BOOK PublishinG

Jaygayle Music Books was established in 2007 for the publication of books about women in music and film and television music. 


Some of these books are available in the SHOP; others are available on Amazon. If you have any questions, please send an email to


American Composer Zenobia Powell Perry: Race and Gender in the 20th Century (2009) by Jeannie Gayle Pool. Foreword by Donald Rosenberg. ISBN 13-978-0-8108-6376-7. 278 pages. $25


Source Readings from the International Congress on Women in Music (2019).  Compiled and edited by Jeannie Gayle Pool and Beverly Simmons. Foreword by Stephen M. Fry. ISBN  978-1-798-86289-6. 497 pages. $27.50


Peggy Gilbert & Her All-Girl Band. (2008) by Jeannie Gayle Pool. Foreword by Lily Tomlin and Jane Wagner. ISBN 13-978-0-8108-6102-2. 278 pages. $25

Passions on Musical Women: The Story of the International Congress on Women in Music (2009) by Jeannie Gayle Pool. ISBN 978-1-797-67390-5. 241 pages. $14.95.​


A Research Guide for Film and Television Music in the United States, by Jeannie Gayle Pool and M. Stephen Wright. Scarecrow Press (2010).. Foreword by Leonard Maltin. ISBN 0810876884; 978-0876880. 175 pages. Available from Amazon Books and from the publisher.

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The Story of the All-Women's Orchestras in California (2020), by Jeannie Gayle Pool. Foreword by Louise DiTullio. Bibliography by Stephen M. Fry. ISBN 978-1-075-29133-3. $9.95

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Women in Music History: A Research Guide (1977), by Jeannie Gayle Pool. ISBN 978-1-797-67390-5. 241 pages. $10

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Broken Chords: Love Poems (2009), by Jeannie Gayle Pool. ISBN 978-0-557-06417-5. 61 pages. $4​

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Rants: Text Sound Pieces. (1982) by Jeannie Gayle Pool. 36 pages. [Some of these were set to music for SATB chorus plus instruments by Herb Bielawa.]  $10​