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Dennis Askey Collection | Music Library

By Maristella Feustle

Collection Overview

Title: Dennis Askey CollectionAdd to your cart.
ID: 06/073
Primary Creator: Askey, Dennis
Extent: 3.0 Boxes
Subjects: Ellington, Duke, 1899-1974
Forms of Material: Jazz
Languages: English

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Scope and Contents of the Materials

The collection consists of three boxes, and contains various discographies of Duke Ellington (including four copies of Askey's own work), ten years of the Duke Ellington Music Society Bulletin, materials from record clubs, VHS and Beta tapes, CDs, and film reels.

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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.
Related Materials: See also: The Rhodes Baker Collection. For more information please see

Box and Folder Listing

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Box 1Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Ellington DiscographyAdd to your cart.
2 copies. No author indicated.
Folder 2: Ellington DiscographyAdd to your cart.
Printed from dot matrix printer; pages still attached vertically.
Folder 3: Jerry Valburn: The Directory of Duke Ellington's Recordings, 1986-05Add to your cart.
Hicksville, NY: Marlor Productions.
Folder 4: Duke Ellington Music Society Bulletin, 1995-10 through 1999-05Add to your cart.
Overlaps with next issue: No. 1 for 1999 is designated as "March-May."
Folder 5: Duke Ellington Music Society Bulletin, 1999-04 through 2001-03Add to your cart.
April 1999 = Issue 2 for 1999. Overlaps with previous issue (No. 1, March-May 1999).
Folder 6: Duke Ellington Music Society Bulletin, 2001-04 through 2005-07Add to your cart.
Folder 7: "List of LPs to record"Add to your cart.
Folder 8: The World at LargeAdd to your cart.
Synopsis of Paramount Pictorial No. 837 (released October 11, 1933), featuring Baron Lee and his Blue Rhythm Orchestra [Mills Blue Rhythm Band], Cab Calloway and his Orchestra, Duke Ellington and his Orchestra, and Irving Mills.
Folder 9: Collector's Record Club membership documents, various record club order forms, circa 1987Add to your cart.
Folder 10: Joe Parker Ellington Auction catalog, 1989Add to your cart.
Folder 11: Records by Mail catalogs, 1997, 1998Add to your cart.
Folder 12: International Association of Jazz Record Collectors (IAJRC) directory, 1999Add to your cart.
Item 13: Duke Ellington: The "78" Years, 1923-1947, compiled by Dennis AskeyAdd to your cart.
Four spiral-bound copies
Item 14: Binder of CDs to accompany Duke Ellington: The "78" YearsAdd to your cart.
Item 15: Benny H. Aasland: The Wax Works of Duke Ellington, 1954Add to your cart.
Small book in poor condition
Box 2: VHS, Beta, CDsAdd to your cart.
Barcode 707295.
Item 1: Murder at the Vanities, 1934Add to your cart.
VHS copy.
Item 2: Belle of the Nineties, 1934Add to your cart.
VHS copy.
Item 3: Hit Parade, 1937Add to your cart.
VHS copy.
Item 4: At the Races, 1940Add to your cart.
VHS copy.
Item 5: Check and Double Check, 1932Add to your cart.
Beta, commercial copy. New York: Crown Movie Classics. ISBN 0-517-86361-8.
Item 6: Cabin in the SkyAdd to your cart.
Beta copy.
Item 7: Cabin in the Sky / Check and Double CheckAdd to your cart.
VHS copy.
Item 8: Duke Ellington: Jam Session; Black and Tan Fantasy; Symphony in Black; RKO Jamboree 1943; Bundle of BluesAdd to your cart.
VHS copy.
Item 9: Duke Ellington: Black and Tan; Medley; It Don't Mean a Thing; Don't Get Around Much Anymore; Hot Chocolate; Jam SessionAdd to your cart.
VHS copy.
Item 10: Duke Ellington: Bundle of Blues; Perfume SuiteAdd to your cart.
VHS Copy.
Item 11: Duke Ellington at Ciro's; at the Philharmonic Auditorium; at the Radio Recorders Studio, 1947; 1945; 1958Add to your cart.
All venues in Los Angeles. CD copy, possibly from the Duke Ellington Music Society.
Item 12: Duke Ellington Transcriptions, 1937 March 18; 1938 December 21; 1939 April 29Add to your cart.
DE-1. Tracks 1-9 dated March 18, 1937; tracks 10-12 dated December 21, 1938; tracks 13-16 dated April 29, 1939.
Box 3: Film reelsAdd to your cart.

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