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The Institute of Jazz Studies’ Ed Berger Wins Book Award from the Association of Recorded Sound Collections

Softly, With Feeling: Joe Wilder and the Breaking of Barriers in American Music named winner for Best Research in Recorded Jazz Music

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Institute of Jazz Studies Presents World-Renowned Pianist and Bandleader Toshiko Akiyoshi

On Wednesday, March 23, 2016, legendary jazz pianist and bandleader Toshiko Akiyoshi will perform at Rutgers University–Newark with her band-mates: virtuoso tenor saxophonist and flutist Lew Taba

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Institute of Jazz Studies Announces Berger - Carter Jazz Research Awards

The Rutgers Institute of Jazz Studies (IJS) has announced this year’s recipients of the Morroe Berger – Benny Carter Jazz Research Fund grants.  Each year the Institute awards up to 10 grants of $1,000 each, with half of

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Oct. 18 - Dec. 13 Exhibition in Newark Will Celebrate the Intersecting Roles of African Americans, Jews and Jazz

The Rutgers Institute of Jazz Studies and the John Cotton Dana Library of Rutgers University-Newark are collaborating with Newark cultural and community organizations to chronicle the interactions that occurred between J

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Jazz and China

Tad Hershorn, archivist at the Institute of Jazz Studies, explores the possibilities of a thriving jazz scene in a country where the art form was once censored.

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