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Manuscript scores and related materials of composer and tenor saxophonist Albert J. "Budd" Johnson.
Lou Church and Jack Fields contracts for Blue Note (Philadelphia) performances by jazz musicians, and other materials, 1949, 1955-1957.
This collection consists of contracts between various jazz artists and club owners or producers supplying the terms of agreement for the artists' performance engagements. Artists represented include Cannonball Adderley, Louis Armstong, The Australian Jazz Quintet, Count Basie, Miles Davis, Charles Mingus, The Modern Jazz Quartet and several others.
The Weston archive includes documentation from all periods of his prolific career. The scores series contains manuscripts of his numerous compositions, and arrangements by his collaborators, chiefly Melba Liston. At present, this finding aid describes only the scores series of the Weston collection. Other parts will be added as processing is completed.
William D. and Peggy Smith collection of Eubie Blake correspondence, printed sheet music, and other material, 1970-1977.
Materials by and about the American jazz pianist and composer Eubie Blake, including correspondence, articles, clippings, photographs, and sheet music, collected during the 1970's by William D. and Peggy Smith. In the letters Eubie Blake discusses his music, composing, and events of his career. The correspondence also documents the friendship between Eubie and Marion Blake and the Smiths.