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America's Jazz Heritage


America's Jazz Heritage

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America's Jazz Heritage Website is part of a project generated by a partnership of the Lila Wallace-Reader's Digest Fund and the Smithsonian Institution that is focussed on the preservation and presentation of the history of jazz. This site includes audio clips, interviews, schedules of exhibitions and performances, extensive bibliographies, and links to related sites.
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Date Added to MERLOT: December 14, 1999
Date Modified in MERLOT: February 09, 2016


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Primary Audience: College General Ed
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Language: English
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Avatar for Glen Collins
8 years ago

Glen Collins (Staff)

Just a quick glance here... Does anyone really use Real Player anymore??? Not very comprehensive...more like a selected overview of 'household name' artist like Louis or Duke. Good start...more please.

Avatar for Pantelis Vassilakis
8 years ago

Pantelis Vassilakis (Administrator)

Great collection of some representative information. This site functions more like a teaser than a full-blown learning object. The sound-bites are very few and short, and there are very few links to free online research resources.

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Some links (e.g. Link to NPR jazz programs, under "Audio") are broken. I like the simple and consistent design throughout the site.
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