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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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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.

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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

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