Jazz pedagogy : a comprehensive method of jazz education for teacher and student. Written by David N. Baker.
Feel Like Going Home. Written by Peter Guralnick, directed by Martin Scorsese. Music includes performances by Willie King, Son House, John Lee Hooker and Muddy Water.
The Road to Memphis. Written by Robert Gordon, directed by Richard Pearce. The film follows the life of B.B.King and the transitions of the blues tradition. Includes archive footage of Howlin’ Wolf and Rufus Thomas.
The Soul of A Man. Written and directed by Wlm Wenders. A fictional film that includes performances by contemporary blues artists as well as archival footage.
Most videos are available for purchase through PBS.
All-Music Guide http://allmusic.com/cg/x.dll?p=amg&sql=F0BLUES
Blues In The Schools http://www.blues-in-the-schools.org/
Delta Blues Education Program http://www.bluesed.org/
Dorn Publications (various instrumental journals and publications) http://www.dornpub.com/
Early Blues http://www.earlyblues.com/
Fact Sheets on Music Education in 17 Countries http://www.menc.org/connect/conf/imeps/symposium_fs_toc.html
Gertrude “Ma” Rainey http://www.geocities.com/blues34us/
Guitar Notes http://www.guitarnotes.com/
History of Chess Records: http://www.history-of-rock.com/chess_records.htm
Indiana University Music Library http://www.music.indiana.edu/music_resources/publ.html
International Index to Music Periodicals http://iimp.chadwyck.com/home.do
International Music Council http://www.unesco.org/imc/
International Network for Cultural Diversity http://www.incd.net/index.html
International Society for Music Education http://www.isme.org
International Society for the Philosophy of Music Education http://www.ispme.org/
Muddy Waters http://www.muddywaters.com/
PN Blues in Schools http://www.bluesintheschools.com/ –
The African-American http://lcweb.loc.gov/exhibits/african/intro.html
The Blues Bibliographic Database http://www.hub.org/bluesnet/gorgen/
The Blues Classroom ( multi-media classroom teaching resources for teachers from PBS.) http://www.pbs.org/theblues/classroom.html
The Blues Foundation http://www.blues.org/
UNESCO Links to Diversity of Cultural Expression http://www.unesco.org/culture/en/diversity/convention
UNESCO Links to Education and Art http://portal.unesco.org/culture/en/ev.php-URL_ID=3227&URL_DO=DO_TOPIC&URL_SECTION=201.html
United States National Standards for Music Education: http://www.menc.org/resources/view/national-standards-for-music-education
University of Mississippi Libraries Blues Archive http://www.olemiss.edu/depts/general_library/files/archives/blues/
The majority of these books can be found through online stores such as Amazon.com.
Charters, Samuel B. The Country Blues. Da Capo Press: New York, 1959.
Charters, Samuel Barclay. The Roots of the Blues: An African Search. New York: Da Capo Press, 1991.
Charters, Samuel. The Legacy Of The Blues: Art And Lives Of Twelve Great Bluesmen Da Capo Press: New York, 1977.
Cohn, Lawrence, ed. Nothing But the Blues: The Music and Musicians. New York: Abbeville, 1993.
Courlander, Harold. Negro Folk Music U.S.A. New York: Columbia University Press, 1963.
Edwards, David Honeyboy. The World Don’t Owe Me Nothing: The Life and Times of Delta Bluesman Honeyboy Edwards. Chicago: Chicago Review Press, 1997.
Evans, David. Big Road Blues: Tradition and Creativity in Folk Blues. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1982.
Ferris, W. Blues from the Delta. Anchor Press: New York, 1978.
Ferris, William R. Blues from the Delta. Garden City, N.Y.: Anchor Press/Doubleday, 1978.
Garon, Paul. Blues and the Poetic Spirit. San Francisco: City Lights, 1996.
Gillett, Charlie. The Sound of the City: the Rise of Rock and Roll. Pantheon Books: New York, 1984.
Guralnick, Peter. Feel Like Going Home: Portraits in Blues and Rock ‘n’ Roll. Boston: Back Bay Books, 1999.
Jones, LeRoi. Blues People: Negro Music in White America. William Morrow and Company: New York, 1963.
Keil, Charles. Urban Blues. University of Chicago Press: Chicago, 1966.
Keil, Charles. Urban Blues. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1966.
Komara, Edward. Encyclopedia of the Blues, Routledge: New York, 2006.
Lemann, Nicholas. The Promised Land: The Great Black Migration and How It Changed America. New York: Vintage Books, 1992.
Lomax, Alan. The Land Where the Blues Began. New York: Pantheon, 1993.
Murray, Albert. Stomping the Blues. New York: McGraw Hill, 1976.
O’Neal, Jim, and Amy Van Singel. The Voice of the Blues: Classic Interviews from Living Blues Magazine. New York: Routledge, 2001.
Oakley, Giles. The Devil’s Music: a History of the Blues. Da Capo Press: London, 1976.
Obrecht, Jas. Blues Guitar: The Men Who Made the Music. San Francisco, CA: GPI Books, 1990.
Oliver, Paul. Bessie Smith. Cassell: London, 1959.
Oliver, Paul. Blues fell this morning: the meaning of the blues. Cassell: London, 1960.
Oliver, Paul. Blues off the record : thirty years of blues commentary. Baton Press: Tunbridge Wells, 1984.
Oliver, Paul. Broadcasting the Blues: Black Blues in the Segregation Era. Routledge: New York & Abingdon, 2006.
Oliver, Paul. Conversation with the blues. Cassell: London, 1965.
Oliver, Paul. Savannah syncopators : African retentions in the blues. Stein and Day: New York, 1970.
Oliver, Paul. Screening the blues : aspects of the blues tradition. Cassell: London, 1968
Oliver, Paul. Songsters and saints : vocal traditions on race records. Cambridge Univ. Press: Cambridge, 1984.
Oliver, Paul. The story of the blues. Barrie & Jenkins: London, 1969.
Palmer, Robert. Deep Blues. New York: Penguin, 1981.
Rowe, Mike. Chicago Breakdown. Edison Press: London, 1973.
Rowe, Mike. Chicago Blues: The City and the Music. New York: DaCapo, 1975.
Santelli, Robert. The Best of the Blues: 101 Essential Albums. New York: Penguin, 1997.