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Michael P. Romano, Sr. Collection, 1930-1990 | Music Library

By Maristella Feustle

Collection Overview

Title: Michael P. Romano, Sr. Collection, 1930-1990Add to your cart.
ID: 06/087
Primary Creator: Romano, Michael
Extent: 20.0 Boxes
Date Acquired: 02/00/2014
Subjects: Big bands, Goodman, Benny, Jazz
Languages: English

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Scope and Contents of the Materials

The collection consists of about 20 boxes of reel-to-reel and cassette tapes, with performances by numerous Swing-Era bands including Artie Shaw, Count Basie, and many others. The principal focus of the collection, however, is Benny Goodman, with live performances, airchecks, and electrical transcriptions.

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Administrative Information

Repository: Music Library
Access Restrictions: Access to this collection is provided by appointment only. 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 Source: Mike Romano
Acquisition Method: Gift.

Box and Folder Listing

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Series 2: CassettesAdd to your cart.
 
Box 1Add to your cart.
Contains small boxes 1-8. Barcode 697673.
Box 1-1Add to your cart.
Barcode 714634.
Item 1: Charlie Barnet, Lionel Hampton, Glenn Miller, Duke Ellington, Harry James, Artie Shaw - airchecks, undatedAdd to your cart.
 
Item 2: Tommy Dorsey, 1935-1939Add to your cart.

Dates: November 3, 1935; December 22, 1935; April 19, 1936; November 22, 1936; January 31, 1937; August 29, 1937, August 1939.

1935 date labeled as "Magic Key" broadcasts; August 1939 labeled as Raleigh Cigarettes Show.

Item 3: Tommy Dorsey: Meadowbrook, Cedar Grove, NJ, 1940 February 24Add to your cart.
 
Item 4: Tommy Dorsey: Meadowbrook, Cedar Grove, NJ, 1940 March 2Add to your cart.
 
Item 5: Woody Herman; Harry James, 1940 February 26; 1953 May 25-June 20Add to your cart.
 
Item 6: Woody Herman - Hollywood Palladium; Jimmy Dorsey - Hotel Penna; Les Brown - Hollywood Palladium; Glenn Miller - Washington, D.C., unknown location, 1942 August 20; 1943 March; 1947 June 8; 1940 September, April 2Add to your cart.
Location unknown for April 2, 1940 date.
Item 7: Woody Herman; AFRS Jubilee 268, Battle of the Bands: Harry James, Earl Hines, Page Cavanaugh; Harry James - Hollywood Palace, 1946 March 25; 1944; 1964 October 24Add to your cart.
 
Item 8: Ella Fitzgerald Orchestra - Savoy Ballroom, New York; Glen Gray - ; Stan Kenton; Jan Savitt, 1940 January 22; 1942 August 6; 1945 September 17; 1937 September 14Add to your cart.
 
Item 9: Harry James - Hollywood Palladium; Harry James - Ambassador Hotel, Los Angeles; Tommy Dorsey - Hollywood Palladium, 1953 March April; 1953 January 6; 1952 earlyAdd to your cart.
 
Item 10: Harry James - Astor Hotel, New York City, 1953 May 25, June 4Add to your cart.
 
Item 11: Harry James: Astor Hotel, New York City; Hollywood Palladium; U.S. Marine Corps Show #2; Ambassador Hotel, Los Angeles, 1953 May-June; 1953 March-April; 1954; 1953 January 7Add to your cart.
 
Item 12: Glenn Miller - Glen Isle Casino, NY; Ziggy Elman - Hollywood Palladium; Harry James Big Bands (TV); Buddy Rich (TV); Buddy Rich on the Mike Douglas Show, 1939 July 26; 1948 August; 1965 August; 1967 July 8; 1968 March 26Add to your cart.
 
Item 13: Tommy Dorsey, Glenn Miller, Artie Shaw, Harry James, Gene Krupa Buddy Rich, Stan Kenton  - various performances, 1936-1966Add to your cart.
 
Item 14: Buddy Rich TV appearances: Joey Bishop, Elliot-Ferguson Orchestra; Elliot-Ferguson Orchestra (additional); Here's Lucy; Michael Douglas Show; David Frost; David Frost (additional); Tonight Show; Wolf Trap Farm Park; Merv Griffin, 1967-1979Add to your cart.
Dates: November 27, 1967; June 25, 1970; August 29, 1970; October 5, 1970; July 1970; July 16, 1970; July 24, 1970; October 13, 1970; February 6, 1973; November 1, 1979.
Item 15: Timex Jazz Show (TV); Timex Jazz Show (additional); Steve Allen Show, 1958 April 30; 1958 November 10; 1958 May 4Add to your cart.
 
Item 16: 78 rpm records: Count Basie, Dorsey brothers, Ziggy Elman, Woody Herman, Stan Kenton, Glenn Miller, Tommy Reynolds, Buddy RichAdd to your cart.
 
Item 17: 78 rpm records: Count Basie to Tommy DorseyAdd to your cart.
 
Item 18: Issued and unissued 78 rpm records, airchecks, electrical transcriptions - Count Basie to Charlie SpivakAdd to your cart.
 
Item 19: 78 rpm records: Tommy Dorsey to Woody HermanAdd to your cart.
 
Item 20: 78 rpm records: Woody Herman to Jan SavittAdd to your cart.
 
Item 21: 78 rpm records: variousAdd to your cart.
 
Item 22: 78 rpm records: various, including W. Bradley, B. Byrne, Andy KirkAdd to your cart.
 
Item 23: Big Band Bash, PBS-TV; Lionel Hampton; All-Star Swing Reunion, 1978 March 18; 1978 July 16; 1984 December 2Add to your cart.
 
Box 1-2Add to your cart.
Barcode 714635.
Item 1: Harry James - Columbia 78s; Jimmy Dorsey - Decca 78s; Jimmy Lunceford - electric transcriptionsAdd to your cart.
 
Item 2: 78 rpm records: Jimmy Dorsey, Decca records.Add to your cart.
 
Item 3: Electrical transcriptions: Gene Krupa; Charlie Spivak, 1941, 1946; 1943Add to your cart.
 
Item 4: Electrical transcriptions: Jan Savitt; Chick Webb, 1938-1939; 1939Add to your cart.
 
Item 5: Misc. TV: Woody Herman; Harry James; Buddy Rich; movie The Big Beat, 1957-1976Add to your cart.
Buddy Rich with the Joe Harnell Orchestra, Michael Douglas Show (June 25, 1973); Harry James Orchestra, Michael Douglas Show (December 28, 1966); The Big Beat (movie, 1958); Harry James, Jerry Lewis show (December 10, 1959); Harry James, Dinah Shore Show (May 24, 1959); Woody Herman, Big Record (February 5, 1958); Woody Herman, Steve Allen show (February 1, 1959); Harry James, Big Record (November 13, 1957).
Item 6: Stan Kenton Orchestra- airchecks; Count Basie Orchestra - "One More Time" (TV); Les Brown with the Count Basie Orchestra; Paul Weston Orchestra; Basie and Mel Torme on the Jerry Lewis Show;  Harry James; Torme and Herman; Harry James on the Ed Sullivan Show; Torme and Herman on PBS, 1940s; 1968-1976Add to your cart.
Identifiable dates: Basie on One More Time - April 18, 1968; Jerry Lewis Show - April 16, 1968; Ed Sullivan - May 5, 1968; PBS - March 12, 1976
Item 7: Soundsheets (Flexi discs) from various magazinesAdd to your cart.
 
Item 8: Ella Fitzgerald Songbook on Soundstage (PBS); excerpts of "Satchmo" on PBS, 1979 December 9Add to your cart.
 
Item 9: Brussels - Air Force Network radio; unidentified; Berlin; Newport, RI; Vienna; Danny Kaye TV show, 1959 March 25-31; 1959 October 22; 1958 July 4; 1968 June 27; 1972 March 13Add to your cart.
 
Item 10: Roulette LP record: Birdland All-Stars at Carnegie Hall, 1954 September 25Add to your cart.
 
Item 11: Shady Grove, Gaithersburg, MD; Tarrant County Convention Center, Fort Worth, TX, 1974 October 26; 1980 February 16Add to your cart.
Discrepancy in first date: labeled both as 1973 and 1974.
Item 12: Benny Goodman with the San Diego Symphony, Golden Hall; Blossom Music Center, Cuyahoga Falls, OH; Aurex Jazz Festival, Osaka, Japan; Tokyo Jazz Festival, 1978 February 21; 1974 June 25; 1980 September 6; 1980 September 3Add to your cart.
 
Item 13: Rainbow Grill, New York City; 30th Anniversary Party, Manhattan, NY, 1966 June 3; 1968 January 16Add to your cart.
 
Item 14: Milwaukee, WI, 1969 November 7Add to your cart.
 
Item 15: Royal Festival Hall, London, 1970 February 14Add to your cart.
 
Item 16: Concert Hall, Gothenburg, Sweden, 1970 February 22Add to your cart.
 
Item 17: Bayerischer Hof, Munich, Germany, 1970 February 26Add to your cart.
 
Item 18: Rainbow Grill, New York City, 1971 November 6Add to your cart.
 
Item 19: Woody Herman - Monterey, CA, 10th Annual Jazz Festival; Count Basie; material from LPs, 1967 September; 1977 July 15; undatedAdd to your cart.
 
Item 20: LP records: Selections including Buddy Rich, Ray Eberle, Sy Oliver, the Frankie Capp OrchestraAdd to your cart.
 
Item 21: Hollywood on the Air; other material, 1933 June 5; undatedAdd to your cart.
Includes material from radio stations WJZ, CHMS (Canada), 2RN Ireland, Radio Paris.
Item 22: Carnation Contented Hour - radio, 1949 August 29; 1944 October 23; 19[??] December 25Add to your cart.
 
Item 23: Radio broadcasts, 1927-1952Add to your cart.
Includes music, presidential speeches, various celebrities.
Box 1-3Add to your cart.
Barcode 714636.
Item 1: Caravan; Palomar Ballroom; Caravan; Mildred Bailey Show; unknown; 400 Restaurant, New York City; What's New; Meadowbrook; Meadowbrook (additional); New Yorker; Hotel Sherman, Chicago; Meadowbrook; 3 untitled segments, 1937-1946Add to your cart.
Dates: March 6, 1937; August 19, 1937; September 28, 1937; December 31, 1939; January 5, 1945; June-August, 1945; May 22, 1946; March 18, 1939; March 24, 1941, June-July 1941; November-December 1941; July 25 - August 17, 1941, September 27, 1941; early 1942; May 7, 1944; February 13, 1943; January-March 1942
Item 2: New York; Asheville, NC; Los Angeles, St. Paul, MN; New York; New York (2); New York (3); New York (4); New York (5); Atlantic City; Chicago; Newark, NJ, 1939-1941Add to your cart.
Dates: April 4, 1939; April 25, 1939; August 19, 1939; September 23, 1939; October 7, 1939; October 16, 1939; November 25, 1939; December 2, 1939; December 16, 1939; July 6, 1941; July 25 and August 17, 1941; September 14, 1941.
Item 3: Misc. airchecks, 1938-1943Add to your cart.
Dates: October 21, 1941; April 25, 1939; April 16, 1938; November 1, 1943; July 6, 1938; Late 1938; December 20, 1938; November 11, 1939; December 2, 1939; December 9, 1939; August 5, 1938; February 20, 1943; November 29, 1939; December 18, 1938; January 17, 1939; October 9, 1939.
Item 4: Misc. airchecks, 1938-1946Add to your cart.
Dates: September 16, 1939; October 7, 1941; May 25, 1946; December 18, 1938; October 13, 1939; October 26, 1941; early July, 1943; October 14, 1939; December 2, 1939; December 11, 1939; February 10, 1941; 1945-1946; May 28, 1944; February 4, 1941
Item 5: Various dates, 1941 September-NovemberAdd to your cart.

Dates: September 14, 1941; Sptember 11 and October 8, 1941; September 16, 1941; September 28, 1941; October 8, 1941; October 27, 1941; October 26, 1941; November-December 1941.

September 11, October 8 1941 at Meadowbrook, in Cedar Grove, NJ.

Item 6: Various dates, 1941-1943Add to your cart.

Dates: December 1, 1941, December 2, 1941; December 5, 1941; December 6, 1941; December 9, 1941; December 14, 1941, March 10, 1943; March 24, 1943, March 20, 1943; March 13, 1943.

Venues: Hotel New Yorker (December 1); Spotlight Band (December 5); Hotel New Yorker (December 6, 9); Palladium, California (March 10, 1943). Other March, 1943 dates also apparently at the Palladium.

Item 7: Misc. airchecks, 1936 December 9 - 1945 December 20Add to your cart.
Dates: December 11, 1937; December 9, 1936; March 9, 1937; October 21, 1939; November 13, 1941; December 20, 1941; July 23, 1943; August 2, 1943; August 7, 1943; January 19, 1937; February 3, 1937; January 6, 1937; March 23, 1937; October 27, 1944; May 7, 1944; early July, 1944; December 20, 1945; December 28, 1937; February 22, 1938.
Item 8: Misc. airchecks, 1941 August 24 - 1945 December 8Add to your cart.
Dates: November 7, 1943; December 19, 1941; August 24, 1941; November 13, 1943; May 7, 1944; December 8, 1945; November 10, 1943; July 25 and August 8, 1941; September 23, 1941.
Item 9: Palladium; Palladium (2); Palladium (3); Hotel Astor, New York; Hotel Astor (2); Cornell University; Hotel New Yorker, 1938 March 31; 1943 March 28 - October 31Add to your cart.
Dates: March 28, 1943, March 31, 1938; April 5, 1943; July 27, 1943; July 30, 1943; September 25, 1943; October 31, 1941
Item 10: Misc. airchecks, 1941 March 31 - 1945 December 23Add to your cart.
Dates: November 28 and December 23, 1945; March 31, 1941; December 4, 1941; mid-June, 1941; July 31, 1941; October 26, 1941; July 12, 1941; August 8, 1941; July 24, 1941; August 8, 1941 (additional); October 21, 1941; November 1, 1941
Item 11: Misc. airchecks, 1941 July 12 - November 29, 1946Add to your cart.
Dates: July 12, 1941; March 1943; October 27, 1944; January 11, 1946; March 1946; September 9, 1946; November 9, 1946; September 16, 1946; November 29, 1946; November 6, 1944; September 2, 1946; September 23, 1946.
Item 12: Misc. airchecks, 1941 September 28 - 1946 July 11Add to your cart.
Dates: July 30, 1943; November 7; 1943; May 29, 1945; September 28, 1941; September-October 1941; July 11, 1946; November-December 1941; January 20, 1946; October 26, 1941;  November 13, 1941; November 4, 1943; November 5, 1943.
Item 13: Various dates, 1942 January - 1946 December 30Add to your cart.
Dates: January-March 1942; January 10, 1943; February 20, 1943; November 5, 1943; Early July, 1943; July 8, 1946;  July 22, 1946; December 9, 16, and 23, 1946.
Item 14: Various dates, 1946 October 21 - 1947 April 4Add to your cart.
Dates: October 21, 1946 (conclusion); November 4, 1946; November 11, 1946; January 27, 1947; February 10, 1947; February 17, 1947; February 24, 1947; March 10, 1947; March 17, 1947; March 24, 1947; March 31, 1937; April 7, 1947.
Item 15: Misc. airchecks, 1943 February 28 - 1946 November 29Add to your cart.
Dates: March 13, 1943; March 20, 1943; October 9, 1943; March 28, 1943; December 1943; November 29, 1946; February 28, 1943; March 31, 1943; July 27, 1943; May-June 1946; July-August 1946; November 7, 1946.
Item 16: Misc. airchecks, 1943 September 29 - 1946 JanuaryAdd to your cart.
Dates: September 29, 1943; November 28, 1943; December 11, 1943; November-December 1943; December 1943; June 21, 1944; November-December 1943; July 31, 1944; January 1946; November 29, 1945; March 5, 1945.
Item 17: Hotel New Yorker; unidentified; unidentified (2); 400 Restaurant, New York; Meadowbrook; 400 Restaurant, 1943 November 5 - 1946 May 28Add to your cart.
Dates: November 5, 1944; November 20, 1943; November 30, 1943;May-June 1945; January 26, 1946; May 28, 1946
Item 18: Mosque Theater, Newark, NJ; 400 Restaurant, New York; Supper Club, New York; 400 Restaurant; Mobil Show; Victor Borge Show; unidentified, 1945 December 21 - 1947 March 10Add to your cart.
Dates: December 21, 1945; June 2, 1946; Febryary 26, 1946; May 22, 1946; December 2 and 9, 1946; November 18, 1946; March 10, 1947.
Item 19: Unidentified; 400 Restaurant; 4000 Restaurant (2); 400 Restaurant (3); 400 Restaurant (4); Meadowbrook; unidentified, 1946 May 28 - September 28Add to your cart.
Dates: May 28, 1946 (conclusion); May 31, 1946; June 4, 1946; June 7, 1946; June 11, 1946; September 27, 1946; September 28, 1946
Item 20: Hollywood; Culver City, CA; Culver City, CA (2); Culver City, CA (3), 1946 JanuaryAdd to your cart.
Dates: January 1946 (no specific date); January 26-30, January 14, and "early January" 1946.
Item 21: Meadow Brook Gardens, Culver City, CA; 400 Restaurant, New York, 1946 January 27; 1946 June 5Add to your cart.
 
Item 22: Mobil Show, New York; 400 Restaurant, New York; Mobil Show; Culver City, CA, 1946 July 1, June 5, July 29, September (late)Add to your cart.
 
Item 23: 400 Restaurant, 1946 June 12, November 1Add to your cart.
 
Box 1-4Add to your cart.
Barcode 714637.
Item 1: 400 Restaurant, 1946 November 9, 14, 20, 21, 30Add to your cart.
Unclear if all performances were at the 400 Restaurant.
Item 2: Unidentified (possibly 400 Restaurant); Victor Borge Show, 1946 November 30; 1946 December 4; 1946 December;  1947 January 6, 13, 20Add to your cart.
November 30, 1946 date continues from previous tape. January dates are for the Victor Borge Show.
Item 3: Mobil Gas Shows, 1946 July 15, August 19, September 23, October 7, 4, 21Add to your cart.
 
Item 4: 400 Restaurant, 1946 November (early); 1946 November 22Add to your cart.
 
Item 5: Fred Allen Show; Carnation Hour; "Just Jazz"; Click Restaurant - NBC; Click Restaurant - NBC (2), 1947 November 16, December 27; 1947 June 27; 1948 May 29, June 1, 5Add to your cart.
 
Item 6: Mobil Shows, 1941-1947Add to your cart.

Some shows on A-side feature Victor Borge and Benny Goodman.

Dates: March 3, 1941; February 24, 1947; April 7, 14, 21, 1947; May 5, 12, 19, 26, 1947; June 9, 16, 23, 1947.

Item 7: "A Song Is Born" (movie); Tommy Dorsey, MC; Click Restaurant; Click Restaurant (2); Click Restaurant (3); Hotel Syracuse, New York, 1947; 1948 May 27, 28, June 5, December 1Add to your cart.
 
Item 8: Hotel Syracuse; Click Restaurant; MOD electrical transcription; Stork Club, New York; Ed Sullivan Show; Buddy Clark Show; Hollywood Palladium, 1948 December 2, 5, unknown; 1949 March 21, 19, 26; 1949 April 2Add to your cart.
 
Item 9: Palladium; unidentified (possibly Palladium); Palladium, 1949 March 11, March 15, March 29Add to your cart.
 
Item 10: Palladium; Virginia Beach, VA; Ken Murray (TV); Blue Note - Chicago, 1949 April 1, September 3; 1951 September 22; 1952 August 27Add to your cart.
 
Item 11: Palladium; BBC Radio; Voice of America electronic transcription; London; Zurich; NBC Symphony Hour; Star Time (TV); unidentified; WFU-TV; Star Time; unidentified; unidentified (2); unidentified (3); unidentified (4); unidentified (5), 1949 March - 1950 NovemberAdd to your cart.
Dates: March-April 1949; July 21, 1949; May 1950; July 9, 1950; September 26, 1950; October 3, 8, 10, 17, 24, 31, 1950; November 7, 14, 1950.
Item 12: Star TIme (TV); unidentified; unidentified (2); Palladium; Palladium (2); Palladium (3), 1950 November 14, 21, 28; 1949 March 6, 8; 1949 March-AprilAdd to your cart.
 
Item 13: Bangkok, Thailand - NBC Radio; Bronx, NY; Juan-les-Pins, Antibes, France, 1956 December; 1938 January 30; 1982 July 21Add to your cart.
 
Item 14: Tokyo, Japan; Martha Raye (TV); Steve Allen Show; Ed Sullivan Show; Perry Como Show, 1957 mid-January; 1955 April 12, July 2; 1957 February 10, March 23Add to your cart.
Final 1957 date also given as March 28.
Item 15: Only known Goodman performances of Winter Wonder and The Christmas Song (with Anita O'Day); assorted tunes; numerous airchecks, undated; undated; 1935-1939Add to your cart.
 
Item 16: Only known Goodman performances of particular tunes, 1935-1946Add to your cart.
 
Item 17: Columbia Records - unissued masters, "breakdowns", 1941 May 5 - 1942 February 5Add to your cart.
 
Item 18: Capitol 78 rpm records; unknown dates and locations; "A Song Was Born" movie soundtrack; AFRS Mail Call #117; AFRS Jubilee #271; AFRS Jubilee #299, various datesAdd to your cart.
AFRS Mail Call #117from December 1944; AFRS Jubilee #271 dated December 27, 1948. AFRS Jubilee #299 dated December 27, 1947 (possible typo).
Item 19: Goodman on TV: Big Bands at Disneyland - KTTV; Merv Griffin Show; Mitzi Gaynor; Tonight Show, 1961 June 12; 1976 May 20; 1978 March 16; 1978 June 22Add to your cart.
 
Item 20: Benny Goodman at Moscow Sports Palace, 1962 July 3-8Add to your cart.
 
Item 21: Benny Goodman Septet - Mystic, CT, 1964 July 10Add to your cart.
 
Item 22: Tropicana, Las Vegas, WNBC Radio; Tropicana, WABC radio; Tropicana, WCBS radio, 1966 December 31; same; 1966 December 27Add to your cart.
 
Item 23: Unidentified; Arthur Godfrey Show; Comlain-la-Tour, Belgium; Schaefer Beer commercials; Tonight Show; David Frost; WNEW-TV news; Stuart Cline interviews Goodman, 1960-1978Add to your cart.
Dates: November 9, 1962; April 28, 1960; August 6-7, 1960; March 1967; June 20, 1967; July 7, 1971; November 1, 1977; January 17, 1978.
Box 1-5Add to your cart.
Barcode 714638.
Item 1: World of Benny Goodman; Danny Kaye Show; Bell Telephone Hour; Tonight Show; Bell Telephone Hour; unidentified, 1936-1967Add to your cart.
Dates: January 24, 1963; September 17, 1965; March 25, 1966; November 16, 1966; October 24, 1965; August 21, 1967.
Item 2: Schaefer Music Festival, New York; Benny Goodman with the Max Gregor Orchestra (German TV); Frankfurt, Germany, AFN Radio, 1969 June 26; 1971 March 4; 1971 March 7Add to your cart.
 
Item 3: Riverboat, New York, WNEW radio; Freedomland, New York, 1967 December 31; 1961 September 9Add to your cart.
 
Item 4: Comblain-la-Tour, Belgium; Merv Griffin Show; Today Show; Mike Douglas Show, 1966 August 6-7; 1968 March 14; 1973 May 30; 1978 June 14Add to your cart.
 
Item 5: Stockholm, 1970 February 20Add to your cart.
 
Item 6: Dick Cavett Show; Michael Douglas Show; ABC News; Dick Cavett Show; Dick Cavett Show (2); Dick Cavett Show (3);, 1971-1972, 1979Add to your cart.
Dates: July 21, 1971; October 11, 1971; October 1971; June 1, 1972; October 16, 1972; November 1, 1979.
Item 7: Theatre Populaire, Paris; Hamburg, Germany; Carnegie Hall; Benny Goodman with Arthur Fiedler, 1972 February 28; 1973 December 8; 1974 January 27; 1974 May 9Add to your cart.
 
Item 8: Westbury, NY; Lehmann College, Bronx, NY, 1975 December 6; 1983 January 30Add to your cart.
 
Item 9: Herb Coen (?) birthday party (Benny Goodman Sextet);San Francisco; Merv Griffin Show, 1976 March 31; 1961 July 25; 1956 December 10Add to your cart.
 
Item 10: Benny Goodman Septet, 1977 October 15Add to your cart.
 
Item 11: Carnegie Hall, 1978 January 17Add to your cart.
 
Item 12: Benny Goodman - Playboy Jazz Festival; North Sea Jazz Festival (Netherlands), 1979 June 15; 1982 July 18Add to your cart.
 
Item 13: unidentified (conclusion); Merv Griffin Show; Merv Griffin Show (2); Merv Griffin Show (3); 2000 (TV); Merv Griffin; NBC Magazine; Merv Griffin; WNEW radio; Enterntainment Tonight; WNEW radio, 1930s; 1978-1983Add to your cart.
Dates: May 16, 1978; November 16, 1978; March 16, 1978; October 15, 1979; November 10, 1979; September 30, 1980; April 4, 1981; January 23, 26, 1981; February 18, 1982; June 1982 (WNEW station jingle); June 1, 1982; August 14, 1983.
Item 14: Benny Goodman, Globe Jazz Festival - Symphony Hall, Boston (radio), 1980 March 7Add to your cart.
 
Item 15: Roseland Ballroom, New York, on WNEW radio; Tonight Show; Freedom Land, 1980 February 14; 1980 January 17; 1961 September 7Add to your cart.
 
Item 16: Benny Goodman - Slukefter, Copenhagen, 1981 September 4; 1948 May 29; 1949 March 4Add to your cart.
 
Item 17: Juan-les-Pins; 75th anniversary tribute, Sheffield, 1982 July 22; 1984Add to your cart.
 
Item 18: Benny Goodman Orchestra, 1985 October 1, 7Add to your cart.
 
Item 19: Benny Goodman, Woolsey Hall, Yale University, 1985 December 8Add to your cart.
 
Item 20: Grammy Awards; Entertainment Tonight; WNEW radio; Jerry Williams (radio); news reports of Benny Goodman's death; Entertainment Tonight; WNEW radio; Kennedy Center Honors, 1982, 1986, 1992Add to your cart.
Dates: February 25, 1986; March 11, 1986; March 1986; June 11, 13, 16, 1986; July 1992; December 25, 1982.
Item 21: Benny Goodman - unissued Victor and Columbia takes; unissued airchecks, 1929 January 22 - 1943 JulyAdd to your cart.
 
Item 22: Benny Goodman - alternate and unissued Victor and Columbia takesAdd to your cart.
 
Item 23: Benny Goodman - alternates, breakdowns, test pressings, 1941-1952Add to your cart.
 
Box 1-6Add to your cart.
Barcode 714639.
Item 1: Artie Shaw - Bluebird and Victor masters recordsAdd to your cart.
 
Item 2: Artie Shaw - Hotel Lincoln, 1938 November 25, 29, December 1, 2, 6Add to your cart.
 
Item 3: Artie Shaw - Hotel Lincoln, 1938 December 6, 14, 16, 20, 23Add to your cart.
 
Item 4: Hotel Lincoln; Hotel Lincoln (2); Ritz Carlton, Boston; Hotel Penna; Burns & Allen Show (3 dates); Fitch Bandwagon; electrical transcription; Kraft Music Hall; unknown film with Bob Crosby orchestra, 1938-1947; undatedAdd to your cart.
Dates: December 23, 29, 1938; August 22, 1939; November 10, 1939; January 6, 20, 13 (Burns & Allen); April 8, 1945; October 10, 1947; March 15, 1945; undated.
Item 5: Artie Shaw - Thesaurus electrical transcriptions; AFRS electrical transcriptions, 1946, 1949; 1944-1945Add to your cart.
 
Item 6: Jimmy Rowles LP; Artie Shaw Orchestra; Oscar Peterson and Stephane Grappelli, 1981; 1938-1939; 1979Add to your cart.
 
Item 7: Artie Shaw - Loew's Theater, New York; "America Salutes [the] President], Honolulu, CBS shortwave; Fitch Bandwagon; Buddy Rich and Harry James; Les Brown; Sam Donahue with the Tommy Dorsey Orchestra ("Big Bands" TV); Les Brown - Hennesey (TV); Today Show, 1941-1970Add to your cart.
Dates: December 8, 1941; January 30, 1943; April 8, 1945; March 2, 9, 1953; June 11, 1958; 1960s; 1962-1963; January 13, 1970.
Item 8: Electrical transcriptions: Chick Webb (Thesaurus 706, 705); Gene Krupa; Lionel Hampton, Voice of America American Jazz No. 26; Harry James - TV; Jackie Gleason - Honeymooners, 1939; 1946; 1946; 1952; 1955 DecemberAdd to your cart.
 
Item 9: Electrical transcriptions: Gene Krupa (P-228); Harry James (P-227, P-92, P-621, P-662); Artie Shaw; Tex Beneke, 1944 late; 1944; 1943-1944; 1946; 1946; 1940sAdd to your cart.
 
Item 10: Swingin', SInging Years (TV); Big Band Cavalcade (TV), 1960 March 8; 1973Add to your cart.
 
Item 11: Charlie Barnet with the Guido Basso Orchestra; Woody Herman with Basso; "In the Mood" - CBC-TV;  Stan Kenton with Basso; CBS-TV - World's Greatest Jazz Band, 1971 October 21, 14, 7; 1969 May 11Add to your cart.
 
Item 12: Former Glenn Miller Band members; Cavalcade of Amateurs; Frank Sinatra with the Hoboken Four; Amateur Hour overseas; 20/20 TV, 1935-1980Add to your cart.

Dates: May 26, 1961;  March 28, 1965; September 4, 1935; April 4, 1965; January 3, 1980.

Dating of Amateur Hour segments is unclear.

Item 13: Ken Murray (TV, 3 dates); Steve Allen (2 dates), Gala EP FPK-708; Vienna; Macy's Parade; Rehearsal - Bell Telephone Hour; Democratic Party rally, 1951-1964Add to your cart.
Dates: September 22, 1951; December 2, 1951; Summer 1952 - Fall 1953; July 12, 1954; December 14, 1955; October 3, November 27, 1959; April 26, 1962; September 10, 1964.
Item 14: Harry James - Lake Compounce, Bristol, CT, 1973 April 6Add to your cart.
Tape 1.
Item 15: Harry James - Lake Compounce, Bristol, CT, 1973 April 26Add to your cart.
Tape 2.
Item 16: Harry James - Sheraton Inn, Norwich, CT, 1982 October 20Add to your cart.
Tape 1.
Item 17: Harry James - Sheraton Inn, Norwich, CT, 1982 October 20Add to your cart.
Tape 2.
Item 18: Stan Kenton - Lake Compounce, Bristol, CT, 1973 July 26Add to your cart.
Tape 1.
Item 19: Stan Kenton - Lake Compounce, Bristol, CT, 1973 July 26Add to your cart.
Tape 2.
Item 20: Gene Krupa - Holiday Inn, Groton, CT, 1972 April 4Add to your cart.
 
Item 21: Glenn Miller Orchestra - State Armory, New London, CT, 1970 November 28Add to your cart.
 
Item 22: Glenn Miller Orchestra, directed by Dick Gebhart - New Haven Green, New Haven, CT, 1987 August 8Add to your cart.
Tape 1.
Item 23: Glenn Miller Orchestra, directed by Dick Gebhart - New Haven Green, New Haven, CT, 1987 August 8Add to your cart.
Tape 2.
Item 24: Thad Jones and Mel Lewis - New London (CT) High School, 1973 June 15Add to your cart.
 
Box 1-7Add to your cart.
Barcode 714640.
Item 1: Buddy Rich - Avon High School, Avon, MA, 1970 April 7Add to your cart.
 
Item 2: Mel Tormé and the Buddy Rich Band - University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT, 1991 March 1Add to your cart.
 
Item 3: Loren Schoenberg Group with Doc Cheatham - New Haven Green, New Haven, CT, 1992 August 1Add to your cart.
Tape 1.
Item 4: Loren Schoenberg Grou with Doc Cheatham - New Haven Green, New Haven, CT, 1992 August 1Add to your cart.
Tape 2.
Item 5: Artie Shaw Orchestra (Dick Johnson, conductor) - New Haven Green, New Haven, CT; Lionel Hampton, 1985 July 12, August 3Add to your cart.
Hampton performance labeled "#3."
Item 6: Artie Shaw Orchestra (Dick Johnson, conductor) - New Haven, CT, 1986 July 19Add to your cart.
Taoe 1
Item 7: Artie Shaw Orchestra (Dick Johnson, conductor) - New Haven, CT, 1986 July 19Add to your cart.
Tape 2.
Item 8: Artie Shaw Orchestra (Dick Johnson, conductor) - Mystic Seaport, Mystic, CT, 1995 June 24Add to your cart.
Tape 1.
Item 9: Artie Shaw Orchestra (Dick Johnson, conductor) - Mystic Seaport, Mystic, CT, 1995 June 24Add to your cart.
Tape 2.
Item 10: Bill Watrous - U.S. Coast Guard Academy, 1976 March 27Add to your cart.
 
Item 11: Eddie Costa, Benny Golson, Coleman Hawkins, and others - Westerly, RI Jazz Festival, 1959 September 9Add to your cart.
Also listed: Jimmy Cleveland, trombone; George Tucker, bass; Eddie Campbell, drums.
Item 12: Maynard Ferguson Alumni - Ryles Jazz Club, Cambridge, MA, 2003 May 3Add to your cart.
Tape 1. Maynard Ferguson does not participate.
Item 13: Maynard Ferguson Alumni - Ryles Jazz Club, Cambridge, MA, 2003 May 3Add to your cart.
Tape 2. Maynard Ferguson does not participate.
Item 14: Duke Ellington - WNEW radio, Basin Street East, New York; Harry James - NBC radio, Harold's Club, Reno, NV; Stan Kenton - NBC radio, Thunderbolt Hotel, Milbra, CA; Count Basie - Jerry Lewis Show (TV), 1965; 1967 December 31; 1968 January 1; 1968 April 16Add to your cart.
 
Item 15: Count Basie and Tony Bennett - WNEW radio, aboard the Queen Elizabeth II; Harry James - NBC radio, Desert Inn, Las Vegas; Woody Herman - NBC radio, Caesar's Palace, Las Vegas; Charlie Barnet - Merv Griffin Show (TV), 1969 December; 1977 January 1; 1971 January 1; 1971 January 18Add to your cart.
 
Item 16: Woody Herman (TV); Buddy Rich; Mike Douglas Show; Sounds of the '60s (TV); Mike Douglas Show; Ed Sullivan Show; Happy Days; Buddy Rich with Allyn Ferguson Orchestra;, 1967-1970Add to your cart.
Dates: April 5, 1970; July 29, 1967; October 11, 1967;  January 22, 1969; November 1968; August 27, 1970; June 25, 1970 .
Item 17: Buddy Rich at Ronnie Scott's, London; Tropicana Hotel, Las Vegas, 1971 December 6-8; 1970 March 30-April 1Add to your cart.
First selection has issue number Mosaic MCD-1009.
Item 18: Salute to Duke Ellington - Yale University, WTIC-TV, Hartford; Woody Herman and Mel Tormé - Basin Street East, New York, 1972 October 20; 1966 October 29Add to your cart.
 
Item 19: Sy Oliver Orchestra - NBC Radio, Riverboat, New York; Duke Ellington - NBC Radio, Rainbow Grille, New York; Count Basie - WNEW Radio, Riverboat, New York; Count Basie - soundtrack to Cinderfella, 1971 December 31; 1972 January 1; 1978 March 23; 1960Add to your cart.
 
Item 20: "Just Jazz" - AFRS Jubilee # 261; All-Star Swing Festival; Merv Griffin (TV), 1947 May; 1972 October 23; 1980 September 30Add to your cart.
 
Item 21: Lionel Hampton - NBC radio, Worcester Center Galleria, Worcester, CT; Woody Herman and Count Basie, Pete Fountain and the Big Easy Jazz Band - WNEW radio, Epcot Center, Lake Buena Vista, FL, 1971 December 31; 1982 October 10Add to your cart.
 
Item 22: Thad Jones - Mel Lewis Orchestra, Hartford, CT Jazz Festival, 1974 February 8Add to your cart.
 
Item 23: Count Basie - New York; Woody Herman, 1976Add to your cart.
Both on PBS-TV.
Box 1-8Add to your cart.
Barcode 714641.
Item 1: Harry James on television, 1976 June, 1970 August 20, July 2; 1918 February 3, 4Add to your cart.
Includes interview with Harry James, Dick Haymes on the Merv Griffin Show (June, 1976).
Item 2: Buddy Rich Orchestra in Europe, 1977Add to your cart.
 
Item 3: Count Basie band; Artie Shaw interviews (1976 and 1983); announcement of Count Basie's death, 1979 June 15; 1976 April 16, 1983 December 16; 1984Add to your cart.
 
Item 4: Count Basie; Lionel Hampton, 1981 November, 1981 September 6; 1980Add to your cart.
Basie: 1981 dates. Hampton: late 1980.
Item 5: Count Basie, 1972 March 6Add to your cart.
 
Item 6: "Count Basie" Orchestra, 1987 January 23Add to your cart.
1 of 2. Connecticut College, New London, CT.
Item 7: "Count Basie" Orchestra, 1987 January 23Add to your cart.
2 of 2. Connecticut College, New London, CT.
Item 8: "Count Basie" Orchestra, 1990 June 8Add to your cart.
1 of 2. Garde Arts Center, New London, CT.
Item 9: "Count Basie" Orchestra, 1990 June 8Add to your cart.
2 of 2. Garde Arts Center, New London, CT.
Item 10: "Count Basie" Orchestra, 1994 March 8Add to your cart.
Westerly, Rhode Island.
Item 11: Les Brown, 1998 June 18Add to your cart.
 
Item 12: "Tommy Dorsey" Orchestra, 1989 July 29Add to your cart.
1 of 2. New Haven Green, New Haven, CT.
Item 13: "Tommy Dorsey" Orchestra, 1989 July 29Add to your cart.
2 of 2. New Haven Green, New Haven, CT.
Item 14: Maynard Ferguson, 1973 November 28Add to your cart.
Holiday Inn, Peabody, Massachusetts.
Item 15: Maynard Ferguson, 1973 November 28; 1977 November 18Add to your cart.

1973: Continues previous item at the Holiday Inn, Peabody, Massachusetts.

1977: WFSB-TV studio, Hartford, Connecticut.

Item 16: Lionel Hampton, 1984 August 3Add to your cart.
1 of 2. New Haven Green, New Haven, Connecticut.
Item 17: Lionel Hampton, 1984 August 3Add to your cart.
2 of 2. New Haven Green, New Haven, Connecticut.
Item 18: Lionel Hampton, 1985 August 3Add to your cart.
1 of 2. New Haven Green, New Haven, Connecticut.
Item 19: Lionel Hampton, 1985 August 3Add to your cart.
2 of 2. New Haven Green, New Haven Connecticut.
Item 20: Lionel Hampton, 1987 April 10Add to your cart.
1 of 3. Connecticut College, New London, Connecticut.
Item 21: Lionel Hampton, 1987 April 10Add to your cart.
2 of 3. Connecticut College, New London, Connecticut.
Item 22: Lionel Hampton, 1987 April 10; 1971 December 3Add to your cart.

1987: 3 of 3 segments.

1971: Recorded in Worcester, Massachusetts.

Item 23: Woody Herman Orchestra, 1967 November 16Add to your cart.
Groton, Connecticut.
Box 2Add to your cart.
 
Box 2-1Add to your cart.
 
Item 1: Buddy Greco - Peanuts Hucko Orchestra, 1992 February 21Add to your cart.
 
Item 2: Peanuts Hucko Orchestra, Jorgensen Auditorium, University of Connecticut, Storrs, Connecticut, 1992 February 21Add to your cart.
 
Item 3: Salute to Benny Goodman, Mousey Alexander, drums and narrator, with Clark Terry, Paul Anka, Sy Oliver; Sarasota Jazz Festival; Hartford, CT; Airmail Special, 1960s; 1984 May; 1980s; undatedAdd to your cart.
Labeling unclear on tape insert. Cassette labeled A: Salute to Benny Goodman; B: "Chick" Cicchetti Band.
Item 4: "Tonight Show Band, etc., rehearsals"Add to your cart.
 
Item 5: Benny Goodman, "Let's Dance" programs, 1934 December 18, 22; 1935 January 5, 26Add to your cart.
 
Item 6: Benny Goodman, "Let's Dance" programs, 1935 February 2, 9, 23; 1935 March 2, 9Add to your cart.
 
Item 7: Benny Goodman, Congress Hotel, Chicago, 1935 December 23; 1936 January 13, 20; 1936 February 3Add to your cart.
 
Item 8: Benny Goodman, Congress Hotel, Chicago; Elgin Revue; Hotel Pennsylvania, 1936 February 3, 10, 17, March 18; 1936 May 12; 1936 November 25Add to your cart.
 
Item 9: Benny Goodman, Palomar Ballroom; Congress Hotel, Chicago, 1935 August 22; 1936 January 6Add to your cart.
 
Item 10: Benny Goodman, miscellaneous airchecks, 1936 May 26 - 1938 January 4Add to your cart.
Dates: May 26, 1936; September 1, 1936; October 27, 1936; December 8, 1936; December 9, 1936; January 27, 1937; March 16, 1937; May 11, 1937; July 13, 1937; July 20, 1937; September 7, 1937; September 12, 1937; September 14, 1937; October 19, 1937; October 26, 1936; November 23, 1937; December 14, 1937;  December 25, 1937; December 28, 1937; January 4, 1938.
Item 11: Benny Goodman, 1935 January - March; 1936 May 12; 1937 March 3 - 1938 September 13Add to your cart.

1935 dates: January 5, January 12, February 23, March 2.

1936 date: May 12, 1936

1937 dates: March 3, May 18, July 6, July 13, July 20, September 21, November 2, November 13, December 14

1938 date: February 22

Item 12: Benny Goodman, Camel Caravans, 1937 August 10, 17Add to your cart.
 
Item 13: Benny Goodman, Camel Caravans, 1937 August 24, 31Add to your cart.
 
Item 14: Benny Goodman, 1937 April 28-30; 1936 April 6; 1939 January 3, 10; 1939 February 14Add to your cart.
 
Item 15: Benny Goodman Airchecks, 1937, 1938, 1939Add to your cart.
Only specific date given is July 27, 1937.
Item 16: Benny Goodman, 1937-1939Add to your cart.

1937 date: June 22, 1937

1938 dates: April 23, May 10, June 28, August 16, August 23, September 1, October 25, November 1, November 8

1939 Dates: March 21, March 28

Item 17: Benny Goodman airchecks, 1938 March 26 - December 20Add to your cart.
Dates in 1938: March 26, March 31, May 3, May 17, May 24, May 31, December 13, December 20.
Item 18: Benny Goodman, State Theater, Hartford, Connecticut; Indianapolis, Indiana, 1937 January 19 - 1939 March 7Add to your cart.
Dates: January 19, 1937, February 6, 1937, September 13, 1938, February 7, 1939, March 7, 1939.
Item 19: Benny Goodman, Camel Caravans, 1938 July 12, August 9, November 15; 1939 July 8Add to your cart.
 
Item 20: Benny Goodman, shortwave broadcast (BBC via CBS), Camel Caravan Cleveland, Waldorf, Fitch Bandwagon, Meadowbrook Cedar Grove, 1937 January 6 - 1941 September 26Add to your cart.
Dates: January 6, 1937; June 7, 1938; October 23, 1939, February 16, 1941, September 16 and 26, 1941.
Item 21: Camel Caravans; Los Angeles, 1938; 1943Add to your cart.

Camel Caravans, 1938: April 26, June 14, June 21, July 5, August 2, October 4, October 11

Los Angeles: February-March 1943.

Item 22: RCA "Magic Key" Radio; Glenn Miller Day on WNEW, 1935 December 28; 1945 June 5Add to your cart.
RCA program includes interview with George M. Cohan by John B. Kennedy.
Item 23: Camel Caravans; Goodman performance near Detroit, Michigan, 1939 February 14, May 9; 1938 August 30Add to your cart.
 
Box 2-2Add to your cart.
 
Item 1: Benny Goodman, Camel Caravans, 1939 March 14; 1939 April 4Add to your cart.
 
Item 2: Benny Goodman, Camel Caravans, 1939 April 11; 1939 May 2Add to your cart.
 
Item 3: Benny Goodman, Camel Caravans (May 1939); rehearsal, 1939 May 16, 23, 30; 1939 June 13Add to your cart.
 
Item 4: Benny Goodman, Camel Caravans, 1939 June 6, June 20, September 9, December 30Add to your cart.
 
Item 5: Benny Goodman, miscellaneous airchecks, 1937 May 11 - 1941 October 1Add to your cart.

1937 dates: May 11, November 6, November 23

1938 dates: August 30, September 20, October 4, November 15, December 20

1939 dates: January 17, February 7, February 14

1941 dates: July 12, September 14, September 16, September 23, October 1

Item 6: Benny Goodman, miscellaneous airchecks, 1937-1939; 1939 March 18; 1941 September 16Add to your cart.
Numerous dates between 1937 and 1939. Interviews listed under March 18, 1939 date.
Item 7: Benny Goodman, miscellaneous airchecks, 1939, 1940, 1942Add to your cart.
Numerous dates under years listed above.
Item 8: Benny Goodman, "What's New" radio programs, 1941 February 10 - April 14Add to your cart.
1 of 2. Seven consecutive programs through March 24; followed by April 7 and 14.
Item 9: Benny Goodman, "What's New" radio programs, Meadowbrook, Fitch Bandwagon, 1941Add to your cart.

2 of 2. "What's New" dates: April 21, April 28. May 5

Meadowbrook, New Jersey dates: September 20, October 4

Fitch Bandwagon dates: October 26.

Item 10: Benny Goodman, miscellaneous airchecks; "What's New" radio programs, 1941Add to your cart.
"What's New" dates: February 10, April 21, April 28.
Item 11: Monte Proser Dance Carnival, Madison Square Garden, New York City, 1941 May 28, May 30, June 2, June 6Add to your cart.
Some tracks "misc. May-June 1941."
Item 12: Mark Hopkins Hotel, San Francisco; Hotel Sherman, Chicago, 1940 May 28, June 4; 1941 August 10, 1942 October 19Add to your cart.
 
Item 13: Benny Goodman Orchestra, airchecks, 1941, 1943Add to your cart.
 
Item 14: Benny Goodman, miscellaneous airchecks, 1940 April 12 - 1949 January 20Add to your cart.
Selections include President Harry S Truman's inaugural ball. Other selections mainly from 1940 and 1941.
Item 15: "Spotlight Bands", 1942Add to your cart.
 
Item 16: Benny Goodman, 1942 January 1; 1942 August 10; 1943 November 9Add to your cart.
 
Item 17: Benny Goodman; Jack Benny Show; Tommy Dorsey Show, television shows, 1942, 1943, 1946, 1957Add to your cart.
Television shows: Crescendo, September 29, 1957; Big Record, December 4, 1957; Look Here, December 15, 1957,

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