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Creators:
Jefferson, Yvonne Runtz
Jefferson, Maceo
Cargill, Thomas
Cargill, Darlene Johnson
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Dates:
1800s-1974
Size:
8 Cubic feet (26 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1370
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection documents the life and career of jazz musician, arranger, songwriter, and bandleader Maceo Jefferson. It includes biographical documents such as birth and marriaige certificates and passports; letters, mostly relating to the music business and including carbon copies of letters sent by Jefferson; photographs, many inscribed, includin...

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Creators:
Jerome and Dorothy Lemelson Center for the Study of Invention and Innovation.
Dates:
1996 November 11-16
Size:
7.5 Cubic feet (15 boxes )
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0610
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

This week-long event explored the intersection of technology and music in the 20th century; it included oral and video histories, exhibitions, concerts, and a symposium discussing the cultural significance of the electric guitar as instrument, technology, and symbol.

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Creators:
Ellington, Duke, 1899-1974 (arranger?)
Level:
file
Size:
42 Items (copy scores, 31 cm.)
1 Item (conductor score and/or parts (published sheet music), 30 cm.)
2 in unidentified hand
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0301
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

see also Subseries 1.2

39 parts and an indefinite number of scores.

At dawn is contained in two folders consisting of 1 five-page conductor score, 5 piano vocal scores, 32 parts in F Major concert, a published sheet in Bb Major, and 7 blank, titled manuscript pages -- in ink, pencil and photocopy. -- in unidentified hand (Whaley?).

Folder A contains scores, published sheet and parts for lead alto; guitar. Conductor score for trumpet; 2 saxes - alto, tenor; trombone; piano; bass; drums. Blank, titled manuscript pages correspond to conductor score.

Folder B contains parts in four groupings -- (i) 2 reeds - Jimmy, Paul; 4 trumpets - 1, 2, 3, 4; 3 trombones - Buster, Chuck, Brown; bass. -- (ii) Proc; Brown. -- (iii) 2 altos - 1, 3; 3 tenors - 2, 4, 5; baritone; 4 trumpets - 1, 2, 3, 4; 2 trombones - 1, 2; bass. -- (iv) alto; 2 trombones; guitar; bass. -- from the Duke Ellington Library.

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Creators:
Dominguez, Alberto
Charles, Ray, 1930-
Russell, S. K.
Dates:
1939
Level:
file
Size:
1 Item (conductor score and/or parts (Published sheet music), 28 cm.)
1 Item (manuscript, 31 cm.)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0301
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

see also OS

2 scores.

Frenesi is contained in one folder consisting of 1 published four-page piano vocal score and 1 three-page conductor score in Ab Major concert -- in ink and pencil -- in unidentified hand (Whaley?).

Lyrics for piano vocal score begin "Sometime ago I wandered down into old Mexico ...". Conductor score indicates parts for 4 saxes - 1, 2, 3, 4; 3 trumpets - 1, 2, 3; 3 trombones - 1, 2, unidentified; guitar; bass; drums. -- from the Duke Ellington Library.

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Creators:
Mercer, Johnny, 1909-1976
Alexander, Van
Dates:
1943
Level:
file
Size:
9 Items (copy scores, 32 cm.)
1 Item (conductor score and/or parts (Published sheet music), 31 cm.)
15 Items (conductor score and/or parts (Published sheet music), 27 cm.)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0301
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

see also Subseries 1.3

24 parts and 1 score.

G. I. jive is contained in two folders consisting of 1 two-page published piano vocal score and 24 parts in C Major concert -- in ink -- in unidentified hand.

Folder A contains parts for 3 reeds - alto 3, tenor 4, baritone; 3 trumpets - 1, 2, 4; 3 trombones - 1, 2, 3.

Folder B contains piano vocal score and published parts. Piano vocal score lyrics begin "This is the G. I. jive, man alive ...". Parts for 5 reeds - alto 1, alto 3, tenor 2, tenor 4, baritone 5; 3 trumpets - 1, 2, 3; 2 trombones - 1, 2; violin 1; bass; drums; guitar; piano. -- from the Duke Ellington Library.

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Creators:
Van Heusen, Jimmy, 1913-
Burke, Johnny
Dates:
1944
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.)
11 Items (copy scores, 32 cm.)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0301
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

see also Subseries 1.3

11 parts and an indefinite number of scores.

Going my way is contained in two folders consisting of 1 published two page piano vocal score, 1 two page short score and 11 parts in Bb Major concert -- in ink and pencil -- in unidentified hands (BS, Whaley?).

Folder A contains scores. Piano vocal score lyrics begin "Good morning friend, it's certainly a pleasant time to walk ...". Short score indicates parts for Jimmy, Carney, 3 trumpets.

Folder B contains parts for 3 reeds - Rabbit, Jimmy, Carney; 4 trumpets - Rex, Ray, Taft, Scad; 3 trombones - Brown, Tricky, Tizol; guitar. -- from the Duke Ellington Library.

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Creators:
Warren, Harry, 1893-1981
Gordon, Mack, 1904-1959
Level:
file
Size:
6 Items (manuscripts, 32 cm.)
1 Item (part (photocopy), 28 cm.)
1 Item (mixed score(s) and/or part(s) (holograph), 32 cm.)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0301
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

8 parts

I've got a gal in Kalamazoo is contained in one folder consisting of 8 parts in Ab Major concert -- in pencil and photocopy -- in unidentified hands (DE, other?).

Parts for 3 reeds - Toby, Chauncey, Ben; 2 trumpets - Rex, Wallace; 2 trombones - Brown, Tizol; guitar. -- from the Duke Ellington Library.

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Level:
file
Size:
1 Item (copy score, 32 cm.)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0301
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

1 part

Guitar blues is contained in one folder consisting of 1 part in Db Major concert -- in ink -- in unidentified hand (Whaley?).

Part for piano. Part appears incomplete. -- from the Duke Ellington Library.

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Level:
item
Size:
1 Item (manuscript, 32 cm.)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0301
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

1 part

Darling is contained in one folder consisting of 1 part in Eb Major concert -- in pencil -- in unidentified hand (Tizol?).

Part for guitar. Notated on guitar part for Blue goose. -- from the Duke Ellington Library.

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Level:
file
Size:
9 Items (copy scores, 31 cm.)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0301
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

9 parts

2 folders containing 10 parts in key of C -- pencil -- in Strayhorn's? hand -- three reeds, five brass, one guitar.

Folder A: seven parts from the Duke Ellington Library -- Ben, Otto, Carney (reeds); Rex, Ray, Wallace (trpt), Tizol (trbn). Folder B: three parts from the Duke Ellington Library -- Brown, Tricky (trbn), one guitar. folders are related.

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