The Suggested Listening chapter contains a discography of classic spiritual and inspirational jazz recordings. This chapter recognizes over ninety great jazz instrumentalists and vocalists and the compositions and performances of legendary jazz masters including:
Duke Ellington, John Coltrane, Eric Dolphy,
Julian “Cannonball” Adderley, Ramsey Lewis, Pete Fountain,
Johnny Hartman, Stanley Jordan, Charlie Haden,
John McLaughlin, Cyrus Chestnut, Dizzy Gillespie,
Sonny Stitt, Pharoah Sanders, Les McCann, and Charles Lloyd.
Their beautiful music and lyrics will move and comfort both seasoned and novice jazz listeners.
It is hoped that this book may inspire performance and arrangement by musicians and composers.