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7 Items (parts (photocopies), 32 cm.)
5 Items (parts (photocopies), 28 cm.)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0301
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

12 parts

Tang is contained in one of twenty five folders for "Afro-Eurasian eclipse" consisting of 12 parts in c minor concert -- in photocopy -- in unidentified hand.

Parts in 2 groupings -- (i) Parts for 1 trumpet - Cat; 1 trombone - 1. -- (ii) Parts for 5 reeds - Norris, Proc, Ash, Paul, Harry; 2 trumpets - 2, 3; 2 trombones - 2, bass; bass. -- Grouping i from the Duke Ellington Library.

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Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0301
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

14 parts

Y.G.O. is contained in one of sixty two folders for "Black, brown and beige" consisting of 14 parts in Bb Major concert -- in ink -- in unidentified hands (Tizol, Whaley, Sanders?).

Parts for 5 reeds - Otto, Johnny, Chauncey, Sears, Carney; 5 trumpets - Rex, 2, Nance, Baker, Wallace; 3 trombones - Tricky, Tizol, Brown; bass. -- from the Duke Ellington Library.

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Several copy scores (31 cm.)
Several parts (varying sizes.)
Several short scores (31 cm.)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0301
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Afro Bossa is contained in 1 flat storage box consisting of several short scores and parts, in varying keys, -- some pencil, some ink -- some Ellington manuscripts, some Strayhorn manuscripts, others in unidentified copyist's hands (Whaley? et al.) -- from the Duke Ellington and Mercer Ellington Libraries.

Short titles include: Absinthe, Afro Bossa, Bossa(?), Angu, Bonga, Bula, Eighth Veil, Moon Bow, Purple Gazelle, Silk Lace (also known as Caline), Tigress, etc. -- also included with Afro Bossa are two folders of unidentified parts and pages that may be related to the title.

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Ellington, Duke, 1899-1974
Level:
file
Size:
1 Item (mixed score(s) and/or part(s) (holograph), 32 cm.)
1 Item (copy score, 32 cm.)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0301
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

see BEAUTIFUL INDIANS

1 part and 1 score

Minnehaha is contained in one of six folders for "The beautiful indians" consisting of 1 six page piano conductor score in C Major concert, and 1 part in Bb Major concert -- in ink and pencil -- in identified hand (Benjamin) and unidentified hand (Whaley?).

Items in 2 groupings -- (i) Piano conductor score. Piano conductor score does not indicate instrumentation. -- (ii) Part for piano. -- Grouping i from the Duke Ellington Library.

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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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Scurlock Studio (Washington, D.C.)
Agfa (film manufactuer)
Dates:
1930s
Level:
file
Size:
1 Item
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0618.S04.01
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Ink on negative: Jazz Band 1930's S-H-6.8 .Nine-piece jazz band performing on stage, includes four saxophones, bass, guitar, drums, and piano. Edge imprint: "Agfa Safety Film"

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Dates:
1950-1971
Level:
file
Collection ID:
CFCH.ASCH
Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
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Tucker, Irma
Tucker, Bobby, 1923-2008
Eckstine, Billy
Jones, Quincy, 1933-
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Dates:
1883-2007, undated
Size:
36 Cubic feet (88 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1141
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection documents the life and musical career of Robert "Bobby" Tucker. The collection particularly emphasizes Tucker's close collaboration with Billy Eckstine over a forty-year period from approximately 1949-1990, and includes original orchestrations of arrangements by Tucker and other arrangers, a complete set of commercial recordings by Eckstine for which Tucker served as arranger, and ephemeral material including photographs, concert programs and news clippings.

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see History Of Jazz In Three Minutes