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Trombone Straight Mute

User:
Russo, William  Search this
Manufacturer:
Humes & Berg Manufacturing Co., Inc.  Search this
Physical Description:
fibreboard (overall material)
cork (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 7 1/4 in x 2 1/2 in; 18.415 cm x 6.35 cm
Object Name:
mute
Place made:
United States: Indiana, East Chicago
Manufacturing date:
1970-1990
Credit Line:
Gift of Camille Davis Russo Blinstrub, Barbara Russo Evans, Alexander W. Russo, and Condee Nast Russo
ID Number:
2003.0162.05
Accession number:
2003.0162
Catalog number:
2003.0162.05
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Culture and the Arts: Musical Instruments
Music & Musical Instruments
Jazz
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ab-1b0e-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1250582
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Trombone Straight Mute

User:
Russo, William  Search this
Manufacturer:
Humes & Berg Manufacturing Co., Inc.  Search this
Physical Description:
fibreboard (overall material)
cork (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 11 1/4 in x 3 1/2 in; 28.575 cm x 8.89 cm
Object Name:
mute
Place made:
United States: Indiana, East Chicago
Manufacturing date:
1970-1990
Credit Line:
Gift of Camille Davis Russo Blinstrub, Barbara Russo Evans, Alexander W. Russo, and Condee Nast Russo
ID Number:
2003.0162.06
Accession number:
2003.0162
Catalog number:
2003.0162.06
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Culture and the Arts: Musical Instruments
Music & Musical Instruments
Jazz
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ab-1c4d-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1250583
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Trombone Straight Mute

User:
Russo, William  Search this
Manufacturer:
Humes & Berg Manufacturing Co., Inc.  Search this
Physical Description:
aluminum (overall material)
cork (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 11 3/4 in x 3 in; 29.845 cm x 7.62 cm
Object Name:
mute
Place made:
United States: Indiana, East Chicago
Manufacturing date:
1970-1990
Credit Line:
Gift of Camille Davis Russo Blinstrub, Barbara Russo Evans, Alexander W. Russo, and Condee Nast Russo
ID Number:
2003.0162.07
Accession number:
2003.0162
Catalog number:
2003.0162.07
See more items in:
Culture and the Arts: Musical Instruments
Music & Musical Instruments
Jazz
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ab-1b0f-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1250584
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"Trixie" Mute

User:
Russo, William  Search this
Manufacturer:
Humes & Berg Manufacturing Co., Inc.  Search this
Physical Description:
rubber (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 5 in x 6 1/8 in; 12.7 cm x 15.5575 cm
Object Name:
mute
Place made:
United States: Indiana, East Chicago
Manufacturing date:
1970-1990
Credit Line:
Gift of Camille Davis Russo Blinstrub, Barbara Russo Evans, Alexander W. Russo, and Condee Nast Russo
ID Number:
2003.0162.08
Accession number:
2003.0162
Catalog number:
2003.0162.08
See more items in:
Culture and the Arts: Musical Instruments
Music & Musical Instruments
Jazz
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ab-1b10-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1250585
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Drumstick used by Art Blakey

Created by:
Modern Drum Shop, American, active 1970s - 2000s  Search this
Used by:
Art Blakey, American, 1919 - 1990  Search this
Medium:
wood, acetal
Dimensions:
16 x 1/2 x 1/2 in. (40.6 x 1.3 x 1.3 cm)
Type:
drumsticks
Place made:
New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1970-1990
Topic:
African American  Search this
Instrumentalists (Musicians)  Search this
Jazz (Music)  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Peter Bradley
Object number:
2012.36.5
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Musical Instruments
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd500337575-ffb1-487c-9be8-315e64a35ecd
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2012.36.5

Pat and Chuck Bress Jazz Portrait Photographs

Donor:
Bress, Chuck  Search this
Bress, Pat  Search this
Names:
Blues Alley (Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Charley's Place (Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Extent:
2 Cubic feet (4 boxes)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Photographs
Date:
1984-1990
Scope and Contents:
Primarily black-and-white photographic prints and photographic negatives created by Pat Bress and Chuck Bress in the late 1980s. The photographs depict jazz musicians and singers performing at two Washington, D.C. night clubs, Charley's Place and Blues Alley, in challenging lighting situations. Also, a box of correspondence and miscellaneous written documents related to the photographers' work and association with jazz figures.
Arrangement:
The collection is divided into five series.

Series 1: Textual Materials Series 2: Photographic negatives and contact sheets Series 3: Photographic Prints (8 x 10) Series 4: Photographic Prints (11 x 14) Series 5: Photographic Prints (16 x 20)
Biographical / Historical:
Married couple Chuck and Pat Bress worked as photographers, both individually and as a team. Also jazz aficionados, they photographed jazz musicians
Provenance:
Collection donated by Pat and Chuck Bress in 2011.
Restrictions:
Collection is open for research on site by appointment. Unprotected photographs must be handled with gloves.
Rights:
Pat and Chuck Bress retain copyright. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Jazz  Search this
Nightclubs  Search this
Jazz musicians -- 1970-1990 -- United States  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs -- Black-and-white photoprints -- Silver gelatin -- 1980-1990
Photographs -- Black-and-white negatives -- Acetate film -- 1980-1990
Citation:
Pat and Chuck Bress Jazz Portrait Photographs, Archives Center, National Museum of American History. Gift of the artists.
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.1219
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Pat and Chuck Bress Jazz Portrait Photographs
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep829fb4d74-c572-4b3a-98ea-bd9aec5058e7
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-1219
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Kevin MacDonald papers, 1958-2006

Creator:
MacDonald, Kevin John, 1946-2006  Search this
Subject:
Washington Project for the Arts (D.C.)  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Video recordings
Notebooks
Motion pictures (visual works)
Diaries
Sketchbooks
Citation:
Kevin MacDonald papers, 1958-2006. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Topic:
Printmakers -- Washington (D.C.)  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)16082
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)360859
AAA_collcode_macdkevi
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_360859
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Rutgers University Collection of Radio Interviews about Duke Ellington

Collector:
Rutgers University. Institute of Jazz Studies  Search this
Names:
Ellington, Duke, 1899-1974  Search this
Extent:
1.5 Cubic feet (4 boxes)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Interviews
Oral history
Audiotapes
Date:
1971-1986.
Scope and Contents:
Collection consists of twenty-five (25) 7-inch reel-to-reel audiotapes of nine (9) radio interviews documenting the career of Duke Ellington as composer and musician.
Arrangement:
Collection arranged into one series.
Provenance:
Collection donated by Dan Morgenstern, Institute of Jazz Studies, Rutgers University, November 7, 1992.
Restrictions:
Collection is open for research but the master tapes are stored off-site and special arrangements must be made to work with it. Contact the Archives Center for information at archivescenter@si.edu or 202-633-3270.
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.
Occupation:
Composers -- 20th century  Search this
Topic:
Music -- 20th century -- United States  Search this
Musicians -- 1970-1990 -- United States  Search this
Jazz musicians -- 1970-1990 -- United States  Search this
Jazz -- 1970-2000  Search this
African American composers  Search this
Genre/Form:
Interviews -- 1970-1990
Oral history -- 1970-1990
Audiotapes -- 1970-1990
Citation:
Rutgers University Collection of Radio Interviews about Duke Ellington, 1971-1986, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.0328
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Rutgers University Collection of Radio Interviews about Duke Ellington
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep84a4a574f-6ddd-41fa-9067-161a75791c45
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-0328

Rutgers University NEA Jazz Oral History Project

Interviewer:
Albertson, Chris  Search this
Collier, James Lincoln, 1928-  Search this
Crouch, Stanley, 1945-2020  Search this
Dance, Helen Oakley, 1913-2001  Search this
Dance, Stanley, 1910-1999  Search this
Hinton, Milt, 1910-2000  Search this
Johnston, Helen Armstead  Search this
Montgomery, Monk  Search this
Nierenberg, George T.  Search this
Willard, Patricia  Search this
Interviewee:
Barnet, Charlie, 1913-1991  Search this
Bigard, Barney, 1906-1980  Search this
Briggs, Arthur, 1901-1991  Search this
Brown, Lawrence, 1907-1988  Search this
Bunn, Teddy (Theodore Leroy), 1910-1978  Search this
Bushell, Garvin, 1902-1991  Search this
Durham, Eddie, 1906-1987  Search this
Duvivier, George, 1920-1985  Search this
Ellington, Mercer Kennedy, 1919-1996 (musician)  Search this
Evans, Gil, 1912-1988  Search this
Green, Charles, (Musician), 1919-1997  Search this
Greer, Sonny (William Alexander), 1895-1982  Search this
Hall, Al, 1915-1988  Search this
Jackson, Quentin, 1909-1976  Search this
Johnson, Gus, 1913-2000  Search this
Jones, Jimmy, 1918-1982  Search this
Procope, Russell (1908-1981)  Search this
Royal, Marshall, 1912-1995  Search this
Terry, Clark  Search this
Turner, Joe, 1907-1990  Search this
Tizol, Juan, 1900-1984  Search this
Whaley, Thomas L. (copyist)  Search this
Williams, Cootie, 1911-1985  Search this
Collector:
Rutgers University. Institute of Jazz Studies  Search this
Names:
Ellington, Duke, 1899-1974  Search this
Extent:
4.5 Cubic feet (9 boxes)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Audiotapes
Oral history
Transcripts
Date:
1971-1984
Scope and Contents:
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 held at the at Institute for Jazz Studies, Rutgers University.

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.
Arrangement:
The collection is arranged into three series

Series 1: Transcripts, 1975-1980

Series 2: Master Tapes

Series 3: Reference Cassette Tapes, 1974-1984
Provenance:
Collection donated by Dan Morgenstern, Institute of Jazz Studies, January 3, 1992.
Restrictions:
Collection is open for research but the master tapes are stored off-site and special arrangements must be made to work with it. Contact the Archives Center for information at archivescenter@si.edu or 202-633-3270.
Rights:
Copyright restrictions. Contact Archives Center staff for information.
Topic:
Jazz -- 1970-2000  Search this
Jazz musicians -- 1970-1990 -- United States  Search this
Music -- 20th century  Search this
Musicians -- 1970-1990 -- United States  Search this
Genre/Form:
Audiotapes -- 1970-1990
Oral history -- 1970-1990
Transcripts
Citation:
Rutgers University NEA Jazz Oral History Project, 1971-1984, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.0327
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Rutgers University NEA Jazz Oral History Project
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep85c7177dd-a5f4-4811-b182-d5a4a9e0d355
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-0327

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