[Collection of jazz contracts, 1949-1957].


[Collection of jazz contracts, 1949-1957].

Contracts between various jazz artists and club owners or producers supplying the terms of agreement for performance engagements. Includes contracts signed by Cannonball Adderley, Louis Armstrong, Count Basie, Miles Davis, Charles Mingus, Chico Hamilton, Howard McGhee, Bud Shank, Zoot Sims, Jeri Southern and others.

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Basie, Count, 1904-1984

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Armstrong, Louis, 1901-1971

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Jazz trumpeter, singer, and bandleader. From the description of Louis Armstrong letter to Walter Winchell, 1942 May 31. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 405121928 Famous American jazz musician, band leader, and inventor of "scat" singing style, nicknamed "Satchmo." From the description of ALS, 1970 February 4 : to the American Hall of Fame Library. (Copley Press, J S Copley Library). WorldCat record id: 16853663 Jazz trumpeter. From the descrip...

Sims, Zoot

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Davis, Miles, 1926-1991

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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...

McGhee, Howard, 1918-1987

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Hamilton, Chico, 1921-2013

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Southern, Jeri

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Adderley, Cannonball

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Mingus, Charles, Shank, Bud.

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