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Music Library Guide: Listen & Watch online

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To Learn More about Music Online: Jazz Music Library

Alexander Street

Make use of the Music & Performing Arts Database which can be accessed through Alexander Street.

This gives you access to the Jazz Music Library, which is the largest and most comprehensive collection of streaming jazz available online — with thousands of jazz artists, ensembles, albums, and genres.

Currently included are over 66,000 albums (over 912,000 tracks) from over 10,900 performers and ensembles. Content includes new releases of swing, avant-garde jazz, bebop, New Orleans jazz, vocal jazz, big band, and west coast jazz from performers such as Art Pepper, Frank Sinatra, Jabbo Smith, Respect Sextet, Red Norvo Combo, Cullen Offer Quartet, and more. 

You can easily find and locate music by selecting to search or browse by titles, instruments, performers/ensembles, people, genres, by date and more. The Alexander Street interface offers tools to create playlists, edit tracks, cite the music, and share with other members of your subscribing institution. 

Music Online: Jazz Music Library is part of The Music Online: Listening collection. This is the most comprehensive and highest quality streaming audio collection to support the teaching and research of music.  It currently provides academic libraries with streaming access to over 10 million tracks, and is growing monthly as new recordings are added.

All of the content in The Music Online: Listening collection is included in the Music and Dance Online collection.

Quick Access

For quick access:   Search Music Online: Jazz Music Library  

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