2 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) McRae, Carmen.

  1. Glenda Abdoo and Ken Crawford papers from the Kurt Weisbecker collection, 1931-2006

    0.8 linear feet (3 boxes, approximately 350 items). -- Recorded Sound Research Center, Motion Picture, Broadcasting, and Recorded Sound Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    The Glenda Abdoo and Ken Crawford papers from the Kurt Weisbecker collection consists of correspondence, greeting cards, photographs, and other material highlighting the relationship between Pittsburgh-area jazz fans/collectors Glenda Abdoo and Ken Crawford, and notable jazz performers from the 1950's and 1960s.

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  2. 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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