Black History Month Recommended Listening: Classic Jazz
List curated by Rob
In honor of Black History Month, we're sharing recommendations of all sorts! In this list, Librarian Rob shares his favorite classic jazz recommendations by Black artists, all available to listen on Hoopla with your Hayward Public Library card.
From vocal and modal jazz, to hard bop, enjoy these legendary mid-century recordings – plus many more – during Black History Month, and all year round!
- Abbey Is Blue by Abbey Lincoln
- Song For My Father by The Horace Silver Quintet
- Little Girl Blue by Nina Simone
- Idle Moments by Grant Green
- Sarah Vaughan by Sarah Vaughan
- Moanin’ by Art Blakey and the Jazz Messengers
- Ptah The El Daoud by Alice Coltrane
- Cannonball Adderley Quintet In Chicago by The Cannonball Adderley Quintet