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Anthony Braxton Recordings Collection

 Collection
Call Number: MSS 156
Scope and Contents: This collection features digitized copies of 751 audio and video recordings by composer, MacArthur fellow, and 2014 NEA Jazz Master, Anthony Braxton. This singular collection of recordings by one of the most significant American experimental music composers of the last 50 years represents a unique insight into Braxton’s work from 1970-2011. The original recordings featured in this collection were digitized in 2021 thanks to funding from the Council on Library & Information Resources...
Dates: 1969-2021

D. Russell Connor collection of Benny Goodman interviews

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Call Number: MSS 143
Abstract:

The collection is comprised of recorded interviews with and/or about Benny Goodman, compiled by D. Russell Connor.

Dates: 1952-1993

The Benny Goodman Papers

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Call Number: MSS 53
Abstract:

Musical arrangements, correspondence and other papers, photographs, and additional materials relating to Benny Goodman (1909-1986), the clarinetist and band leader. At present, this register consist of scores and/or parts to musical arrangements written for Goodman's band, as well as sound and video recordings and film content. Unprocessed materials in the Papers include: photographs; programs and scrapbooks; and miscellaneous items.

Dates: 1910-1992, inclusive

The Mel Powell Papers

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Call Number: MSS 70
Abstract:

Musical scores, correspondence and other papers, photographs, and sound recordings by and about Mel Powell (1923-1998), the composer, jazz pianist, and educator.

Dates: 1942-1991, inclusive

Slam Stewart Papers

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Call Number: MSS 59
Abstract: The Papers document the latter part of Slam Stewart’s career, during his appointment at SUNY Binghamton. Stewart gave many concerts and lectures during this time – locally, nationally and internationally. He also played in many jazz festivals. The collection includes photographs, music, correspondence, and sound recordings from this time, and highlights the collegial nature of Stewart’s career. Fellow musicians such as Peter Appleyard, Jack Martin (a.k.a., “Ludwig Sigmund von Christ”), Bucky...
Dates: 1938-1988, bulk 1960-1988