#1
Name a few! And yes, I did get this from that other thread asking about music theory books.
My Albums

TALKING LIKE A JERK EXCEPT
YOU ARE AN ACTUAL JERK
AND LIVING PROOF THAT

SOMETIMES FRIENDS ARE MEAN


last.fm
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#2
You can't learn jazz from a book.


Start by listening. Build a collection of good jazz.

Then find a jazz teacher: that is, someone who plays and teaches jazz.
#5
In that situation, the most effective way to learn jazz is to establish a collection and transcribe constantly.