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|M1366||Jazz ensembles: Class here instrumental duets, trios, etc.
For jazz for solo instruments see M6+
For jazz vocals see M1622 , M1630.18-M1630.2 , M1680.18-M1680.2 , etc.
|M1360.18||Fakebooks (most on Reference Shelf)|
Books About Jazz
Dictionaries, Encyclopedias: Big bands, including jazz bands (on Reference Shelf)
|ML102.J3||Jazz dictionaries and encyclopedias|
|ML3505.8||Types and styles: Jazz, Periodicals, Societies, Serials|
|ML3505.9||Types and styles: Jazz, Congresses|
|ML3506||Types and styles: Jazz, General works|
|ML3507.||Types and styles: Jazz, Addresses, essays, lectures|
|ML3508-3508.8||Types and styles: Jazz, By Region or Country: United States|
|ML3509.A-Z||Types and styles: Jazz, By Region or Country: Other regions or countries, A-Z|
|ML3518||Types and styles: Big band music, Jazz band music, Dance band music, Dance orchestra music|
|ML3918.J39||Social and political aspects of music: Jazz (For social and economic conditions of musicians see ML3795)|
|ML3921.8.J39||Religious aspects of music: Jazz|
Jazz Study and Methods
|MT73.5||Instrumentation and orchestration: Jazz band, dance band, etc.|
|MT86||Conducting, Score reading and playing: Jazz band, dance band, etc., instruction, including conducting, organization, and
management (For organization and management see ML3795; for conducting see MT85; for instruction in ensemble performance see MT733.7
|MT239||Piano: Performance of popular music (including vamping, ragtime, jazz, boogie-woogie, improvisation, etc.; including accompaniment)|
|MT279.7||Violin: Styles of playing: Jazz|
|MT279.77||Violin: Styles of playing: Ragtime|
|MT279.8||Violin: Styles of playing: Swing|
|MT733.7||Ensembles: Big band, Dance band, Jazz band|
|MT868||Singing and vocal technique: Jazz vocals|