Miles Davis Music Manuscript
Evans, Gil, 1912-1988
Manuscript for "Summertime", recorded by Davis and GIl Evans in 1959.
Louis Armstrong Music Manuscripts
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".
Ralph Burns Papers
This collection contains sheet music and presentation scores of songs written and arranged by composer Ralph Burns.
Ken Rattenbury Collection
Rattenbury, Ken, 1920-
Anderson, William "Cat", 1916-1981 (musician)
Ellington, Duke, 1899-1974
Materials collected and created by Ken Rattenbury, professional musician and author.
Horace Silver Collection
Printed materials, consisting mostly of obscure, alternative jazz magazines containing articles about Silver; and two publicity photographs of Silver.
Rutgers University Collection of Radio Interviews about Duke Ellington
Collection consists of twenty-five (25) 7-inch reel-to-reel audiotapes of nine (9) radio interviews documenting the career of Duke Ellington as composer and musician.
Ramsey Lewis Collection
Ramsey Lewis Trio
Collection includes press clippings, awards, honorary degrees, and photographs of Ramsey Lewis Jr., renowned jazz pianist. The majority of the collection is press clippings relating to Lewis's social appearances, performances, and CD releases from the early 1990s-2007.
Archives Center Collection of Music Transcriptions of Duke Ellington Compositions
Berger, David, 1920-1966
Strayhorn, Billy (William Thomas), 1915-1967
Two transcriptions by Strayhorn and Ellington works by Roberta Mandel, David Berger and G. Schirmer.
James Moody Papers
Moody, James, 1925-2010
This collection documents the life and career of musician James Moody, and includes: Moody's compositions and arrangements, including parts for various instruments; correspondence, some personal, some business; business records such as contracts, copyright and royalty statements, and tour itineraries; photographs, some personal, and some documenting Moody's musical activities, some featuring …
John and Devra Hall Levy Collection
Adderly, Nat, 1931-
Wilson, Nancy, 1937-
The collection documents Levy's short career as a musician, his longer career as a manager, and the careers of some of his clients. The client most well represented in the collection is Nancy Wilson, with recordings, photographs, correspondence, financial statements, and contracts included. Papers relating to other clients include business …