Use the subject headings of the following books to find more on the same topic. For example,
Piano music (Jazz) -- Instruction and study
Piano -- Methods (Jazz)
Substitute your instrument for piano.
See also ATS2060 Teaching Music Performance: Jazz and Improvisation
A number of 'songbooks' can be found online.
A Fake Book is a collection of scores and a tool for learning which presents the music to standards and popular tunes. Important jazz fake books include The Ultimate Jazz Fakebook in editions for C .B♭, and E♭ instruments, the Charlie Parker Omnibook, and the Jamey Aebersold publications. The Story of Fake Books: Bootlegging songs to musicians tells the story,
Use databases to find journal articles, including peer-reviewed scholarly material. Use Sound databases to listen to streamed music.
The following databases relate specifically to music studies and can be found on the Library's A-Z Databases page.
Databases & Journals at Monash University Library
Monash University Library has tens of thousands of journals available online and in print.
to see some of the best journals publishing new research for Jazz and Improvisation.
Monash University Library offers students access to databases of academic literature as well as sound and video collections.
Click the tabs above to access some of the databases collections.