Tag: discography

  • If you love these blues: A Mike Bloomfield discography

    If you love these blues: A Mike Bloomfield discography

    I had the great privilege of compiling┬áthe discography at the back of the newly-published Michael Bloomfield: The Rise and Fall of an American Guitar Hero, a totally revised and expanded edition of Ed Ward’s 1983 biography of the Chicago-born blues guitarist, from Chicago Review Press. There have been a few nice write-ups of the book, […]

  • Visualizing jazz discography

    Visualizing jazz discography

    As jazz music evolved alongside sound recording technology and the record industry, so too did the study and cataloging of sound recordings, or discography. From the early discographies of Charles Delaunay through the work of Brian Rust, Tom Lord, and many others, jazz discographers have published thousands upon thousands of pages of highly structured data […]