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Cadence

(, 1976-2000)

“Frustrated with the lack of published coverage of truly creative music, Robert Rusch founded Cadence magazine in 1975 to give a voice to avant-garde artists

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

Jazz Information

Jazz Information (, 1939-1941)

“Jazz Information, started by Ralph Gleason, Ralph de Toledano, and Gene Williams, began was a purveyor of discographical and collector’s information, leavened by vitriolic responses

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

The Jazz Record

The Jazz Record (, 1943-1947)

“The Jazz Record was unusual among jazz magazines in that its founder and editor was a renowned jazz musician—pianist Art Hodes. Begun as a bi-weekly,

The Jazz Review

The Jazz Review (, 1958-1961)

“Founded by Nat Hentoff, Martin Williams, and Hsio Wen Shih in New York in 1958, The Jazz Review was the premier journal of jazz in

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

The Mississippi Rag

The Mississippi Rag (, 1973-2006)

Lacunae: Vol. 8 no. 12, Vol. 13 no. 10. “The Mississippi Rag was the most successful magazine devoted to traditional jazz and ragtime and it

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

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