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Gillespie, Dizzy, 1917-1993
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Size:
1 Item (3-1/2" x 4-1/2".)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0979
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
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Gillespie, Dizzy, 1917-1993
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item
Size:
1 Item (Silver gelatin on paper., 4-1/2" x 3-1/2".)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0979
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
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Gillespie, Dizzy, 1917-1993
Level:
item
Size:
1 Item (3-1/2" x 4-1/2".)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0979
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
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Brown, Ray (Jazz musician)
Dates:
circa 1940-2010
Size:
8 Cubic feet (8 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1362
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Ray Brown was an African-American musician, composer, bandleader, manager, music teacher and promoter. He became best known for his collaborative work with Dizzy Gillespie, Oscar Peterson, Ella Fitzgerald, the Oscar Peterson Trio and Norman Granz' s Jazz at the Philharmonic. Over the course of his career, Brown received awards and accolades from the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences, the National Endowment for the Arts, the Jazz Hall of Fame, Down Beat and Playboy. Brown's papers document his professional music career from 1944 to 2002 and include music compositions and notes, publicity materials, photographs, and some recordings of his performances.

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Fitzgerald, Ella, 1917-1996
Dates:
circa 1935-1996
Size:
50 Cubic feet (92 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0584
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Ella Fitzgerald, often called the "First Lady of Song," was one of the 20th century's most important musical performers. The collection reflects her career and personal life through photographs, audio recordings, and manuscript materials.

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National Museum of American History (U.S.). Archives Center
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Department of Public Programs
Lila Wallace-Reader's Digest Fund
Ella Fitzgerald Charitable Foundation
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Dates:
1992-2014
Size:
39 Cubic feet (56 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0808
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Audiotapes, CDs and digital files: an ongoing project to interview and preserve the memories of people important in the jazz world, including jazz musicians, singers, dancers, producers, arrangers, and others. A list of interviewees and interviewers follows. The following is a list of the individuals who conducted the interviews. 1. Brown, Anthon...

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