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Duke Jazz Series
Coverage and context on The Duke Jazz Series and Talks at the Library for the Performing Arts.
The Duke Jazz Series includes eight live jazz performances with a selection of Chamber Music America award-winning artists and their innovative jazz ensembles. Duke Jazz Talks, presented in partnership with the GRAMMY Museum and Recording Academy, features one-on-one conversations between GRAMMY-nominated and award-winning jazz artists and music curator and scholar Bob Santelli, Executive Director of the GRAMMY Museum. Funding for the Duke Jazz Series and Talks is provided by the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation.
The Doris Duke Charitable Foundation Project is enabling The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts over the next year and a half to complete a number of exciting performing arts presentation and documentation projects related to artists who have received past support from the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation in creating new works. This project will enhance the collections of three of the Library's research divisions:
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Video documentation of eight contemporary dance performances and oral histories with two prominent individuals from each of the taped performances; Preservation of over 70 oral history sound recordings with Martha Graham collaborators.
Duke Jazz Series: Presentation and documentation of eight live jazz performance from Chamber Music America award-winning ensembles and oral histories with each ensemble leader; Duke Jazz Talks: Presentation and documentation of four one-on-one conversations between GRAMMY-nominated and GRAMMY Award-winning jazz artists and music curator and scholar Bob Santelli; Jazz at Lincoln Center Series: Production and documentation of ten oral histories with musicians performing in the 2008-2009 and 2009-2010 Jazz at Lincoln Center seasons.
Theatre on Film and Tape Archive, Billy Rose Theatre Division
Video documentation of four New York City theater performances and oral histories with one prominent individual from each of the taped performances; Video documentation of six regional theater performances and oral histories with one prominent individual from each of the taped performances.
Funding for this project is provided by the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation.