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University of Chicago Library

Guide to the Jazz Institute of Chicago Terry Martin Papers 1967-2005

© 2009 University of Chicago Library

Acknowledgments

The Jazz Institute of Chicago Terry Martin Papers 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. Martin, Terry. Papers

Dates:

1967-2005

Size:

3 linear feet (4 boxes)

Repository:

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

Abstract:

Terry Martin, professor, jazz author, critic, and collector. Terry Martin is a Professor in Molecular Genetics and Cell Biology at the University of Chicago. He has been involved in the Chicago jazz scene for over five decades, including as a board member and committee chair of the Jazz Institute of Chicago, participation in the Association for the Advancement of Creative Musicians, and author of liner notes and articles. The Jazz Institute of Chicago Terry Martin Papers primarily document activities of the Jazz Institute of Chicago and other Chicago jazz events, as well as a few non-Chicago events and organizations, and contain publications, record catalogs, fliers, calendars, announcements, and other ephemera of jazz events and concerts.

Information on Use

Access

The collection is open for research.

Citation

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

Biographical Note

Terry Martin is a professor in the Department of Molecular Genetics and Cellular Biology and The Cancer Research Center at the University of Chicago. He earned a Bachelor of Science at the University of Adelaide in 1961 and a Ph.D. at the University of Cambridge in 1966.

Martin has been involved in the Chicago jazz scene for over five decades. He wrote liner notes for artists such as Lennie Tristano, Sun Ra, and the Art Ensemble of Chicago. He has contributed to publications including Jazz Monthly and the Art Pepper Companion. Martin also photographed the early scene of the Association for the Advancement of Creative Musicians.

Martin has been involved with the Jazz Institute of Chicago and is the chair of the Don DeMicheal Archives Committee, which helped create and grow the Chicago Jazz Archive at the University of Chicago Library.

Martin remains involved in the Jazz Institute of Chicago and the Chicago Jazz Festival.

Scope Note

The Jazz Institute of Chicago Terry Martin Papers are divided into two series: Series I, Events and Professional; and Series II, Publications and Oversize. The papers primarily document activities of the Jazz Institute of Chicago and other Chicago jazz events, including a copy of the program of the first Chicago Jazz Festival in 1979, as well as a few non-Chicago events and organizations.

Series I, Events and Professional, contains correspondence, brochures, programs, newspaper articles, and ephemera. The Jazz Institute of Chicago material includes board minutes, news releases, brochures, and event ephemera. There are fliers, broadsides, announcements, articles, and slides primarily for Chicago jazz events as well as a few non-Chicago events. Also included are brochures and other ephemera for jazz organizations and archives. The correspondence is primarily about the Jazz Institute of Chicago and the Chicago Jazz Festival.

Series II, Publications and Oversize, contains newsletters, journals, record catalogs, calendars, ephemera, and an article about Chicago jazz and the Chicago Jazz Archive.

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

Jazz Institute of Chicago Administrative Records

Subject Headings

INVENTORY

Series I: Events and Professional

Box 1    Folder 1

The American Music Center, undated

Box 1    Folder 2

Arts Midwest, 1996

Box 1    Folder 3

Central Ohio Hot Jazz Society, 1990

Box 1    Folder 4

"The Chicago Avant-Garde" by Terry Martin, 1968

Box 1    Folder 5

Correspondence, 1987-1995

Box 1    Folder 6

Events, Association for the Advancement of Creative Musicians, 1995

Box 1    Folder 7

Events, Chicago, 1988-1990

Box 1    Folder 8

Events, Chicago '88 Old Style Jazz Festival, 1988

Box 1    Folder 9

Events, Chicago Jazz Festival, 1979, 1987-2004

Box 1    Folder 10

Events, Chicago Jazz Festival, 2008

Box 1    Folder 11

Events, Chicago Jazz Festival, Slides, undated

Box 1    Folder 12

Events, Jazz Institute of Chicago, 1984-2005

Box 1    Folder 13

Events, Jazz Institute of Chicago, Jazz Club Tour, 1998-2004

Box 1    Folder 14

Events, Jazz Institute of Chicago, Jazz Fair, 1979-2001

Box 1    Folder 15

Events, Jazz Institute of Chicago, Jazzcity, 1998-2005

Box 1    Folder 16

Events, Non-Chicago, 1989-2004

Box 1    Folder 17

Jazz Institute of Chicago, Board Memos and Minutes, 1989-2004

Box 1    Folder 18

Jazz Institute of Chicago, Brochures, undated

Box 1    Folder 19

Jazz Institute of Chicago, Jazz Express, 1986-1988

Box 1    Folder 20

Jazz Institute of Chicago, The Soul of Jazz, 2008

Box 1    Folder 21

Louis Armstrong House and Archives, 1995-1998

Box 1    Folder 22

Moving Music Network, undated

Box 2   Folder 1

Museum of Broadcast Communications Archives, undated

Box 2   Folder 2

News Releases, 1987-2004

Box 2   Folder 3

Newspaper Articles, 1987-2004

Box 2   Folder 4

Newspaper Articles, Chicago Jazz Festival, 1987-1989

Box 2   Folder 5

Photograph, Maurice McIntyre, 1967

Box 2   Folder 6

Photograph, undated

Series II: Publications

Box 2   Folder 7

Arbors Records, 1994-1997

Box 2   Folder 8

Avant, 1993

Box 2   Folder 9

The Chicago Jazz Bulletin, 1987, 1990

Box 2   Folder 10

Chicago Jazz Magazine, 2003

Box 2   Folder 11

Down Beat, 2004

Box 2   Folder 12

Enja, 2004

Box 2   Folder 13

The Entertainer, 1988

Box 2   Folder 14

The Good Noise Jazz News, 1988-1991

Box 2   Folder 15

Jazz Consumer Guide, 1988

Box 2   Folder 16

The Jazz Me News, 1990

Box 2   Folder 17

Jazz Notes, 2002-2005

Box 2   Folder 18

Jazzbeat, 2003-2004.

Box 2   Folder 19

Jazzgram, 1995-1999

Box 2   Folder 20

Jazzgram, 2000-2001

Box 3   Folder 1

Jazzgram, 2002-2003

Box 3   Folder 2

Jazzgram, 2004-2005

Box 3   Folder 3

Jazzletter, 1993-1994

Box 3   Folder 4

Knitting Factory, 2000

Box 3   Folder 5

Mosaic Records, 2004

Box 3   Folder 6

NJSO Journal, 1990

Box 3   Folder 7

"Notes to You," Iliana Club of Traditional Jazz, 1989-2001

Box 3   Folder 8

Premonition Records, undated

Box 3   Folder 9

Rhythm and News, circa 2004

Box 3   Folder 10

"Sound News," 1996

Box 3   Folder 11

Southend Musicworks, 1987-1989

Box 3   Folder 12

Starr-Gennett Foundation, 2003

Box 4   Folder 1

All About Jazz, 2004

Box 4   Folder 2

"All That Chicago Jazz, and Then Some…," 1986

Box 4   Folder 3

Arts Midwest Jazz Calendar, 1990-1991

Box 4   Folder 4

Chicago Jazz & Blues News, 1988

Box 4   Folder 5

Chicago Jazz Festival, 2004

Box 4   Folder 6

The Chicago Musicale, 1986

Box 4   Folder 7

Delmark Records, undated

Box 4   Folder 8

Events, Chicago, 1989, 1995

Box 4   Folder 9

Jam Sessions, 1986-1988

Box 4   Folder 10

Joslin's Jazz Journal, 1997

Box 4   Folder 11

"Will Ken Nordine: A Visit With Mr. Voice in His Edgewater Mansion of Toys" by Adam Langer, 1990