Traditional New Orleans Jazz – 
Conversations with the Men Who Make the Music

Author:  Thomas W. Jacobsen
Publisher:  Louisiana State University Press, Baton Rouge, 2011
ISBN:  978-0-8071-3779-6
Price:  $22.50 (discount available from author)
Page Count/binding:  244, paper

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Book description
Intimate conversations with 19 jazz veterans and up-and-coming talent, the book elicits honest, witty, and sometimes comedic discussions that reveal a strong mutual devotion to do one thing--compose and play music inspired by the Crescent City's earliest jazz musicians. Abundantly illustrated with author's photographs.

Author bio
With a PhD from the University of Pennsylvania, Jacobsen was on the faculty of Indiana University-Bloomington for 26 years as well as at Vanderbilt and Tulane Universities.  He was a resident of New Orleans for a quarter century and published extensively about the local jazz scene.

Email:  twj1964@gmail.com
Website:  
www.neworleansnotes.com

The New Orleans Jazz Scene, 1970-2000 –
A Personal Retrospective (Louisiana State University Press, 2014)
Author:  
Thomas W. Jacobsen
ISBN:  978-0-8071-5699-5.  Also available on epub, mobi, and audio books.
Price:  $25 (discount available from author)
Page Count/binding:  200, paper
Available through:  LSU Press, Amazon, Redwood Audiobooks, author's website, book and record shops.

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Book description 
A wide-ranging history of the New Orleans jazz renaissance in the last three decades of the twentieth century, the book weaves local musical developments into the larger context of the national jazz scene.  Abundantly illustrated with photographs by the author.

Author bio  
A retired professor at Indiana University-Bloomington and Tulane University, Dr. Jacobsen has been a longtime resident of New Orleans.  A regular columnist in several jazz periodicals, he has also written two other books:  Traditional New Orleans Jazz (LSU Press, 2011) and The New Orleans Jazz Scene Today (Bluebird, 2016)

Email:  twj1964@gmail.com
Website:  
www.neworleansnotes.com

The New Orleans Jazz Scene Today –
A Guide to the Musicians, Live Jazz Venues, and More

Author:  Thomas W. Jacobsen
Publisher:  Bluebird Publishing, St. Louis (2016)
ISBN:  978-0-9861536-5-5
Price:  $20
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Book description
A comprehensive look at the New Orleans jazz scene in the 21st century, this book is intended for a general audience with an interest in jazz music.  It aims to demonstrate how and why New Orleans--the well-known birthplace of jazz--qualifies as a major international jazz center today. Abundantly illustrated with author's photographs.

Author Bio
Dr. Jacobsen is professor emeritus, Indiana University-Bloomington. He lived in New Orleans for some 25 years and has published extensively on the local music scene, including two previous books:  Traditional New Orleans Jazz, Conversations with the Men Who Make the Music (LSU Press, 2011) and The New Orleans Jazz Scene, 1970-2000, A Personal Retrospective (LSU Press, 2014).

Email:  twj1964@gmail.com
Website:  
www.neworleansnotes.com 

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