Yale University
Black-and-white photographs of jazz musicians performing at concerts and rehearsals, likely in Germany. Photographs are primarily candid portraits of individual instrumentalists, singers, and band leaders, in performance or posing with instruments. Some group photographs are included. Musicians include Louis Armstrong, Josephine Baker, Art Blakey, Dave Brubeck, John Coltrane, Ella Fitzgerald, Thelonious Monk, and others. Musical ensembles include the Benny Goodman Orchestra, the Bey Sisters, the Duke Ellington Band, the Jimmy Giuffre 3, and the Modern Jazz Quartet. A number of photographs show multiple jazz icons performing together including Cannonball Adderley and Oscar Pettiford; Louis Armstrong and Trummy Young; Louis Armstrong and Velma Middleton; Duke Ellington and Ella Fitzgerald; Herb Ellis and Roy Eldridge; Art Farmer and Gerry Mulligan; Benny Golson and Lee Morgan; Benny Goodman and Anita O'Day; Lionel Hampton and Art Tatum; Hans Koller and Oscar Pettiford; and Curtis Fuller ... Read More
New York Public Library
Photographic impressions of jazz musicians during performance at Reggio Emilia Jazz. Subjects are: Jazz Band New Orleans, 1990 [5 items] ; Lee Konitz and Ohad Talmor, 1993 ; Ron Miles, 1994 ; Scott Colley, 1994 ; Jimmy Jiuffre [i.e. Giuffre], 1994 ; Dave Liebman, 1994 ; Jim Hall, 1994 ; Batterisco, Tito Puente's group, 1996 ; Dee Dee Bridgewater, 1996. All except the last 2 are also reproduced in the catalog, Jazz / Bruno Cattani
Cincinnati Museum Center - Cincinnati Historical Library and Archives
Jazz musicians and their orchestras who performed in Cincinnati
University of California, Berkeley
Photographs depict various jazz musicians performing at various venues in the San Francisco Bay Area. Musicians depicted include Pharoah Sanders, Art Blakey and the Jazz Messengers, Dexter Gordon, George Cables, Cecil Taylor, Bobby Hutcherson, Chalrie Haden, World Saxophone Quartet, Von Freeman, Chico Freeman, and Milt Jackson. Venue locations include Yoshi's, Great American Music Hall, Zellerbach Auditorium, Keystone Korner and the Concourse Exhibition Center
New York Public Library
Many of the jazz musicians in the present collection are shown with their instruments, some in the act of performing. Buck Clayton appears in 47 of the photographs: 3 alone and 44 with other musicians. Musicians appearing in 5 to 7 pictures include Doc Cheatham, Roy Eldridge, Joe Newman, Jabbo Smith, and Earle Warren. More than 125 other musicians appear, along with several persons with other connections to jazz. All the photographs are by Nancy Miller Elliott except 3 in which she appears: no. 56 by Bob Solywoda, no. 80 by Buck Clayton, and no. 148 by Bill Schaap. Nearly every photograph contains a label on the verso stating in one form or another: "Credit Nancy Miller Elliott ; not to be reproduced without credit or permission ; telephone 212 737-0837 ; New York City."i Subject identifications, written in ink on the labels, include the name of the instrument or instruments identified with each subject, even when the instrument is not shown in the picture. Photographs have been kept ... Read More
New York Public Library
Photographs of jazz musicians, many holding their instruments. 2 photographs date from the 1940's: Glenn Miller and the Modernaires with Tex Beneke; and Bobby Hackett with Joe Bushkin. The other 11 date from the 1960's: Buck Clayton, photographing Randolph; Count Basie; Charlie Shavers with Coleman Hawkins; Charlie Shavers; Coleman Hawkins; Gene Krupa; Jess Stacy; Joe Newman; Benny Goodman; Lionel Hampton with Martha Tilton; and Benny Goodman with Gene Krupa and Ziggy Elman
New York Public Library
Photographs of jazz musicians taken before, during, and after performances in the New York area, 1973-1984. Includes a list of contents and 3 lists, dated 10 May 1983, 15 July 1984, and 15 September, 1984, of names of all jazz musicians photographed by Sulaiman Imara Ellison, a jazz documentary photographer
New York Public Library
Photographic impressions of jazz musicians during performance at Reggio Emilia Jazz. Subjects are: Sun Ra, 1981 ; Batterista, 1982 ; Furio di Castri [face not shown], 1982 ; McCoy Tyner, 1984 ; Lee Konitz, 1984 ; Henri Texier, 1984 ; Ali Haurand [face not shown], 1984 ; Arjen Gorter, 1986 ; Dizzy Gillespie, 1986 ; and Alvin [Elvin?] Jones, 1988. The 1st and 3rd through 7th pictures are also reproduced in the book, Nero di jazz
Indiana University - Archives of Traditional Music
Recordings consist of interviews, feedback interviews, performances, and rehearsals with and by heavy metal, rock, and jazz musicians from northeastern Ohio. Interview topics include group dynamics, the sociology of music scenes, performance techniques, performance styles, specific songs and performance events, music theory, music history, individual biographies, and the "structuring of attention," particularly as these topics relate to the heavy metal, rock, and jazz scenes in Cleveland, Ohio. A wide range of other topics related to music performance and the Cleveland popular music scene are also covered. Several tapes also include the collector's spoken field notes regarding various groups, individuals, and performance events
New York Public Library
Photographs of jazz musicians taken before, during, and after performances in the New York area, 1973-1984. Includes a list of contents and 3 lists, dated 10 May 1983, 15 July 1984, and 15 September, 1984, of names of all jazz musicians photographed by Sulaiman Imara Ellison, a jazz documentary photographer.