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Creators:
Cuscuna, Michael
Wolff, Francis
Dates:
1953-1966
1953-1966
Size:
0.5 Cubic feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1238
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Collection consists of photographic prints from negatives by the eminent jazz photographer Francis Wolff, depicting such greats as Miles Davis, John Coltrane, Thelonious Monk, and other important artists.

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Public Affairs
Dates:
circa 1969-1974
Size:
3.33 cu. ft. (1 record storage box) (1 12x17 box) (5 film boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 02-171
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of audiovisual records created during the production of "Census: Accounting for the Nation" and "Environmental Jazz Room." "Census: Accounting for the Nation" is a 5-minute film completed in 1974 shown as part of the 1976 exhibition, "We the People." The film is a history of the census animated by Film Polski. Material...

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Creators:
DePasquale, Dolores
Ventura, Charlie, 1916-1992
Dates:
19XX
Size:
2 Cubic feet
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1308
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection documents the life and career of jazz saxophonist Charlie Ventura.

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Creators:
Arkatov, James, 1920-
Dates:
1995-2003
Size:
0.5 Cubic feet (2 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1229
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

This collection contains 326 photographs of jazz musicians taken by James Arkatov from 1995 to 2003.

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Creators:
Strayhorn, Billy (William Thomas), 1915-1967
Claxton, William
Kenton, Stan
Leonard, Herman, 1923-2010
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Dates:
1920-2002
Size:
87 Cubic feet (188 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0845
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Papers and audiovisual materials documenting Russo's career in music.

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Creators:
Graciela, 1915-2010
Dates:
1934-2013
Size:
10 Cubic feet (33 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1425
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Collection documents the personal life and professional career of Graciela Perez-Gutierrez, a well known Afro-Cuban singer. Born in Havana, she performed for over thirty years, first with the all-female Orquesta Anacaona and El Trio Garcia and then with her brother Machito before a solo career.

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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

Five cassette audiotapes, master's degree thesis, and Billy Strayhorn music transcription to Duke Ellington's "Lotus Blossom.",Material documents the career and compositional techniques of Duke Ellington, and interviews with Duke Ellington and Cat Anderson.

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Creators:
Smithsonian Productions
Dates:
1997-1998
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 05-257
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of videos created during the production of "Jazz Age in Paris" (31:47). This video, completed in 1998, accompanied the Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Services exhibit, "Jazz Age in Paris: 1914-1940." Materials include music and narration on DAT, CD, and D-8 cassettes; straight transfers to VHS and Betacam ...

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Creators:
Gentry, Herbert, 1919-2003
Dates:
1985
Size:
1 Item (videocassette of 1 (VHS) (5 min), sd., col., 1/2 in.)
Collection ID:
AAA.gentherb
Repository:
Archives of American Art

A brief video segment of painters Romare Bearden and Herbert Gentry discussing the relationship between jazz music and abstract expressionist painting. They make a collaborative painting while listening to jazz.

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Creators:
Silver, Horace, 1928-2014
Dates:
1981-1998.
Size:
0.3 Cubic feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0737
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Printed materials, consisting mostly of obscure, alternative jazz magazines containing articles about Silver; and two publicity photographs of Silver.

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