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Rutgers University NEA Jazz Oral History Project, 1971-1984

Collector:
Rutgers University Institute of Jazz Studies
Interviewee:
Greer, Sonny
Tizol, Juan
Ellington, Mercer Kennedy (musician) 1919-1996
Bigard, Barney
Williams, Cootie
Hibbler, Al
Subject:
Ellington, Duke 1899-1974
Terry, Clark
Physical description:
4.5 cu. ft.: 9 boxes
Type:
Audiotapes
Collection descriptions
Oral history
Transcripts
Place:
United States
Date:
1971
1971-1984
1970-2000
20th century
1970-1990
Summary:
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.
Cite as:
Rutgers University NEA Jazz Oral History Project, 1971-1984, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Topic:
Jazz
Music
Jazz Musicians
Musicians
Local number:
1990.3233 (NMAH Acc.)
Data Source:
Archives Center - NMAH

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