Equinox publishes a highly regarded list of jazz histories and biographies as well as one academic journal dedicated to jazz — Jazz Research Journal.
To correspond about book projects, contact Alyn Shipton
Visit Alyn’s website Join our Goodreads group devoted to jazz.
Latest Jazz News
Bill Russell and the New Orleans Jazz Revival by Ray Smith and Mike Pointon was the 2019 winner of the Association of Recorded Sound’s award for best historical work on recorded jazz.
This is Hip by Peter Jones won best discography (historical work on recorded jazz) in the 2019 awards of the Association of Recorded Sound.
Equinox’s jazz eBook collection is now available for library purchase. For more information, go to EquinoxOnline.
Other Award-winning Jazz Titles:
The Long Shadow of the Little Giant, Simon Spillett’s biography of Tubby Hayes, was named a category winner in the 2016 British Jazz Awards, for ‘Services to Jazz’. The book also won a Certificate of Merit in the category of ‘Historical Research in Recorded Jazz’ in the 2016 Association for Recorded Sound Collections Awards for Excellence and was longlisted for the Penderyn Music Book Award 2016 having been previously declared one of the year’s picks in the Guardian’s Best of Music Books, 2015
The Godfather of British Jazz by Clark Tracey won a certificate of merit by Association for Recorded Sound Collections Awards for Excellence in Historical Recorded Sound Research (2018).
Chris Barber, eminent jazz musician and author of Jazz Me, Blues, was awarded the Lifetime Award of the German Jazz Trophy 2014. The ceremony was held in Stuttgart on July 21st, 2014. Visit Chris’s website
Mr. P.C.: The Life and Music of Paul Chambers by Rob Palmer won the 2013 Association for Recorded Sound Collections Award for Excellence in Historical Recorded Sound Research in Jazz. The book was also named one of the best books of 2012 by The New York City Jazz Record. Read more/order here