The First Lady of Song

When Chick Webb first met Ella Fitzgerald in 1934, she was a shy, ungainly 16 year old girl...


Jelly Roll Morton

Jelly Roll Morton had a habit of making large claims, none larger than the prediction of his own death.


To The North Pole!

Finding the North Pole is hard enough. The harsh terrain, subzero temperatures…oh, and the fact that the pole isn’t even located on land.


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Love For Sale

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SB Student Worker Aimee’s Weekly Log

Hello all! These posts will serve to give you a little glimpse into the work I’m doing for Sound Beat. Thanks again to the John Ben Snow Foundation for making it all possible! This will be my last one for a bit, as I’ll be off for the end of semester break, but back with […]

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SB Student Worker Aimee’s Weekly Log

Hello all! These posts will serve to give you a little glimpse into the work I’m doing for Sound Beat. Thanks again to the John Ben Snow Foundation for making it all possible! December 1st – December 7th This week I concentrated solely on putting together the episode write-ups for my first theme week,  which […]

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SB Student Worker Aimee’s Weekly Log

Hello all! These posts will serve to give you a little glimpse into the work I’m doing for Sound Beat. Thanks again to the John Ben Snow Foundation for making it all possible! October 30th – November 5th Created video explanation on how to search for recordings in Belfer. – 3 hours Found some great […]

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