3 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Parker, Charlie, 1920-1955.

  1. 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.

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  2. 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.

  3. Med Flory arrangements for Supersax, 1970s-1980s

    31 items. 1 container. 1.5 linear feet. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Med Flory was an American saxophonist, bandleader, actor, and screenwriter. He began working on arrangements of Charlie Parker choruses in 1956 and eventually founded Supersax in 1972, an ensemble dedicated to the performance of Parker's repertoire. The collection contains manuscript scores and several parts for Flory's arrangements for Supersax.