To celebrate Jazz as an American art form, the Smithsonian Institute has designated April as Jazz Appreciation Month (JAM). The Urbana Free Library takes pride in holding a broad and deep collection of jazz, as well as rock, pop, blues, folk, country, classical, international, and soundtrack (music and show) genres. To help you dig deeper into this extensive collection, try these specific searches:
Early Jazz (up to 1940):
A few Highlighted Artists:
Also, check out our Jazz performance DVD’s!
For more information on JAM, check out the Smithsonian Jazz Appreciation Month website.
As always, if you have questions, comments, or suggestions, please don't hesitate to contact The Urbana Free LIbrary!