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Ken Rattenbury Collection, 1967-1991

Collector:
Rattenbury, Ken 1920-
Composer:
Strayhorn, Billy (William Thomas) 1915-1967
Ellington, Duke 1899-1974
Interviewee:
Anderson, William "Cat" (musician) 1916-1981
Physical description:
0.16 cu. ft.: 1 box
Type:
Transcriptions
Collection descriptions
Theses
Audiotapes
Place:
United States
Date:
1967
1967-1991
20th century
Notes:
Professional musician, author of "Duke Ellington Jazz Composer", editor of "Crescendo International", and member/organizer of the music group "Jazz Five."
Summary:
Five cassette audiotapes, master's degree thesis, and Billy Strayhorn music transcription to Duke Ellington's "Lotus Blossom." Material documents the career and compositional techniques of Duke Ellington, and interviews with Duke Ellington and Cat Anderson.
Cite as:
Ken Rattenbury Collection, 1967-1992, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Topic:
Music
Jazz
Musicians
Jazz musicians
Local number:
1991.3001 (NMAH Acc.)
Data Source:
Archives Center - NMAH

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