Query: Jazz at the Smithsonian
Productions
Creators:
Smithsonian Productions
Dates:
1988-2000
Size:
2 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 05-216
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of audio and video elements that document jazz performances at the Smithsonian Institution. Represented among the records are performances by the Smithsonian Jazz Masterworks Orchestra; performances by Art Farmer, Bob Wilber, Alberta Hunter, Joe Williams, and Red Norvo; and interviews with Jimmy Bruno and other artists. Materials …

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Website Records
Dates:
2015
Collection ID:
Accession 15-323
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of the Smithsonian Jazz website as well as the Smithsonian Jazz section of the National Museum of American History (NMAH) website as they existed on June 23, 2015. Both contain information about jazz-related collections, research, educational programs, and events at NMAH and across the Smithsonian Institution as well as …

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Records
Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Press. Editor, Special Projects
Dates:
1971-1995
Size:
3.5 cu. ft. (3 record storage boxes) (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 96-029
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records that document the Smithsonian Institution career of Martin Williams, a noted jazz critic and essayist. Williams came to the Smithsonian Institution in 1971 as Director of the Jazz and American Culture Program in the Division of Performing Arts. In 1981 he was named Editor, Special Projects, at …

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Website Records
Dates:
2017
Collection ID:
Accession 17-279
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of the Smithsonian Jazz section of the National Museum of American History (NMAH) website as it existed on June 16, 2017. It contains information about jazz-related collections, research, educational programs, and events at NMAH and across the Smithsonian Institution as well as information about the Smithsonian Jazz Masterworks Orchestra …

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Website Records
Creators:
National Museum of American History
Dates:
2011
Collection ID:
Accession 11-235
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of seven websites maintained by the National Museum of American History as they existed in June 2011. The Smithsonian Jazz website, crawled June 20, 2011, includes historical information, oral histories, teaching materials, and calendars of events. It also serves as the website for the Smithsonian Jazz Masterworks Orchestra and for …

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Ernie Smith Jazz Film Collection
Creators:
Basie, Count, 1904-
Smith, Ernie
Webster, Ben
Armstrong, Louis, 1901-1971
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Dates:
1894-1979
Size:
30 Cubic feet (352 film reels , 16 mm)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0491
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

More than 300 reels of 16mm black and white and color film, silent and sound, fiction and documentary motion picture film documenting jazz and related musical performances, social and popular dance styles and performances, jazz musicians, performance locales, and documentation of African-American popular culture. A list of featured performers in the collection is shown below. The films are frequently compilations produced by Smith for lectures.

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Frederic Ramsey audio recordings
Creators:
Ramsey, Frederic, 1915-1995
Dates:
1945-1959
Size:
8.83 Cubic feet
Collection ID:
CFCH.RAMS
Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections

This collection contains open reel recordings made by noted jazz scholar Frederic Ramsey during his tour of the American South in the 1950s.

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Records
Creators:
National Museum of American History. Department of Public Programs
Dates:
1968-1992
Size:
41 cu. ft. (41 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 584
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records mostly consist of staff correspondence and memoranda documenting administrative and program-oriented activities of the Department of Public Programs. The records pertain to fundraising, social history lectures and seminars, the Senior Series Program, budget, educational outreach proposals, grant information, planning for the Program of Hispanic American History, and the …

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Frank Driggs Collection of Duke Ellington Photographic Reference Prints [copy prints]
Creators:
Driggs, Frank, 1930-
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Printing and Photographic Services
Dates:
1923-1972
Size:
0.5 Cubic feet (1 box )
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0389
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Collection consists of 157 8" x 10" black-and-white photographic copy prints of photographs in Frank Driggs's collection: Duke Ellington and his orchestra. Some copy prints have Smithsonian negative numbers.

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Production Records
Dates:
1982-2001
Size:
8 cu. ft. (8 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 05-149
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records created and maintained by John P. Meehan, Audio-Visual Production Specialist; Jacquie Gales Webb, Producer; Paul B. Johnson, Director; and other Radio Smithsonian staff, documenting the planning, development, and execution of original radio series and programs. Radio productions documented in this accession include "Memphis: Cradle of …

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