Noah Lightfoot, class of '22, spent 3 years working primarily with the Theodore Chandik Jazz Collection. In this post, he describes his experience working with these albums, some of which are available to listen to at the Music Library's new LP listening station. We thank him for the great work he did, and wish him the best of luck in the future!
Blog topic: Sound recordings
As a freshman who didn’t get to experience any Stanford campus and community life this past year, I arrived on campus in June hoping to immerse myself in everything Stanford--past and present. My internship with the Stanford Historical Society Oral History Program certainly helped me accomplish this.
It is my delight to share the news that Kabir Hermon is joining the staff of Digital Library Systems and Services as our new Audio Digitization Specialist. Kabir’s first day will be Monday, September 20, and he will be working alongside Geoff Willard and Michael Angeletti at our media preservation facilities on the Stanford Redwood City campus.
In this guest blog, former Archive of Recorded Sound Project Archivist and current Stanford Libraries Special Collections Associate Archivist Gurudarshan Khalsa writes about two San Francisco Bay Area Jazz collections he worked on at the Archive of Recorded Sound: the Burt Bales Collection and the Dave Radlauer Jazz Collection.
Recently several musical compositions that Turk Murphy made arrangements of entered public domain. What this means is we can now make these original Turk arrangements available for public viewing online.