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Creators:
Smithsonian Productions
Dates:
1991-2001
Size:
8 cu. ft. (16 document boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 04-062
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of audiotapes created during the production of the radio series "Jazz Smithsonian." Hosted by Lena Horne, the series features the Smithsonian Jazz Masterworks Orchestra in concert, performing classic American jazz of the 1920s, 1930s, 1940s, and 1950s, as well as oral histories of American jazz legends. Each show i...

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series
Collection ID:
CFCH.SFF.2006
Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
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item
Size:
1 Item (copy score, 32 cm.)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0301
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

1 score

B-indian is contained in one of six folders for "The beautiful indians" consisting of 1 twenty four page short score in C Major concert -- in ink -- in unidentified hand (Whaley?).

Short score indicates parts for alto 1, alto 3, clarinet, tenor, baritones, 4 trumpets. -- from the Duke Ellington Library.

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Level:
file
Collection ID:
CFCH.COOK
Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections

Labels, gold, 1188 A & 1188 B Typed cover copy (2 copies) Typed: The record opens with an impressive…, 2 pages Proof: label copy (2 copies) To R Demarest from Cook Labs: changes; 1958 October 29 To B Kay from Cook Labs: re-orders; 1958 October 29 Typed: dirty jazz from down south Handwritten note Typed: Memorandum from Dirty...

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Creators:
Short, Bobby
Dates:
1908-2006
Size:
13.6 Cubic feet (35 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0946
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Bobby Short was a singer and pianist whose career spanned seven decades. An interpreter of American popular music, he became a performer in childhood and remained active until his death. He is best known for his more than 35 years as performer-in-residence at the Hotel Carlyle's Café Carlyle in New York City. This collection contains personal papers and photographs as well as business papers, musical materials and photographs relating to Mr. Short's career as a performing artist.

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series
Collection ID:
CFCH.SFF.1969
Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
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Creators:
WHUR (Radio station : Washington, D.C.)
Dates:
circa 1970s
Level:
item
Size:
1 Sound recording (open reel, 1/4 inch)
Collection ID:
ACMA.09-037
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

Music recorded from radio program, Quiet Storm, from station WHUR-FM in Washington, D.C. Songs by Aretha Franklin, The Temptations, Moments, Rufus, Moments, Kool & the Gang, Lou Rawls, Stevie Wonder, Ramsey Lewis, The Emotions, Garnet Mimms and The Enchanters, Earth, Wind & Fire, and others.

Music. Part of Broadcast Programs. Undated.

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item
Size:
1 Item (copy score, 18 cm.)
4 Items (copy scores, 17 cm.)
1 Item (copy score, 15 cm.)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0301
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

6 parts

This untitled piece is contained in one folder consisting of 6 parts in Eb Major concert -- in ink -- in unidentified hand.

Parts in 2 groupings -- (i) Parts for 1 reed - alto; 1 violin - 1; trombone. Parts are noted on the verso of parts for "Tipit" and contained with "The feeling of jazz," Folder A, from "Paris blues." -- (ii) Parts for 1 reed - tenor; violin (2). Parts are contained with "The feeling of jazz," Folder A, from "Paris blues." -- from the Duke Ellington ...

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Creators:
Leonard, Herman, 1923-2010
Dates:
1955
Level:
file
Size:
1 Item (Silver gelatin on paper.)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0445
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
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Creators:
Leonard, Herman, 1923-2010
Dates:
1949
Level:
file
Size:
1 Item (Silver gelatin on paper.)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0445
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Parker playing saxophone, dramatically photographed from a low angle. Title, signature, date in lower margin.