Events and News:
- Jazz From The Archives - on WBGO radio
- Jazz Research Roundtable - schedule
- NEW - The Institute of Jazz Studies has completed work on a grant from the Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR) to arrange and describe the collections of five women in jazz:
Wilma Dobie, Ella Fitzgerald, Abbey Lincoln, Annie Ross and Victoria Spivey.
These 5 collections are newly archived and available to jazz researchers.
- Institute of Jazz Studies Receives Literary Landmark Designation from the New Jersey Center for the Book - The ceremony: October 23, 2013 at John Cotton Dana Library, Rutgers University, Newark. This was followed by the first concert of the Great American Songbook Concert Series featuring Daryl Sherman, piano, Joe Temperley, baritone sax, and Boots Maleson, bass.
- Great American Songbook Concert Series, 2013-2014
- World's Largest Jazz Archive Housed at Rutgers - Video introduction to the Institute of Jazz Studies, Rutgers University, Newark, New Jersey
- Click here for a tour of the Institute in a Photo Blog -similar to a tour on-site
- Past Events - Jazz Strings Concert Series, 2012-2013
- Past Events - Newark Jazz Legacy Concert Series, 2011-2012
- Past Events - Concert Series: From Dixieland to Deconstruction, 2010-2011
- Berger - Carter - Fund (grants for jazz researchers)
- Journal of Jazz Studies, a new online open format journal on jazz
- Audio Collections of Benny Carter and Benny Goodman have been digitized
New digital archival materials resulting from a recent Mellon Foundation Grant to the Institute Of Jazz Studies
- Gerry Mulligan - A collaboration between IJS and the Gerry & Franca Mulligan Foundation, with music scores
- Dan Morgenstern, IJS Director, has retired - 2012
- IJS Named Literary Landmark
- Book by IJS Archivist, Tad Hershorn, wins Jazz Journalists Association award
- Jazz Archives Fellowship Program, 2012-2013
- Remembering Abbey Lincoln - 6 August 1930 - 14 August 2010
- Remembering Lena Horne - 30 June 1917 - 9 May 2010
-On September 22 - John Cotton
Dana Library and the Rutgers University Alumni Association sponsored a celebration of the life of Lena Horne (1917-2010) with a talk by Horne biographer James Gavin along with a special musical performance by Daryl Sherman.
Jazz Greats Exhibits