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Jazz + YouTube = JazzTube

JazzTube lets you explore the annotations from the Weimar Jazz Database (WJD) in intuitive and interactive ways. Experience an enriched listening experience by exploring famous jazz recordings along with solo transcriptions and further information about the featured soloists. Get started by checking out Clifford Brown's solo on Jordu!

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JazzTube is publicly funded research (DFG MU 2686/6-1 and DFG PF 669/7-1) and serves as an accompanying demonstrator for the article mentioned below.

If you are interested in technical details or want to refer to this work in your publications, please use the following citation:

Stefan Balke, Christian Dittmar, Jakob Abeßer, Klaus Frieler, Martin Pfleiderer, and Meinard Müller
Bridging the Gap: Enriching YouTube Videos with Jazz Music Annotations
Frontiers in Digital Humanities, 5: 1–11, 2018. PDF Details DOI

  author = {Stefan Balke and Christian Dittmar and Jakob Abe{\ss}er and Klaus Frieler and Martin Pfleiderer and Meinard M{\"u}ller},
  title = {Bridging the {G}ap: {E}nriching {Y}ou{T}ube Videos with Jazz Music Annotations},
  journal = {Frontiers in Digital Humanities},
  volume = {5},
  number = {},
  pages = {1--11},
  year = {2018},
  doi = {10.3389/fdigh.2018.00001},
  url-details = {http://mir.audiolabs.uni-erlangen.de/jazztube}