The Jazz Index is a computer data base of literature in the archives of the Jazzinstitut Darmstadt. To date we have index approximately 80 percent of our periodicals as well as a great number of our books.
You may order excerpts from our Jazz Index free of charge. Just send us an e-mail listing your research interest, musicians' names, specific styles, cities or other catchwords that might help you in your research (and please limit yourself to three research requests at one time). We will respond with an up-to-date bibliography which also contains information about how to order virtual copies of specific articles.
Here are some examples for Jazz Index excerpts on Louis Armstrong, Duke Ellington, Charlie Parker, Albert Mangelsdorff, Peter Brötzmann. You can order similar excerpts on any musician / any subject by mail.