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University of Chicago Library

Guide to the Jazz Institute of Chicago Oral Histories 1977-1997

© 2009 University of Chicago Library

Acknowledgments

The Jazz Institute of Chicago Oral Histories were processed and preserved as part of the "Uncovering New Chicago Archives Project," funded with support from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.

Descriptive Summary

Title:

Jazz Institute of Chicago. Oral Histories

Dates:

1977-1997

Size:

3.5 linear feet (7 boxes)

Repository:

Special Collections Research Center
University of Chicago Library
1100 East 57th Street
Chicago, Illinois 60637 U.S.A.

Abstract:

The Jazz Institute of Chicago Oral Histories contains drafts, transcripts and audio recordings of interviews with Chicago jazz musicians. There is also an interview with jazz historian and collector John Steiner. Recordings are in compact disc format; all audio recordings have been reformatted for access.

Information on Use

Access

The collection requires written permission from the Jazz Institute of Chicago for reproductions of any kind.

The collection requires written permission from the Jazz Institute of Chicago to quote or publish from the oral histories.

The collection is open for research.

Citation

When quoting material from this collection, the preferred citation is: Jazz Institute of Chicago. Oral Histories [Box #, Folder #], Special Collections Research Center, University of Chicago Library

Historical Note

Starting in the late 1970s, the Jazz Institute of Chicago began a series of interviews with musicians and other individuals involved in the jazz community. The objective was to "compile a thorough history of jazz music in Chicago."

Scope Note

The Jazz Institute of Chicago Oral Histories contains drafts, transcripts and audio recordings of interviews with Chicago jazz musicians. There is also an interview with jazz historian and collector John Steiner. Recordings are in compact disc format; all audio recordings have been reformatted for access. Transcripts are not included for all audio recordings.

Related Resources

The following related resources are located in the Department of Special Collections:

http://www.lib.uchicago.edu/e/spcl/select.html

Chicago Jazz Archive

Braxton, Anthony. Collection

Campbell, Wilbur and Valarie. Collection

Jackson, Franz. Collection

Steiner, John. Collection

Subject Headings

INVENTORY

Box 1    Folder 1

Braxton, Anthony, transcript, 1992

Box 1    Folder 2

Campbell, Wilbur, transcript, 1980

Box 1    Folder 3

Campbell, Wilbur, drafts, 1980

Box 1    Folder 4

Davison, Wild Bill, transcript, 1981

Box 1    Folder 5

Davison, Wild Bill, drafts, 1981

Box 1    Folder 6

Dixon, George, transcripts, 1990

Box 1    Folder 7

Dominique, Natty, transcript, undated

Box 1    Folder 8

Dominique, Natty, drafts, undated

Box 1    Folder 9

Dominique, Natty, photographs, undated

Box 1    Folder 10

Freeman, Von, transcript, 1988

Box 2   Folder 1

Garrett, Rafael Donald, transcript, 1981

Box 2   Folder 2

Garrett, Rafael Donald, drafts, 1981

Box 2   Folder 3

Groner, Duke, transcript, 1988

Box 2   Folder 4

Groner, Duke, draft, 1988

Box 2   Folder 5

Hodes, Art, transcript, 1989

Box 2   Folder 6

Jackson, Franz, transcript, 1990

Box 2   Folder 7

Johnson, Joe, transcript, 1988

Box 2   Folder 8

Johnson, Joe, transcript, 1989

Box 2   Folder 9

Johnson, Joe, transcript, 1997

Box 2   Folder 10

Montgomery, Little Brother, transcript, 1981

Box 2   Folder 11

Montgomery, Little Brother, draft, 1981

Box 3   Folder 1

Robinson, Ikey, transcript, 1987

Box 3   Folder 2

Robinson, Ikey, transcript, 1987

Box 3   Folder 3

Soper, Tut, transcript, 1983

Box 3   Folder 4

Steiner, John, transcript, 1987

Box 3   Folder 5

Walker, Jimmy, transcript, 1990

Box 3   Folder 6

Yancey, Mama, transcript, 1977

Box 3   Folder 7

Young, John, transcript, 1980

Box 3   Folder 8

Young, John, transcript, 1980

Box 4

Item 1: Anderson, Fred, recording C225, side 1, undated

Box 4

Item 2: Anderson, Fred, recording C225, side 2, undated

Box 4

Item 3: Anderson, Fred, recording C226, sides 1-2, undated

Box 4

Item 4: Anderson, Fred, recording C227, side 1, undated

Box 4

Item 5: Anderson, Fred, recording C227, side 2, undated

Box 4

Item 6: Braxton, Anthony, recording C228, side 1, 1992

Box 4

Item 7: Braxton, Anthony, recording C228, side 2, 1992

Box 4

Item 8: Braxton, Anthony, recording C229, sides 1-2, 1992

Box 4

Item 9: Braxton, Anthony, recording C230, side 1, 1992

Box 4

Item 10: Braxton, Anthony, recording C231, side 2, 1992

Box 4

Item 11: Campbell, Wilbur, recording C231, side 1, 1980

Box 4

Item 12: Campbell, Wilbur, recording C231, side 2, 1980

Box 4

Item 13: Campbell, Wilbur, recording C232, side 1, 1980

Box 4

Item 14: Campbell, Wilbur, recording C232, side 2, 1980

Box 4

Item 15: Campbell, Wilbur, recording C233, side 1, 1980

Box 4

Item 16: Claxton, Rozelle, recording C234, side 1, undated

Box 4

Item 17: Claxton, Rozelle, recording C234, side 2, undated

Box 4

Item 18: Claxton, Rozelle, recording C235, sides 1-2, undated

Box 4

Item 19: Claxton, Rozelle, recording C236, side 1, undated

Box 4

Item 20: Claxton, Rozelle, recording C236, side 2, undated

Box 4

Item 21: Cohran, Phil, recording C237, side 1, undated

Box 4

Item 22: Cohran, Phil, recording C237, side 2, undated

Box 4

Item 23: Cohran, Phil, recording C238, side 1, undated

Box 4

Item 24: Cohran, Phil, recording C238, side 2, undated

Box 4

Item 25: Cohran, Phil, recording C239, sides 1-2, undated

Box 4

Item 26: Cohran, Phil, recording C240, side 1, undated

Box 4

Item 27: Davison, Wild Bill, recording C241, side 1, 1981

Box 4

Item 28: Davison, Wild Bill, recording C242, side 1, 1981

Box 4

Item 29: Davison, Wild Bill, recording C242, side 2, 1981

Box 5

Item 1: Dixon, George, recording C243, sides 1-2, 1990

Box 5

Item 2: Dixon, George, recording C244, side 1, 1990

Box 5

Item 3: Dixon, George, recording C244, side 2, 1990

Box 5

Item 4: Dixon, George, recording C245, side 1, 1990

Box 5

Item 5: Dixon, George, recording C245, side 2, 1990

Box 5

Item 6: Dixon, George, recording C246, side 1, 1990

Box 5

Item 7: Dominique, Natty, recording C247, side 1, undated

Box 5

Item 8: Dominique, Natty, recording C247, side 2, undated

Box 5

Item 9: Dominique, Natty, recording C248, sides 1-2, undated

Box 5

Item 10: Freeman, Bud, recording C249, side 1, undated

Box 5

Item 11: Freeman, Bud, recording C249, side 2, undated

Box 5

Item 12: Freeman, Bud, recording C250, side 1, undated

Box 5

Item 13: Freeman, Bud, recording C250, side 2, undated

Box 5

Item 14: Freeman, Bud, recording C251, side 1, undated

Box 5

Item 15: Freeman, Von, recording C252, side 1, 1988

Box 5

Item 16: Freeman, Von, recording C252, side 2, 1988

Box 5

Item 17: Freeman, Von, recording C253, side 1, 1988

Box 5

Item 18: Freeman, Von, recording C253, side 2, 1988

Box 5

Item 19: Garrett, Rafael Donald, recording C254, side 1, 1981

Box 5

Item 20: Garrett, Rafael Donald, recording C254, side 2, 1981

Box 5

Item 21: Garrett, Rafael Donald, recording C255, side 1, 1981

Box 5

Item 22: Garrett, Rafael Donald, recording C255, side 2, 1981

Box 5

Item 23: Garrett, Rafael Donald, recording C256, sides 1-2, 1981

Box 5

Item 24: Groner, Duke, recording C257, side 1, 1988

Box 5

Item 25: Groner, Duke, recording C257, side 2, 1988

Box 5

Item 26: Groner, Duke, recording C258, side 1, 1988

Box 5

Item 27: Groner, Duke, recording C258, side 2, 1988

Box 5

Item 28: Hodes, Art, recording C259, sides 1-2, 1989

Box 5

Item 29: Hodes, Art, recording C260, side 1, 1989

Box 6

Item 1: Hodes, Art, recording C260, side 2, 1989

Box 6

Item 2: Jackson, Franz, recording C261, side 1, 1990

Box 6

Item 3: Jackson, Franz, recording C261, side 2, 1990

Box 6

Item 4: Jackson, Franz, recording C262, side 1, 1990

Box 6

Item 5: Jackson, Franz, recording C262, side 2, 1990

Box 6

Item 6: Jackson, Franz, recording C263, side 1, 1990

Box 6

Item 7: Jarman, Joseph, recording C264, side 1, undated

Box 6

Item 8: Jarman, Joseph, recording C264, side 2, undated

Box 6

Item 9: Jarman, Joseph, recording C265, side 1, undated

Box 6

Item 10: Jarman, Joseph, recording C265, side 2, undated

Box 6

Item 11: Jarman, Joseph, recording C266, side 1, undated

Box 6

Item 12: Jarman, Joseph, recording C266, side 2, undated

Box 6

Item 13: Johnson, Joe, recording C267, side 1, 1988

Box 6

Item 14: Johnson, Joe, recording C267, side 2, 1988

Box 6

Item 15: Johnson, Joe, recording C268, side 1, 1989

Box 6

Item 16: Johnson, Joe, recording C268, side 2, 1989

Box 6

Item 17: Johnson, Joe, recording C269, side 1, 1997

Box 6

Item 18: Johnson, Joe, recording C269, side 2, 1997

Box 6

Item 19: Montgomery, Little Brother, recording C270, side 1, 1981

Box 6

Item 20: Montgomery, Little Brother, recording C270, side 2, 1981

Box 6

Item 21: Montgomery, Little Brother, recording C271, side 1, 1981

Box 6

Item 22: Montgomery, Little Brother, recording C271, side 2, 1981

Box 6

Item 23: Montgomery, Little Brother, recording C272, 1981

Box 6

Item 24: Parham, Truck, recording C273, side 1, undated

Box 6

Item 25: Parham, Truck, recording C273, side 2, undated

Box 6

Item 26: Parham, Truck, recording C274, side 1, undated

Box 6

Item 27: Parham, Truck, recording C274, side 2, undated

Box 6

Item 28: Parham, Truck, recording C275, side 1, undated

Box 6

Item 29: Robinson, Ikey, recording C276, side 1, 1987

Box 7

Item 1: Robinson, Ikey, recording C276, side 2, 1987

Box 7

Item 2: Robinson, Ikey, recording C277, side 1, 1987

Box 7

Item 3: Robinson, Ikey, recording C277, side 2, 1987

Box 7

Item 4: Segal, Joe, recording C278, side 1, 1990

Box 7

Item 5: Segal, Joe, recording C278, side 2, 1990

Box 7

Item 6: Segal, Joe, recording C279, sides 1-2, 1990

Box 7

Item 7: Segal, Joe, recording C279, part 1, 1990

Box 7

Item 8: Segal, Joe, recording C279, part 2, 1990

Box 7

Item 9: Segal, Joe, recording C279, part 3, 1990

Box 7

Item 10: Soper, Tut, recording C280, side 1, 1983

Box 7

Item 11: Soper, Tut, recording C280, side 2, 1983

Box 7

Item 12: Soper, Tut, recording C281, side 1, 1983

Box 7

Item 13: Soper, Tut, recording C281, side 2, 1983

Box 7

Item 14: Soper, Tut, recording C281, side 1, 1983

Box 7

Item 15: Steiner, John, recording C282, sides 1-2, 1987

Box 7

Item 16: Steiner, John, recording C283, side 1, 1987

Box 7

Item 17: Steiner, John, recording C283, side 2, 1987

Box 7

Item 18: Walker, Jimmy, recording C284, side 1, 1990

Box 7

Item 19: Walker, Jimmy, recording C284, side 2, 1990

Box 7

Item 20: Yancey, Mama, recording C285, sides 1-2, 1977

Box 7

Item 21: Yancey, Mama, recording C286, side 1, 1977

Box 7

Item 22: Young, John, recording C287, side 1, 1980

Box 7

Item 23: Young, John, recording C287, side 2, 1980

Box 7

Item 24: Young, John, recording C288, sides 1-2, 1980