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Description from the publisher:
Jazz Music Library will be the largest and most comprehensive collection of jazz available online - with thousands of jazz artists, ensembles, albums, and genres.

The collection includes works licensed from legendary record labels, including Audiophile, Concord Jazz, Contemporary Records, Fantasy, Jazzology, Milestone, Nessa Records, Original Jazz Classics, Pablo, and Prestige.

Labels include Circle Records, GHB Records, Good Time Jazz, GRP Records, Impulse, Peak, Riverside, Solo Art Records, Stretch Records, Verve, and dozens more. Not all labels are available in all territories.

The list of artists is enormous, ranging from past greats to musicians performing and recording today, including: Abbey Lincoln, Andre Previn, Art Farmer, Benny Carter, Bill Evans, Billy Strayhorn, Bix Beiderbecke, Cannonball Adderley, Charlie ByrdCharlie Parker, Chet Baker, Chuck Mangione, Coleman Hawkins, Count Basie, Dave Brubeck, Dizzie Gillespie, Ella Fitzgerald, Eric Dolphy, Gerry Mulligan, Grover Washington, Jr., John Coltrane, Karrin Allyson, Lester Young, Marian McPartland, Miles Davis, Oscar Peterson, Ramsey Lewis, Rosemary Clooney, Sarah Vaughan, Sonny Rollins, Stan Getz, Thelonious Monk, Tony Bennett, Wes Montgomery, Zoot Sims, and a long list of others.

Liner notes to all the albums are included (in PDF format) as well as static URLs to each track and album in the database. Content is added on a regular basis, and exciting new materials will be highlighted on the home page, so please check back regularly for updates.

We aim to release new content monthly, and we are focusing on releasing a large number of albums as possible for each release. Once the albums are released, we then add in additional indexing for each album, including detailed instrumentation and performer information.

>> Please click here to access Jazz Music Library.
Access Options:


This database can be accessed from any of Thrall Library's public Internet or research computers.

Concerning access outside the library:

Members of Middletown Thrall Library may log in to this service using their library barcode.

To log in: Please type Ramapo Catskill Library System in the Search by Institution Name search box.

After you select the Ramapo Catskill Library System option, please enter your Thrall library card barcode number (without spaces) in the Library Card Login box that will appear.

Tips & Special Features:


Try the "Advanced Search" at the top of the database page for more specific search options, such as the name of a performer, country, music genre, song title, or keyword.

An interesting feature of this service is that you can arrange favorite artists and tracks into personal "Playlist Folders."

To access this option, click the "Playlist" tab at the top of the page when the database appears.

Playlists require a simple registration and an e-mail account so that after you log into the database (at home, for example), you can further customize and access content you enjoy, while other friends or family members using the computer can do the same without disturbing your playlists.
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