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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.


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.


Strike Up the Band: Mostly Free Music, Dance at Rutgers University-Newark, This Spring

(above) The Lula Washington Dance Theater, in concert on Feb. 26


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


Rutgers University-Newark and Community Partners Celebrate Newark’s “Super” Jazz Heritage

On Super Bowl Media Day, Tuesday, January 28, the Rutgers Office of University-Community Partnerships hosted “A Super Celebration of Jazz Saxophones at Rutgers University-Newark.” This historic campus-community cultural