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Art Dedrick Collection, 1939-1977 | Music Library

By Maristella Feustle

Collection Overview

Title: Art Dedrick Collection, 1939-1977Add to your cart.
ID: 06/069
Primary Creator: Dedrick, Art (1915-1980)
Extent: 5.0 Boxes
Date Acquired: 09/18/2013. More info below under Accruals.
Subjects: Big bands
Languages: English

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Scope and Contents of the Materials

The collection consists of two boxes of Dedrick's arrangements over the course of his career. Most are autograph scores in pencil, with a few published arrangements, and a handful of works by other arrangers.

Biographical Note

Trombonist and arranger, who worked with Claude Thornhill, Red Norvo, and Vaughn Monroe, among others, and worked as staff arranger for the radio stations WBEN and WGR in Buffalo, NY. Dedrick went on to found the Kendor Music publishing company, and became a leader in the formative years of jazz education, and authored over 300 publications and arrangements.

See also:

Art Dedrick biography at Kendor Music

Art Dedrick biography at AllMusic

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Administrative Information

Repository: Music Library
Accruals: Additional accruals are expected. Further levels of description will be added at that point.
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.
Acquisition Method: Gift of Jason Dedrick.

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