- Contact the SCRC Reference Staff to use items from the CJA collections to research a Chicago jazz topic
These links to the SCRC website provide practical information for researchers planning a visit to use Chicago Jazz Archive collections:
- Research at the Center
- Collections available for research
- SCRC email reference form
- Read about the Archive in the University of Chicago Magazine!
Researching Chicago Jazz
- Jazz research tools: Bibliographies, indexes and other sources to help with Chicago jazz research
- Hyde Park Jazz : cites to articles about the history of clubs in Hyde Park
- Chicago Jazz and the Great Migration
- Chicago jazz bibliography
- Map: Chicago Jazz Clubs 1915-1940
- Reference question on Chicago jazz? Use the Ask a Librarian form
- Other jazz archives and collections
- General Music Collection
- The Library's African-American Studies page
- UofC Department of Music
- Jazz Institute of Chicago
- Chicago Jazz Venues
- Chicago Jazz Musicians
- Video is available from the Sun Ra symposium, Traveling the Spaceways, which took place at the Hyde Park Art Center November 11-12, 2006.
- Online exhibit, Harvey Lang: A Life In Jazz". The exhibit showcases a selection of materials collected by Chicago drummer Harvey Lang and generously donated to the Chicago Jazz Archive by his children.
- Remember the wonderful music in those cartoons you grew up
Join WBEZ's Odyssey guest host Richard Steele, CJA Curator Deborah Gillaspie and jazz historian Prof. Richard Wang for "Jazz in the Cartoons" (12/29/98)
- Check out Cab Calloway's Jive Dictionary courtesy of C. Calloway Brooks, Cab's grandson and leader of the Cab Calloway Orchestra.
- NPR's wonderful April Fool feature, Shellac, the Sound of the Future, complete with streamed audio of the broadcast!
- Jazz humor favorites courtesy of All About Jazz, from their April Fools Reviews and Articles, Fun Stuff, and the ever popular Jazz, A Very Long Film by Ken Burns
- Classic Chicago jazz stories and humor from the
Jazz Institute of Chicago:
Steve Hashimoto's The Book of Jobbing
and Bill Anschell's The Jazz Jam Session: A First-Timer's Guide
- See vintage drums from the "Chicago" jazz era!