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Photograph of a trumpet player and a trombone player

Photograph by:
Swisher, American  Search this
Subject of:
Unidentified Man or Men  Search this
Medium:
unidentified
Dimensions:
H x W: 9 5/8 × 7 9/16 in. (24.4 × 19.2 cm)
Type:
photographs
portraits
Place captured:
Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, United States, North and Central America
Date:
early to mid 20th century
Topic:
African American  Search this
Entertainers  Search this
Instrumentalists (Musicians)  Search this
Marching bands (Music)  Search this
Photography  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2015.97.38.17
Restrictions & Rights:
Unknown - Restrictions Possible
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Media Arts-Photography
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2015.97.38.17
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Hommage à Bessie Smith

Maker:
Iba N'Diaye, 1928-2008, Senegal  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 132.2 × 197.2 × 4 cm (52 1/16 × 77 5/8 × 1 9/16 in.)
Type:
Painting
Geography:
Senegal
Date:
1987
Topic:
musical instrument  Search this
male  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Mme. Diouf and museum purchase
Object number:
2002-13-1
Restrictions & Rights:
© 1987 Iba N'Diaye
See more items in:
National Museum of African Art Collection
On View:
NMAfA, First Level North Galleries (1130-1134)
Data Source:
National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_2002-13-1

Charismic Productions Records of Dizzy Gillespie

Creator:
Gillespie, Dizzy, 1917-1993  Search this
Fishman, Charles  Search this
Extent:
20 Cubic feet ( 31 boxes, 2 map folders)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Awards
Business records
Clippings
Manuscripts
Financial records
Photographs
Music
Posters
Audiovisual materials
Date:
1940-2006
bulk 1987-1993
Summary:
Collection documents the career of noted American jazz musician Dizzy Gillespie, through a donation from his former manager, Charles Fishman.
Scope and Contents:
The collection primarily documents Charles Fishman's tenure as Gillespie's manager, 1985-1993, and is composed of business records. There is also a significant amount of personal material and photographs from the 1940s-1980s, much of which was saved by Mr. Fishman when Dizzy Gillespie wanted to throw these materials away or take them home.
Arrangement:
The collection is divided into eleven series.

Series 1: Personal Materials, 1988-1993

Series 2: Correspondence, 1987-2002

Series 3: Business Files, 1979-2001

Series 4: Contracts, 1989-1993

Series 5: Performance Programs, 1984-1987

Series 6: Awards and Honors, 1989-1991

Series 7: Music Manuscripts, undated

Series 8: Photographs, 1941-1993

Subseries 8.1: Dizzy Gillespie, 1941-1992

Subseries 8.2: Albums, 1988-1993

Subseries 8.3: Other Artrists, undated

Subseries 8.4: Negatives, undated

Series 9: Newspaper clippings and magazine articles, 1958-2000, undated

Series 10: Artwork and Posters, 1987-2006

Subseries 10.1: Artwork, 1990-2004

Subseries 10.2: Posters, 1987-2006

Series 11: Audio Visual Materials, 1950-1992
Biographical / Historical:
Born in South Carolina in 1917, John Birks "Dizzy" Gillespie was a master jazz trumpeter, bandleader, singer, and composer. In the 1940s, he was one of the principal developers of both bebop and Afro-Cuban jazz. Through the multitudes of musicians with whom he played and who he encouraged, he was one of the most influential players in the history of jazz.

The youngest of nine children, Gillespie was exposed to music by his father, a part-time bandleader who kept all his band's instruments at home, where young Gillespie tried them out. At age twelve, he received a music scholarship to the Laurinburg Institute in North Carolina, where he played trumpet in the school band. In 1935, at age eighteen, he moved to Philadelphia and joined his first band, where his clownish onstage behavior and sense of humor earned him his nickname, "Dizzy." Thereafter, he was almost constantly joining and leaving, or forming and disbanding, bands of various size and style, as he set out to first hone his talent, then to develop his own creative innovations and to publish his recordings, and then to fulfill his lifelong desire to lead his own band. Along the way, he played with, collaborated with, encouraged, and influenced, all of the major – and most of the minor – jazz musicians of his age, including Charlie Parker, Duke Ellington, Ella Fitzgerald, Benny Carter, Billy Eckstine, Cab Calloway, and John Coltrane.

In 1937, Gillespie moved to New York, where he joined Teddy Hill's band; with Hill he made his first overseas tour, to England and France. By 1939, he had joined Cab Calloway's band and also had received his first exposure to Afro-Cuban music. In 1940, Gillespie met Charlie "Bird" Parker, Thelonious Monk, and Kenny Clarke and together they began developing a distinctive, more complex style of jazz that became known as bebop or bop. In the early 1940s, Gillespie made several recordings of this new sound. In 1945, he formed and led his own big band, which was quickly downsized into a quintet due to financial problems. He was able to reform the band the next year and keep it together for four years, but it was disbanded in 1950. During this time, he began to incorporate Latin and Cuban rhythms into his work. In 1953, a dancer accidentally fell on his trumpet and bent the bell. Gillespie decided he liked the altered tone and thereafter had his trumpets specially made that way.

In 1956, after leading several small groups, the U.S. State Department asked Gillespie to assemble a large band for an extensive cultural tour to Syria, Pakistan, Turkey, Greece, and Yugoslavia; a second tour, to South America, took place several months later. Although he kept the band together for two more years, the lack of government funding prevented him from keeping such a large group going and he returned to leading small ensembles. In 1964, displaying the humor for which he was well-known, Gillespie put himself forward as a candidate for President.

Gillespie continued to tour, perform, record, and to collaborate with a wide range of other musicians throughout the 1970s and 1980s. He continued to encourage new styles and new talents, such as Arturo Sandoval, whom he discovered during a 1977 visit to Cuba. In 1979, Gillespie published his autobiography, To Be or Not to Bop. In the late 1980s, he organized and led the United Nations Orchestra, a 15-piece ensemble that showcased the fusion of Latin and Caribbean influences with jazz. In these later years, although still performing, he began to slow down and enjoy the rewards of his extraordinary talent. He received several honorary degrees, was crowned a chief in Nigeria, was awarded the French Commandre d'Ordre des Artes et Lettres, won a Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award, and received both the Kennedy Center Medal of Arts and the ASCAP Duke Ellington Award for 50 Years of Achievement as a composer, performer, and bandleader. Dizzy Gillespie passed away on January 6, 1993.
Related Materials:
Materials held in the Archives Center

Duke Ellington Collection (NMAH.AC.0301)

Paquito D'Rivera Papers (NMAH.AC.0891)

Materials held in the Division of Culture and the Arts

Includes Dizzy Gillespie's iconic "bent" trumpet (1986.0003.01); sound recordings, a button, and a sculpture.

Materials at Other Organizations

Dizzy Gillespie Collection, circa 1987-2000, University of Idaho Library, Special Collections and Archives
Provenance:
The collection was donated by Charles Fishman, Dizzy Gillespie's manager, in 2007.
Restrictions:
The collection is open for research. Researchers must handle unprotected photographs with gloves. Researchers must use reference copies of audio-visual materials. When no reference copy exists, the Archives Center staff will produce reference copies on an "as needed" basis, as resources allow.
Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning intellectual property rights. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Jazz musicians -- United States  Search this
Trumpet players -- 20th century  Search this
Genre/Form:
Awards
Business records -- 20th century
Clippings -- 20th century
Manuscripts -- Music -- 20th century
Financial records -- 20th century
Photographs -- Black-and-white photoprints -- 1940-2000
Music -- Manuscripts
Posters -- 20th century
Audiovisual materials
Citation:
Charismic Productions Records of Dizzy Gillespie, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.0979
See more items in:
Charismic Productions Records of Dizzy Gillespie
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-0979
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William "Cat" Anderson Collection

Creator:
Anderson, William "Cat", 1916-1981 ((musician))  Search this
Names:
Benny Carter All Stars  Search this
Cat Anderson Quintet  Search this
Duke Ellington Orchestra  Search this
Lionel Hampton Orchestra  Search this
Mingus Quintet  Search this
Bechet, Sidney (musician)  Search this
Calloway, Cab, 1907-  Search this
Carter, Benny, 1907-1997  Search this
Ellington, Duke, 1899-1974  Search this
Fitzgerald, Ella  Search this
Hampton, Lionel  Search this
Humphrey, Hubert H. (Hubert Horatio), 1911-1978  Search this
Humphrey, Muriel  Search this
Johnson, Lucy Bird  Search this
Johnson, Lyndon B. (Lyndon Baines), 1908-1973  Search this
Tatum, Art, 1910-1956  Search this
Webster, Ben  Search this
Extent:
5 Cubic feet (12 boxes)
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Manuscripts
Transcripts
Oral histories (document genres)
Oral history
Phonograph records
Photographs
Recordings
Interviews
Clippings
Audiotapes
Awards
Audiocassettes
Articles
Date:
1940-1981
bulk 1963-1977
Scope and Contents note:
Primarily audiotapes, sheet music, and photographic images. Also: correspondence, newspaper clippings, magazine articles, itineraries, awards, and ephemera.,Of particular interest are recordings or photographic images, including the personalities listed below, and President and Mrs. Tubman of Liberia; also, two interviews and three recordings of Cat Anderson as guest with various university and college jazz bands.
Arrangement:
Divided into 4 series: (1) Music; (2) Original tapes and recordings; (3) Photographs; (4) Miscellaneous. Arranged topically.
Biographical/Historical note:
Prominent African American jazz musician (trumpet), b. Sept. 12, 1916, d. April 29, 1981.,One of the premier trumpet players of the Duke Ellington Orchestra. Known for effortless high notes; a strong section leader and great soloist whose style exhibited humor and precision. Grew up in Jenkins' Orphanage, Charleston, S.C., received basic music training there, and participated in many of their famous student ensembles. Formed and played with the Cotton Pickers, a group of orphanage teens. Before joining Ellington in 1944, played in several big bands, including Claude Hopkins and Lionel Hampton. Left the Ellington organization 1947-49 to lead his own group. Free-lanced 1959-1961 and after 1971, working with the Ellington orchestra intermittently. Received honors from tyhe U.S. Air Force, the Prix du Disque de Jazz, and the City of Los Angeles.
Related Archival Materials:
Additional memorabilia can be found in the Division of Cultural History, NMAH.
Provenance:
National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution Department of History.,Jerome and Dorothy Lemelson Center for the Study of Invention and Innovation, ,Made for NMAH.,2006.3046.
Collection donated by Dorothy Anderson, 1998, January 22.
Restrictions:
Master tapes not available to researchers.
Collection is open for research.
Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.

Copyright status of items varies. Signed copies of releases on file.
Topic:
Music -- 20th century  Search this
Music -- Acoustics and physics  Search this
Musicians -- 20th century  Search this
Piano and synthesizer music  Search this
Inventions -- 1980-2000  Search this
Synthesizer music  Search this
Composers -- 20th century  Search this
Electric engineering -- 1980-2000  Search this
Band musicians  Search this
African American musicians  Search this
Jazz musicians -- United States  Search this
Inventors -- 20th century  Search this
Genre/Form:
Manuscripts -- Music -- 20th century
Transcripts
Oral histories (document genres)
Oral history
Phonograph records
Photographs -- 20th century
Recordings
Interviews
Interviews -- 1950-2000
Clippings -- 20th century
Audiotapes -- 1940-1980
Awards
Audiocassettes
Audiotapes
Articles -- 1940-1980
Citation:
William "Cat" Anderson Collection, ca. 1940-1981, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.0630
See more items in:
William "Cat" Anderson Collection
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-0630
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When he Plays Jazz he's Got -- HOT LIPS (A Blues Fox Trot Song) [sheet music]

Topic:
Ethnic Imagery Project, Archives Center
Composer:
Busse, Henry  Search this
Lange, Charles Henry  Search this
Davis, Lou  Search this
Series Creator:
DeVincent, Sam, 1918-1997  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (Ink on paper.)
Container:
Box 74, Folder D 20th Century Songs about Afro-Am
Culture:
African Americans  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Sheet music
Date:
1922
Scope and Contents:
Stereotypical image of African American trumpet player. Lyrics about playing jazz.
Local Numbers:
040300114.tif (AC Scan No. for front and back covers).

040300115.tif (AC Scan No. for lyrics and music, pages 2 and 3).

040300116.tif (AC Scan No. for lyrics and music, pages 4 and 5).
General:
Sub-series 3.4, African Americans.
Publication:
New York., Leo. Feist, Inc., 1922
Series Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Series Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Trumpet  Search this
Blues (Music)  Search this
Jazz -- 1920-1930.  Search this
Music -- 20th century -- United States  Search this
African American musicians  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sheet music -- 1920-1930
Series Citation:
The Sam DeVincent Collection of Illustrated American Sheet Music, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution
See more items in:
Sam DeVincent Collection of Illustrated American Sheet Music, Series 3: African-American Music
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0300-s03-ref1087

Hawai'i

Collection Creator:
Smithsonian Institution. Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Introduction:
Hawai'i is a complex state that is home to an incredible array of ethnic groups and cultures. Each of these groups has maintained its unique identity and at the same time blended to create "local" traditions that are expressive of the community as a whole. Hawai'i is both geographically and culturally at the crossroads of the Pacific. In this multi-ethnic society, music, crafts, and food all provide important windows into the process of acculturation that occurred in Hawai'i. The acculturated traditions that make up what people in Hawai'i refer to as "local" are the result of adaptation to ever-changing circumstances. At the same time Hawaii's ethnic communities have retained and developed their individual identities that are expressed in the vitality of their traditions.

In the two centuries since contact with Western culture, native Hawaiian traditions have been subject to tremendous pressures. Some ancient artistic expressions dwindled completely, while others continued. These losses were the result of a combination of factors including the loss of a functional or ceremonial role for many goods or services. In the wake of massive dislocation of people from their cultures as well as from their land, and in light of the ethnic mix that has resulted, it would seem that little would be left of Hawaiian or even Japanese or Portuguese identity in late 20th century Hawai'i. On the surface this is true. Especially since World War II and statehood in 1959, mass media, tourism (five million visitors a year) and the strategic position that Hawai'i holds in the Pacific have made it difficult for the islands to remain isolated from either mainland. However, even the casual visitor to the islands - or to the 1989 Festival program - could observe that the people of Hawai'i have learned to live with each other while retaining attitudes and (especially in the past two decades) revitalizing institutions and traditions that reflect their ethnic identities. At the same time, cultural borrowing in Hawai'i has been extensive and the state's rich cultural mix is a source of pride for all its citizens.

Increasing pressures from foreign investment and mass media are today further disenfranchising native Hawaiians and threatening the stability of several generations of other cultures in the islands. Hawaii's characteristic attitude of tolerance and acceptance, molded in part by centuries of isolation, may be compromised by such pressures. These attitudes and Hawaii's fragile artistic traditions are inextricably tied together. Preserving these arts was seen as crucial by the Smithsonian and its Hawaiian collaborators, for a community's psychic well-being is only as strong as its commitment to protecting its traditions.

Richard Kennedy served as Curator for the Hawai'i program, with Barbara Lau and Linda Moriarty as Program Coordinators. Lynn Martin was Program Consultant; Ricardo Trimillos was Music Consultant; and Gordon Velasco was Landscape Consultant.

The Hawai'i program was made possible by the State of Hawai'i, John Waihee, Governor with support from the Office of the Governor, the Hawai'i State Foundation on Culture and the Arts, the Hawai'i Visitors Bureau and Hawai'i corporate sponsors: Duty Free Shoppers Inc., Alexander & Baldwin Inc., Aloha Airlines Inc., American Telephone & Telegraph Inc., Bank of Hawai'i, First Hawaiian Bank, Frito Lay of Hawai'i Inc., GTE - Hawaiian Tel, Hawaiian Electric Industries Inc., International Savings/National Mortgage & Finance Co., Japan Travel Bureau, Oceanic Properties Inc., Pacific Resources Inc.
Fieldworkers:
Simeamativa Aga, Keahi Allen, Carlos Andrade, Norma Carr, Marsha Erikson, David Furumoto, Joyce Davis Jacobson, Jay Junker, Pi'ilani Ka'awaloa, Dennis Kana'e Keawe, Alfred Kina, John Koon, Linda Le Geyt, Linda Moriarty, Nathan Napoka, Eileen Momilani Naughton, Puakea Nogelmeier, Keone Nunes, Audrey Rocha Reed, Edna Ryan, Kalena Silva, Lily Siou, Teri Skillman, Charlene Sumarnap, Judy Van Zile, Elaine Zinn
Presenters:
Simeamativa Aga, Mililani Allen, Jeanette Bennington, Mary Jo Freshly, Jay Junker, Dennis Kana'e Keawe, Lasinga Koloamatangi, John Koon, Gaylord Kubota, Lynn Martin, Marie McDonald, Edith McKinzie, Linda Moriarty, Nathan Napoka, Eileen Momilani Naughton, Puakea Nogelmeier, Keone Nunes, Audrey Rocha Reed, Kalena Silva, Barbara Stefan, Marie D. Strazar
Participants:
Crafts

Sherlin Beniamina, shell lei maker, Makaweli, Kaua'i, Hawai'i

Wright Bowman, Jr., koa canoe builder, Honolulu, O'ahu, Hawai'i

William Char, flower lei maker, Honolulu, O'ahu, Hawai'i

Michael Ilipuakea Dunne, woodworker, Honolulu, O'ahu, Hawai'i

Alapai Hanapi, woodworker, Kea'au, Hawai'i, Hawai'i

Lisa Hiroe, paper doll maker, Honolulu, O'ahu, Hawai'i

Calvin Hoe, 1945-, hula instrument maker, Kaneohe, O'ahu, Hawai'i

Tsugi Kaiama, feather lei maker, Kamuela, Hawai'i, Hawai'i

Deborah Kakalia, quilt-maker, Honolulu, O'ahu, Hawai'i

Meali'i N. Kalama, 1909-1922, quilt-maker, Kailua, O'ahu, Hawai'i

Samuel Kamaka, stringed instrument maker, Kaneohe, O'ahu, Hawai'i

Alfred Yama Kina, textile weaver, Honolulu, O'ahu, Hawai'i

Esther Makua'ole, lauhala weaver, Waimea, Kaua'i, Hawai'i

Emilia Mau'ia, fine mat weaver, Honolulu, O'ahu, Hawai'i

Duane J .L. Pang, Taoist priest, Honolulu, O'ahu, Hawai'i

Irmalee Pomroy, flower lei maker, floral designer, Kapa'a, Kaua'i, Hawai'i

Leodegario Reyno, 1923-, coconut weaver, Pepe'ekeo, Hawai'i, Hawai'i

Robert J. Ruiz, saddle maker, Waimea, Kaua'i, Hawai'i

Henry Silva, rawhide braider, Kula, Maui, Hawai'i

Kenichi Tasaka, bulrush sandal-maker, Hanalei, Kaua'i, Hawai'i

Wah Chan Thorn, calligrapher, Honolulu, O'ahu, Hawai'i

Thomas K. Yoshida, bulrush sandal-maker, Honolulu, O'ahu, Hawai'i

Performance Traditions

Kelfred Chang, lion dancer, Honolulu, O'ahu, Hawai'i

Pearl Ulu Garmon, storyteller, Kamuela, Hawai'i, Hawai'i

Clement Lum, 1945-, lion dancer, Kaneohe, O'ahu, Hawai'i

Camoes Players, Portuguese music -- Camoes Players, Portuguese musicJosephine C. Carriera, 1930-, ukulele player, singer, Honolulu, O'ahu, Hawai'iMary L. Carvalho, 1914-2003, singer, Honolulu, O'ahu, Hawai'iAlfred Castro, guitar, ukulele player, Honolulu, O'ahu, Hawai'iMarilyn Domingo, ukulele player, Honolulu, O'ahu, Hawai'iHarold Teves, guitarist, mandolinist, Kaneohe, O'ahu, Hawai'i

El Conjunto Boricua, Puerto Rican Kachi-Kachi band -- El Conjunto Boricua, Puerto Rican Kachi-Kachi bandMarcial Ayala III, bongo, guiro player, Waianae, O'ahu, Hawai'iCharles Figueroa, accordion, guiro player, Honolulu, O'ahu, Hawai'iAugust M. Rodrigues, guitar, quatro player, Pearl City, O'ahu, Hawai'iJulio Rodrigues, Jr., quatro player, Waianae, O'ahu, Hawai'iJulio Deleon Rodrigues III, guitarist, Kaneohe, O'ahu, Hawai'i

Family Camarillo, Filipino Banduria band -- Family Camarillo, Filipino Banduria bandDavin Mario Camarillo, 1964-, banduria, bajo, guitar, ukulele player, Hilo, Hawai'i, Hawai'iGeorge O. Camarillo, Jr., 1959-, banduria, piano, guitar, bass, trumpet player, Hilo, Hawai'i, Hawai'iGeorge O. Camarillo, Sr., 1934-, tenor guitar, bajo, sax, clarinet, flute player, Hilo, Hawai'i, Hawai'i

Halla Pai Huhm Dancers, Korean Dance -- Halla Pai Huhm Dancers, Korean DanceHalla Pai Huhm, dancer and teacher, Honolulu, O'ahu, Hawai'iJennifer Cho, dancer, Honolulu, O'ahu, Hawai'iRemie Choi, dancer, Honolulu, O'ahu, Hawai'iSo Jin Chong, dancer, Honolulu, O'ahu, Hawai'iYeon Hi "Mu Sun Pai" Harajiri, dancer, Honolulu, O'ahu, Hawai'iChristine Won, dancer, Honolulu, O'ahu, Hawai'i

Halau 'O Kekuhi, Hawaiian Hula Dance -- Halau 'O Kekuhi, Hawaiian Hula DancePualani Kanaka'ole Kanahele, kumu hula, chanter, Hilo, Hawai'i, Hawai'iNalani Kanaka'ole, kumu hula, chanter, Hilo, Hawai'i, Hawai'iKau'ilani Almeida, dancer, Hilo, Hawai'i, Hawai'iT. Kamuela Chun, dancer, Hilo, Hawai'i, Hawai'iKaipo Frias, dancer, Hilo, Hawai'i, Hawai'iHokulani Kaikaina, dancer, Hilo, Hawai'i, Hawai'i'O'ilipua Kaikaina, dancer, Hilo, Hawai'i, Hawai'iPunahele Lerma, dancer, Hilo, Hawai'i, Hawai'iKika Keith Nohara, dancer, 'Aiea, O'ahu, Hawai'iKeonaona Trask, dancer, Kurtistown, Hawai'i, Hawai'i

Hawaiian Music

S. Haunani Apoliona, singer, songwriter, guitarist, Honolulu, O'ahu, Hawai'i

Richard Ho'opi'i, falsetto singer, ukulele player, Kahakuloa, Maui, Hawai'i

Solomon Ho'opi'i, falsetto singer, ukulele player, Makawao, Maui, Hawai'i

Barney Issacs, steel guitarist, Honolulu, O'ahu, Hawai'i

Ledward Ka'apana, slack key guitarist, Kaneohe, O'ahu, Hawai'i

Elodia Kane, singer, Waianae, O'ahu, Hawai'i

Raymond Kane, 1925-2008, slack key guitarist, Waianae, O'ahu, Hawai'i

Violet Pahu Liliko'i, bass guitarist, Honolulu, O'ahu, Hawai'i

Clyde Halema'uma'u "Kindy" Sproat, 1930-2008, singer, ukulele player, storyteller, Kapa'au, Hawai'i, Hawai'i

Iwakuni Group, Obon, Japanese music and dance -- Iwakuni Group, Obon, Japanese music and danceElaine Kaneko, dancer, teacher, Eleele, Kaua'i, Hawai'iKatsuichi Funamura, singer, Koloa, Kaua'i, Hawai'iRobert S. Kato, drummer, Eleele, Kauai, Hawai'iKen K. Morita, singer, Kapaa, Kaua'i, Hawai'iItsue Okada, drummer, Waimea, Kaua'i, Hawai'i

Ku'ulei's Own, Hawaiian family band -- Ku'ulei's Own, Hawaiian family bandFaith Ku'ulei Kekiwi, singer, ukulele player, Ulupalakua, Maui, Hawai'iMerton Kekiwi, bass guitarist, Ulupalakua, Maui, Hawai'iFrancis Po'ouahi, Sr., guitarist, Hana, Maui, Hawai'iMelva Po'ouahi, singer, Hana, Maui, Hawai'i

Na Hula 'O La'i Kealoha, Hawaiian Hula Dance -- Na Hula 'O La'i Kealoha, Hawaiian Hula DanceElaine Kaopuiki, kumu hula , chanter, Lana'i City, Lana'i, Hawai'iPearl Ah Ho, dancer, Lana'i City, Lana'i, Hawai'iJuliet Bayez, dancer, Lana'i City, Lana'i, Hawai'iLynette C. Kaopuiki, dancer, Lana'i City, Lana'i, Hawai'iRita Moon, dancer, Lana'i City, Lana'i, Hawai'iSandra Lehua Pate, dancer, Lana'i City, Lana'i, Hawai'iHeather K. "Kaihi Lani" Romero, dancer, Lana'i City, Lana'i, Hawai'i

Nakasone Seifu Kai, Okinawan Music and Dance -- Nakasone Seifu Kai, Okinawan Music and DanceHarry Nakasone, uta sanshin player, Honolulu, O'ahu, Hawai'iRaelene Balidoy-Noda, dancer, Honolulu, O'ahu, Hawai'iIssac Ken Hokama, drummer, Honolulu, O'ahu, Hawai'iTammi Sachiyo Hokama, dancer, Honolulu, O'ahu, Hawai'iNorman Kaneshiro, lion dancer, Honolulu, O'ahu, Hawai'iJames Maeda, 1935-, sanshin player, Honolulu, O'ahu, Hawai'iScot Moriyama, lion dancer, Honolulu, O'ahu, Hawai'iKaren Nakasone, dancer, Honolulu, O'ahu, Hawai'iKooko E. Nakasone, dancer, Honolulu, O'ahu, Hawai'iMayuri Lily Nakasone, dancer, Honolulu, O'ahu, Hawai'iYoshino Majikina Nakasone, dancer and teacher, Honolulu, O'ahu, Hawai'iPhyllis Sumiko Shimabukuro, dancer, Honolulu, O'ahu, Hawai'iKatsuko Teruya, koto player, Honolulu, O'ahu, Hawai'i

Pa'u Riders -- Pa'u RidersCarol Ann Kamila Grace Anana, Waimanalo, O'ahu, Hawai'iNovelene Mahealani Asing, Honolulu, O'ahu, Hawai'iDoveline Ka'aloalaikini Borges, Honolulu, O'ahu, Hawai'iShirley Kukana Brenner, Pearl City, O'ahu, Hawai'iTracy Lokelani Keali'iho'omalu, Kailua, O'ahu, Hawai'iCorine Puanani Mata, Kailua, O'ahu, Hawai'i

Samoan Music Ensemble -- Samoan Music EnsembleLusia Ma'afala, dancer, musician, Honolulu, O'ahu, Hawai'iGloria Mane, 1963-, dancer, Honolulu, O'ahu, Hawai'iPita Sala, dancer, musician, Honolulu, O'ahu, Hawai'iMataitusi Tauala, orator, dancer, storyteller, Honolulu, O'ahu, Hawai'i

Waimea Hawaiian Church Choir, Himeni Choral Music -- Waimea Hawaiian Church Choir, Himeni Choral MusicAlina Kauinohea Kanahele, singer, Makaweli, Kaua'i, Hawai'iElama Kanahele, singer, Makaweli, Kaua'i, Hawai'iIssac Kaahamana Kanahele, singer, Makaweli, Kaua'i, Hawai'iKaui O Kalome Kanahele, singer, Makaweli, Kaua'i, Hawai'iMalaki Kanahele, singer, Makaweli, Kaua'i, Hawai'iLama Kaohelauli'i, singer, Makaweli, Kaua'i, Hawai'iRama Kaohelauli'i, singer, Makaweli, Kaua'i, Hawai'iWilliam Kaohelauli'i, singer, Makaweli, Kaua'i, Hawai'iMiriam Kaleipua Pahulehua, singer, Makaweli, Kaua'i, Hawai'i

Zuttermeister Family, Hawaiian Hula Dance -- Zuttermeister Family, Hawaiian Hula DanceEmily Kau'i Zuttermeister, kumu hula, chanter, Kaneohe, O'ahu, Hawai'iNoenoelani Zuttermeister Lewis, hula dancer, Kaneohe, O'ahu, Hawai'iHauolionalani Lewis, hula dancer, Kaneohe, O'ahu, Hawai'i

Occupational Traditions

Henry A. Auwae, 1911-2000, herbalist, healer, Hila, Hawai'i, Hawai'i

Thomas Kamaka Emmsley, lava rock wall builder, Hana, Maui, Hawai'i

James Keolaokalani Hu'eu, 1914-2002, taro farmer, Haiku, Maui, Hawai'i

Eric Ono, herbalist, Honolulu, O'ahu, Hawai'i

Chauncey Pa, throw net fishing, Kilauea, Kaua'i, Hawai'i

Foodways

Connie Camarillo, Filipino cooking, singer, Hila, Hawai'i, Hawai'i

Doris Mary Rodrigues Correia, Portuguese cooking, Honolulu, O'ahu, Hawai'i

Manuel Correia, Portuguese -- forno -- builder, Honolulu, O'ahu, Hawai'i

Ah Wan Goo, Hawaiian imu cooking, Anahola, Kaua'i, Hawai'i

Jane E. Goo, Hawaiian imu cooking, quilt-maker, Anahola, Kaua'i, Hawai'i

Kay Kimie Hokama, 1922-, Okinawan cooking, Honolulu, O'ahu, Hawai'i

June Tong, Chinese cooking, Honolulu, O'ahu, Hawai'i
Collection Restrictions:
Access by appointment only. Where a listening copy or viewing copy has been created, this is indicated in the respective inventory; additional materials may be accessible with sufficient advance notice and, in some cases, payment of a processing fee. Older papers are housed at a remote location and may require a minimum of three weeks' advance notice and payment of a retrieval fee. Certain formats such as multi-track audio recordings and EIAJ-1 videoreels (1/2 inch) may not be accessible. Contact the Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections at 202-633-7322 or rinzlerarchives@si.edu for additional information.
Collection Rights:
Copyright and other restrictions may apply. Generally, materials created during a Festival are covered by a release signed by each participant permitting their use for personal and educational purposes; materials created as part of the fieldwork leading to a Festival may be more restricted. We permit and encourage such personal and educational use of those materials provided digitally here, without special permissions. Use of any materials for publication, commercial use, or distribution requires a license from the Archives. Licensing fees may apply in addition to any processing fees.
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Folklife Festival records: 1989 Festival of American Folklife, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
CFCH.SFF.1989, Series 5
See more items in:
Smithsonian Folklife Festival records: 1989 Festival of American Folklife
Archival Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-cfch-sff-1989-ref42

Louis Armstrong Music Manuscripts

Creator:
Armstrong, Louis, 1900-1971  Search this
Extent:
0.3 Cubic feet (1 box)
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Manuscripts
Date:
undated
Scope and Contents note:
Conductor's scores for: "Didn't it Rain", "Shadrack", "This Train", "Sometimes", "Jonah", "Down by the Riverside", "Jonah and the Whale", "Nobody Knows the Trouble I've Seen". Condensed scores for: "Shadrack", "Go Down Moses", Ezekiel", "Motherless Child", "Rock My Soul".
Arrangement:
1 series.
Biographical/Historical note:
Jazz vocalist and trumpet player.
Provenance:
Collection purchased at Guernsey's Auction,108 East 73rd Street, New York, New York 10021.
Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Music -- 20th century -- United States  Search this
Jazz -- 20th century -- United States  Search this
Genre/Form:
Manuscripts -- Music -- 20th century
Citation:
Louis Armstrong Music Manuscripts, n.d., Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.0904
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-0904
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Chico O'Farrill Papers

Creator:
O'Farrill, Chico, 1921-  Search this
O'Farrill, Lupe  Search this
Stravinsky, Igor, 1882-1971  Search this
Extent:
1 Cubic foot (5 boxes)
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Photographs
Videotapes
Scores
Date:
1975 - 1975
1999 - 1999
1949
Summary:
The collection documents the professional career of Chico O'Farrill, Cuban-born trumpet player, composer and arranger of Afro Cuban, bebop, and other styles of jazz.
Scope and Contents:
The collection consists of materials documenting the musical career of Chico O'Farrill. There are no personal papers, and there is very little information about his life.
Arrangement:
The collection is arranged into two series.

Series 1, Music Manuscripts, undated

Series 2, Other Materials, 1949, 1975, 1999
Biographical / Historical:
: Arturo (Chico) O' Farrill was born October 28, 1921, into an Irish-German Cuban family in Havana, Cuba. He learned to play trumpet while attending Riverside Military Academy in Gainesville, Georgia. O'Farrill later returned to Havana and studied composition. He arranged and composed classical music and jazz for mainstream and Latin musicians. He played trumpet throughout the mid-forties with various Cuban bands, including the Lecuna Cuban Boys. In 1948, O'Farrill moved to New York to study at The Julliard School. Later he composed and arranged music for Benny Goodman, Count Basie, Machito, Stan Kenton, Dizzy Gillespie, and Gato Barbieri. He collaborated with impresario Norman Granz, who helped put together a recording session including Machito, alto saxophonist Charlie Parker, tenor saxophonist Flip Phillips and drummer Buddy Rich. They recorded Afro Cuban Jazz Suite in 1950, a successful blend of the bebop sound he arranged for Benny Goodman and Latin jazz rhythms. O'Farrill formed his own band and toured the United States and Cuba, returning to Havana around 1955, subsequently relocating to Mexico City. O'Farrill moved to Los Angeles in 1965. He recorded Afro Cuban Moods with Dizzy Gillespie in 1975. Around this time, he began to compose commercial music for advertising and television. From 1998 until 2000, he conducted the Lincoln Center Latin Jazz Orchestra and the Chico O'Farrill Afro-Cuban Jazz Big Band in New York. O'Farrill died on June 27, 2001 in New York City.
Materials in the Archives Center, National Museum of American History:
Paquito D'Rivera Music Manuscripts and Photograph (AC0891)

Tito Puente Papers (AC0894)

Mongo Santamaria Papers (AC0893)

Charismic Productions Records of Dizzy Gillespie (AC0979)

Latino Music Collection (AC0852)
Provenance:
Guadalupe Valero O'Farrill, widow of Chico O'Farrill, donated the collection in 2005.
Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Jazz  Search this
Music -- 20th century  Search this
Jazz musicians -- United States  Search this
Musicians -- United States  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs -- 20th century
Videotapes
Scores
Citation:
Chico O'Farrill Papers, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.0892
See more items in:
Chico O'Farrill Papers
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-0892
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Doc Cheatham Papers

Creator:
Cheatham, Doc, 1905-1997  Search this
Cheatham, Amanda  Search this
Extent:
11 Cubic feet
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Home movies
Interviews
Parts (musical)
Passports
Photographs
Posters
Programs
Motion pictures (visual works)
Sheet music
Appointment books
Address books
Clippings
Awards
Date:
1939-1998
Summary:
Papers documenting Cheatham's career as a jazz trumpeter. The papers include passports, appointment and address books; photographs, both personal and professional; a transcript of an interview of Cheatham; sheet music, including parts for various instruments; home movies from Cheatham's travels; awards and certificates; printed material including posters, programs, clippings.
Scope and Contents:
The Adolphus "Doc" Cheatham Papers contain publications, photographs, correspondence, memorabilia, autobiographical materials, music, awards, and audio and visual recordings documenting his life and career as a big band and jazz trumpeter.

The collection is 11 cubic feet and is organized into five series: Series 1: Publications, Series 2: Photographs and Artwork, Series 3: Personal Papers and Memorabilia, Series 4: Music and Awards, and Series 5: Audioviusal Materials. The majority of the material dates from the mid-1930s to the late 1990s.
Arrangement:
The collection is arranged into five series.

Series 1: Publications, circa 1950s-1990s

Series 2: Photographs and Artwork, 1930s-1990s

Series 3: Personal Papers and Memorabilia, circa 1930s-1990s

Series 4: Music and Awards, circa 1940s-1990s ' Series 5: Audiovisual Materials, circa 1930s-1990s
Biographical / Historical:
Adolphus "Doc" Cheatham (1905-1997) was born in Nashville, Tennessee. He grew up playing trumpet and saxophone in the pit orchestra of the Bijou Theater where he accompanied such blues artists as Ma Rainey and Bessie Smith. His first professional break was with Marion Hardy's band for the Sunshine Sammy Revue.

After touring with Hardy's band in 1924, Cheatham taught himself to read music and moved to Chicago, where he became acquainted with Louis Armstrong. Under the influence of Armstrong, Cheatham decided to play trumpet exclusively and eventually subbed for Armstrong. While in Chicago, Cheatham also worked with Wilbur De Paris and Chick Webb. Between 1927 and 1930 he toured Europe as the lead trumpet player for Sam Wooding.

When Cheatham returned to the United States in 1930, he joined Marion Hardy's Alabamians, but eventually took a position in McKinney's Cotton Pickers. In 1933 he joined Cab Calloway's Orchestra and toured with him for nine years, including a tour of South America. Cheatham took a few months off in 1933 but soon found himself in recording studios with such jazz legends as Count Basie and Billie Holiday. During recording sessions and performances throughout the 1940s Cheatham continued to develop his skills as a trumpet soloist in big bands and smaller ensembles.

The eventual decline of big bands in the 1950s led Cheatham to explore Latin music. As a result, he performed with Marcelino Guerra, Perez Prado, and Machitos Band. Cheatham reunited with Wilbur De Paris in 1957 for a tour of Africa and in the following year he toured Europe with Sammy Price. In 1960 he returned to Africa with Herbie Mann and later moved to New York where he led his own band.

During the 1960s Cheatham decided to build on his past music influences to improve himself as a soloist and improviser. Consequently, he gained an international reputation as a trumpet soloist. It was at this time that he also began singing on his recordings. Throughout the rest of his career he remained in high demand on the concert and festival circuit.

Cheatham continued performing and recording into the 1990s. Every Sunday for the last years of his life he played at Sweet Basil, his "hangout" club in New York. In 1996 he recorded an album with then newcomer Nicholas Payton. However, the morning after a 1997 concert with Payton in Washington, D.C. Cheatham suffered a fatal stroke. He did not live to see his collaboration with Payton receive a Grammy for Best Jazz Instrumental Performance in 1998.
Separated Materials:
The Division of Culture and the Arts, National Museum of American History holds related artifacts: a trumpet, trumpet mutes, bowtie, and pair of glasses.
Provenance:
The collection was donated to the Archives Center by Amanda N. Cheatham, widow of Doc Cheatham, June, 2002.
Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Jazz musicians -- United States  Search this
Trumpet players -- 20th century  Search this
Genre/Form:
Home movies
Interviews
Parts (musical)
Passports
Photographs -- 20th century
Posters -- 20th century
Programs -- Concerts
Motion pictures (visual works)
Sheet music
Appointment books
Address books
Clippings -- 20th century
Awards
Citation:
Doc Cheatham Papers, 1939-1998, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.0814
See more items in:
Doc Cheatham Papers
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-0814
Additional Online Media:

Musical History Documents and Graphics

Creator:
Vip (Virgil Franklin Partch), 1916-  Search this
Partch, Virgil Franklin, 1916-  Search this
Goodman, Benjie  Search this
Addams, Charles, 1912-  Search this
Source:
National Museum of American History. Division of Musical History  Search this
Names:
Gibson Co.  Search this
Jubilee Singers.  Search this
Northeast Conservatory of Music.  Search this
Goodman, Benny (Benjamin David), 1909-1986  Search this
Norton, I.F. (trumpeter) -- Etching  Search this
Former owner:
National Museum of American History. Division of Musical History  Search this
Extent:
1 Boxe
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Photograph albums
Etchings
Diplomas
Cartoons (humorous images)
Albums
Drawings
Sheet music
Programs
Date:
1872-1984
Scope and Contents note:
Miscellaneous documents and pictorial items related to music, and a set of documents associated with Gibson banjoes.
Series 1:,The first group includes a diploma from the Northeast Conservatory of Music (1872); a painted etching of I. F. Norton, trumpeter; a drawing of Benny Goodman's studio by Benjie Goodman (1984); a photograph of Benny Goodman; original ink cartoons by Charles Addams and Virgil Partch; a newspaper advertisement for the Jubilee singers; sheet music; and memorabilia from a vaudeville act.
Series 2:,The banjo material includes tickets, letters, programs, and photograph albums.
Arrangement:
2 series. Unarranged.
Biographical / Historical:
This collection contains musical history documents and graphics.
Provenance:
Division of Musical History (NMAH, SI).,Transfer.,1993/04/02.
Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Clarinetists -- 20th century  Search this
Banjo music  Search this
Vaudeville  Search this
Trumpet players -- 20th century  Search this
Studios and workshops -- Drawings  Search this
Musicians -- 20th century  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photograph albums
Etchings
Diplomas
Cartoons (humorous images) -- 1940-1980
Albums
Drawings -- 1980-1990
Sheet music
Programs -- Concerts
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.0485
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-0485

To Really Appreciate Louis Armstrong's Trumpet, You Gotta Play it. Just Ask Wynton Marsalis

Creator:
Smithsonian Magazine  Search this
Type:
Blog posts
Smithsonian staff publications
Conversations and talks
Blog posts
Published Date:
Mon, 23 May 2016 13:00:00 +0000
Topic:
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Smithsonian Article Database
Data Source:
Smithsonian Magazine
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:posts_84dbcdc3294823f9d5c74c7d57062961

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