An overview of the various selection tools currently available for building a better jazz recording collection on compact disc. Evaluative guides, select discographies, general reference works, reviews in periodicals, and World Wide Web sites are suggested to aid in this process. Together, these resources can aid librarians and media selectors in building well‐rounded collections that cover different styles and movements of jazz over the last century, from the latest reissues of albums of historical importance to the best in contemporary recordings. The author concludes with a list of 30 (or so) sound recordings that should be found in any core jazz collection.
Sinclair, B.T. (2000), "Building a better jazz recording collection on compact disc: a guide to current discography", Collection Building, Vol. 19 No. 2, pp. 70-75. https://doi.org/10.1108/01604950010326779
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