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William Claxton Photographs

Creator:
Claxton, William  Search this
Names:
George Williams Brass Band.  Search this
Stan Kenton Band.  Search this
Armstrong, Louis, 1900-1971  Search this
Baker, Chet  Search this
Baker, Halima  Search this
Charles, Ray, 1930-  Search this
Charles, Roosevelt  Search this
Coleman, Ornette  Search this
Coltrane, John, 1926-1967  Search this
Davis, Miles  Search this
Ellington, Duke, 1899-1974  Search this
Evans, Bill, 1929-1980  Search this
Gillespie, Dizzy, 1917-1993  Search this
Jones, Elvin  Search this
Kenton, Stan  Search this
Monk, Thelonious  Search this
Mulligan, Gerry  Search this
Parker, Charlie, 1920-1955  Search this
Rollins, Sonny  Search this
Sinatra, Frank, 1915-1998  Search this
Washington, Dinah, 1924-1963  Search this
Webster, Ben  Search this
Williams, Cootie  Search this
Williams, Joe, 1918-  Search this
Extent:
1 Cubic foot (28 items)
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Photographs
Date:
1955-1960.
Summary:
Photographs consist of 16 x 20 inch silver gelatin; selenium-toned archival photographic prints of jazz musicians performing and recording music throughout the United States.
Scope and Contents:
The collection consists of 16 x 20-inch silver gelatin; selenium- toned archival photographic prints. It is divided into two series.

Series 1, Duke Ellington, 1955-1960, consists of Duke Ellington performing and recording music in Hollywood and Monterey, California and Las Vegas, Nevada, between 1955 and 1960. The photographs are arranged chronologically by date.

Series 2, Other Jazz Musicians and Singers, 1955-1970, consists of photographs of musicians and singers such as Charlie Parker, Sonny Rollins, John Coltrane, Chet Baker, Stan Kenton, Miles Davis, Dinah Washington, Cootie Williams, Thelonious Monk, Dizzy Gilliespie and Ray Charles. The performers are all photographed with their instruments. Photographs are arranged in chronological order.
Arrangement:
The collection is divided into two series.

Series 1: Duke Ellington, 1955-1960

Series 2: Other Jazz Musicians and Singers, 1955-1970
Biographical / Historical:
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Materials in the Archives Center, National Museum of American History:
Duke Ellington Collection, 1928-1988 (AC0301)

Herman Leonard Photoprints, 1948-1993 (AC0445)

Frank Driggs Collection of Duke Ellington Photographic Reference Prints [copy prints], 1923-1972 (AC389)

W. Royal Stokes Collection of Music Publicity Photoprints, Interviews and Posters circa 1970-2003 (AC0766)

Charismic Productions Records of Dizzy Gillespie, 1940s-1993 (AC0979)
Provenance:
Collection purchased on March 31, 1999.
Restrictions:
Collection is open for research. Gloves required with unprotected photographs.
Rights:
Copyright restrictions. Contact staff for information.
Topic:
Musicians -- 1950-1960 -- United States  Search this
Music -- West coast -- 1950-1960  Search this
Jazz  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs -- Black-and-white photoprints -- Silver gelatin -- 1950-2000
Citation:
William Claxton Photographs, 1951-1971, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.0695
See more items in:
William Claxton Photographs
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-0695
Additional Online Media:

Bill Evans at the Montreaux Jazz Festival [sound recording]

Performer:
Evans, Bill 1929-1980  Search this
Physical description:
1 phonograph record : analog, 33 1/3 rpm ; 12 in
Culture:
Americans  Search this
Type:
Musical sound recordings
Topic:
Jazz  Search this
Piano  Search this
Local number:
Verve 8762
Restrictions & Rights:
Restrictions on access. rrr
Data Source:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_356306

Sunday at the Village Vanguard [sound recording]

Performer:
Evans, Bill 1929-1980  Search this
Bill Evans Trio  Search this
Physical description:
1 phonograph record : analog, 33 1/3 rpm ; 12 in
Culture:
Americans  Search this
Anglo-American  Search this
Type:
Musical sound recordings
Topic:
Jazz  Search this
Piano  Search this
Local number:
Riverside 376
Restrictions & Rights:
Restrictions on access. rrr
Data Source:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_356304

Bill Evans Trio at Shelly's Manne-Hole, Hollywood, California [sound recording]

Performer:
Evans, Bill 1929-1980  Search this
Bill Evans Trio  Search this
Physical description:
1 phonograph record : analog, 33 1/3 rpm ; 12 in
Culture:
Americans  Search this
Anglo-American  Search this
Type:
Musical sound recordings
Topic:
Jazz  Search this
Piano  Search this
Local number:
Riverside 487
Restrictions & Rights:
Restrictions on access. rrr
Data Source:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_356307

Trio '65 [sound recording]

Performer:
Evans, Bill 1929-1980  Search this
Bill Evans Trio  Search this
Physical description:
1 phonograph record : analog, 33 1/3 rpm ; 12 in
Culture:
Americans  Search this
Anglo-American  Search this
Type:
Musical sound recordings
Date:
1965
Topic:
Jazz  Search this
Piano  Search this
Local number:
Verve 8613
Restrictions & Rights:
Restrictions on access. rrr
Data Source:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_356308

Bill Evans at Town Hall [sound recording]

Performer:
Bill Evans Trio  Search this
Evans, Bill 1929-1980  Search this
Physical description:
1 phonograph record : analog, 33 1/3 rpm ; 12 in
Culture:
Americans  Search this
Anglo-American  Search this
Type:
Musical sound recordings
Date:
1966
Topic:
Jazz  Search this
Piano  Search this
Local number:
Verve 8683
Restrictions & Rights:
Restrictions on access. rrr
Data Source:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_356309

Bill Evans Alone [sound recording]

Performer:
Evans, Bill 1929-1980  Search this
Physical description:
1 phonograph record : analog, 33 1/3 rpm ; 12 in
Culture:
Americans  Search this
Type:
Musical sound recordings
Place:
United States
Date:
1968
Topic:
Jazz  Search this
Piano  Search this
Local number:
Verve 8792
Restrictions & Rights:
Restrictions on access. rrr
Data Source:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_356925

Intermodulation [sound recording]

Performer:
Evans, Bill 1929-1980  Search this
Hall, Jim 1930-2013  Search this
Physical description:
1 phonograph record : analog, 33 1/3 rpm ; 12 in
Culture:
Americans  Search this
Anglo-American  Search this
Type:
Musical sound recordings
Topic:
Jazz  Search this
Piano  Search this
Guitar  Search this
Local number:
Verve 8655
Restrictions & Rights:
Restrictions on access. Listening only. No Duplication Allowed
Data Source:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_356305

Trio 64 [sound recording]

Performer:
Evans, Bill 1929-1980  Search this
Physical description:
1 phonograph record : analog, 33 1/3 rpm ; 12 in
Culture:
Americans  Search this
Type:
Musical sound recordings
Place:
United States
New York (N.Y.)
Date:
1964
Topic:
Jazz  Search this
Piano  Search this
Local number:
Verve 8578
Restrictions & Rights:
Restrictions on access. rrr
Data Source:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_356933

The Bill Evans Album [sound recording]

Artist:
Evans, Bill 1929-1980  Search this
Physical description:
1 phonograph record : analog, 33 1/3 rpm ; 12 in
Culture:
Americans  Search this
Type:
Musical sound recordings
Place:
United States
Topic:
Jazz  Search this
Piano  Search this
Local number:
Columbia 30885
Restrictions & Rights:
Restrictions on access. rrr
Data Source:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_358267

Nirvana [sound recording]

Performer:
Evans, Bill 1929-1980  Search this
Mann, Herbie 1930-2003  Search this
Physical description:
1 phonograph record : analog, 33 1/3 rpm ; 12 in
Culture:
Americans  Search this
Type:
Musical sound recordings
Place:
United States
Topic:
Jazz  Search this
Flute  Search this
Piano  Search this
Local number:
Atlantic 1426
Restrictions & Rights:
Restrictions on access. rrr
Data Source:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_358634

Waltz for Debby [sound recording]

Performer:
Evans, Bill 1929-1980  Search this
Physical description:
1 phonograph record : analog, 33 1/3 rpm ; 12 in
Culture:
Americans  Search this
Type:
Musical sound recordings
Place:
United States
Topic:
Jazz  Search this
Piano  Search this
Local number:
Riverside 9399
Restrictions & Rights:
Restrictions on access. rrr
Data Source:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_359047

Portrait in Jazz [sound recording]

Performer:
Evans, Bill 1929-1980  Search this
Physical description:
1 phonograph record : analog, 33 1/3 rpm ; 12 in
Culture:
Americans  Search this
Type:
Musical sound recordings
Place:
United States
Topic:
Jazz  Search this
Piano  Search this
Local number:
Riverside 12315
Restrictions & Rights:
Restrictions on access. Listening only. No Duplication Allowed
Data Source:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_359052

Explorations [sound recording]

Performer:
Evans, Bill 1929-1980  Search this
Physical description:
1 phonograph record : analog, 33 1/3 rpm ; 12 in
Culture:
Americans  Search this
Type:
Musical sound recordings
Place:
United States
Topic:
Jazz  Search this
Piano  Search this
Local number:
Riverside 351
Restrictions & Rights:
Restrictions on access. Listening only. No Duplication Allowed
Data Source:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_359053

Bill Evans : how my heart sings / Peter Pettinger

Author:
Pettinger, Peter 1945-  Search this
Subject:
Evans, Bill 1929-1980  Search this
Physical description:
xiii, 346 p. : ill. ; 25 cm
Type:
Biography
Place:
United States
Date:
1998
C1998
Topic:
Pianists  Search this
Jazz musicians  Search this
Call number:
CT275.E91 P53 1998
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_549914

Kind of Blue [sound recording]

Performer:
Davis, Miles  Search this
Cobb, Jimmy  Search this
Adderley, Cannonball  Search this
Chambers, Paul 1935-1969  Search this
Coltrane, John 1926-1967  Search this
Kelly, Wynton  Search this
Evans, Bill 1929-1980  Search this
Physical description:
1 phonograph record : analog, 33 1/3 rpm ; 12 in
Culture:
Americans  Search this
African American  Search this
Type:
Musical sound recordings
Place:
United States
Topic:
Jazz  Search this
Trumpet  Search this
Saxophone  Search this
Local number:
Columbia 8163
Restrictions & Rights:
Restrictions on access. rrr
Data Source:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_358330

Jazz At the Plaza: The Miles Davis Sextet Vol. I [sound recording]

Performer:
Davis, Miles  Search this
Adderley, Cannonball  Search this
Coltrane, John 1926-1967  Search this
Chambers, Paul 1935-1969  Search this
Jones, Philly Joe  Search this
Evans, Bill 1929-1980  Search this
Producer:
Macero, Teo 1925-2008  Search this
Physical description:
1 phonograph record : analog, 33 1/3 rpm ; 12 in
Culture:
Americans  Search this
Type:
Musical sound recordings
Place:
New York (N.Y.)
United States
Topic:
Jazz  Search this
Trumpet  Search this
Saxophone  Search this
Local number:
Columbia 32470
Restrictions & Rights:
Restrictions on access. rrr
Data Source:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_358342

Jazz piano. [Volume] IV [sound recording] : a Smithsonian collection

Author:
Williams, Martin T  Search this
Lewis, John 1920-2001 prf  Search this
Weston, Randy, 1926- prf  Search this
Bryant, Ray 1931 Dec. 24- prf  Search this
Evans, Bill 1929-1980 prf  Search this
Tyner, McCoy prf  Search this
Corea, Chick prf  Search this
Jarrett, Keith prf  Search this
Hancock, Herbie 1940- prf  Search this
Smithsonian Collection of Recordings (Organization)  Search this
Bill Evans Trio prf  Search this
Physical description:
1 sound disc (57 min, 10 sec.) : digital, mono., stereo. ; 4 3/4 in
Type:
Sound recordings
Date:
1989
1924
P1989
Topic:
Piano music (Jazz)  Search this
Jazz  Search this
Call number:
disc 000308
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_634195

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