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Charismic Productions Records of Dizzy Gillespie, 1940s-1993

Composer:
Gillespie, Dizzy 1917-1993
Donor:
Fishman, Charles
Physical description:
21 cu. ft. : 21 boxes
Type:
Audiovisual materials
Collection descriptions
Awards
Business records
Clippings
Financial records
Music
Photographs
Posters
Manuscripts
Place:
United States
Date:
1940
1940-1993
1940s-1993
20th century
1940-2000
Notes:
Jazz trumpeter, bandleader, singer, and composer.
Summary:
Primarily photographs, audiovisual materials, and business records; also some music manuscripts, posters, and awards. The photographs depict Gillespie's performances, personal life, tours, other musicians with whom he played, friends and family, and significant events in his life. The audiovisual materials include audio and video materials from performances and studio sessions. The business records are primarily from the years during which Charles Fishman was Gillespie's manager, and include correspondence, financial documents, contracts, itineraries, concert programs, publicity, and news clippings and articles.
Cite as:
Charismic Productions Records of Dizzy Gillespie, 1940s-1993, Archives Center, National Museum of American History. Gift of Charles Fishman
Topic:
Jazz musicians
Trumpet players
Music
Local number:
2007.3020 (NMAH Acc.)
Restrictions:
Unrestricted research access on site by appointment. Unprotected photographs must be handled with gloves
Data Source:
Archives Center - NMAH

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