Rutgers University NEA Jazz Oral History Project

Summary
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0327
Creators:
Tizol, Juan
Ellington, Mercer Kennedy, 1919-1996 ((musician))
Williams, Cootie
Bigard, Barney
Greer, Sonny
Rutgers University. Institute of Jazz Studies
Hibbler, Al
Dates:
1971-1984
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
4.5 cubic feet
9 boxes
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
160 7" reel-to-reel audiotapes and 12 transcriptions of 15 oral history interviews with prominent jazz musicians and their professional relationships with Duke Ellington. Tapes are copies of originals held at the at Institute for Jazz Studies, Rutgers University.
Interviewees include Sonny Greer, Russell Procope, Clark Terry, Juan Tizol, Tom Whaley, Cootie Williams, Marshal Royal, Big Joe Turner, Jimmy Jones, Quentin Jackson, Barney Bigard, Charlie Barnet, Lawrence Brown, Red Callender, Al Hibbler, Irving Mills, Ray Nance, and Mercer Ellington.

Arrangement
Arrangement
The collection is arranged into one series.

Administration
Existence and Location of Originals
Original tapes in possession of Rutgers University.
Processing Information
Collection is unprocessed.
Author
NMAH Staff
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Collection donated by Dan Morgenstern, Institute of Jazz Studies, January 3, 1992.

Using the Collection
Preferred Citation
Rutgers University NEA Jazz Oral History Project, 1971-1984, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
Conditions Governing Use
Copyright restrictions. Contact Archives Center staff for information.
Conditions Governing Access
Collection is open for research.

Custodial History
Custodial History
Original recordings loaned to the Archives Center and duplicated in 1989. Original tapes returned to Rutgers University.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Transcripts Genre/Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Oral history -- 1970-1990 Genre/Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Audiotapes -- 1970-1990 Genre/Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Musicians -- 1970-1990 -- United States Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Jazz musicians -- 1970-1990 -- United States Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Music -- 20th century Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Jazz -- 1970-2000 Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Terry, Clark Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Ellington, Duke, 1899-1974 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
P.O. Box 37012
Suite 1100, MRC 601
Washington, D.C. 20013-7012
archivescenter@si.edu
http://americanhistory.si.edu/archives