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Adam Makowicz Collection, 1973-2009 | Music Library

By Maristella Feustle

Collection Overview

Title: Adam Makowicz Collection, 1973-2009Add to your cart.
ID: 06/034
Primary Creator: Makowicz, Adam (1940-)
Extent: 18.0 Boxes
Arrangement: Arranged into series according to material type. Items among Makowicz' papers are frequently arranged from most recent to least.
Forms of Material: Jazz
Languages: English, Polish

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Scope and Contents of the Materials

The collection consists of 18 boxes of correspondence, photos, promotional materials, and sound recordings from the career of Adam Makowicz, spanning the early 1970s through 2009.

Administrative Information

Repository: Music Library
Access Restrictions: Access to this collection is provided only by special arrangement. Please contact the Music Library for more information.
Use Restrictions: Reproduction and publication of materials in this collection are subject to the policies of the UNT Music Library. Copyright restrictions may apply.
Physical Access Note: Collection is housed in the UNT Music Library. Advance notice for use is required. Please contact the Music Library for further information.
Other Note: See also: MakowiczMusic.com.

Box and Folder Listing

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Series 2: Audio and videoAdd to your cart.
 
Box 1: 21 copies of commercial cassette release of album Naughty Baby, 1987Add to your cart.
Gershwin tribute album. RCA 3022-4-N. Also available on CD in the UNT Library Catalog, with bonus track ("Summertime"): LPCD 77403.
Box 2: 9 copies of commercial cassette release of album Naughty Baby, 1987Add to your cart.
Gershwin tribute album. RCA 3022-4-N. Also available on CD in the UNT Library Catalog, with bonus track ("Summertime"): LPCD 77403.
Box 3Add to your cart.
 
Item 1: A Handful of Stars, Side A, 1981Add to your cart.

Recorded in 1981, released in 1997 with tracks in different order.

Side A: Satin Wood; I'm Old Fashioned; Just in Time; Opalescence; Somebody Loves Me; Bye Bye Blues.

Adam Makowicz, piano; George Mraz, bass; Jack DeJohnette, drums.

"Received by A. Makowicz from John Hammond Estate on 9/17/2007."

Physical description: 12-inch reel, 30 ips 2-track stereo.
Item 2: A Handful of Stars, Side B, 1981Add to your cart.

Recorded in 1981, released in 1997 with tracks in different order. This reel contains alternate titles and takes.

Side B: Walking; Handful of Stars; Handful of Stars (alternate take); What is This Thing Called Love?; Falling.

Adam Makowicz, piano; George Mraz, bass; Jack DeJohnette, drums.

"Received by A. Makowicz from John Hammond Estate on 9/17/2007."

Physical description: 12-inch reel. 30 ips, 2-track stereo.
Box 4Add to your cart.
 
Item 1: John Hammond Music, 1978 July 20Add to your cart.
Reel 1.
Physical Description: 12-inch reel.
Item 2: John Hammond, 1978 July 20Add to your cart.
Reel 2.
Physical description: 12-inch reel.
Item 3: John Hammond Music, 1978 July 20Add to your cart.
Reel 3.
Physical Description: 12-inch reel.
Item 4: John Hammond Music (A. Makowicz), 1978 July 20Add to your cart.
Reel 4.
Physical Description: 12-inch reel.
Item 5: John Hammond Music, 1978 July 20Add to your cart.
Reel 5.
Item 6: Hammond Music (Makowicz), 1978 July 20Add to your cart.
Reel 7. Information on label crossed out.
Physical Description: 12-inch reel.
Item 7: Hammond Music Makowicz, 1978 July 20Add to your cart.
Reel 8.
Physical Description: 12-inch reel.
Item 8: The Adam Makowicz Trio, Cornell College Spring Festival, Mt. Vernon, IA, 1984 May 4Add to your cart.
Reel 1 of 2.
Physical Description: 12-inch reel.
Item 9: The Adam Makowicz Trio, Cornell College Spring Festival, Mt. Vernon, IA, 1984 May 5Add to your cart.
Reel 2 of 2.
Physical Description: 12-inch-reel.
Item 10: Adam Makowicz, 1985 January 7Add to your cart.

Reel 1 of 7. Dated 1/7/1985. Rendered as mm/dd/yy for this set.

Helen Keane Productions, numbered 414. Unreleased material.

Physical Description: 12-inch, 16-track reel.
Item 11: Adam Makowicz, 1985 January 7Add to your cart.
Reel 2 of 7. Helen Keene Productions, numbered 414.1. Unreleased material.
Physical Description: 12-inch, 16-track reel.
Item 12: Adam Makowicz, 1985 January 7Add to your cart.
Reel 3 of 7. Helen Keane Productions, numbered 414.2. Unreleased material.
Physical Description: 12-inch, 16-track reel.
Box 5Add to your cart.
Unreleased material (Keane recordings, possibly others).
Item 1: Adam Makowicz, 1985 January 7Add to your cart.
Reel 4 of 7. Helen Keane Productions, numbered 414.3. Unreleased material.
Physical Description: 12-inch, 16-track reel.
Item 2: Adam Makowicz, 1985 January 7Add to your cart.
Reel 5 of 7. Helen Keane Productions, numbered 414.4.
Physical Description: 12-inch, 16-track reel.
Item 3: Adam Makowicz, 1985 January 7Add to your cart.
Reel 6 of 7. Helen Keane Productions.
Physical Description: 12-inch, 16-track reel.
Item 4: Adam Makowicz, 1985 January 7Add to your cart.
Reel 7 of 7. Helen Keane Productions, numbered 414.6,
Physical Description: 12-inch, 16-track reel.
Item 5: Master Reel 1, 1994 September 5Add to your cart.
Reel 1 of 2. Date in Makowicz's handwriting; dd/mm/yy format surmised here. "With Adam Makowicz music, composed for a play of Jan Sawka, painter and entertainer sent by him to Adam on 5/9/1994. A play was shown in Japan."
Physical Description: 12-inch reel.
Item 6: Master Reel 2, 1994 September 5Add to your cart.
Reel 2 of 2.
Physical Description: 12-inch reel.
Item 7: Tasma Magnetofonowa, undatedAdd to your cart.
"Audio tape-stereo: How High the Moon, Blues, Sweet Georgia Brown."
Physical Description: 12-inch reel.
Box 6Add to your cart.
 
Item 1: Side 1: Rhapsody in Blue (takes 1, 2); Side 2: Let's Call the Whole Thing Off; CalypsoAdd to your cart.
Copy 1 of 2.
Physical Description: 7-inch reel, 7.5 ips. 1/4-track stereo.
Item 2: Side 1: Rhapsody in Blue (takes 1, 2); Side 2: Let's Call the Whole Thing Off; CalypsoAdd to your cart.
Copy 2 of 2.
Physical description: 7-inch reel, 7.5 ips. 1/4-track stereo.
Item 3: Let's Call the Whole Thing Off; Calypso; Rhapsody in BlueAdd to your cart.
Track order as listed on container.
Physical Description: 7-inch reel, 7.5 ips, mono.
Item 4: PoznánAdd to your cart.
No other legible information on container. Prior information scratched out. Round metal container.
Item 5: Adam, 1977 March 4Add to your cart.

Reel 1 of 3. Tracks correlate with those on the album Adam.

Side 1: An Optimistic Dance (reserve); Late Afternoon (reserve); Once Yes, Once No ("suggested first piece for Side 1"); Jig-Saw Puzzle; Winter Flowers; Opalescence; Violets

Side 2: Tribute to Erroll Garner; Winter Lullaby ("1st on 2nd side"); Chopin's Willows; A Ballad for Japan; On Points; A Stream of Light.

Physical Description: 7-inch reel. 1/4 track, 7.5 ips.
Item 6: Adam, 1977 June 8Add to your cart.

Reel 2 of 3. Tracks correlate with those on the album Adam.

Contents: Over the Rainbow; Stompin' at the Savoy; Winter Flowers; Tea for Two; Once Yes, Once No; Cherokee; [Chopin's] Willows; Solace.

Physical Description: 7-inch reel. 7.5 ips, 1/4 track, stereo.
Item 7: Adam, 1977 June 8Add to your cart.

Reel 3 of 3. Tracks correlate with those on the album Adam.

Contents: Like Someone in Love; Opalescence; Jig-Saw Puzzle; I Got It Bad; All the Things You Are; Blues; Tribute to Erroll Garner; Solace (takes 1, 2, 3); Stompin' at the Savoy.

Also enclosed in container: list of 16 recordings by Makowicz with John Hammond's remarks and signature.

Physical Description: 7-inch reel. 7.5 ips, 1/4 track, stereo.
Item 8: Great Jazz Pianists, 1980 August 10Add to your cart.
From WETA television. Program includes Makowicz, Marian McPartland, George Shearing.
Physical Description: Videocassette (non-VHS).
Item 9: Adam, 1982 August 31Add to your cart.
WCBS-TV.
Physical Description: Videocassette (non-VHS).
Item 10: NightTunes Variety, 1983Add to your cart.
KTCA 2 / KTCI 17.
Physical Description: Videocassette (non-VHS).
Item 11: Adam Makowicz Trio recorded live at Cornell College, 1984 May 4Add to your cart.
Produced by Kirkwood Student Productions and KCCK-FM. Directed by Paul Bowers; audio: Gordon Paulsen. Labeled as tape1 of 2; tape 2 not present.
Physical Description: Videocassette (non-VHS).
Item 12: Adam Makowicz - News at Noon, 1988 April 7Add to your cart.
Broadcasting station not identified.
Physical Description: Videocassette (non-VHS).
Item 13: Adam Makowicz - Kwartet Wilanów, 1999 December 6Add to your cart.
Labeled for Telewizja Polska Wrocław; photocopied notes in Polish.
Physical Description: Betacam videocassette.
Item 14: No information on tapeAdd to your cart.
Note attached: "Raw stack. Unused?"
Physical Description: Betacam videocassette.
Item 15: Moonray, 1986Add to your cart.
RCA 3006-2-N.  Also available on LP in the UNT Library Catalog: LPZ 109,507.
Physical Description: Compact disc.
Item 16: Interface, 1987Add to your cart.
Gazell GJCD-1007.
Physical Description: Compact disc.
Item 17: Makowicz Plays Gershwin, 1993Add to your cart.
Polton CDPL-056. 2 copies.
Physical Description: Compact disc.
Item 18: Adam Makowicz at Maybeck, 1993Add to your cart.
Maybeck Recital Hall Series, Volume 24. Concord Jazz CCD-4541. 2 copies. Also available in the UNT Library Catalog: LPCD 77371.
Physical Description: Compact disc.
Item 19: The Music of Jerome Kern, 1993Add to your cart.
Concord Jazz CCD-4575. Also available in the UNT Library Catalog: LPCD 78501.
Physical Description: Compact disc.
Item 20: My Favorite Things - The Music of Richard Rodgers, 1994Add to your cart.
Concord Jazz CCD-4631. 2 copies. Also available in the UNT Library Catalog:LPCD 85885.
Physical Description: Compact disc.
Item 21: Adam Makowicz - George Mraz, 1994Add to your cart.
Concord Jazz CCD-4597. Also available in the UNT Library Catalog: LPCD 91109.
Physical Description: Compact disc.
Item 22: Makowicz Plays Berlin, 1994Add to your cart.
Sound-Pol Baierle Records SPB CD 043. 2 copies.
Physical Description: Compact disc.
Item 23: A Handful of Stars, 1997Add to your cart.
Recorded in 1981 (See also: Box 3 above.), released in 1997. Chiaroscuro CR(D) 209. 3 copies.
Physical Description: Compact disc.
Item 24: A Tribute to Art Tatum, 1997Add to your cart.
Recorded at SUNY Purchase Concert Hall. VWC Records, VWCD4108. 2 copies. Also available in the UNT Library Catalog: LPCD 137,755.
Physical Description: Compact disc.
Item 25: Gershwin - Makowicz, 1998 May 5Add to your cart.
Recorded at the Grzegorz Fitelberg Concert Hall in Katowice. Bank Slaski edycja specjalna, Avanti CD 001.
Physical Description: Compact disc.
Item 26: Adam Makowicz Plays Irving Berlin, 1999 October 18Add to your cart.
Recorded in September 1992. VWC Records, VWCD 4102. Also available in the UNT Library Catalog: LPCD 75157.
Physical Description: Compact disc.
Item 27: Adam Makowicz Plays Duke Ellington, 2000Add to your cart.
Recorded at SUNY Purchase Concert Hall, December 1999. Musicians Showcase, MS1028. 2 copies.
Physical Description: Compact disc.
Item 28: Reflections on Chopin, 2000Add to your cart.
Recorded at the SUNY Purchase Concert Hall in December, 1999. Musicians Showcase, MS1027. Also available in the UNT Library Catalog: LPCD 137,754.
Physical Description: Compact disc.
Item 29: The Kosciuszko Foundation, 2002Add to your cart.
Recorded October 29, 2000, at the National Theater, Warsaw. Sponsored by the Kosciuszko Foundation. Adam Makowicz with the Sinfonia Varsovia, Mariusz Smolij, conductor. KF2000CD.
Physical Description: Compact disc.
Item 30: Songs for Manhattan, 2003Add to your cart.
Recorded live at the James Dunn Theatre, Halifax, Nova Scotia in April 2003. One complete copy of CD, with additional copy of insert.
Physical Description: Compact disc.
Item 31: Makowicz vs. Mozdzer at the Carnegie Hall, 2004Add to your cart.
Pomaton EMI 7243 5 60169 2 7. 2 copies.
Physical Description: Compact disc.
Item 32: From My Field, 2005Add to your cart.
AM Records, DDD AMR 1210. 2 copies.
Physical Description: Compact disc.
Box 7Add to your cart.
 
Item 1: Moonray, 1986Add to your cart.
35 copies in oversized original packaging. RCA 3006-2-N. Also available on LP in the UNT Library Catalog: LPZ 109,507.
Item 2: Swiss Encounter: James Morrison & Adam Makowicz at the Montreux Jazz Fest, 1989Add to your cart.
With Buster Williams and Al Foster. East-West Records 7 91243-2. Includes bonus track, "Softly, as in a Morning Sunrise." 2 copies. Also available in the UNT Library Catalog: LPCD 77129.
Item 3: Naughty Baby, 1987Add to your cart.
Packaging only, no CD. RCA 3022-N. Release contains bonus track of "Summertime," not included on cassette. Complete item is available in the UNT Library Catalog: LPCD 77403.
Box 8Add to your cart.
 
Physical Description: 33 1/3 rpm, 12-inch LP records.
Item 1: Adam Makowicz Unit: Polish Jazz, Vol. 35, 1973Add to your cart.
Muza SX 0963. 1 copy.
Item 2: Michal Urbaniak Constellation: Super Constellation, 1973Add to your cart.
CBS 65 744. 1 copy.
Item 3: Michal Urbaniak Group: Inactin, 1973Add to your cart.
Eurocord Musikverlag 28784-7 U. 1 copy.
Item 4: Michal Urbaniak Group: Paratyphus B, 1973Add to your cart.
Eurocord Musikverlag 28771-4 U. 1 copy.
Item 5: Polish Jazz Vol. 43, Live Embers, 1975Add to your cart.
Muza SX 1218. 2 copies.
Item 6: Adam Makowicz, 1978Add to your cart.
Columbia JC 35320. 10 copies.
Item 7: From My Window, 1981Add to your cart.
Choice CRS 1028. 51 copies
Item 8: Classical [sic] Duets - Adam & George [Mraz], circa 1982Add to your cart.
"Test pressing," ST-216. 1 copy.
Item 9: Classic Jazz Duets - Adam Makowicz & George Mraz, 1982Add to your cart.
Stash ST-216. 14 copies. Continued in next box.
Box 9Add to your cart.
 
Physical Description: 33 1/3 rpm, 12-inch LP records.
Item 1: Classic Jazz Duets - Adam Makowicz & George Mraz, 1982Add to your cart.
Stash ST-216.  45 copies. 14 additional copies in Box 8.
Item 2: CRS Preview Edition, 1983Add to your cart.
Sheffield Lab SL-57, LAB 21. 1 copy.
Item 3: The Name Is Makowicz, 1983Add to your cart.
Sheffield Lab LAB 21. 8 copies.
Item 4: Moonray, 1986Add to your cart.
RCA 3003-I-N. 21 copies.
Item 5: Naughty Baby, 1987Add to your cart.
RCA 3022-I. 33 copies. Continued in next box.
Box 10Add to your cart.
 
Physical Description: 33 1/3 rpm, 12-inch LP records.
Item 1: Naughty Baby, 1987Add to your cart.
RCA 3022-I. 13 copies. 33 additional copies in Box 9
Item 2: Interface, 1987Add to your cart.
Gazell GJ 1007. 24 copies
Item 3: Swiss Encounters, 1989Add to your cart.
East-West 7 91243-1. 42 copies.

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