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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


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


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.


Wanted: Jazz Champion Who Just Can’t Keep A Secret

Quick: Where is the largest, most comprehensive jazz archive and research center in the world?  New Orleans?  St.


Visiting Scholars Bring Noteworthy Archives to Light at Institute of Jazz Studies

Thanks to the work of three visiting researchers and one hard working intern/resident at the Institute for Jazz Studies (IJS), the archives of two hidden heroes of the mid-20th century jazz scene have been fully processe