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The National Jazz Archive (NJA) is the UK's premier research and information centre for jazz, blues and related music .Concentrating on written, printed and photographic documentation of the music, the NJA has amassed a body of information that can truly be considered world-class.
The archive consists of comprehensive book and periodical collections, concert/festival brochures, photographs ,posters, record catalogues, correspondence, memorabilia and ephemera ;whilst it principally feature British and American materials, foreign works are also collected.
The NJA maintains links with both the British Library's National Sound Archive (which collects jazz on record) and the British Institute of Jazz Studies and together these three organisations form one of the largest jazz research resources outside the USA.
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Loughton Library, Traps Hill, Loughton, Essex, IG10 1HD
Map reference: TQ 425964 Lat: 51.64833 Long: 0.05829
Parking : with charge
Accessible by Public Transport : 1 mile (1.6 kms) from Loughton station