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May 2017

IJS Free Curated Listening Session
Sal Mosca

May 19 @ 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Institute of Jazz Studies, Rutgers Newark - Dana Library; 185 University Avenue
Newark, NJ 07102 United States
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Please join the Institute of Jazz Studies and the Mosca family to celebrate the opening of the Sal Mosca archives on what would have been his 90th birthday. The collection will be on display at the Institute of Jazz Studies, just down the hall from the Dana Library, where we will gather to enjoy hand-picked selections from the collection. Don Messina, Mosca's longtime musical collaborator and bassist, will be our guide for the evening, as he curated and digitized the…

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July 2017

Fascinatin’ Rhythm: Celebrating Ella Fitzgerald on Her Centennial

July 27 @ 6:00 PM
Paul Robeson Galleries – The Main Gallery Express Newark, 54 Halsey St. 3rd Floor
Newark, NJ 07102 United States
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Experience the First Lady of Song in sound and video touching on over 50 years in the career of the woman who, over 20 years after her death, remains the gold standard. Tad Hershorn of the Institute of Jazz Studies on the Rutgers-Newark campus, who photographed Fitzgerald extensively between 1971 and 1991, will provide an evening of songs and reminiscence of this great artist. This event is the first of a three-part series of jazz listening sessions led by Institute…

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