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.
New York Chapter of the Duke Ellington Society Collection
Duke Ellington Society, New York Chapter
68 cassette audiotape recordings of oral history interviews and presentations, and 55 newsletters compiled by the New York Chapter of the Duke Ellington Society, 1960-1991. Audiotapes and Newsletters from the New York Chapter of the Duke Ellington Society Meetings.
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 …
Frank Driggs Collection of Duke Ellington Photographic Reference Prints [copy prints]
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Printing and Photographic Services
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.
Mongo Santamaria Papers
Collection includes music manuscripts, articles and clippings, concert programs, passports, and photographs.
Navroze Contractor Photographs
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.
Paquito D'Rivera Papers
Collection consists of three music manuscripts created by Cuban-born musician and composer Paquito D'Rivera and a photograph.
Chico O'Farrill Papers
Stravinsky, Igor, 1882-1971
1999 - 1999
The collection documents the professional career of Chico O'Farrill, Cuban-born trumpet player, composer and arranger of Afro Cuban, bebop, and other styles of jazz.
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 …
Maria von Matthiessen Photoprints
Von Matthiessen, Maria
Photographic prints depicting Country and Western musicians. Many of the photographs are humorous, whimsical, or even surrealistic.