by Leslie Gourse

Stormy Weather: The Music And Lives Of A Century Of Jazzwomen

by Linda Dahl

Freedom Of Expression: Interviews With Women In Jazz

by Chris Becker

Changing The Tune: The Kansas City Women’s Jazz Festival, 1978-1985

by Carolyn Glenn Brewer

The International Sweethearts of Rhythm

by Antoinette Handy

Marian McPartland’s Jazz World: All In Good Time

by Marian McPartland

Just For A Thrill: Lil Hardin Armstrong, First Lady Of Jazz

by James L. Dickerson

Women In Jazz: A Discography Of Instrumentalists, 1913-1968

by Jan Leder

Big Ears: Listening For Gender In Jazz Studies

by Nichole T. Rustin and Sherrie Tucker (editors)

High Hat, Trumpet, And Rhythm: The Life And Music Of Valaida Snow

by Mark Miller

Morning Glory: A Biography Of Mary Lou Williams

by Linda Dahl

Soul On Soul: The Life And Music Of Mary Lou Williams

by Tammy Kernodle

Shout, Sister, Shout!: The Untold Story Of Rock-And-Roll Trailblazer Sister Rosetta Tharpe

by Gayle Wald

Jazzwomen: Conversations With Twenty-One Musicians

by Janis Stockhouse and Wayne Enstice

Monument Eternal: The Music Of Alice Coltrane

by Franya J. Berkman

Freedom Song: The Story of Flora Purim

by Flora Purim

Peggy Gilbert & Her All-Girl Band

by Jeannie Gayle Pool

Shall We Play That One Together?: The Life And Art Of Jazz Piano Legend Marian McPartland

by Paul de Barros

Little Melba And Her Big Trombone (illustrated book for children about trombonist and arranger/composer Melba Liston)

by Katheryne Russell-Brown and Frank Morrison

Swing Shift: “All-Girl” Bands Of The 1940s

by Sherrie Tucker

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