Query: Musicians
Navroze Contractor Photographs
Creators:
Contractor, Navroze
Dates:
1978-1995
Size:
0.5 Cubic feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0569
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Black-and-white photographic prints depicting jazz musician Eddie Moore and musicians who played in tribute to Moore that include Billy Bang, Cecil Bridgewater, Calvin Hill, Keith Jarrett, Jimmy Knepper, Albert Mangelsdorf, Max Roach, Sonny Rollins, Woody Shaw, and Michael White. Many of the photographs were taken at San Francisco's Keystone Korner, a popular jazz venue in the United States during the 1970s and early 1980s.

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Ken Rattenbury Collection
Creators:
Strayhorn, Billy (William Thomas), 1915-1967
Rattenbury, Ken, 1920-
Anderson, William "Cat", 1916-1981 (musician)
Ellington, Duke, 1899-1974
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Dates:
1967-1991
Size:
0.16 Cubic feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0432
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Materials collected and created by Ken Rattenbury, professional musician and author.

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Emile Waagenaar Photoprints of Cajun Musicians : digital prints
Creators:
Waagenaar, Emile
Dates:
1980-2008
Size:
0.5 Cubic feet (64 items)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1150
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Environmental portraits of Cajun musicians: 64 inkjet photographic prints, 1980-2008, some in black-and-white and others in color.

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Robert S. Hartmann Phonograph Disc Collection
Creators:
Decca (recording company).
Duchin, Eddie (musician)
Cugat, Xavier (bandleader)
Columbia (recording company).
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Dates:
1916-1930s.
Size:
2.5 Cubic feet (8 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0297
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Popular music recorded approximately 1916-1930s: 78 and 45 RPM phonograph discs produced by Edison recordings, Victor, Decca, Columbia, and Silvertone. Boxes 1-4: 53 10" Edison recordings of popular songs by such artists as Freda Hemple, George Hamilton Green, the Metropolitan Quartet, and Frederick Kinsley; also hymns, World War I songs, and some operatic selections. Box 5: 32 45-r.p.m …

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Alan Strauber Photoprints
Creators:
Strauber, Alan
Dates:
ca. 1990-1999.
Size:
0.2 Cubic feet (2 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0517
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Forty-one black and white photoprints, most of which are portraits of jazz, blues, Cajun, and zydeco musicians, plus a few additional subjects.

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Hugo Brown Musicians and Actors Photographs
Dates:
1930-1960
Size:
0.15 Cubic feet (1 box )
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1506
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Small collection of photographs of American musicians and actors. Many are studio portraits by Bruno of Hollywood.

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Ray Brown Papers
Creators:
Brown, Ray (Jazz musician)
Dates:
circa 1940-2010
Size:
8 Cubic feet (8 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1362
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Ray Brown was an African-American musician, composer, bandleader, manager, music teacher and promoter. He became best known for his collaborative work with Dizzy Gillespie, Oscar Peterson, Ella Fitzgerald, the Oscar Peterson Trio and Norman Granz' s Jazz at the Philharmonic. Over the course of his career, Brown received awards and accolades from the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences, the National Endowment for the Arts, the Jazz Hall of Fame, Down Beat and Playboy. Brown's papers document his professional music career from 1944 to 2002 and include music compositions and notes, publicity materials, photographs, and some recordings of his performances.

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Native Peoples Musicians and Music Collection
Dates:
1880-1975
Size:
2 Cubic feet (4 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1512
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

An assembled collection of photographs, correspondence, sheet music, instructional materials, advertisements, programs, promotional material, record albums, and ephemera featuring American Indian and Native Hawaiian musicians.

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Harry Barnhardt papers
Creators:
Barnhardt, Harry, 1874-1948
Dates:
1908-1948
Size:
0.4 Linear feet (ca. 100 items)
Collection ID:
AAA.barnharr
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Business and personal correspondence, 1916-1948, with musician Arthur Farwell, designer Robert Edmond Jones, and architect Claude Bragdon; poetry, essays, and other writings; a pastel portrait of Barnhardt, 1948; photographs; brochures and clippings.

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Willie Smith Collection
Creators:
Smith, Willie, 1910-1967 (musician)
Dates:
1945-1987
Size:
0.25 Cubic feet (2 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0382
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Collection documents Willie Smith's career as a musician and arranger between 1945 and 1958.

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