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Accession 06-181,  Smithsonian Productions,  Productions, 1994-2000

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: Smithsonian Productions
Title: Productions
Dates: 1994-2000
Quantity: 3 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes) (2 document boxes)
Collection: Accession 06-181
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

This accession consists of audiotapes and compact discs created during the production of the radio series "Jazz Smithsonian." Hosted by Lena Horne, the series features the Smithsonian Jazz Masterworks Orchestra in concert, performing classic American jazz of the 1920s, 1930s, 1940s, and 1950s, as well as oral histories of American jazz legends. Each show is one hour in length. The series premiered in January 1994 on 170 radio stations in the United States and on national networks in Australia and New Zealand. In 1995, it was the most successful jazz series ever distributed by Public Radio International. The series ran through 2001 with up to 13 shows per season. A CD featuring the Smithsonian Jazz Masterworks Orchestra, using many of the same recordings as the series, was released in 1996 for the retail market. Materials include original recordings and completed shows. A few track and program sheets can be found in Box 3.

Descriptive Entry

This accession consists of audiotapes and compact discs created during the production of the radio series "Jazz Smithsonian." Hosted by Lena Horne, the series features the Smithsonian Jazz Masterworks Orchestra in concert, performing classic American jazz of the 1920s, 1930s, 1940s, and 1950s, as well as oral histories of American jazz legends. Each show is one hour in length. The series premiered in January 1994 on 170 radio stations in the United States and on national networks in Australia and New Zealand. In 1995, it was the most successful jazz series ever distributed by Public Radio International. The series ran through 2001 with up to 13 shows per season. A CD featuring the Smithsonian Jazz Masterworks Orchestra, using many of the same recordings as the series, was released in 1996 for the retail market. Materials include original recordings and completed shows. A few track and program sheets can be found in Box 3.

Access Restriction

Special restrictions on use of these materials may apply. Listening copies are not currently available, but can be made for a fee, Transferring office; 4/10/2002 memorandum, Peters to SIA; Contact reference staff for details.

This collection is indexed under the following access terms. These are links to collections with related topics, persons or places.

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 06-181, Smithsonian Productions, Productions

Container List

Box 1

Smithsonian Jazz Masterworks Orchestra, Fanfare, 6/21/1996, DAT

Box 1 of 4

Smithsonian Jazz Masterworks Orchestra, Rehearsal, 6/21/1996, DAT

Box 1 of 4

Smithsonian Jazz Masterworks Orchestra, CD Mixes, 6/26/1996, DAT

Box 1 of 4

Jazz CD #3, 7/12/1996, DAT

Box 1 of 4

SI Fanfare Remix, 7/18/1996, DAT

Box 1 of 4

Jazzmasters, Interview, 7/27/1996, DAT

Box 1 of 4

Smithsonian Jazz Masterworks Orchestra, Audition Copy, 7/19/1997, DAT

Box 1 of 4

Smithsonian Jazz Masterworks Orchestra, 11/15/1997, Tape 1A, DAT

Box 1 of 4

Smithsonian Jazz Masterworks Orchestra, 11/15/1997, Tape 2A, DAT

Box 1 of 4

Smithsonian Jazz Masterworks Orchestra, 11/15/1997, Tape 3A, DAT

Box 1 of 4

Smithsonian Jazz Masterworks Orchestra, 11/15/1997, Tape 4A, DAT

Box 1 of 4

Smithsonian Jazz Masterworks Orchestra, Ellington Sacred Concert, National Cathedral, 4/29/1999, Master Reel 1, DAT

Box 1 of 4

Smithsonian Jazz Masterworks Orchestra, Ellington Sacred Concert, National Cathedral, 4/29/1999, Master Reel 2, DAT

Box 1 of 4

Smithsonian Jazz Masterworks Orchestra, Music for Concert on May 7 and 8, Original Recordings, DAT

Box 1 of 4

SI Fanfare Remix, DAT

Box 1 of 4

Smithsonian Jazz Masterworks Orchestra, Originals, DAT

Box 1 of 4

Jazz Masterworks, 7/19/1998, Tape 4A, Hi 8 cassette

Box 1 of 4

Jazz Masterworks, 7/19/1998, Tape 4B, Hi 8 cassette

Box 1 of 4

Jazz Masterworks, 7/19/1998, Tape 4C, Hi 8 cassette

Box 1 of 4

Jazz Masterworks, 7/19/1998, Tape 5A, Hi 8 cassette

Box 1 of 4

Jazz Masterworks, 7/19/1998, Tape 5B, Hi 8 cassette

Box 1 of 4

Jazz Masterworks, 7/19/1998, Tape 5C, Hi 8 cassette

Box 1 of 4

Jazz Masterworks, Lisner Auditorium, 8/16/1998, Reel 4A, Hi 8 cassette

Box 1 of 4

Jazz Masterworks, Lisner Auditorium, 8/16/1998, Reel 4B, Hi 8 cassette

Box 1 of 4

Jazz Masterworks, Lisner Auditorium, 8/16/1998, Reel 4C, Hi 8 cassette

Box 1 of 4

Jazz Masterworks, Lisner Auditorium, 8/16/1998, Reel 4D, Hi 8 cassette

Box 1 of 4

B. Taylor/Smithsonian Jazz Masterworks Orchestra, Kennedy Center, 2/5/1999, Reel 1A, DA113 cassette

Box 1 of 4

B. Taylor/Smithsonian Jazz Masterworks Orchestra, Kennedy Center, 2/5/1999, Reel 1B, DA113 cassette

Box 1 of 4

B. Taylor/Smithsonian Jazz Masterworks Orchestra, Kennedy Center, 2/5/1999, Reel 1C, DA113 cassette

Box 1 of 4

B. Taylor/Smithsonian Jazz Masterworks Orchestra, Kennedy Center, 2/5/1999, Reel 1D, DA113 cassette

Box 1 of 4

B. Taylor/Smithsonian Jazz Masterworks Orchestra, Kennedy Center, 2/5/1999, Reel 2A, DA113 cassette

Box 1 of 4

B. Taylor/Smithsonian Jazz Masterworks Orchestra, Kennedy Center, 2/5/1999, Reel 2B, Safety, DA113 cassette

Box 1 of 4

B. Taylor/Smithsonian Jazz Masterworks Orchestra, Kennedy Center, 2/5/1999, Reel 2C, DA113 cassette

Box 1 of 4

B. Taylor/Smithsonian Jazz Masterworks Orchestra, Kennedy Center, 2/5/1999, Reel 2D, DA113 cassette

Box 1 of 4

Smithsonian Jazz Masterworks Orchestra, Rehearsal, 4/28/1999, Reel 1A, DA113 cassette

Box 1 of 4

Box 2

Smithsonian Jazz Masterworks Orchestra, Rehearsal, 4/28/1999, Reel 1B, DA113 cassette

Box 2 of 4

Smithsonian Jazz Masterworks Orchestra, Rehearsal, 4/28/1999, Reel 1C, DA113 cassette

Box 2 of 4

Smithsonian Jazz Masterworks Orchestra, Rehearsal, 4/28/1999, Reel 1D, DA113 cassette

Box 2 of 4

Smithsonian Jazz Masterworks Orchestra, Rehearsal, 4/28/1999, Reel 1E, DA113 cassette

Box 2 of 4

Smithsonian Jazz Masterworks Orchestra, Ellington Sacred Concert, National Cathedral, 4/29/1999, Reel 1A, DA113 cassette

Box 2 of 4

Smithsonian Jazz Masterworks Orchestra, Gospel Show, 4/29/1999, Reel 1A, Composite Safety, DA113 cassette

Box 2 of 4

Smithsonian Jazz Masterworks Orchestra, Ellington Sacred Concert, National Cathedral, 4/29/1999, Reel 1B, DA113 cassette

Box 2 of 4

Smithsonian Jazz Masterworks Orchestra, Ellington Sacred Concert, National Cathedral, 4/29/1999, Reel 1C, DA113 cassette

Box 2 of 4

Smithsonian Jazz Masterworks Orchestra, Ellington Sacred Concert, National Cathedral, 4/29/1999, Reel 1D, DA113 cassette

Box 2 of 4

Smithsonian Jazz Masterworks Orchestra, Ellington Sacred Concert, National Cathedral, 4/29/1999, Reel 1E, DA113 cassette

Box 2 of 4

Smithsonian Jazz Masterworks Orchestra, Gospel Show, 4/29/1999, Reel 1E, Composite Safety, DA113 cassette

Box 2 of 4

Smithsonian Jazz Masterworks Orchestra, Ellington Sacred Concert, National Cathedral, 4/29/1999, Reel 2A, DA113 cassette

Box 2 of 4

Smithsonian Jazz Masterworks Orchestra, Gospel Show, 4/29/1999, Reel 2A, Composite Safety, DA113 cassette

Box 2 of 4

Smithsonian Jazz Masterworks Orchestra, Ellington Sacred Concert, National Cathedral, 4/29/1999, Reel 2B, DA113 cassette

Box 2 of 4

Smithsonian Jazz Masterworks Orchestra, Ellington Sacred Concert, National Cathedral, 4/29/1999, Reel 2C, DA113 cassette

Box 2 of 4

Smithsonian Jazz Masterworks Orchestra, Ellington Sacred Concert, National Cathedral, 4/29/1999, Reel 2D, DA113 cassette

Box 2 of 4

Smithsonian Jazz Masterworks Orchestra, Ellington Sacred Concert, National Cathedral, 4/29/1999, Reel 2E, DA113 cassette

Box 2 of 4

Smithsonian Jazz Masterworks Orchestra, Gospel Show, 4/29/1999, Reel 2E, Composite Safety, DA113 cassette

Box 2 of 4

Smithsonian Jazz Masterworks Orchestra, Kennedy Center, 5/7/2000, Reel 1A, DA113 cassette

Box 2 of 4

Smithsonian Jazz Masterworks Orchestra, Kennedy Center, 5/7/2000, Reel 1B, DA113 cassette

Box 2 of 4

Smithsonian Jazz Masterworks Orchestra, Kennedy Center, 5/7/2000, Reel 1C, DA113 cassette (2 cassettes)

Box 2 of 4

Smithsonian Jazz Masterworks Orchestra, Kennedy Center, 5/7/2000, Reel 1D, DA113 cassette

Box 2 of 4

Smithsonian Jazz Masterworks Orchestra, Kennedy Center, 5/8/2000, Reel 1A, DA113 cassette

Box 2 of 4

Smithsonian Jazz Masterworks Orchestra, Kennedy Center, 5/8/2000, Reel 1B, DA113 cassette

Box 2 of 4

Smithsonian Jazz Masterworks Orchestra, Kennedy Center, 5/8/2000, Reel 1C, DA113 cassette

Box 2 of 4

Smithsonian Jazz Masterworks Orchestra, Kennedy Center, 5/8/2000, Reel 1D, DA113 cassette

Box 2 of 4

Smithsonian Jazz Masterworks Orchestra, Kennedy Center, 5/8/2000, Reel 2A, DA113 cassette

Box 2 of 4

Smithsonian Jazz Masterworks Orchestra, Kennedy Center, 5/8/2000, Reel 2B, DA113 cassette

Box 2 of 4

Smithsonian Jazz Masterworks Orchestra, Kennedy Center, 5/8/2000, Reel 2C, DA113 cassette

Box 2 of 4

Box 3

Smithsonian Jazz Masterworks Orchestra, Kennedy Center, 5/8/2000, Reel 2D, DA113 cassette

Box 3 of 4

Smithsonian Jazz Masterworks Orchestra, Inaugural 1991 Season, "The Evolution of the Jazz Orchestra," Tape 1, audio cassette

Box 3 of 4

Smithsonian Jazz Masterworks Orchestra, Inaugural 1991 Season, "The Evolution of the Jazz Orchestra," Tape 2, audio cassette

Box 3 of 4

Jazz Smithsonian #4, 1994 Season, audio cassette

Box 3 of 4

Smithsonian Jazz Masterworks Orchestra, "The Sounds of Color," 11/15/1997, Tape 1, audio cassette

Box 3 of 4

Smithsonian Jazz Masterworks Orchestra, "The Sounds of Color," 11/15/1997, Tape 2, audio cassette

Box 3 of 4

Smithsonian Jazz Masterworks Orchestra/Billy Taylor, Youth Concert, 2/4/1999, audio cassette

Box 3 of 4

Jazz Smithsonian, Lena Horne Tracks, Programs #1 and 2, 1/4" audiotape

Box 3 of 4

Jazz Smithsonian, Lena Horne Tracks, Programs #3, 4, 5, and 6, 1/4" audiotape

Box 3 of 4

Jazz Smithsonian, Lena Horne Tracks, Program #6, Promos for Programs #7 and 8, 1/4" audiotape

Box 3 of 4

Jazz Smithsonian, Lena Horne Tracks, Program #7, 1/4" audiotape

Box 3 of 4

Jazz Smithsonian, Lena Horne Tracks, Program #8, 1/4" audiotape

Box 3 of 4

Smithsonian Jazz Masterworks Orchestra, 1992 Concerts, 1/4" audiotape

Box 3 of 4

Folder - Project Records

Box 3 of 4

Box 4

Jazz Masterworks 1995, 1994 Concerts, 1/4" audiotape (14 reels)

Box 4 of 4

Smithsonian Jazz Masterworks Orchestra, Fanfares, 12/10/1996, CD

Box 4 of 4

Jazz Smithsonian, Program #1, "Duke Ellington Hallelujah! A Sacred Concert," 4/2/2000, 59:00, CD

Box 4 of 4

Jazz Smithsonian, Program #2, "Duke Ellington: Suite Sixteen Plus Six," 4/11/2000, 59:00, CD

Box 4 of 4

Jazz Smithsonian, Program #3, "A Tribute to Duke Ellington," 4/18/2000, 59:00, CD

Box 4 of 4

Jazz Smithsonian, Program #4, "Strayhorn Discoveries: Music of Strayhorn and Ellington," 4/25/2000, 59:00, CD

Box 4 of 4

Jazz Smithsonian, Program #5, "Music of Basie, Goodman, Shaw, Ellington," 5/2/2000, 59:00, CD

Box 4 of 4

Jazz Smithsonian, Program #6, "Music of Neal Hefti and Count Basie," 5/9/2000, 59:00, CD

Box 4 of 4

Jazz Smithsonian, Program #7, "Music of Miles Davis and Gil Evans," 5/16/2000, 59:00, CD

Box 4 of 4

Jazz Smithsonian, Program #8, "Music of Mary Lou Williams," 5/23/2000, 59:00, CD

Box 4 of 4

Jazz Smithsonian, Program #9, "Music of James Moody and Dizzy Gillespie," 5/30/2000, 59:00, CD

Box 4 of 4

Jazz Smithsonian, Program #10, "Blue Guitars I," 6/6/2000, 59:00, CD

Box 4 of 4

Jazz Smithsonian, Program #11, "Blue Guitars II: Bucky and John Pizzerelli," 6/13/2000, 59:00, CD

Box 4 of 4

Jazz Smithsonian, Program #12, "Blue Guitars III: Jack Wilkens and Jimmy Bruno," 6/20/2000, 59:00, CD

Box 4 of 4

Jazz Smithsonian, Program #13, "Blue Guitars IV: Martin Taylor, Ron Affif and Steve Howe," 6/27/2000, 59:00, CD

Box 4 of 4

Smithsonian Jazz Masterworks Orchestra III, Gil Evans Interview, Final Mix, 10/15/2000, CD

Box 4 of 4

Jazz Oral Histories, Joe Wilter, CD (6 CDs)

Box 4 of 4