Collection of jazz contracts: Guide 1949-1957


Collection of jazz contracts: Guide, 1949-1957

Collection of jazz contracts: Guide 1949-1957

This collection consists of contracts between various jazz artists and clubowners or producers supplying the terms of agreement for the artists' performanceengagements. Artists represented include Cannonball Adderley, Louis Armstong, TheAustralian Jazz Quintet, Count Basie, Miles Davis, Charles Mingus, The Modern JazzQuartet and several others.

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Armstrong, Louis, 1901-1971 (person)

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Davis, Miles, 1926-1991 (person)

Miles Dewey Davis III (May 26, 1926 – September 28, 1991) was an American jazz trumpeter, bandleader, and composer. He is among the most influential and acclaimed figures in the history of jazz and 20th-century music. Davis adopted a variety of musical directions in a five-decade career that kept him at the forefront of many major stylistic developments in jazz. Born in Alton, Illinois, and raised in East St. Louis, Davis left to study at the Juilliard School in New York City, before dropping...

Hamilton, Chico, 1921-2013 (person)

Farmer, Art (person)

Gibbs, Eddie, 1908- (person)

Blue Note Café, Philadelphia. (corporateBody)

Jazz Messengers. (corporateBody)

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Southern, Jeri (person)

Fields, Jack (person)

Biographical/Historical Sketch Professional photographer. From the guide to the Jack Fields photograph collection, 1960, (Department of Special Collections and University Archives) ...

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Julian Cannonball Adderley (person)

Basie, Count, 1904-1984 (person)

Donald Byrd Sextet (corporateBody)

Modern jazz quartet (corporateBody)

Basie, Count, 1904-1984 (person)

Bryant, Tommy (person)

Mingus, Charles, 1922-1979 (person)

Charles Mingus, African-American jazz bassist, was born April 22, 1922, in Nogales, Arizona. He began to study the cello in 1934, switching to the bass in 1937. In 1939 he began studying composition with Lloyd Reese and composed What love and Half mast inhibitions. He began his professional career in 1940, playing bass with Lee Young, and he toured with Louis Armstromg's big band the following year. In 1942 he played bass with Barney Bigard's ensemble which featured retired trombonist Kid Ory. T...

Kenney, Beverly, 1932-1960 (person)

J. J. Johnson (person)

Kuhn, Rolf (person)

Kenney, Beverly (person)

General Artists Corporation (corporateBody)

McGhee, Howard, 1918-1987 (person)

Modern jazz quartet (corporateBody)

Kühn, Rolf, 1929- (person)

McGhee, Howard, 1918-1987 (person)

Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures (corporateBody)

Donaldson, Lou (person)

Silver, Horace, 1928-.... (person)

Mobley, Jimmy (person)

Adderley, Cannonball (person)

Church, Lou (person)

Silver, Horace, 1928-.... (person)

Metro-G oldwyn-Mayer Pictures (corporateBody)

Charles Mingus (person)

Edward Gibbs (person)

Byrd, Donald (person)

Pesselo, Bob (person)

Lou Church (person)

Johnson, J.J., 1924-2001 (person)

Lord Boreland's Trio (corporateBody)

Australian Jazz Quintet (corporateBody)

William Morris Agency (corporateBody)