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Seattle Sounds Archive and Preservation Project: SSAPP

SSAPP aims to preserve and make accessible Seattle's many music traditions.



SSAPP represents and promotes a diverse cross-section of local music, both vintage and cutting edge. Established in 2006, SSAPP preserves and provides access to commercial and unpublished recordings that cover a wide array of genres and styles: hip hop, classic jazz, be bop, classical, opera, freak folk, noise, punk, EDM, emo, Balkan folk, grunge, noise, shoegazer, more. To learn more about SSAPP's 50,000+ recordings, browse the collections tab to your left. If you have questions or would like to donate to the project, please contact Ethnomusicology Curator, John Vallier.

Ethnomusicology Curator

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John Vallier
University of Washington
Suzzallo Box 352900
Seattle, WA 98195-2900
(206) 616-1210
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Subjects:Music & Audio

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