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The archives of internationally acclaimed jazz trombonist Roswell Rudd will soon be part of the Weiss Jazz History Database, located at WPI.
November 15, 2018
Richard Falco and Frederick Bianchi eaaming fMRI images
January 26, 2017

Media Coverage

Jazz History Database

WBZ radio aired a segment last night and this morning about WPI’s Jazz History Database. Rich Falco, director of Jazz Studies and assistant teaching professor of music, discussed the unique collection. WPI has compiled hundreds of CDs, cassettes, and other materials from jazz artists, families, and musical societies. Students digitize the analog versions of the jazz performances and enter them into the database.   

Strength & Power: In Praise of Roswell Rudd

Jazz Times, considered one of the world’s foremost jazz publications, featured a tribute to acclaimed trombonist Roswell Rudd on the anniversary of his death and noted that Rudd’s massive archive of music will be housed in WPI’s Jazz History Database, founded by assistant teaching professor Rich Falco to digitally preserve jazz music.