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Creators:
Densmore, Frances, 1867-1957
Dates:
undated
Collection ID:
NAA.MS1609B
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
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Creators:
Roberts, Helen H. (Helen Heffron), 1888-1985
Dates:
undated
Size:
26 items (sheets transcriptions )
Collection ID:
NAA.MS1560
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
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Creators:
Barnes, Nellie
Dates:
1928
Collection ID:
NAA.MS3149
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
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Creators:
Smithsonian Productions
Dates:
1988-2000
Size:
3 cu. ft. (3 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 05-216
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records consist of audio and video elements that document jazz performances at the Smithsonian. Represented among the records are performances by the Smithsonian Jazz Masterworks Orchestra; performances by Art Farmer, Bob Wilber, Alberta Hunter, Joe Williams, and Red Norvo; and interviews with Jimmy Bruno and other artists. Materials ...

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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:
1992-2000
Size:
0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 06-272
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of audio recordings created during the production of two compact discs, "Heartbeat: Voices of First Nations Women" and "Heartbeat 2: More Voices of First Nations Women," as well as related recordings. "Heartbeat," released in 1995, and "Heartbeat 2," released in 1998, were produced for Smithsonian Folkways and featured ...

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Creators:
Newman, Earl
Dates:
1963-2009
Size:
0.6 Cubic feet (12 folders)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1207
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Collection contains sixty-two posters commemorating the Monterey Jazz Festival, created, designed, and signed by Earl Newman.

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Creators:
Burns, Ralph
Dates:
circa 1940-1994
Size:
1 Cubic foot (4 boxes )
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0736
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

This collection contains sheet music and presentation scores of songs written and arranged by composer Ralph Burns.

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Sun Ra
Gaskin, Leonard, 1920-
Taylor, Billy
Stokes, W. Royal, Dr., 1930-
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Dates:
ca. 1970-2000.
Size:
9.65 Cubic feet (12 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0766
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

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.

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Creators:
Smithsonian Productions
Dates:
1998-1999
Size:
2.5 cu. ft. (1 record storage box) (3 document boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 06-099
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession documents the production of "The Mississippi: River of Song." Better known as "River of Song," this project combined a television series, radio series, and 2-disc compact disc. The project as a whole explores the richness and vitality of American music at the close of the twentieth century through live performances and intimate ...

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