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Down Beat

Down Beat (, 1934-1963)

“Race relations, sexual equality, unionism, wars, recessions, birth, life, death, the triumph of the will, the battle of the soul: it spills across the pages

The Grackle

The Grackle (, 1976-1979)

“Ron Welburn began his prolific career in music (and literary) criticism in the late 1960s. He helped found the important journal The Grackle in 1976.

Jazz Magazine

Jazz Magazine (, 1976-1980)

“Jazz Magazine was a short-lived but very high-quality publication that existed during the latter half of the 1970’s, ceasing publication in 1980. While the fledgling

Metronome

Metronome (, 1932-1961)

Lacunae: Vol. 64 no. 3. Although Metronome began publication in 1885, in 1932/33 the journal began shifting its editorial focus to jazz. Included here are the

Music and Rhythm

Music and Rhythm (, 1940-1942)

“With its lurid headlines and daring (for the early 1940s) ‘cheesecake’ photography, Music and Rhythm was clearly intended as a commercial venture. Its general tone

The Needle

The Needle (, 1944-1945)

“This short-lived monthly, edited and published by Robert Reynolds, was distinguished well out of proportion to its brief run. Among the significant writings to appear

Rhythm

Rhythm (, 1946-1947)

Lacunae: Vol. 1 nos. 1-4, 7; Vol. 2 no. 3. A copy of these issues could not be located. Issues 5 and 6 of Volume 1