3 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Jazz vocals.

  1. Ella Fitzgerald collection, 1956-1992

    23,500 items. 285 containers. 176 linear feet. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Ella Fitzgerald (1917-1996) was a popular and highly-respected American jazz and pop vocalist and recording artist. The Ella Fitzgerald Collection chiefly consists of musical arrangements made for her by more than fifty arrangers and orchestrators. Arrangers whose works are found in this collection include Buddy Bregman, Benny Carter, Frank DeVol, Russ Garcia, Billy May, Marty Paich, Nelson Riddle, and Gerald Wilson. The arrangements consist of a combination of full scores and parts, and are often accompanied by piano-conductor short scores, reduced scores, lead sheets, and lyric sheets. Music is found in the form of manuscripts, printed music, photocopies, and ozalids, often in multiple or different versions. In addition, the collection contains repertoire and program lists and other miscellaneous material, including a minimal amount of correspondence and photographs.

  2. Anita O'Day papers, 1939-2004

    1,200 items. 20 containers. 8 linear feet. 275 digital files (9.22 GB). -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Anita O'Day was an American jazz vocalist. The collection primarily consists of manuscript scores, lead sheets, parts, and annotated sheet music for arrangements of popular songs and jazz standards performed by O'Day throughout her career. In addition, it contains a small amount of photographs, correspondence, clippings, scrapbook pages, honors and awards, posters, and publicity materials.

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  3. Carmen McRae collection of musical arrangements and other materials, 1931-1993

    approximately 1,000 items. 47 containers. 20 linear feet. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Carmen Mercedes McRae (1920-1994) was an American jazz vocalist, pianist, composer, and recording artist. The papers chiefly contain musical arrangements and lead sheets for approximately 800 songs. While many of the arrangements include both full scores and parts, the majority are lead sheets or parts used for her small group performances. The papers also include a small amount of correspondence, photographs, song lists, program notes, and promotional materials.

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