Finding Aids to Official Records of the Smithsonian Institution Archives
This accession consists of audio and video elements that document jazz performances at the Smithsonian Institution. Represented among the records are performances by the Smithsonian Jazz Masterworks Orchestra; performances by Art Farmer, Bob Wilber, Alberta Hunter, Joe Williams, and Red Norvo; and interviews with Jimmy Bruno and other artists. Materials include Betacam tapes, Betacam SP tapes, Digital Betacam tapes, 1" videotapes, U-Matic tapes, U-Matic S tapes, and DAT tapes (BASF DA 113 MP, Ampex BF-8mm, Maxwell DAT 94, and Sony PDP-124).
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This collection is indexed under the following access terms. These are links to collections with related topics, persons or places.
- Farmer, Art
- Wilber, Bob
- Norvo, Red
- Hunter, Alberta
- Williams, Joe, 1918-
- Bruno, Jimmy
- Smithsonian Jazz Masterworks Orchestra
Physical Characteristics of Materials in the Collection
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 05-216, Smithsonian Productions, Productions