Our current reading is Jazz Poems Selected and Edited by Kevin Young (Everyman’s Library Pocket Poets).

You can purchase the book here.

The reading schedule for our book is as follows:

  • Reading Schedule (Note: this schedule will be broken up according to the sections listed in the Table of Contents rather than individual poems)
    • Dec 3 – 9: Vamping and Swinging
    • Dec 10 – 16: Bop (Bird & Beyond) and Horn Section
    • Dec 17 – 23: Sheets of Sound (Coltrane & Co) and Rhythm Section
    • Dec 24 – 30: Free Jazz and Muting (For Billie Holliday)