New Hampshire Library of Traditional Jazz
The New Hampshire Library of Traditional Jazz (NHLTJ) was founded in 1978 by jazz aficionado Dorothy Prescott to preserve and foster appreciation of traditional jazz as an American art form. The archive includes recordings, books, videos, periodicals, photographs, and memorabilia.
UNH Traditional Jazz Series Media Collection
About the Traditional Jazz Concert Series
Since 1978, the library has produced the Traditional Jazz Series concerts in partnership with the UNH Music Department and has helped bring an impressive range of world-renowned jazz musicians to campus.
Search the New Hampshire Library of Traditional Jazz Recordings
The New Hampshire Library of Traditional Jazz archives hold over 25,000 recordings on 78, 33 1/3 LP, and 45 EP. Contact a librarian to search the recordings collection.
Other jazz recordings, generally those more recent and commonly available, are held in Dimond Library's circulating collection, which is searchable via the library catalog.
- DeLellis, Achilles R. and Albert Publio
Recorded Music Collections
- Coe, Joan
- Cullimore, Sherry
- Curran, Leo F. (1927-2008)
- Coffey, Roger T.
- Foreman, Margaret
- Hale, Richard
- McKay, Walter
- Schmidt, Doris
- Weaver, James
- Special CollectionsFounded in 1971, the Boston-based New Black Eagle Jazz Band plays traditional-style jazz. Their prolific career has produced thousands of concerts and over 40 recordings. The New Black Eagle Jazz Band Collection contains concert materials,…
- Special CollectionsRobert Sage Wilber (b. March 15, 1928), clarinetist, saxophonist, composer, arranger, and educator, was born in New York City. He started playing jazz in high school. In 1968, Wilber joined the World's Greatest Jazz Band (WGJB) for six years. In 1975…
- Special CollectionsDorothy Prescott Ruth Cooke (1921-1988) was born in Everett, MA. Her respect for jazz musicians manifested itself in 1978 when she formed the New Hampshire Traditional Library of Jazz (NHLTJ). In 1979, Prescott collaborated with the UNH music…