Jessica Wood (Ph.D. Musicology, 2010) plays a key role in unearthing unreleased John Coltrane tapes

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Assistant Curator Jessica Wood manages special collections for the Music & Recorded Sound Division at the New York Public Library. The Coltrane tapes she unearthed at the NYPL Sound Archives were released in July 2023 on Impulse Records.

Read about how this discovery took place and Jessica's role in it.

Album cover for John Coltrane's Evenings at the Village Gate