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Cadence (Redwood, NY, 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 (Chicago, IL, 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
Down Beat Music [Yearbook] (Chicago, IL, 1957-1963)
Lacunae: Yearbook for 1956 (vol. 1). A copy of issue could not be located.
Esquire's Jazz Book (Chicago, IL; New York, NY, 1944-1947)
Good Diggin' (Portland, OR, 1947-1949)
Numeration irregularities: Vol. 3 (1949) skips no. 2.
HRS Society Rag (New York, NY, 1938-1941)
Jazz Notes (Indianapolis, IN, 1957-1965)
Lacunae: Vol. 1; Vol. 2 no. 3, Vol. 5 no. 1. A copy of these issues could not be located.
Jazz: The Metronome Yearbook (New York, NY, 1950-1959)
Lacunae: 1952 (vol. 3). A copy of this issue could not be located and may never have been published.
Jazzette (Boston, MA, 1944-1945)
Metronome (New York, NY, 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
Metronome - Music U.S.A. (New York, NY, 1959-1959)
Music and Rhythm (Chicago, IL, 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
Oh! Play that Thing (San Francisco, CA, 1948-1952)
Record Whirl (Chicago, IL, 1955-1956)
Lacunae: Vol. 1 no. 1, 3-4. A copy of these issues could not be located.
The Soul and Jazz Record (Hollywood, CA, 1975-1977)
Lacunae: Unknown. Volume and issue numeration is irregular but all issues known to the editor have been reproduced.