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    Introduction by Franca Rota Mulligan - The Gerry Mulligan Collection - Digital Collections

    [Portrait of Franca Rota Mulligan with camera], [n.d.]. [photographer unknown]. The Gerry Mulligan Collection, Performing Arts Reading Room, Library of Congress. At the beginning of 1995, I suggested to Gerry that he should write his autobiography. Gerry liked the idea, but as an incentive to take on the project, he said he needed someone expert to be with him as an audience, without interfering ...

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    Live vs. Studio - The Gerry Mulligan Collection - Digital Collections

    [Concertgebow - 1957]. The Gerry Mulligan Collection, The Library of Congress Presents: Music, Theater and Dance, Performing Arts Reading Room. Gerry discusses his views on studio recordings versus recordings of public performances. During his last decade, Gerry became more involved with the production of his studio recordings. He describes his idea that an album must evolve from the material to become a complete entity. ...

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    Miles Davis - The Gerry Mulligan Collection - Digital Collections

    Photo of Miles Davis taken from [Portrait of Charlie Parker, Tommy Potter, Miles Davis, Duke Jordan, and Max Roach, Three Deuces, New York, N.Y., ca. Aug. 1947]. William P. Gottlieb, photographer. Performing Arts Reading Room, Library of Congress. Gerry describes the dynamics of Miles Davis's band as it worked in recording, rehearsals, and performance. He finds the players' level of cooperation to be very ...

  • Article

    On Counterpoint - The Gerry Mulligan Collection - Digital Collections

    [Mulligan and Art Farmer]. Franca R. Mulligan, photographer, [n.d.]. The Gerry Mulligan Collection, Performing Arts Reading Room, The Library of Congress . Aware of the oversimplifications and distortions that have arisen in the lore surrounding the quartet, Gerry discusses some of the ideas about counterpoint that were in the air at the time he arrived on the West Coast. Listen to Audio: RealAudio - ...

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    Pianoless Quartet - The Gerry Mulligan Collection - Digital Collections

    [Gerry's sextet in the 1950s]. [photographer unknown]. The Gerry Mulligan Collection, The Library of Congress Presents: Music, Theater and Dance, Performing Arts Reading Room. The pianoless quartet, which Gerry formed in 1952 and with which he recorded for the new Pacific Jazz label the same year, was an instant success and received glowing if not fully accurate press concerning its inspirations and aspirations. Gerry ...

  • Article

    Thelonious Monk - The Gerry Mulligan Collection - Digital Collections

    [Portrait of Thelonious Monk, Minton's Playhouse, New York, N.Y., ca. Sept. 1947]. Willliam P. Gottlieb, photographer. Performing Arts Reading Room, Library of Congress. The pairing of Thelonious Monk with Gerry on a recording seems to many an unusual idea. Gerry speaks of his friendship with Monk and how an impromptu session in the recording studio with this artist happened. Listen to Audio: RealAudio - ...

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    Young Blood - The Gerry Mulligan Collection - Digital Collections

    [Gerry Mulligan Performing], Bob Willoughby, photographer. The Gerry Mulligan Collection, The Library of Congress Presents: Music, Theater and Dance, Performing Arts Reading Room. Gerry moved to Los Angeles in the spring of 1952 with girlfriend, Gail Madden, and got work there as an arranger with Stan Kenton. While relegated to writing mostly dance arrangements, Gerry was asked to write an original composition, the now ...

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    The Gerry Mulligan Exhibition - The Gerry Mulligan Collection - Digital Collections

    On April 6, 1999, an exhibition dedicated to the late jazz composer and performer Gerry Mulligan was installed in the foyer of the Performing Arts Reading Room of the Library of Congress (pictured above). The exhibition features Mulligan's gold-plated baritone saxophone and is drawn from the Gerry Mulligan Collection. Consisting of photographs, music manuscripts, musical scores, record album covers, and a series of wood-block ...

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    Timeline - The Gerry Mulligan Collection - Digital Collections

    April 6, 1927 Gerald Joseph Mulligan born in Queens, New York on April 6, 1927. 1946 Mulligan's arrangements of "How High the Moon" and "Disc Jockey Jump" are recorded with Gene Krupa for Mulligan's first appearance on record. 1947 Gerry arranges for and performs with orchestras of Woody Herman and Claude Thornhill. 1949/1950 Gerry creates arrangments and performs on Birth of the Cool sessions ...

  • Notated Music

    Jeru [manuscript]

    Instrumental parts | 7 parts (17 p.) ; 33 x 25 cm. | Missing parts for trumpet and piano. Composer's manuscript parts. Jazz ensemble. Copyright Gerry Mulligan. Used by permission. (Copyright Notice). Instrumental Parts (Form).

    • Contributor: Mulligan, Gerry
    • Date: 1948

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  • Photos, Prints, Drawing

    [ Photo of Countess Franca Rota Borghini Baldovinetti Mulligan, wife of Gerry Mulligan]

    photograph | 1 photo, B&W, digitized, 300 dpi 1266 X 1980 pix | Copyright Franca R. Mulligan. Used by permission. (Copyright Notice). This item used by permission of the copyright holder. (Standard Restriction). Photograph (Form).

    • Contributor: [photographer Unknown]
  • Photos, Prints, Drawing

    [ Gerry Mulligan, Harpers Bazaar cover]

    photograph | 1 photo, color, digitized, 300 dpi, 2100X1317 pix | Photograph of Gerry Mulligan, close up, playing the saxophone. (Content). for the cover of Harper's Bazaar. Permission to use granted by Mulligan's wife, Franca R. Mulligan. (Copyright). Photo by Franca Mulligan. Copyright Franca R. Mulligan. Used by permission. (Copyright Notice). Photograph (Form).

    • Contributor: Mulligan, Franca R.
    • Date: 1974
  • Photos, Prints, Drawing

    [ Gerry Mulligan in profile with black background]

    photograph | 1 photo, B&W, digitized, 300 dpi, 2712 X 1886 pix | Profile of Gerry Mulligan against a black background. (Content). Photographed in Italy by Elena Carminati. Copyright Elena Carminati. Used by permission. (Copyright Notice). This item used by permission of the copyright holder. (Standard Restriction). Photograph (Form).

    • Contributor: Carminati, Elena
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    [ Gerry Mulligan, playing saxophone, with children]

    photograph | 1 photo, color, digitized, 300 dpi, 1183x796 pix | Gerry Mulligan, playing his saxophone, leading two children like the Pied Piper. (Content). Copyright Franca R. Mulligan. Used by permission. (Copyright Notice). This item used by permission of the copyright holder. (Standard Restriction). Photograph (Form).

    • Contributor: Franca R. Mulligan - Mulligan, Franca R.
    • Date: 1974
  • Photos, Prints, Drawing

    [ Gerry Mulligan's parents]

    photograph | Gerry’s father and mother;photograph taken in September, 1932. (Content). Property of Franca R. Mulligan. Used by permission. (Copyright Notice). This item used by permission of the copyright holder. (Standard Restriction). Photograph (Form).

    • Contributor: [photographer Unknown]
    • Date: 1932
  • Photos, Prints, Drawing

    [ Silhouettes of Gerry Mulligan's parents]

    photograph | Silhouettes of Gerry Mulligan's parents. (Content). Property of Franca R. Mulligan. Used by permission. (Copyright Notice). This item used by permission of the copyright holder. (Standard Restriction). Photograph (Form).

    • Contributor: [artist Unknown]
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    [ Louise Mulligan in Philadelphia]

    photograph | Gerry’s mother in Philadelphia, 1918. (Content). Property of Franca R. Mulligan. Used by permission. (Copyright Notice). This item used by permission of the copyright holder. (Standard Restriction). Photograph (Form).

    • Contributor: [photographer Unknown]
    • Date: 1918
  • Photos, Prints, Drawing

    [ Louise Mulligan in dress]

    photograph | Louise in costume for a play in which she played the widow. (Content). Property of Franca R. Mulligan. Used by permission. (Copyright Notice). This item used by permission of the copyright holder. (Standard Restriction). Photograph (Form).

    • Contributor: [photographer Unknown]
    • Date: 1918
  • Photos, Prints, Drawing

    [ Louise Mulligan in Valley Forge]

    photograph | Louise Mulligan sitting on the grass in Valley Forge. (Content). Property of Franca R. Mulligan. Used by permission. (Copyright Notice). This item used by permission of the copyright holder. (Standard Restriction). Photograph (Form).

    • Contributor: [photographer Unknown]
    • Date: 1919
  • Photos, Prints, Drawing

    [ Louise Mulligan]

    photograph | Louise S. Mulligan with cape and hat looking a wall, 1919. (Content). Property of Franca R. Mulligan. Used by permission. (Copyright Notice). This item used by permission of the copyright holder. (Standard Restriction). Photograph (Form).

    • Contributor: [photographer Unknown]
    • Date: 1919
  • Photos, Prints, Drawing

    [ Gerry Mulligan with tulips]

    photograph | Gerry Mulligan carrying a bunch of tulips, Easter, 1934. (Content). Property of Franca R. Mulligan. Used by permission. (Copyright Notice). This item used by permission of the copyright holder. (Standard Restriction). Photograph (Form).

    • Contributor: [photographer Unknown]
    • Date: 1934
  • Photos, Prints, Drawing

    [The Mulligans]

    photograph | Gerry with Mother, Father, and brothers Phil, Don and their girlfriends. (Content). Property of Franca R. Mulligan. Used by permission. (Copyright Notice). This item used by permission of the copyright holder. (Standard Restriction). Photograph (Form).

    • Contributor: [photographer Unknown]
    • Date: 1942
  • Photos, Prints, Drawing

    [ Gerry Mulligan in Penfield]

    photograph | Young Gerry Mulligan in Penfield, 1945 or 1946. (Content). Property of Franca R. Mulligan. Used by permission. (Copyright Notice). This item used by permission of the copyright holder. (Standard Restriction). Photograph (Form).

    • Contributor: [photographer Unknown]
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    [ Gerry Mulligan with brother, Phil]

    photograph | Gerry and brother Phil in white shirt and pants. (Content). Property of Franca R. Mulligan. Used by permission. (Copyright Notice). This item used by permission of the copyright holder. (Standard Restriction). Photograph (Form).

    • Contributor: [photographer Unknown]
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    [ Louise Mulligan with horse]

    photograph | Gerry Mulligan's mother, Louise. (Content). Property of Franca R. Mulligan. Used by permission. (Copyright Notice). This item used by permission of the copyright holder. (Standard Restriction). Photograph (Form).

    • Contributor: [photographer Unknown]