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BOX 66, 74 Subject Files, 1938-1995
Chiefly writings, financial documents, and biographical materials.
Arranged alphabetically by subject.
BOX-FOLDER 66/1-5 Biographical materials, 1938-1967 and undated
Biographies and personal documents
BOX-FOLDER 66/6-9 Financial documents, 1940s , 1978 , 1993-1995
Bank statements, bank books, and cancelled checks
BOX-FOLDER 66/10 Iconography, 1985
Drawings by E. Walker
BOX-FOLDER 74/1 Iconography, 1954
Drawing in charcoal, entitled "Laurindo at Al Williams Papagayo S. F."
BOX-FOLDER 66/11 Itineraries, 1978 , 1987-1992
BOX-FOLDER 66/12 Laurindo Almeida's Guitar World, 1971
BOX-FOLDER 66/13 Miscellany, 1963 , 1981
BOX-FOLDER 66/14 Montreaux International Jazz Festival, 1979
BOX-FOLDER 66/15 Play along with Laurindo Almeida, 1980
BOX-FOLDER 66/16-18 Recordings, 1969-1991?
Cue sheets, radio playlists, and other materials
BOX-FOLDER 66/19 Segovia, Andrés, 1959, 1978-1986
BOX-FOLDER 66/20-25 Writings (by Almeida), 1952-1954 and undated
BOX-FOLDER 66/26-27 Writings (by others, about Almeida), 1973, 1993
BOX 67-69 Scrapbooks, 1930s-1990s
Bound volumes of clippings, photographs, and promotional materials.
BOX-FOLDER 67/1-3 1933-1952
Includes: Jack Costanza, Harry Divito, Jack Duarte, Irv Kluger, Jack Mason, Al Porcino, Radio Sâo Paulo, Samba Kings, Stan Kenton Orchestra, Ray Wetzel, Kai Winding
BOX-FOLDER 68/1-3 1952-1968
Contains several later photos
Includes: Maria Almeida, Sammy Davis Jr., Salli Terri
BOX-FOLDER 69/2-4 1930s-1990s
Includes: Deltra Almeida, Maria Almeida, Chico Alvarez, Leo Brouwer, Jack Duarte, Ray Brown, Fernando Lamas, Stan Kenton, David Raksin
BOX-FOLDER 69/1 The guitar, 1950s-1970s and undated
BOX 70-72, 74 Photographs, 1912-1990s
Chiefly images of Almeida alone or with various musical figures.
Arranged first by subject, then alphabetically therein where appropriate.
Laurindo Almeida, alone
BOX-FOLDER 70/1 Early career
BOX-FOLDER 70/2-4, 72/1-2 Early / mid-career
BOX-FOLDER 70/5-8, 72/3-6, 74/2 Late career
Laurindo Almeida, with others
BOX-FOLDER 70/9-10, 72/7, 74/3 Almeida, Deltra
BOX-FOLDER 70/11 Bohemian Club
BOX-FOLDER 70/12 Brown, Ray
BOX-FOLDER 70/13 Castelnuovo-Tedesco, Mario
BOX-FOLDER 70/14 Constanza, Jack
BOX-FOLDER 70/15 Hayworth, Rita
BOX-FOLDER 70/16, 72/8 L.A. Four
Includes: Ray Brown, Jeff Hamilton, Bud Shank
BOX-FOLDER 70/17 Lawrence, Ray
BOX-FOLDER 70/18 Manne, Shelly
BOX-FOLDER 71/1 Miscellaneous people
Arranged chronologically
Includes: Deltra Almeida, Eddie Bert, Buddy Childers, Bob Cooper, Jack Costanza, Monty Budwig, Vic Feldman, Plas Johnson, Pete Rugolo, Billy Taylor
BOX-FOLDER 72/9-10 Miscellaneous people
Recording session for the film, Goya
BOX-FOLDER 71/2-3 Miscellaneous people
BOX-FOLDER 71/4 Scharf, Walter
BOX-FOLDER 71/5 Segovia, Andrés
BOX-FOLDER 71/6 Takahasji, Isao
BOX-FOLDER 71/7 Temianka, Henri
BOX-FOLDER 71/8 Villa-Lobos, Heitor
Other people
BOX-FOLDER 71/9 Almeida, Deltra
BOX-FOLDER 71/10 Carter, Benny
BOX-FOLDER 74/4 Hayworth, Rita
BOX-FOLDER 71/11 Jeffries, Herb
Includes: Deltra Almeida
BOX-FOLDER 71/12 Manne, Shelly
Includes: Deltra Almeida, Bud Shank
BOX-FOLDER 71/13 Schweitzer, Albert
BOX-FOLDER 71/14 Segovia, Andrés
BOX-FOLDER 71/15 Unidentified
BOX-FOLDER 71/16 Almeida home interior
BOX-FOLDER 71/17 Almeida's hands, playing guitar
BOX-FOLDER 71/18 Laurindo Almeida Latin percussion instruments and rhythms
BOX-FOLDER 71/19 Promotional album collage
BOX 73, 75-81 Realia, 1955-1981
Plaques for Almeida's Grammy Award nominations, as well as a variety of lacquered, wood-mounted LP album covers. Asterisks next to titles denote Grammy Award winners.
BOX 75 Plaques, 1959-1964
10 plaques
  • 1959: Danzas. Best Classical Performance: Instrumental Soloist
  • 1960: Conversations with the Guitar.* Best Classical Performance: Chamber Music
  • 1960: The Spanish Guitars of Laurindo Almeida.* Best Classical Performance: Instrumental Soloist or Duo
  • 1961: Discantus.* Best Contemporary Classical Composition
  • 1961: Reverie for Spanish Guitars. Album of the Year: Classical
  • 1961: Reverie for Spanish Guitars.* Best Classical Performance: Instrumental Soloist or Duo
  • 1962: The Intimate Bach. Best Classical Performance: Chamber Music [with Virginia Majewski and Vincent de Rosa]
  • 1962: Viva Bossa Nova! Best Jazz Performance: Soloist or Small Group
  • 1962: Viva Bossa Nova! Best Performance by an Orchestra: For Dancing [this plaque has been altered to indicate Guitar from Ipanema, 1965]
  • 1964: Collaboration. Best Instrumental Jazz Performance: Small Group or Soloist with Small Group
BOX 73 Plaques, 1972-1981
3 plaques
  • 1972: The Art of Laurindo Almeida. Best Classical Performance: Instrumental Soloist or Soloists
  • 1978: Laurindo Almeida Trio. Best Latin Recording
  • 1981: Brazilian Soul. Best Latin Recording [with Charlie Byrd]
LP covers
BOX 76 Contemporary Creations for Spanish Guitar
BOX 76 Danzas!
BOX 77 Duets with the Spanish Guitar
BOX 77 Flamenco
BOX 78 For My True Love
BOX 78 Guitar Music of Spain
BOX 79 The Intimate Bach
BOX 79 It's a Bossa Nova World
BOX 80 Laurindo Almeida Quartet, vol. 2
BOX 80 Night in Madrid
BOX 81 Ole! Bossa Nova!
BOX 81 Softly, the Brazilian Sound

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