National Geographic : 1983 Feb
S-. * - *- Ac Te n. t - Ja; * A - * ^ * * T tt e , B *Ir u " B p *T e Rp e* FOFper bro coil T by wor * * * S* 6 ingt * *0-. - * S -* - ing~ Anc gre 'ThE culr Inst ger ina Ir Cou collection that only the zz Institute could assemble: he best of over 60,000 records from he Institute's archives and the vaults of very great jazz label. including rare out-of-issue pressings, nreleased recordings-and studio takes" just recently discovered. he first and only collection to tell the ntire jazz story. STHE FIRST TIME EVER, the greatest recorded formances in the history of jazz will be ught together in a single, definitive record ection. his unprecedented collection is being issued the Institute of Jazz Studies, home of the Id's largest archive of original jazz record s. It will include the most important record s of every major jazz artist who ever lived. dit will span all periods ... all labels ... all the at styles. From the world's largest jazz archive SGreatest Jazz Recordings of All Time' is the nination of years of work carried on at the itute of Jazz Studies' headquarters at Rut s University-by a staff of authorities unique ill the world. n making their selections, they considered intless recordings, beginning with the Insti tute's own archive of more than 60,000 records. In addition, they received the support of all the great jazz labels, whose vaults hold the master record ings essential for this collection. Photo credits: Louis Armstrong: photo by Robert Parent, Benny Goodman: Rex Features Ltd., Ella Fitzgerald: photo by Raymond Ross, Lionel Hampton: David Redfern/Retna Ltd., Stan Getz: photo by Robert Parent, Mel Torme: photo by David Redfern/Retna Ltd.