15 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Arrangers (Musicians).

  1. Laurindo Almeida papers, 1912-1995

    approximately 6,500 items ; 84 containers ; 35 linear feet -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Laurindo Almeida was a Brazilian-American guitarist and composer. Often credited for contributions to the development of jazz samba, Almeida was a prolific composer and arranger of music for both classical Spanish guitar and popular guitar. He was an acclaimed recording artist and became the first person to win Grammy Awards for both classical and jazz performances. The collection contains...

  2. Joe Haymes big band arrangements, 1920-1960

    495 items ; 13 containers ; 6 linear feet -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Joe Haymes was an American arranger, pianist, composer, and bandleader. The collection consists mostly of manuscript scores, parts, lead sheets, piano-vocal scores, and sketches for works composed or arranged by Haymes. Also included are a small amount of clippings, photographs, correspondence, and a discography.

  3. Billy Strayhorn music manuscripts and estate papers, 1918-2015

    approximately 17,700 items ; 86 containers ; 39.0 linear feet -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Billy Strayhorn (1915-1967) was an American jazz pianist, composer, arranger, and lyricist. He is prominently known as the leading arranger for the Duke Ellington Orchestra, a position that he held for nearly three decades. The collection chiefly contains scores, sketches, lead sheets, and parts for original compositions and arrangements by Strayhorn and Ellington, as well as business papers,...

  4. Andre Kostelanetz collection, 1922-1984

    approximately 150,000 items ; 1287 containers ; 400 linear feet -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Andre Kostelanetz was a conductor, arranger, and pianist known for juxtaposing popular and classical repertoire in radio broadcasts and concert performances with some of the world's leading orchestras. He also commissioned several compositions which have since become staples in the orchestral repertoire, including works by Aaron Copland, William Schuman, and Jerome Kern. The collection consists...

  5. George L. Tracy collection of music manuscripts, 1877-1920

    approximately 250 items ; 9 containers ; 3 linear feet -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    George Lowell Tracy was an American composer, conductor, arranger, and instructor. The collection documents his professional career as composer and arranger and is comprised entirely of music.

  6. Ferde Grofé collection, 1890-1960

    around 20,000 items ; 262 containers ; 105 linear feet -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Ferde Grofé was an American composer, arranger, conductor and pianist. The collection primarily consists of music manuscript compositions and arrangements, including holograph and copyist scores and parts of Grofé's original compositions, holograph scores and parts for arrangements by Grofé and others that were performed by Grofé's band, and works for symphonic orchestra. In addition, the...

  7. Don Walker collection, 1932-1984

    around 10,500 items ; 133 containers ; 52 linear feet -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Don Walker was an arranger, orchestrator, composer, lyricist, and author, who was particularly known for his Broadway orchestrations. The collection, which relates primarily to his career, includes holograph music manuscripts and printed scores from musicals, radio and television shows, and films; scripts; personal and business papers that include correspondence, clippings, and financial...

  8. Luther Henderson papers, circa 1930-2003

    approximately 17,250 items ; 134 containers ; 56 linear feet -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Luther Henderson was an American arranger, orchestrator, conductor, music director, and composer. He worked on over fifty Broadway musicals, including Ain't Misbehavin' and Jelly's Last Jam. He was a frequent arranger and orchestrator for Duke Ellington. The collection contains music manuscripts, correspondence, business and financial papers, photographs, promotional materials, clippings,...

  9. Gerry Mulligan collection, circa 1940-1994

    Approximately 200,000 items ; 160 containers ; 80.0 linear feet -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Gerry Mulligan (1927-1996) was an American jazz saxophonist, composer, arranger, and bandleader. The collection chiefly consists of scores, sketches, lead sheets, and instrumental parts for original compositions by Mulligan as well as for works by other composers. In many instances, there are multiple versions of Mulligan's best-known works. These music materials include manuscripts, holograph...

  10. Tommy Newsom arrangements, 1947-1999

    approximately 400 items ; 64 containers ; 28.5 linear feet -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Tommy Newsom (1929-2007) was a saxophonist, arranger, bandleader, and composer. The collection contains musical arrangements that he wrote for dance band, symphonic orchestra, and small ensemble. The arrangements include manuscripts, printed copies, and photocopies for both full scores and orchestral parts. Most of the music dates from his thirty-year stint with the Tonight Show band. A few of...