Found 6 collections related to Rollins, Sonny

Rollins, Sonny
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Moving Image and Recorded Sound Division | Sc MIRS Rollins 2017
Theodore Walter "Sonny" Rollins (born September 7th, 1930) is an American jazz tenor saxophonist. Harlem born and raised, Rollins is considered among the players to have defined the instrument through his prolific practicing, performing and... more
Grimes, Henry
Music Division | JPB 19-08
3.52 linear feet (10 boxes, 2 oversize folders); 8.99 gigabytes (112 computer files)
Henry Grimes (1935-2020) was an American jazz double bassist. A versatile and innovative player, Grimes performed with some of the leading jazz performers of the 1950s and 1960s including Sonny Rollins, Thelonious Monk, Cecil Taylor, and more.... more
New York Jazz Museum
Photographs and Prints Division. Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture | Sc Photo New York Jazz Museum
4290 items (18.3 linear feet, 34 boxes). 3992 photographic prints : b&w and col ; 28 x 43 cm. and smaller. 82 photomechanical prints : b&w ; 39 x 27 cm. and smaller. 16 slides : col ; 5 x 5 cm. ca. 200 negatives : b&w ; 8 x 13 cm. and smaller
The New York Jazz Museum was founded in 1972 to preserve the history of jazz and to educate the public about jazz. The Museum closed its doors in June 1977 after a series of financial difficulties. The New York Jazz Museum Photograph Collection... more
Rollins, Sonny
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 898
73.43 linear feet (144 boxes, 18 volumes, 18 tubes, 7 oversized folders); 37.13 gigabytes (969 computer files)
Theodore Walter "Sonny" Rollins (born September 7th, 1930) is an American jazz tenor saxophonist. His papers, dating from the 1910s to 2015 (the bulk dates from the 1950s onward), document the musical, personal, and career development of one of... more
Bach, Jean, 1918-2013
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Moving Image and Recorded Sound Division | Sc MIRS Great 1996
64 video_recordings
A Great Day in Harlem is an Oscar-nominated 1994 documentary directed by Jean Bach (1918 - 2013), a press agent, radio producer, jazz aficionado, and fixture of New York's jazz scene. The collection consists of... more
Avakian, George
Music Division | JPB 14-28
56.72 linear feet (149 boxes, 6 oversize folders, 1 tube). 1.7 gigabytes (148 computer files). 2225 audio_files. 64 video_files
George Mesrop Avakian (1919-2017) was an American music producer, recording executive, artist manager, writer, and educator best known for his work with artists such as Louis Armstrong, Miles Davis, Duke Ellington, John Cage, Alan Hovhaness, Keith... more
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