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Music, 1950s-1990s (continued)
Wish you well (continued)
By Numa Wood
Score, lead sheets, parts (violin 1, cello), lyric sheet
Laid in: notes
Includes strings arrangement by Bobby Watson
BOX-FOLDER 19/13 With you in mind
By Margo Goryan
Lead sheet
Lead sheet for "The morning after" on verso
BOX-FOLDER 31/12 Wives and lovers
Lyric sheet
Includes notes and sketch for "Variation on midnite"
BOX-FOLDER 31/13 Wjinia
By George Cables
Trumpet part
BOX-FOLDER 31/14 Wow
By Lennie Tristano
Lead sheet
BOX-FOLDER 31/15 The wrong blues
Music by Alec Wilder; lyrics by William Engvick
Piano-vocal score
BOX-FOLDER 31/16 X
Sketches
BOX-FOLDER 31/17 The X string quartet
By Daniel Bernard Roumain
Score, parts
Laid in: note from Roumain to USQ
For the Uptown String Quartet (not performed)
BOX-FOLDER 31/18 Yes dear
By Greg Lewis
Lead sheet
BOX-FOLDER 31/19 Yesterday's promises
By Al Abreu
Lead sheet
BOX-FOLDER 31/20 You
By Frank McCoy
Lead sheet
BOX-FOLDER 31/21 You
By Howlett Smith; lyrics by Lennoy Ruffin
Lead sheet
BOX-FOLDER 31/22 You and me
Lead sheet
BOX-FOLDER 25/15 You and me
Lead sheet (chords only)
Sketches for "Sis" on verso
BOX-FOLDER 31/23 You had better listen
By Jimmy Owens
Drum part
Lead sheet (chords only) for "Complicity" on verso
BOX-FOLDER 31/24 You lied
By Chèrié Ashcroft
Lead sheet
BOX-FOLDER 31/25 You must believe in spring
Music by Michel Legrand; lyrics by Marilyn and Alan Bergman
Lead sheet
BOX-FOLDER 31/26 Your ballad
By Cecil Bridgewater
Parts (violin 1-2, viola)
For the Uptown String Quartet
BOX-FOLDER 31/27 Your Continental touch
By Irving Fields
Lead sheet
BOX-FOLDER 31/28 You're my thrill
By Jay Gorney; lyrics by Sindey Clare
Published piano-vocal score with annotations, lead sheets (chords only)
BOX-FOLDER 31/29 You're so beautiful, Bermuda
By Gordon Thomas
Lead sheet
BOX-FOLDER 31/30 Unidentified
By Harold Blanchard
Lead sheet
In caption: March 12, 1969
BOX-FOLDER 31/31 Unidentified
By David Gage
Score
BOX-FOLDER 31/32 Unidentified
By David Gage
Score
BOX-FOLDER 31/33, 47/9 Unidentified
Scores, lead sheets, exercises, sketches, fragments, and parts, chiefly in hands other than MR
BOX 51-69 Writings and Interviews, 1954-2003
Articles, essays, interviews, lectures, notes, and other writings chiefly by or about Roach and Abbey Lincoln. The centerpiece of these materials is Roach's unfinished autobiography with Amiri Baraka, Making a Way Out of No Way, and the series of extensive, unpublished interviews that comprise the core of the manuscript drafts. Also included are a variety of screenplays, essays, poems, and other literary works by colleagues or associates of Roach.
Organized as four subseries. Arranged alphabetically within by author, title, or subject, as appropriate.
Autobiography with Amiri Baraka, 1978-1997
Working title: Making a way out of no way
BOX-FOLDER 51/1-7, 52/1-5 MR interviews with A. Baraka, 1995
Complete set of originals and draft revisions for seven interviews conducted between November 7 and December 11, 1995
BOX-FOLDER 52/6-12, 53/1-11 MR interviews with others, 1978-1995 and undated
Includes interviews with Dizzy Gillespie
BOX-FOLDER 53/12-13 MR lectures, 1993 and undated
Includes: "Jazz is a four letter word"
BOX-FOLDER 53/14-15, 54/1-7, 55/1-9 Draft materials and notebook, 1995-1997
Chiefly revised sections of A. Baraka's interviews with MR
Includes outlines and miscellaneous research materials
BOX-FOLDER 55/10-12, 56/1-2 Research materials, 1995-1997
Articles, citations, and scholarly papers
Topics: Dismal Swamp; Brooklyn; North Carolina, and others
Writings by Max Roach and Abbey Lincoln, 1954-2001
BOX-FOLDER 57/1-4 Articles and essays, 1963-1992 and undated
Includes: The basket case; I hate jazz; Jazz is a four letter word; Tour [Japan]
BOX-FOLDER 57/5-17 Interviews, 1978-1987
BOX-FOLDER 58/1-30 Interviews, 1988-1996
BOX-FOLDER 59/1-19 Interviews, 1997-2001 and undated
BOX-FOLDER 59/20-25 Lectures, 1976-1983, 1993
Drafts and miscellaneous notes
Includes: Jazz and drugs; Jazz is a four letter word; The political role of the African-American artist; The politics and economics of black music
BOX-FOLDER 60/1 Lyric sheets and poetry, undated
BOX-FOLDER 60/2-4 Miscellany, 1960s-1990s and undated
Chiefly notes about African Americans, civil rights, and jazz
BOX-FOLDER 60/5-8 Miscellany, 1960s-1990s and undated
BOX-FOLDER 60/9, 61/1-2 Notebooks, 1976-1994
Writings by others about Max Roach and Abbey Lincoln, 1963-2003
BOX-FOLDER 62/1 Crouch, Stanley, 1986
BOX-FOLDER 62/2 Ferencz, George, 1986-1987
BOX-FOLDER 62/3 Goldberg, Bill, 1981
MR discography
BOX-FOLDER 62/4 Holder, Laurence, 2000
BOX-FOLDER 62/5 Kofsky, Frank, undated
BOX-FOLDER 62/6 Lynch, Acklyn, 1976 and undated
BOX-FOLDER 62/7 McHennon?, Brian J., undated
BOX-FOLDER 62/8-10 Miscellaneous authors, 1963-1999
Articles, poetry for/about MR, and student papers for MR seminars
BOX-FOLDER 62/11 Monson, Ingrid, circa 1995?
BOX-FOLDER 62/13 Roach, Ayo, 1995
BOX-FOLDER 62/14 Stern, Chip, 1995-2003
BOX-FOLDER 62/15-16 Unidentified, undated
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