Charismic Productions Records of Dizzy Gillespie, 1940s-1993
Gillespie, Dizzy 1917-1993
21 cu. ft. : 21 boxes
Jazz trumpeter, bandleader, singer, and composer.
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.
Charismic Productions Records of Dizzy Gillespie, 1940s-1993, Archives Center, National Museum of American History. Gift of Charles Fishman