Central Avenue Bop Bibliography


Central Avenue Bop Bibliography

A resource for “Central Avenue Bop,” by Maxine Gordon

Bryant, Clora, Buddy Collette, William Green, Steven Isoardi, Jack Kelson, Horace Tapscott, Gerald Wilson, and Marl Young, ed. 1998. Central Avenue Sounds: Jazz in Los Angeles. Berkeley: University of California Press.

Callender, Red & Elaine Cohen. 1985. Unfinished Dream: The Musical World of Red Callender. London: Quartet Books.

Collette, Buddy & Steven Isoardi. 2000. Jazz Generations: A Life in American Music and Society. London: Continuum.

Collins, Keith E. 1980. Black Los Angeles: The Maturing of the Ghetto, 1940-1950. Saratoga, Calif.: Century Twenty One Publications.

Cox, Bette Yarbrough. 1996. Central Avenue: Its Rise and Fall (1890-1995). Los Angeles: BEEM Publications.

Davis, Mike. 1992. City of Quartz: Excavating the Future in Los Angeles. New York: Vintage Books.

De Graaf, Lawrence B., Kevin Mulroy, & Quintard Taylor, ed. 2001. Seeking El Dorado: African Americans in California. Seattle: University of Seattle Press.

DeGraaf, Lawrence. 1962. Negro Migration to Los Angeles, 1930-1950, UCLA, Los Angeles.

Dickerson, Lowell Dwight. 1998. Central Avenue Meets Hollywood: The Amalgamation of the Black and White Musicians Unions in Los Angeles, UCLA, Los Angeles.

Eckford, Wendel. 2005. The Golden Era of Black Los Angeles: Central Avenue, 1900-1930. Dissertation, History, Claremont Graduate University, Claremont.

Gioia, Ted. 1992. West Coast Jazz: Modern Jazz in California, 1945-1960. New York: Oxford University Press.

Gordon, Robert. 1986. Jazz West Coast: The Los Angeles Jazz Scene of the 1950s. London: Quartet Books.

Hawes, Hampton & Don Asher. 1979. Raise Up Off Me: A Portrait of Hampton Hawes. New York: Da Capo.

Holmes, John Clellon. 1997 (1952). Go. New York: Thunder’s Mouth Press.

Julien, Kyle. Sounding the City: Jazz, African American Nightlife, and the Articulation of Race in 1940s Los Angeles. Ph.D. Dissertation, UC Irvine, 2000.

Kerouac, Jack. 2002 (1957). On the Road. New York: Penguin Group.

Nunis, Doyce Blackman, ed. 1973. Los Angeles and Its Environs in the Twentieth Century: A Bibliography of a Metropolis. Los Angeles: Ward Ritchie Press.

O'Flaherty, Joseph S. 1978. Those Powerful Years: The South Coast and Los Angeles, 1887-1917. Hicksville, NY: Exposition Press.

Porter, Roy with David Keller. 1991. There and Back. Oxford: Bayou Press.

Reed, Tom. 1992. The Black Music History of Los Angeles--Its Roots: 50 Years in Black Music. Los Angeles: Black Accent on LA Press.

Tapscott, Horace. 2001. Songs of the Unsung: The Musical and Social Journey of Horace Tapscott. Edited by S. Isoardi. Durham: Duke University Press.

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