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Jazz musicians

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

D. Russell Connor collection of Benny Goodman interviews

Call Number: MSS 143

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

Dates: 1952-1993

Vic Dickenson papers

Call Number: JWJ MSS 319

The collection contains musical scores, correspondence, photographs, musical instruments, jewelry and accessories, personal and professional papers, printed material, audiotapes, and other papers by or relating to African American jazz trombonist Vic Dickenson and his family.

Dates: 1870-1992

Duke Ellington Oral History

Call Number: OHIII
Scope and Contents:

The Duke Ellington Oral History is comprises ninety-two interviews with and about Ellington, one of America's greatest composers. Included among the interviewees are musicians, family members, friends, and colleagues.

Dates: 1939-1987, bulk 1977-1987

Stephen Longstreet papers

Call Number: YCAL MSS 262
Abstract: The Stephen Longstreet Collection consists of four types of material: a heavily illustrated typescript of an undated and unpublished book project; 130 drawings in various formats and media; seven collages; and a small group of ephemeral items. The focus of the collection is Longstreet's observation of jazz culture, particularly as it engaged African Americans. He lived in cities on all three American coasts, as well as major cities in Europe, where he recorded scenes and people in local...
Dates: 1925-1990

Major Figures in American Music

Call Number: OHV
Scope and Contents: Major Figures in American Music is the core unit of Oral History of American Music. It consists of over 1000 interviews with composers, performers, and other significant musicians. The first subjects were those most fragile in terms of age and health, such as Eubie Blake, Nadia Boulanger, Aaron Copland, Harry Partch, Charles Seeger, Claire Reis, and Virgil Thomson. Among other senior composers interviewed during the OHAM's first decade were John Cage, Lou Harrison, Ernst Krenek, Leo...
Dates: 1930-2023, bulk 1970-2023

Slam Stewart Papers

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