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Music Library information including contacts, access, hours, transit, driving and parking.

Topic guides

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Jazz Ray Heigemeir 2013-04-05 Music, Jazz

Notable collections

Monterey Jazz Festival logo

Recordings of live performances throughout the history of this enduring American cultural institution.

The Williams Quartette

Bob Arnold was a popular music historian and collector in Albany, California.

Riverwalk Jazz logo

Riverwalk Jazz: Live At The Landing educated and entertained public radio listeners with a program devoted to celebrating traditional jazz and popular music of the pre-war era.

l to r: Jim Cullum Sr., Willson Davis, Louis Armstrong, Harvey Kindervater, and Jim Cullum Jr., 1965.

The Happy Jazz Band was formed in 1962 by Jim Cullum with his son, Jim Cullum, Jr. in San Antonio, Texas.

Open reel tape recordings of the “Annals of Jazz” radio program produced and hosted by historian and educator Richard Hadlock, broadcast on KCSM, San Mateo between 1982 and 1991.

Earl Hines, New York, ca. Mar. 1947

The Ken Ackerman Collection consists of broadcast recordings of live jazz performances from the 1950s and 60s, captured at various clubs in San Francisco, particularly Club Hangover.

Subject Librarians

Ray Heigemeir
Public Services Librarian for Music
(650) 384-9985