6 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Musicians--United States--Photographs.

  1. Leonard Bernstein collection, circa 1900-1995

    around 400,000 items. 1,723 boxes. 710 linear feet. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Leonard Bernstein was an American composer, conductor, writer, lecturer, and pianist. The collection contains correspondence, photographs, writings, personal business papers, the archives from his corporate identity, Amberson Inc., scrapbooks, clippings and press materials, programs, datebooks and schedules, iconography, address books, and fan mail. In addition, it contains music manuscripts for many of his compositions, including The Age of Anxiety (Symphony no. 2); Candide; Chichester Psalms; Fancy Free; Jeremiah (Symphony no. 1); On the Waterfront; Prelude, Fugue and Riffs; Serenade after Plato's "Symposium"; Trouble in Tahiti; West Side Story; and Wonderful Town.

  2. Max Roach papers, 1880-2012

    approximately 98,750 items. 195 containers. 122 linear feet. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    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.

  3. Bruce Lundvall papers, 1946-2012

    approximately 1,600 items. 9 containers. 6.5 linear feet. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    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.

  4. Dexter Gordon collection, circa 1940-1996

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

    Summary:

    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.

  5. American Folk Blues Festival photograph collection, 1962-1965

    1 folder; 2.5 linear inches (1 box). 68 photographs : digital prints, black and white, color ; 8 x 10 in. . -- American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    This collection is a copyright deposit by Stephanie Wiesand of her photographs of the American Folk Blues Festival. The American Folk Blues Festival, promoted by German blues enthusiasts Horst Lippmann and Fritz Rau during the 1960s, brought American blues musicians to Europe for live concerts and studio performances. This collection of photographs of American blues musicians, taken by Stephanie Wiesand from 1962 to 1965, documented blues performances during television tapings at Südwestfunk, a television station in Baden-Baden, Germany.

  6. Sharon Preston-Folta collection of Louis Armstrong correspondence, 1946-1973

    36 items. 1 container. .25 linear feet. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    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 33 letters and 3 photographs, formerly owned by their daughter Sharon Preston-Folta, that document the relationsip between "Satchmo" and Lucille Preston during this period.