Naomi Huber Brown Papers (Documenting Duke Ellington's Concert Tour of Asia)
Records document the preparation and management of Duke Ellington's 1963 tour of Asia.
Chuck Stewart Jazz Photographs
The collection consists of twenty-five inkjet prints from original film negatives of John Coltrane and others. The majority of the photographs were taken by Stewart during the December 10, 1964 recording of Coltrane's biggest hit, "A Love Supreme". Some of the images include Coltrane's wife, Alice Coltrane, and others include musicians Pharoah …
Tito Puente Papers
The collection consists of photographs and personal papers documenting the career of Latin Jazz musican Tito Puente.
William Claxton Photographs
Photographic prints taken by photographer William Claxton (October 12, 1927-October 11, 2008) of jazz musicians.
John Coltrane Music Manuscript
Coltrane, John, 1926-1967
The original manuscript for Coltrane's compositionA Love Supreme.
W. Royal Stokes Collection of Music Photoprints and Interviews
Gaskin, Leonard, 1920-
Stokes, W. Royal, Dr., 1930-
Publicity photographs of musicians and entertainers, mostly jazz musicians, such as Duke Ellington, Louis Armstrong, Miles Davis, and Dizzy Gillespie, but including many rock and even a few classical performers. The collection also contains tape recorded radio interviews conducted between 1970 and 2003. In addition there are posters relating to musical performances.
Benny Goodman Ephemera Collection
Brahms, Johannes, 1833-1897
A poster documenting Goodman's 1964 tour to Japan and the published sheet music for Brahms's QUINTET FOR CLARINET IN A and SONATA FOR CLARINET IN B.
Robert Udkoff Collection of Duke Ellington Ephemera
Photographs, event programs, periodicals, cassette audio tapes, correspondence, TV program scripts and pamphlets documenting Duke Ellington's career as a musician, 1924-1974, and his legacy after his death.
Billy Strayhorn Ephemera Collection
Collection consists of two newsclippings, and an advertising yearbook documenting Strayhorn's career as Duke Ellington's chief arranger, co-composer, lyricist, and emergency fill-in at the piano.
Red Norvo Papers
Correspondence, transcripts of interviews, photographs, a biography, a discography, an award, printed material and other miscellany documenting the life and career of Red Norvo.