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Creators:
Elisofon, Eliot
Dates:
1971
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1 Negatives (photographic) (b&w, 35mm.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1973-001
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

"At a farewell gathering for Michael Crowder in September 1963 at the Mbari Mbayo Club in Oshogbo, Nigeria, a young man crashed the party. Few knew him, but the eyes of everyone turned toward him when he began to dance. His somewhat garish costume and his innovative dance movements caught the eyes of Ulli Beier, who was hosting the party. The young...

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Creators:
Elisofon, Eliot
Dates:
1971
Level:
item
Size:
1 Negatives (photographic) (b&w, 35mm.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1973-001
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

"At a farewell gathering for Michael Crowder in September 1963 at the Mbari Mbayo Club in Oshogbo, Nigeria, a young man crashed the party. Few knew him, but the eyes of everyone turned toward him when he began to dance. His somewhat garish costume and his innovative dance movements caught the eyes of Ulli Beier, who was hosting the party. The young...

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

Descriptive Summary: 470f., b&w, Informal shots of Benny Goodman and the orchestra during a visit to Brussels, Belgium for a concert appearance. Performer(s): Benny Goodman and His Orchestra Song Title(s): 1. "The World is Waiting for the Sunrise" 2. "The Monk Swings" 3. "Tuxedo Junction" 4. "Bugle Call Rag" Video reference copy

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

Descriptive Summary: 708f., b&w Copyright: 1966 Corporate Creator: Screen Gems Producer: Jackie Barnett Director: Toni Char Performer(s): Ella Fitzgerald, Duke Ellington and His Orchestra, personnel: Hodges, Hamilton, Gonzalves, Mercer, Rufus Jones, strings Song Title(s): 1. "I Can't Stop Lovin' You" 2. "Summertime" 3. "Sweet Georgia Brown...

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Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0491
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Descriptive Summary: 170f., b&w Copyright: Performance Date: Corporate Creator: Producer: Director: Performer(s): The Eureka Brass Band Video reference copy

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Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0491
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Descriptive Summary: 530f., b&w Copyright: 1944 Corporate Creator: Castle Films, United World Film, Inc. Director: Jean Negulesco Performer(s): Jimmy Dorsey and His Orchestra, Dottie O'Brien, The Mello-Larks Song Title(s): 1. "Contrasts" 2. "Am I Blue?", vocals by O'Brien 3. "We Hate Cowboy Songs", vocals by The Mello-Larks 4. "Quien Sabe"...

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

Descriptive Summary: 520f., b&w Copyright: 1952 Corporate Creator: Universal-International Producer: Will Cowan Director: Will Cowan Performer(s): Jimmy Dorsey and His Orchestra, Herb Jeffries, Red Norvo Trio, The Showtimers, Johnny Mack Song Title(s): 1. "Sweet Georgia Brown" 2. Unidentified song 3. "The Circus", The Showtimers 4. "Wimow...

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

Descriptive Summary: 728f., b&w, An excerpt from the movie of the same name. Copyright: 1947 Corporate Creator: United Artists Producer: Charles R. Rogers Director: Alfred E. Green Performer(s): (as listed, but not appearing in this excerpt): Tommy Dorsey, Jimmy Dorsey, Janet Blair, Paul Whiteman, Charlie Barnet, Henry Busse, Mike Pingatore, Z...

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

Descriptive Summary: 670f., b&w Copyright: 1939 Corporate Creator: Astor Pictures Corp. Producer: Joe Rock Director: Alf Goulding Performer(s): Harry Roy and His Famous Band, Mabel Mercer Song Title(s): 1. Unidentified title, Roy solo on clarinet 2. "I'm Cheerful" 3. Unidentified title 4. "You're the Last Word in Love" 5. "Harlem is Weep...

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

Descriptive Summary: A selection of interviews, reminiscences, live action shots, musical events concerning and about Don Byas. 1990f., b&w Copyright: 1970 Corporate Creator: The Netherlands VARA Television Director: Nick van den Boezem Performer(s): Don Byas, Mel Lewis, Jo Jones, Roland Adams, Thad Jones, Dizzy Gillespie, Max Gordon, Bobby Hac...