6 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Jazz musicians--Photographs.

  1. Don Christlieb photographs, 1940s-1980s

    32 items. 1 box. 0.25 linear feet. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.


    Don Christlieb (1912-2001) was an orchestral bassoonist, chamber musician, and innovative reed maker. He performed on more than 700 movie scores during the "Golden Age of Hollywood" as an employee of movie studios, namely 20th Century Fox. Christlieb was also an artist and photographer who frequently depicted his colleagues in his work. The collection consists of 32 prints made from his original photographs.

  2. Photographs from the Robert S. Altshuler collection, 1930s-1940s

    1,180 items (photographic prints) : black and white ; 8 x 10 in.. 4 containers. -- Recorded Sound Research Center, National Audio-Visual Conservation Center, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.


    The Photographs from the Robert S. Altshuler Collection contains images of performers from the big band era of jazz music, including Glenn Miller, the Andrews Sisters, Frank Sinatra, Harry James, Jimmie Lunceford, Benny Goodman, Count Basie, Louis Armstrong, Jack Teagarden, Tommy Dorsey, and Billie Holiday; together with their band members, featured singers, and fans.

  3. Dexter Gordon collection, circa 1940-1996

    approximately 7,550 items. 30 containers. 14 linear feet. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.


    Dexter Gordon was an American jazz tenor saxophonist, composer, and actor. The collection contains materials documenting his life and work, including biographical materials, correspondence, photographs, programs, clippings, business papers, scripts, awards, and honors. The collection also contains music composed by Gordon and others, including manuscript, holograph manuscript, printed, and photocopied scores, lead sheets, parts, and fragments of pieces. Many of the items are annotated.

  4. Max Roach papers, 1880-2012

    approximately 99,000 items. 199 containers. 23 mapcase folders. 124.5 linear feet. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.


    Max Roach was an American jazz drummer, composer, educator, and activist. The collection includes music manuscripts, writings, correspondence, business papers, photographs, programs, sound recordings, and other materials related to his career. It also contains a variety of materials pertaining to vocalist Abbey Lincoln and countless other jazz artists, including Miles Davis, Dizzy Gillespie, Charles Mingus, and Charlie Parker.

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  5. Bruce Lundvall papers, 1946-2012

    approximately 1,600 items. 13 containers. 10 linear feet. 2 mapcase folders. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.


    Bruce Lundvall was an American record company executive best known for his tenure as president and CEO of Blue Note Records. Lundvall was responsible for the revitalization of the label between 1984 and 2010, and signed many of the brightest stars in jazz and popular music, including Miles Davis, Stan Getz, Norah Jones, Wynton Marsalis, Willie Nelson, Cassandra Wilson, and countless others. The collection includes artist files, correspondence, photographs, promotional materials, and other items related to his career in the record industry.

  6. Sharon Preston-Folta collection on Lucille Preston and Louis Armstrong, 1940-2009

    approximately 340 items. 5 containers. 3 linear feet. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.


    Lucille "Sweets" Preston (1921-2020), a dancer at the Cotton Club and member of the vaudeville comedic duo Slim & Sweets, was an intimate partner of jazz legend Louis Armstrong beginning in the early 1950s. This collection consists of correspondence, photographs, and other materials formerly owned by their daughter Sharon Preston-Folta. The items document both the relationsip between "Satchmo" and Lucille Preston as well as Preston's colleagues in the entertainment industry.

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