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Sisters in Jazz

Students in NJPAC’s All-Female Jazz Residency get some “Women to Women” advice from the pros. 


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


WBGO to Honor Institute of Jazz Studies at Rutgers University-Newark

World’s most popular jazz station turns spotlight on world’s foremost jazz archive.


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


Jazzin' It Up

The Institute of Jazz Studies at Rutgers University-Newark, a gold mine of history and archives, turns to Wayne Winborne and Vincent Pelote to further burnish jazz's place in American Culture.