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General Studies in Music: Jazz

Taking a music class? This guide points you to music-related resources.

NPR: Jazz Loft Project

Experience photographer W. Eugene Smith indeliable mark on jazz music. During the '50s & '60s, he made approximately 4,000 hours of reel-to-reel tape recordings, and took nearly 40,000 photos, in his lower Manhattan loft apartment, where the era's top jazz musicians stopped by for jam sessions. A great, interactive website!

"Jazz" a film by Ken Burns

A Blog Supreme jazz blog

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Books about Jazz

Warner Library has many books availabe on the topic of jazz. To see a full listing, click below.

Famous Jazz Musicians