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Dates:
1985-05
Level:
file
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0408
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Program as part of a series intended to feature accomplished regionally based jazz artists performing classic jazz repertoire at the National Museum of American History's Palm Court. Offered two Sundays of the month, this program included a mixture of popular and obscure swing compositions by various vocalists who dominated the period from 1930-194...

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Dates:
1986
Level:
file
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0408
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Program as part of a series intended to feature accomplished regionally based jazz artists performing classic jazz repertoire at the National Museum of American History's Palm Court. The program was offered two Sundays of the month. Full description of this program was not available. the program paid tribute to "Ma" Rainey, one of the earliest Afri...

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item
Size:
1 motion picture film
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0491
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Descriptive Summary: Feather explains what the Blues are and aren't, includes the Duke Ellington Orchestra performing "Frankie and Johnny" (see 491.20). Also includes Maxine Sullivan perfrorming "St. Louis Blues" from Birth of the Blues (1939) and "Route 66" performed by the King Cole Trio from King Cole and His Trio (1950). Copyright: 1967 Corpo...

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Dates:
1986-11
Level:
file
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0408
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Program as part of a series intended to feature accomplished regionally based jazz artists performing classic jazz repertoire at the National Museum of American History's Palm Court. Offered two Sundays of the month, the program paid tribute to "Ma" Rainey, one of the earliest African-American professional blues singers to record and often referred...

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item
Size:
1 motion picture film
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0491
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Descriptive Summary: An Archives Center compilation reel: 1. Juanita Pitz: tapper 2. Beat Me Daddy Descriptive Summary: An unidentified female dancer dances to the tune. Copyright: 1943 Corporate Creator: Official Films Performer(s): Maurico Rocco Song Title(s): "Beat Me Daddy" 3. Peggy Ryan/Ray McDonald , dancers 4. Harry Roy's Floor Show...

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item
Size:
1 motion picture film
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0491
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Descriptive Summary: b&w, a short documentary on Harlem including scenes of Lenox Avenue, 17th Avenue, 125th Street, Harlem night life, Savoy ballroom, Small's Paradise, distributed by Sack Amusement Enterprises Copyright: 1940 Corporate Creator: Harry M. Popkin Producer: Edward W. Lewis Digital reference copy in Smithsonian Institution Digital...

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Smithsonian Institution
National Public Radio
National Public Radio
Reagon, Bernice Johnson, 1942-
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Dates:
1994
Size:
27 Cubic feet
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0516
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Original performance and interview audio recordings, audio outtake materials, program masters, and finished program tapes from the Smithsonian Institution/National Public Radio series WADE IN THE WATER. Collection documents the influence of religion on various African American sacred and secular music styles, including gospel, spirituals, classical...

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Dates:
undated
Level:
file
Collection ID:
CFCH.ASCH
Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections

File consists of a special offer announcement and a catalog of 'Jazz at the Philharmonic'

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Dates:
1988-02
Level:
file
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0408
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Program as part of a series intended to feature accomplished regionally based jazz artists performing classic jazz repertoire at the National Museum of American History's Palm Court. The program was offered on February 5 and featured Afro-American urban traditions.

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Dates:
1988-03
Level:
file
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0408
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Program as part of a series intended to feature accomplished regionally based jazz artists performing classic jazz repertoire at the National Museum of American History's Palm Court. It was offered on March 6 and March 20, 1988 and featured the music of Ida Cox by local artist Arnae.