Rutgers University NEA Jazz Oral History Project, 1971-1984
Rutgers University Institute of Jazz Studies
Ellington, Mercer Kennedy (musician) 1919-1996
Ellington, Duke 1899-1974
4.5 cu. ft.: 9 boxes
160 7" reel-to-reel audiotapes and 12 transcriptions of 15 oral history interviews with prominent jazz musicians and their professional relationships with Duke Ellington. Tapes are copies of originals at Rutgers.
Interviewees include Sonny Greer, Russell Procope, Clark Terry, Juan Tizol, Tom Whaley, Cootie Williams, Marshal Royal, Big Joe Turner, Jimmy Jones, Quentin Jackson, Barney Bigard, Charlie Barnet, Lawrence Brown, Red Callender, Al Hibbler, Irving Mills, Ray Nance, and Mercer Ellington.
Rutgers University NEA Jazz Oral History Project, 1971-1984, Archives Center, National Museum of American History