American Musicians II: Seventy-one Portraits in Jazz

American Singers: Twenty-seven Portraits in Song

Analysis of Jazz: A Comprehensive Approach

Big Band Jazz in Black West Virginia, 1930-1942

The Color of Jazz: Race and Representation in Postwar American Culture

Creating Jazz Counterpoint: New Orleans, Barbershop Harmony, and the Blues

Creating the Jazz Solo: Louis Armstrong and Barbershop Harmony

Creole Trombone: Kid Ory and the Early Years of Jazz

Free Jazz/Black Power

Glorious Days and Nights: A Jazz Memoir

The Guitar in America: Victorian Era to Jazz Age

Jazz and Death: Medical Profiles of Jazz Greats

Jazz Diplomacy: Promoting America in the Cold War Era

The Jazz Image: Seeing Music through Herman Leonard's Photography

Jazz in American Culture

Jazz in China: From Dance Hall Music to Individual Freedom of Expression

The Jazz Pilgrimage of Gerald Wilson

Jazz Planet

Jazz Transatlantic, Volume I: The African Undercurrent in Twentieth-Century Jazz Culture

Jazz Transatlantic, Volume II: Jazz Derivatives and Developments in Twentieth-Century Africa

Knowing Jazz: Community, Pedagogy, and Canon in the Information Age

Out of Sight: The Rise of African American Popular Music, 1889-1895

Pearl Harbor Jazz: Change in Popular Music in the Early 1940s

Rare Birds: Conversations with Legends of Jazz and Classical Music

Showman: The Life and Music of Perry George Lowery

Swing, That Modern Sound

That's Got 'Em!: The Life and Music of Wilbur C. Sweatman

Time of My Life: A Jazz Journey from London to New Orleans

A Trumpet around the Corner: The Story of New Orleans Jazz


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Record-Setting High Water on the Mississippi | James F. Barnett Jr. Reflects on Current Flooding in the US

In light of the current floods submerging the Midwest and along the Mississippi River and scientists’ predictions that this is just the beginning, James F. Barnett Jr., author of Beyond Control: The Mississippi River’s New Channel to the Gulf of Mexico, a detailed chronicle of how the wild Mississippi will eventually deliver a cataclysm, shares his thoughts below. Viewed from the Natchez

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