Conductor's scores for: "Didn't it Rain", "Shadrack", "This Train", "Sometimes", "Jonah", "Down by the Riverside", "Jonah and the Whale", "Nobody Knows the Trouble I've Seen". Condensed scores for: "Shadrack", "Go Down Moses", Ezekiel", "Motherless Child", "Rock My Soul".
Manuscript for "Summertime", recorded by Davis and GIl Evans in 1959.
The tenor saxophone part for "4 in 1".
Business records, scrapbooks, audio disks, videotape, audio tape, and photographs documenting the business and entertainment activities at the International Battle of the Bands.
The collection documents the life and career of jazz musician, arranger, songwriter and bandleader Maceo Jefferson. The collection includes biographical documents such as birth and marraige certificates and passports; letters, mostly relating to the music business and including carbon copies of letters sent by Jefferson; photographs, many inscribed...
Papers documenting the life and career of bass player Leonard Gaskin, as well as documenting the numerous other musicians he was associated with in his long career. Gaskin's career encompasses a wide range, including gospel, rock, folk, and Caribbean music. The papers include photographs, news clippings, scrapbooks, publicity materials, recordings,...
Mack Gordon (1904-1959) was a prolific and successful songwriter, lyricist, and composer. He composed songs for stage and screen. He and Harry Warren won the Academy Award for Best Song in 1943.
Printed materials, consisting mostly of obscure, alternative jazz magazines containing articles about Silver; and two publicity photographs of Silver.
Archival materials documenting the career of the composer and arranger Ralph Burns. The papers include six holograph scores, three bound presentation scores, photographs, and a bound scrapbook containing photographs, programs and clippings.
The collection documents the lives and careers of the members of the folk music group, the Kingston Trio.