The collection is not only a comprehensive representation of Roach's music and performing career, but also a dynamic portrayal of the personalities and cultural forces behind jazz in the United States and abroad in the latter half of the twentieth century. It includes music manuscripts, writings, correspondence, business papers, photographs, programs, sound recordings, and other materials related to his career. The collection also contains ...
Roach, Max - Lincoln, Abbey - Hasaan - Bridgewater, Cecil - Brown, Clifford - Cowell, Stanley - Harper, Billy - Heath, Jimmy - Jordan, Clifford - Tillis, Frederick - Weston, Randy - Baraka, Amiri - Sanchez, Sonia - Simone, Nina - Sowande, Fela
Roy Harris was an American composer. The collection contains materials that document his life and career, including manuscript scores, published and unpublished writings, correspondence, business papers, financial and legal documents, programs, publicity files, photographs, scrapbooks, work files, posters, clippings, and biographical materials.