Jane Ira Bloom has established herself as a major player in the world of modern jazz. Her soprano saxophone sound and original compositions are well documented on her eight recordings to date, and she has been honored by Downbeat, Time Magazine, and the International Association of Jazz Educators. Jane was the first composer to be commissioned by NASA and her writing has achieved a unique combination of movement, electronics and music. She has performed with Billy Taylor, Charlie Haden, and Cleo Laine and can be seen at major festivals and clubs here and abroad.
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Video is available on loan in DVD format from the Hamilton College Library, via Interlibrary Loan. Please contact your local library's Interlibrary Loan department to have them request specific items via WorldCat Resource Sharing or ALA Form. Interested scholars and jazz enthusiasts are welcome to visit the Hamilton campus and the archive room for consultation with the director. URL: http://www.hamilton.edu/jazzarchive/