5 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Big band music--Scores.

  1. Jerry Valburn collection on Duke Ellington, 1924-1989

    approximately 1,100 items. 17 containers. 11 linear feet. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Jerry Valburn was an avid collector of sound recordings and other materials related to Duke Ellington. The Jerry Valburn Collection on Duke Ellington consists of printed music, photographs, programs, promotional material, articles, clippings, and other items. These materials trace Duke Ellington's professional career as a bandleader and his rise as a prominent figure in the development of jazz and its history.

  2. Sammy Nestico papers, 1950-2007

    approximately 8,500 items. 97 containers. 33.5 linear feet. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Sammy Nestico (1924-2021) was an American jazz composer, arranger, and conductor. With a career spanning more than eight decades, he published approximately 600 arrangements and original compositions, released twelve solo albums, and conducted or composed for numerous collaborative efforts. This collection primarily consists of printed and copyist scores and parts for his solo albums, jazz ensembles, concert band, chamber ensembles, string orchestra, and chorus.

  3. Charlie Barnet collection of big band arrangements, 1939-1949

    approximately 650 items. 37 containers. 18 linear feet. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Charlie Barnet (1913-1991) was an American bandleader, jazz saxophonist, composer, and arranger. The collection contains musical arrangements for approximately 650 songs and instrumental numbers used by Barnet and his band. The majority of these arrangements are represented by full scores, though thirty-seven are represented by parts only, and an additional thirty-one include both a full score and parts. Approximately fifty arrangers are represented in the collection, including Billy May, Andy Gibson, George Siravo, and Conn Humphries.

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  4. 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 the arrangements are by other arrangers and are identified as such.

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  5. Music of Machito and his Afro-Cubans, 1930s-1980s

    approximately 1,600 items . 22 containers. 8 linear feet. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Latin jazz musician and band leader Machito, formally known as Francisco "Frank" Raúl Gutiérrez Grillo, (circa 1908-1984) was active on the New York City jazz scene with his innovative band the Afro-Cubans from 1940 to the early 1980s, forming an influential legacy that includes salsa music and Afro-Cuban jazz. The collection contains approximately 150 manuscript and published compositions and arrangements performed by the ensemble, as well as clippings, papers, a concert poster, and maracas.