3 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Jazz musicians--Portraits.

  1. Edward Beach collection, 1940-1975

    circa 150 items ; 9 boxes ; 5 linear feet. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    The collection consists exclusively of photographs and other iconography of musicians. Primarily, the images are of jazz musicians; also represented are a few notable figures from other musical and artistic disciplines. The bulk of the material dated from the 1950s through the mid-1970s; one photograph is dated 1940. Of particular interest are images of: Louis Armstrong; William "Count" Basie;...

  2. Charles Mingus collection, 1939-1979

    approximately 15,000 items ; 84 boxes ; 13 linear feet. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Charles Mingus was an African American jazz bassist and composer. The collection includes manuscript and printed music by Mingus and others; writings by and about Mingus; business papers; articles and clippings; books and pamphlets; programs; promotional materials; photographs of Mingus, his family, and colleagues, such as Eric Dolphy, Dannie Richmond, Max Roach, Oscar Pettiford, and Miles...

  3. Chet Baker materials from the papers of Diane Vavra, 1970-1989

    108 items ; 2 boxes ; 1.7 linear feet. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Chet Baker was an American jazz trumpeter whose early success in the 1950s was due not only to his musical talents, but also to his model good looks. He rose to prominence as a member of baritone saxophonist Gerry Mulligan's quartet and later established himself as acclaimed vocalist during the 1950s. Baker began an on-again, off-again relationship with Diane Vavra in 1970 and was with her...