Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
Events and News:
- Past event: Author's talk and Concert - America's Music: Jazz in Newark by Barbara Kukla and The Leo Johnson Quartet - Thursday, September 25, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at IJS
- Three visiting Jazz Archives Fellows and one intern/resident from the Rutgers University Libraries/School of Communication and Information (SC&I) recently dedicated themselves to an archiving project focused on processing the Ismay and George Duvivier collection at the Institute of Jazz Studies.
- Berger - Carter - Fund (grants for jazz researchers) - Deadline for applications June 29
- International Jazz Day organized by UNESCO, an annual event on 30 April, has identified the top Jazz artists whose music is found in libraries throughout the world. All are strongly represented in the IJS archive.
- 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.
- 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 - included the first concert of the Great American Songbook Concert Series featuring Daryl Sherman, piano, Joe Temperley, baritone sax, and Boots Maleson, bass.
- World's Largest Jazz Archive Housed at Rutgers - Video introduction to the Institute of Jazz Studies, Rutgers University, Newark, New Jersey
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