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Creators:
Wynn, Charles
Macomber, Ken
J.P. Music Co.
Level:
item
Size:
1 Item (Ink on paper.)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0300.S07
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Illustration: A stereotypical portrayal of an African American jazz conductor and his band with a military airplane above. The lyrics concern the Army career of boxer Joe Louis. Printed in sepia.

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Creators:
Whyte, Virgil (bandleader)
Dates:
[ca. 1942.]
Level:
item
Size:
2 Items (photoprints, approx. 2" x 4".)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0503
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

2 photoprints from same negative, 1 with margins, the other with margins trimmed off. Pencil identifications on verso of untrimmed print. Shows touring band standing beside their bus. As Virgil Whyte is not shown, he may have taken the photograph.

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Creators:
Kovan, Florice Whyte
Whyte, Virgil (bandleader)
Dates:
1942-1948, 1991-1993
Size:
3 Cubic feet (11 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0503
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Includes 7 VHS videotapes and 1 audio tape produced by Florice Whyte Kovan, containing interviews and recollections by some band members. Studio portraits and snapshot photographs in 3 scrapbooks, which also contain display advertisements and newspaper clippings from about the band, 1940s. Snapshots include documentation of the band's travels and l...

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Creators:
Ellington, Duke, 1899-1974
Stewart, Rex (William), Jr., 1907-1967 (cornetist)
Dates:
1940
Level:
file
Size:
1 Item (mixed score(s) and/or part(s) (holograph), 32 cm.)
1 Item (conductor score and/or parts (Published sheet music), 31 cm.)
19 Items (copy scores, 32 cm.)
3 Items (conductor score and/or parts (Published sheet music), 27 cm.)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0301
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

22 parts and an indefinite number of scores

Boy meets horn is contained in two folders consisting of 1 four-page short score and 22 parts in F Major concert, and 1 published piano vocal score in D Major concert -- in ink and pencil -- in unidentified hands (DE, Whaley, Parker?).

Folder A contains short socre and published piano vocal score. Short score indicates parts for Jimmy, saxes, baritone; trumpets; trombones - Tizol. Lyrics for piano vocal score begin "In the dark of the deepest night there comes a haunting sigh ...".

Folder B contains parts in 3 groupings -- (i) 5 reeds - Jimmy, Proc, Smith, Paul, Carney; 1 trumpet - 2; 3 trombones - Butter, Brick, Tizol. -- (ii) 4 reeds - alto 1, alto 3, tenor, baritone; 3 trumpets - Cooty, Wallace, Scad; 2 trombones - Tricky, Brown; 1 unidentified bass instrument (bass?). -- (iii) 1 reed - alto 3; 1 trumpet - 2; violin A/B. P...

Folder B from the Duke Ellington Library.

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Creators:
Hopper, Hal
Adair, Tom
Dates:
1944
Level:
file
Size:
1 Item (conductor score and/or parts (Published sheet music), 31 cm.)
1 Item (conductor score and/or parts (Published sheet music), 30 cm.)
1 Item (mixed score(s) and/or part(s) (holograph), 32 cm.)
6 Items (copy scores, 32 cm.)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0301
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

see also Subseries 1.3

6 parts and an indefinite number of scores.

There's no you is contained in one folder consisting of 2 published two-page piano vocal scores, 1 four-page short score and 6 parts in F Major concert -- in ink and pencil -- in identified hand (BS) and unidentified hand (Whaley?).

Piano vocal score lyrics begin "The frost glistens on my windowpane ...". Short score indicates parts for 4 saxes, Cat. Parts for 3 reeds - Toby, Sears, Carney; 2 trumpets - Cat, Rex; 1 trombone - Jones. -- from the Duke Ellington Library.

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Creators:
Jenkins, Gordon
Dates:
1945
Level:
file
Size:
1 Item (conductor score and/or parts (Published sheet music), 30 cm.)
1 Item (mixed score(s) and/or part(s) (holograph), 32 cm.)
4 Items (copy scores, 32 cm.)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0301
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

see also Subseries 1.3

4 parts and an indefinite number of scores

Homesick is contained in one folder consisting of 1 published two-page piano vocal score, 1 four-page short score and 4 parts in F Major concert -- in ink and pencil -- in unidentified hands (BS, Whaley?).

Piano vocal score lyrics begin "I miss the thrill of grammar school romances ...". Short score indicates parts for Rab, Toby, baritone, Cat. Parts for 2 trumpets - Cat, Scad; 2 trombones - Jones, Tricky. -- from the Duke Ellington Library.

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Creators:
McHugh, Jimmy
Adamson, Harold
Dates:
1944
Level:
file
Size:
1 Item (conductor score and/or parts (Published sheet music), 28 cm.)
7 Items (copy scores, 32 cm.)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0301
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

see also Subseries 1.3

7 parts and 1 score.

How blue the night is contained in one folder consisting of 1 published two-page piano vocal score and 7 parts in C Major concert -- in ink -- in unidentified hand (Whaley?).

Piano vocal score lyrics begin "What if there's a moon above me? ...". Parts for 1 reed - Jimmy; 2 trumpets - Scad, Taft; 3 trombones - Brown, Tricky, Tizol; guitar. -- from the Duke Ellington Library.

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Creators:
Monaco, James V.
Gordon, Mack, 1904-1959
Dates:
1945
Level:
file
Size:
1 Item (conductor score and/or parts (Published sheet music), 31 cm.)
1 Item (mixed score(s) and/or part(s) (holograph), 32 cm.)
2 Items (copy scores, 32 cm.)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0301
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

see also Subseries 1.3

2 parts and an indefinite number of scores.

I can't begin to tell you is contained in two folders consisting of 1 published two-page piano vocal score, 1 four-page short score and 2 parts in C Major concert -- in ink and pencil -- in unidentified hands (BS, Whaley?).

Folder A contains scores. Piano vocal score lyrics begin "I never have a dream, that I don't see you in it ...". Short score indicates parts for 3 saxes, bass clarinet, Carney.

Folder B contains parts for 1 trumpet - Cat; 1 trombone - Tricky. -- from the Duke Ellington Library.

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Creators:
Marx, Fred
Randall, Bob
Dates:
1942
Level:
file
Size:
2 Items (conductor score and/or parts (Published sheet music), 31 cm.)
1 Item (mixed score(s) and/or part(s) (holograph), 32 cm.)
14 Items (copy scores, 32 cm.)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0301
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

14 parts and an indefinite number of scores.

Reading between the lines is contained in two folders consisting of 2 published four-page piano vocal scores in F Major concert, and 1 three-page short score and 14 parts in G Major concert -- in ink and pencil -- in unidentified hands (DE, Whaley?).

Folder A contains 1 piano vocal score in F Major and short score in G Major. Piano vocal score lyrics begin "How a world can change from one of mirth ...". Short score indicates parts for Rab, Otto, baritone, Cat, trumpets, trombones, piano.

Folder B contains 1 piano vocal score in F Major and parts in G Major. Piano vocal score lyrics begin as above. Parts for 5 reeds - Rab, Toby, Sears, Jimmy, Carney; 5 trumpets - Scad, Ray, Taft, Cat, Rex; 3 trombones - Brown, Tricky, Jones; bass. -- from the Duke Ellington Library.

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Creators:
Weill, Kurt, 1900-1950
Nash, Ogden, 1902-1971
Matthews, Onzy
Dates:
1943
Level:
file
Size:
22 Items (copy scores, 32 cm.)
1 Item (conductor score and/or parts (Published sheet music), 30 cm.)
1 Item (part (photocopy), 28 cm.)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0301
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

see also oversize see also Subseries 1.3

22 parts and an indefinite number of scores

Speak low is contained in three folders consisting of 13 parts in G Major concert, 1 twenty-six page conductor score in C Major concert, 1 published four-page piano vocal score in F Major concert, and 9 parts in Bb Major concert -- in ink and photocopy -- in unidentified hands (Whaley, Matthews, Tizol?).

Folder A contains parts in G Major for 5 reeds - alto, alto 3, tenor 1, tenor 2, baritone; 4 trumpets - 1, 2, 3, Baker; 3 trombones - 1, 2, 3; bass. Part for bass appears incomplete.

Folder B contains conductor score and piano vocal score. Conductor score indicates parts for 5 reeds, 4 trumpets, 3 trombones, bass, drums, piano. Piano vocal score lyrics begin "Speak low when you speak, love ...".

Folder C contains parts in Bb Major for 3 reeds - Johnny, Sears, Jimmie; 3 trumpets - Baker, Wallace, 4; 3 trombones - Tricky, Tizol, Brown. -- All items except conductor score in Folder B from the Duke Ellington Library.

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