Jazz concert programs ca 1948-1952.


Jazz concert programs ca 1948-1952.

Souvenir programs from Jazz and popular music concerts including Duke Ellington, Louis Armstrong, Stan Kenton, Nat "King" Cole and Sarah Vaughan, Lionel Hampton, Jan Garber and The Mills Brothers, Fred Waring's Pennsylvanians.

.5 linear ft. (1 box)

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Hampton, Lionel

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Lionel Hampton was born in Louisville, Kentucky on April 20, 1908. He died on August 31, 2002 in New York City. He showed a talent for music at an early age and by high school, was playing drums with a jazz band organized by his employer, a newspaper called the Chicago Defender. Later, he attended classes in music theory at the University of Southern California and gained a reputation as a great drummer on the West Coast. In 1930, Louis Armstrong, when working for Les Hite’s band, a...

Vaughan, Sarah, 1924-1990

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Armstrong, Louis, 1901-1971

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Louis Armstrong, a jazz musician and entertainer, was born on August 4, 1901 in New Orleans, Louisiana. He claimed to have been born on July 4, 1900, which is the date given on his World War I draft card. However, recent research gives good documentation to the August 4, 1901 date, including his baptismal certificate. Some sources also cite 1898 as his birth date. He died on July 6, 1971. Armstrong was born and raised in New Orleans. Coming to prominence in the 1920s as an inventive trumpet a...

Cole, Nat King, 1919-1965

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Kenton, Stan, 1911-1979

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Stanley Newcomb Kenton was born on December 15, 1911 in Wichita, Kansas. His family lived in California and Colorado before permanently settling in Bell, California, in the Los Angeles area. Kenton's musical career began in his teens, and made his first recordings with Gus Arnheim in 1937, joining Vido Musso's band in 1938, and organizing a rehearsal band which evolved into his own orchestra. From the 1940s onward, the Kenton band was the site of intersection between jazz, popular music, and ex...

Online Archive of California

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Pennsylvanians (Musical group)

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Duke Ellington Orchestra

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Mills Brothers.

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Garber, Jan

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