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Dexter Gordon collection, circa 1940-1996

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BOX 1-2 Biographical Materials
Materials relating to Gordon’s personal life, including an unpublished autobiography, promotional materials, and a memorial book.
BOX-FOLDER 1/1 Funeral and memorial arrangements for Dexter Gordon
BOX-FOLDER 1/2 Ms. Management press kit
BOX-FOLDER 1/3 Press releases, assorted
BOX-FOLDER 1/4 'Round Midnight promotional materials
BOX-FOLDER 1/5 Vignettes ("The Saga of Society Red")
Autobiographical notes.
BOX-FOLDER 2/3 Memorial book, 1990
BOX-FOLDER 2/4 Mosnes, Terje. Jazz i molde. Ålesund: Nordvest-informasjon, 1980.
BOX 2 Awards and Honors, 1977-1990
Awards, honors, and citations given to Dexter Gordon.
BOX-FOLDER 2/1-2 Various awards and honors, 1977-1990
BOX 3-4, 21, 23-24 Music
Music composed and arranged by Dexter Gordon and by others. Contains manuscripts and photocopies of full scores, parts and lead sheets.
Arranged alphabetically by title where possible.
BOX 3-4, 21, 23 Music Composed by Dexter Gordon
BOX-FOLDER 3/1 A la modal
BOX-FOLDER 21/1 Bananas (oversize)
BOX-FOLDER 3/2 Bikini
BOX-FOLDER 3/3 Bossa Nova
BOX-FOLDER 3/4 Boston Bernie
BOX-FOLDER 3/5 Cao Purange
BOX-FOLDER 3/6 Clubhouse
BOX-FOLDER 3/7 Dedication
BOX-FOLDER 3/8 Ernie’s tune
BOX-FOLDER 3/9 Evergreenish
BOX-FOLDER 3/10 Fenja
BOX-FOLDER 3/11 Fried bananas
BOX-FOLDER 3/12 The group
BOX-FOLDER 3/13 Hanky panky
BOX-FOLDER 3/14 Montmartre
BOX-FOLDER 23/1 Montmartre
Concert score (oversize)
BOX-FOLDER 23/2 Montmartre
Photocopy of concert score (oversize)
BOX-FOLDER 3/15 Mrs. Miniver
BOX-FOLDER 3/16 The panther
BOX-FOLDER 3/17 Rainbow people
BOX-FOLDER 23/3 Rainbow people
Concert score (oversize)
BOX-FOLDER 23/4 Rainbow people
Photocopy of concert score (oversize)
BOX-FOLDER 3/18 Red top
BOX-FOLDER 3/19 Society Red
BOX-FOLDER 3/20 Soy Califas!
BOX-FOLDER 3/21 Tivoli
BOX-FOLDER 3/22 Valse Robin
BOX-FOLDER 3/23 Winter’s calling
BOX-FOLDER 3/24 Arrangements of Gordon's music by others
BOX-FOLDER 4/1 Dexter Gordon compositions
Photocopies of printed sheets
Arranged alphabetically by title.
BOX 4 Music Manuscripts Gordon Carried in his Briefcase
Manuscripts handwritten by Dexter Gordon
Arranged alphabetically by title. All by Gordon, except where noted otherwise.
BOX-FOLDER 4/2 A la modal
For piano; 1 p. and For bass; 2 p.
On back of piano part: Sticky wicket. Separate fragment included with bass part.
BOX-FOLDER 4/3 Le apartment
For piano; 1 p.
BOX-FOLDER 4/4 Benjie's bounce
For piano; 1 p.
BOX-FOLDER 4/5 Candle light lady
For piano; 1 p.
BOX-FOLDER 4/6 The group
For tenor sax; 2 p.
BOX-FOLDER 4/7 Happy madness, by Jobim.
1 p.
On back is Catalonian Nights (1 p.).
BOX-FOLDER 4/8 Mrs. Miniver
For piano; 1 p.
BOX-FOLDER 4/9 Purple eyes
For bass; 1 p.
Fragment on back.
BOX-FOLDER 4/10 Soy Califas!
For piano and bass; 2 p.
BOX-FOLDER 4/11 Sticky wicket
Intro fragment.
BOX-FOLDER 4/12 You've changed, by Fischer/Carey
For piano; 1 p.
On back: Montmartre (not in Gordon's hand).
BOX 4, 21, 24 Music by Others
BOX-FOLDER 24/1 Hour of victory, by James T. Anderson
BOX-FOLDER 24/2 Arrangements by Emmett (Lee) Bailey
BOX-FOLDER 24/3 Ellingtones by David N. Baker
BOX-FOLDER 21/2 East St. Louis Toodle-oo, by Duke Ellington; arr. by David N. Baker (oversize)
BOX-FOLDER 21/3 Now sounds and then sounds and Songs for an African family, by M.D. Reita (oversize)
BOX-FOLDER 24/4 Unidentified music
BOX-FOLDER 24/5 Miscellaneous parts
BOX-FOLDER 24/6 Music from the film 'Round Midnight
BOX 24 Printed Music
BOX-FOLDER 24/7 Printed sheet music by various composers
BOX-FOLDER 24/8 Gordon, Dexter; solos transcribed by Lennie Niehaus. Jazz saxophone solos. Los Angeles, Calif.: Almo Publications, 1979
BOX-FOLDER 24/9 Photocopied pages from Carl Fischer instructional book
BOX 5-7, 29 Correspondence, 1960-1988
General, family, and business correspondence.
Arranged alphabetically by correspondent, except for box 29 which is arranged chronologically.
BOX 29 Correspondence primarily between Dexter Gordon, agent Bob Leonard, and Blue Note Records executives Francis Wolff and Alfred Lion, 1960-1967
1 3-ring album inside slipcase containing sleeves that house correspondence
BOX-FOLDER 5/1 A. L. Nellum and Associates
BOX-FOLDER 5/2 Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences
BOX-FOLDER 5/3 Aebersold, Jamey
BOX-FOLDER 5/4 Allen, Roz Kirkland
BOX-FOLDER 5/5 American Cinematheque
BOX-FOLDER 5/6 American Federation of Musicians
BOX-FOLDER 5/7 Angello, Terri
Annenberg, Norman see Silverman, Bernice
BOX-FOLDER 5/8 Associated Booking Corporation
BOX-FOLDER 5/9 Baldwin, [Pappy]
BOX-FOLDER 5/10 Barkan, Todd
BOX-FOLDER 5/11 Bentley, Charles
BOX-FOLDER 5/12 Berganza, Gustavo Adolfo
BOX-FOLDER 5/13 Berman, Sandy
BOX-FOLDER 5/14 Bernard, Alain
BOX-FOLDER 5/15 Bernice, Norman
BOX-FOLDER 5/16 Berry, Lee
BOX-FOLDER 5/17 Bethea, Mingo
BOX-FOLDER 5/18 Bettelheim, Wilhelm
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