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1. Legends of jazz with Ramsey Lewis season one   Publication: [Manteno, IL] LRSmedia 2006 . 3 videodiscs (ca. 90 minutes.) : col. and b&w , LEGENDS OF JAZZ with Ramsey Lewis will commence its weekly run on PBS stations in April 2006. Each weekly episode features a guest star performing several numbers with Ramsey and his trio. Between these informal performances, Ramsey and his guest artist chat casually about topics related to the show’s theme. Weekly episodes will focus on a single instrument, style or element of jazz. The feel is loose and improvisational, not dry or academic. All guest stars are world-class musicians known for their artistic gifts, their passion for music and the legends who came before them, and, of course, for their larger-than-life personalities, humor, fascinating stories, and riveting performances. | Volume one: the Gold Horns, the Jazz Singers, Contemporary Jazz, the Altos. | Volume two: the Piano Masters, Roots: the Blues, Ameircan Songbook, Latin Jazz. | Volume three: the Tenors, Brazilian Jazz, the Killer Bs New Jazz Masters 2006. Date: 2006 Availability: No items available:

2. Early Jazz: its roots and musical development by Schuller, Gunther Publication: New York: Oxford University Press 1968 . 401 p. , Includes index. Date: 1968 Availability: No items available: Withdrawn (1),

3. Jazz icons: Art Blakery & the jazz messengers live in '58   Publication: Reelin's in the Years Productions, 2006 . 55 mins. ; color & b/w. , Jazz Icons: Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers features what many consider to be one of the finest line-ups in the history of jazz—Art Blakey (Drums), Bobby Timmons (Piano), Jymie Merritt (Bass), Benny Golson (Sax) and the legendary trumpet player, Lee Morgan. Lost for nearly 50 years, this historic 55-minute concert, filmed in Belgium in 1958, one month to the day after they recorded their masterpiece Moanin', is the only known visual document of this influential band who were together for only six months. Date: 2006 Availability: No items available: Withdrawn (1),

4. Jazz icons: Louis Armstrong, live in '59   Publication: Reelin's In the years Productions, 2006 . 55 mins. ; color & b/w. , Jazz Icons: Louis Armstrong is one of the only known complete Armstrong concerts from the 1950s to be captured on film. This 55-minute set, filmed in Belgium in 1959, features many of Satchmo’s greatest songs including “Mack The Knife”, “When It’s Sleepy Time Down South” and “Stompin’ At The Savoy,” backed by his stellar band the All-Stars, featuring Trummy Young, Peanuts Hucko, Billy Kyle, Danny Barcelona and Mort Herbert Date: 2006 Availability: No items available: Withdrawn (1),

5. Jazz Icons: Quincy Jones live in '60   Publication: Reelin's In the Years Productions, 2006 . 80 mins. ; color & b/w. , Jazz Icons: Quincy Jones spotlights a young “Q” conducting his “dream band”—an 18-piece orchestra of world-renowned players such as Clark Terry, Phil Woods, Sahib Shihab, Budd Johnson and Benny Bailey. This 80-minute program, featuring 17 songs, is one of the finest examples of big band jazz ever to be captured on film. Shot in Switzerland and Belgium in 1960, these two concerts are the only known visual documents of this legendary tour—an important lost chapter in an illustrious career which has spanned six decades. Date: 2006 Availability: No items available: Withdrawn (1),

6. Jazz Icons: Dizzy Gilespie live in '58 & '70   Publication: Reelin's In the Years Productions, 2006 . 85 mins. ; color & b/w. , Jazz Icons: Dizzy Gilespie features two historic concerts from one of the founding fathers of bebop. Filmed 12 years apart, the 1958 concert features Dizzy working eloquently within the small combo structure of a quintet including such influential musicians as sax player Sonny Stitt and bassist Ray Brown. The second show focuses on a completely different side of Dizzy, fronting the legendary Kenny Clarke-Francy Boland Big Band. With a 16-piece big band to conduct, including two drummers, his Latin influences are revealed on "Con Alma" and "Manteca." Date: 2006 Availability: No items available: Withdrawn (1),

7. Jazz Icons: Chet Baker, live in '64 & 79   Publication: Reelin's In the Years Productions, 2006 . 71 mins. ; color & b/w. , Jazz Icons: Chet Baker features two concerts by the foremost interpreter of the West Coast school of cool jazz. Filmed in Europe 15 years apart, these two shows seen together provide an overview of Baker’s illustrious career. The first show is a haunting 1964 performance in a Belgian TV studio with a quartet including long-time sidemen saxophonist Jacques Pelzer and French pianist Rene Urtreger. Songs include the Miles Davis classic, “So What,” and the jazz standard “Time After Time” (a very rare rendition featuring Chet’s “Cool” vocal style.) The soulful1979 set from Norway, with a trio featuring vibraphonist Wolfgang Lackerschmid, highlights the growth and maturity of this troubled but inspiring artist. Date: 2006 Availability: No items available: Withdrawn (1),

8. Jazz Icons: Thelonious Monk, live in ' 66   Publication: Reelin's In the Years, 2006 . 62 mins. ; color & b/w. , Jazz Icons: Thelonious Monk features two intimate concerts filmed three days apart in Scandanavia in the Spring of 1966 with a legendary quartet that includes drummer Ben Riley, bassist Larry Gales and tenor saxophonist Charlie Rouse. Thelonious Monk revolutionized jazz with his innovative musical approach and these remarkable performances allow viewers the rare opportunity to experience Monk’s genius up close on his classic compositions “Blue Monk,” “Epistrophy” and “’Round Midnight.” Date: 2006 Availability: No items available: Withdrawn (1),

9. Jazz Icons: Count Basie, live in '62   Publication: Reelin's In the Years Productions, 2006 . 56 mins. ; color & b/w. , Jazz Icons: Count Basie features one of the greatest big band orchestras captured at the height of their considerable powers. Billed frequently as the “most explosive force in jazz,” this recently discovered 60-minute concert, taped in Sweden in 1962, highlights the legendary musical talents of this 18-piece band which included such luminaries as Marshal Royal, Freddie Green, Quentin “Butter” Jackson, Frank Wess and sensational drummer Sonny Payne. This is the earliest known complete concert of Count Basie and his orchestra to be released on DVD. Stellar performances include “Corner Pocket,” “Old Man River,” and “One O’Clock Jump.” Date: 2006 Availability: No items available: Withdrawn (1),

10. Jazz Icons: Buddy Rich, live in '78   Publication: Reelin's In the Years Productions, 2006 . 75 mins. ; color & b/w. , Jazz Icons: Buddy Rich highlights the relentless power and unparalleled artistry of the man who was known as “The World’s Greatest Drummer.” This 75-minute concert, taped in Holland in 1978, showcases one of the tightest big bands in history, featuring acclaimed saxophonist Steve Marcus and other members of Buddy’s “Killer Force,” the group he would later call “the best band I ever had.” Standout performances include “Grand Concourse,” “Big Swing Face,” and “Channel One Suite,” which climaxes in Buddy’s signature drum solo. Date: 2006 Availability: No items available: Withdrawn (1),

11. Jazz Icons: Ella Fitzgerald, live in '57 & '63   Publication: Reelin's in the Years Productions, 2006 . 56 mins. ; color & b/w. , Jazz Icons: Ella Fitzgerald features “The First Lady Of Song” in two distinct performances. The first is the earliest known complete concert of Ella to be captured on film. Shot in Belgium, this 1957 concert has her performing with jazz greats Ray Brown, Herb Ellis, Jo Jones and the legendary Oscar Peterson on classics such as “Lullaby Of Birdland,” and “It Don’t Mean A Thing (If It Ain’t Got That Swing).” The second show is an intimate in-studio performance from 1963, taped in Sweden, featuring Ella backed by a quartet including pianist Tommy Flanagan. Highlights include stellar versions of “Mack The Knife” and “Just One Of Those Things.” Date: 2006 Availability: No items available: Withdrawn (1),

12. Legends of jazz with Ramsey Lewis season one   Publication: [Manteno, IL] LRSmedia 2006 . 3 videodiscs (ca. 90 minutes.) : col. and b&w , LEGENDS OF JAZZ with Ramsey Lewis will commence its weekly run on PBS stations in April 2006. Each weekly episode features a guest star performing several numbers with Ramsey and his trio. Between these informal performances, Ramsey and his guest artist chat casually about topics related to the show’s theme. Weekly episodes will focus on a single instrument, style or element of jazz. The feel is loose and improvisational, not dry or academic. All guest stars are world-class musicians known for their artistic gifts, their passion for music and the legends who came before them, and, of course, for their larger-than-life personalities, humor, fascinating stories, and riveting performances. | Volume one: the Gold Horns, the Jazz Singers, Contemporary Jazz, the Altos. | Volume two: the Piano Masters, Roots: the Blues, Ameircan Songbook, Latin Jazz. | Volume three: the Tenors, Brazilian Jazz, the Killer Bs New Jazz Masters 2006. Date: 2006 Availability: No items available:

13. The complete encyclopedia of popular music and jazz, 1900-1950 by Kinkle, Roger D., 1916- Publication: N. Y. : Arlington House 1974 . 4v. Date: 1974 Availability: No items available:

14. The encycloepdia of jazz in the seventies by Feather, Leonard G. Publication: New York : Horizon Press 1976 . 393 p. : ports. ; 27 cm. , Includes bibliography and discographies. Date: 1976 Availability: No items available: Withdrawn (1),

15. Jazz talk by Gold, Robert S. Publication: Indianapolis : Bobbs-Merrill Co. 1975 . xii, 322 p. ; 23 cm. , Bibliography: p.313-332. Date: 1975 Availability: No items available: Withdrawn (1),

16. Jazz : a film by Ken Burns by Burns, Ken, 1953- Publication: [Alexandria, VA] : PBS Video 2000 . 10 videocassettes (ca. 19 hr.) : col. and b&w ; 1/2 in. , A documentary history of jazz from its origins in the city of New Orleans during the 1890s within the African-American community through the 1990's. Contents: --episode 1. Gumbo (90 min.) --episode 2. The gift (90 min.) --episode 3. Our language (120 min.) --episode 4. The true welcome (125 min.) --episode 5. Swing: pure pleasure (90 min.) --episode 6. Swing: the velocity of celebration (120 min.) --episode 7. Dedicated to chaos (120 min.) --episode 8. Risk (125 min.) --episode 9. The adventure (120 min.) --episode 10. Masterpiece by midnight (120 min.) Date: 2000 Availability: No items available: