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Washington Irving Rucker Jazz Collection

Identifier: 2014-066

Content Description

A mixed collection including: Movies featuring the South of France with Ella Fitzgerald and Duke Ellington; commercially produced Jazz CDs; reel to reel recording of a jazz session; VHS of Norman Granz Presents: Improvisation; LPs; photographs, paste-ups for concert posters, concert programs.

Acquisition Type



Donated by Washington Irving Rucker

Restrictions Apply



  • 1930 - 1980


3 Linear Feet (4 boxes, 2 film cannisters)


Strollin': A jazz life through John Levy's personal lens by Devra Hall Levy, 2008. 1. T-Bone: T-Bone Walker Disc 4 CD. 2. Booker Ervin: Down in the Dumps CD. 3. Afro-Cuban All Stars: A Toda Cuba le Gusta CD. 4. Milt Jackson and the Monty Alexander Trio: Soul Fusion CD., 5. Otis Spann with Muddy Waters and His Band: Live the Life CD. 6. Ray Charles: Genius Loves Company CD. 7. Burton Gaar: Mighty Long Road CD. 8. Johnny Nocturne with Kim Nalley CD. 9. Joe Pass: Joy Spring CD. 10. Les McCann & Eddie Harris: Swiss Movement CD. 11. T-Bone: T-Bone Walker Disc 5 CD. 12. T-Bone: T-Bone Walker Disc 3 CD. 13. T-Bone: T-Bone Walker Disc 6 CD. 14. Peg Leg Sam: Kickin' It! CD. 15. The Benny Velarde/ Francisco Agua Bella Orchestras: Ay Que Rico! CD. 16. The Sandole Brothers & Guests CD. 17. The Crusaders': Finest Hour CD. 18. Eddie Harris: Exodus to Jazz & Mightly Like a Rose CD. 19. Clark Terry: The Happy Horns of Clark Terry CD. 20. John Coltrane: Live Trane The European Tours CD. 21. The Harry Carney Project Disc 1 CD. 22. Roy Eldridge: 07/20/75 CD. 23. The Individualism of Gil Evans CD. 24. Jazz Crusaders: Freedom Sound CD. 25. James Moody: At the Jazz Workshop CD. 26. Art Pepper: Unreleased Art Vol V, Stuttgart CD. 27. Art Tatum: 20th Century Piano Genius CD. 28. Dizzy Gillespie: Gillespiana and Carnegie Hall Concert CD. 29. Lou Rawls: Anthology CD. 30. Norman Granz Presents Improvisation VHS. 31. "The Trumpet Kings Meet Joe Turner... Circa 1980" Photo. 32. Hank Jones Photo. 33. Luck T 9/7/83 Studio Mastering Tape. 34. Lester Young "I Gues I'll Have to Change My Plans" & "I Didn't Know What Time It Was". 35. Ray Charles & Cleo Laine: Porgy & Bess LP.