Jazz Dreams II: Free Film Screening, Mon. Nov. 11, 2013, at 8pm

Jazz Dreams II: A Film Screening A Conversation with filmmaker Geoffrey Poister and musician Courtney Bryan Columbia composer Courtney Bryan (above, center) is among 3 young musicians from New Orleans who are featured in a new documentary film, presented by Columbia’s Center for Jazz Studies. The film “follows three young jazz musicians from New Orleans […]

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R.I.P. Lawrence “Butch” Morris, 1947-2013, known for his “Conductions”

Musician and composer Lawrence “Butch” Morris passed away on Jan. 29, 2013. Among his achievements, he was noted for his technique of “conduction”, a combination of conducting and improvisation. The image to the left shows the technique, using gestures to elicit musical responses from an ensemble of musicians, here in the piece “Possible Universe”. A […]

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Naxos Music Library and Naxos Jazz audio now in CLIO

Streaming audio content available on Naxos Music Library and Naxos Jazz is now indexed in CLIO! Over 4,500 records from Naxos Music Library and 1,500 records from Naxos Jazz have been added. This means that when you are searching CLIO, any available Naxos streaming audio content which matches your search will come up, along with […]

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Naxos Jazz database – temporary access workaround

The regular link for Naxos Jazz (via Databases) may not work for up to several days, as they work on the problem. The publisher has provided a temporary work-around for access to Naxos Jazz. Use the following link, and login information: http://www.naxosmusiclibrary.com/jazz username: Columbia128K01 password: Columbia128K01 Contact the Music & Arts Library staff at music@libraries.cul.columbia.edu […]

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Problem with access to Naxos Jazz database

There is currently a problem with access to the Naxos Jazz database. It’s been reported to library systems staff, and we hope for a quick resolution. We’ll post when access has been restored. In the mean time, please don’t hesitate to contact us, if we may be able to help you locate jazz content in […]

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Featured E-Resource: The Jazz Discography

The Jazz Discography (Tom Lord) is now available through the Libraries. It is “… the most up-to-date general discography of all categories of recorded jazz, from 1896 to today”. This resource allows much more flexible searching than was possible using the earlier print and CD-ROM versions. Searches are available for leader, session, musician, tune, and […]

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