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  • A gift for Bessie. Dedicated to Bessie Smith.

    • Notated music
    • New York, Seesaw Music Corp. [c1973]
    • 1973
    • 1 Item
    FormatCall NumberItem Location
    Notated music Music-Am. (Sheet) 73-608Performing Arts Research Collections - Music

    Available - Can be used on site. Please visit New York Public Library - Performing Arts Research Collections to submit a request in person.

  • Work house blues; House rent blues [sound recording] / Ted Wallace.

    • Audio
    • New York: Columbia 81883 81884 14032D, [193-?]
    • 1930-1939
    • 1 Item
    FormatCall NumberItem Location
    Audio Sc Audio CM-43 [Side 1, no. 5-6] Re-recorded in cassette (counters 29 & 38) 2 track. monoSchomburg Center - Moving Image & Recorded Sound

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  • Dupont show of the week. America's music--Chicago and all that jazz [videorecording] / Produced as a special project by the NBC Television Network ; directed by James Elson ; associate producer, Norman Kahn.

    • Moving image
    • New York : NBC Television Network, 1961-11-26.
    • 1961
    • 1 Item
    FormatCall NumberItem Location
    Moving image Sc Visual DVD-629 Schomburg Center - Moving Image & Recorded Sound

    Available - Can be used on site. Please visit New York Public Library - Schomburg Center to submit a request in person.

  • A gift for Bessie : (1971) : for violin, bassoon, piano, vibraphone/percussion / by Stuart Saunders Smith.

    • Notated music
    • Baltimore, Md. : Smith Publications, c1990.
    • 1990
    • 1 Item
    FormatCall NumberItem Location
    Notated music JNF 92-147Offsite
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  • The Ladies sing the blues [videorecording] / Minnesota Studio, Inc.

    • Moving image
    • New York, N.Y. : V.I.E.W. Inc., c1988.
    • 1988-1986
    • 1 Item
    FormatCall NumberItem Location
    Moving image *LVH Cataloged Commercial video recordings Box 7Offsite
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  • Saucy songs, 1928 to 1938 [sound recording].

    • Audio
    • [Australia] : ABC Records, p1989.
    • 1989
    • 1 Item
    FormatCall NumberItem Location
    Audio *LDC 4628 (F)Performing Arts Research Collections - Recorded Sound

    Available - Can be used on site. Please visit New York Public Library - Performing Arts Research Collections to submit a request in person.

  • That's black entertainment [videorecording]

    • Moving image
    • c1989.
    • 1989
  • Le voci del jazz [sound recording].

    • Audio
    • [Italy] : Musica Jazz, p1984.
    • 1984
    • 1 Item
    FormatCall NumberItem Location
    Audio *LZR 4702Performing Arts Research Collections - Recorded Sound

    Available - Can be used on site. Please visit New York Public Library - Performing Arts Research Collections to submit a request in person.

  • Gin house blues [sound recording] / [Various artists].

    • Audio
    • E. Sussex, England : Pavilion Records, Ltd., p1992.
    • 1992
    • 2 Items
    FormatCall NumberItem Location
    Audio *LDC 13854 (F) [CD]Performing Arts Research Collections - Recorded Sound

    Available - Can be used on site. Please visit New York Public Library - Performing Arts Research Collections to submit a request in person.

    FormatCall NumberItem Location
    Audio *LDC 13854 (F) [Notes]Performing Arts Research Collections - Recorded Sound

    Available - Can be used on site. Please visit New York Public Library - Performing Arts Research Collections to submit a request in person.

  • Sorry but I can't take you [sound recording] : women's railroad blues.

    • Audio
    • New York, N.Y. : Rosetta Records, p1980
    • 1980-1923
    • 1 Item
    FormatCall NumberItem Location
    Audio Sc Audio RE-8340Schomburg Center - Moving Image & Recorded Sound
    Not available - Please for assistance.
  • Kaffir [electronic resource] / presented by Dance Theater Workshop ; choreography by Reginald Wilson.

    • Moving image
    • c1990.
    • 1990
    • 1 Resource

    Available Online

    https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/13121af8-0440-4552-9242-dcf8643385cf
  • Blues masters : the essential history of the blues. Volume I [videorecording] / a Lanny Lee production ; City Island Entertainment.

    • Moving image
    • Los Angeles, CA : Rhino Home Video, 1993.
    • 1993
    • 1 Item
    FormatCall NumberItem Location
    Moving image *LVH Cataloged Commercial video recordings Box 13Offsite
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  • St. Louis blues [Motion picture] / producer, Dick Currier ; director, Dudley Murphy.

    • Moving image
    • Davenport, Ia. : Blackhawk Films, 1929.
    • 1929
    • 1 Item
    FormatCall NumberItem Location
    Moving image *LVF 53Performing Arts Research Collections - Recorded Sound
    Not available - Please for assistance.
  • Bessie Smith, Louis Armstrong, Cab Calloway [sound recording] : legendary black jazz stars in their first films.

    • Audio
    • Canaan, N.Y. : Biograph, p1978.
    • 1978-1929
    • 1 Item
    FormatCall NumberItem Location
    Audio *LZR 1740Performing Arts Research Collections - Recorded Sound

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  • Old time record review. Program no. 3.1, Four smiths from Tin Pan Alley Harlem ; Program no. 3.2, Negro hillbilly music. [sousnd recording].

    • Audio
    • 192-192
    • 1 Item
    FormatCall NumberItem Location
    Audio *LDC 32288 [CD]Performing Arts Research Collections - Recorded Sound
    Not available - Please for assistance.
  • Body and soul [sound recording].

    • Audio
    • [S.l.] : Columbia Special Products, [197-?]
    • 1970-1976
    • 1 Item
    FormatCall NumberItem Location
    Audio *LZR 18376 [Disc]Performing Arts Research Collections - Recorded Sound

    Available - Can be used on site. Please visit New York Public Library - Performing Arts Research Collections to submit a request in person.

  • Columbia basic library of great jazz [sound recording] : outstanding jazz of every period.

    • Audio
    • [New York] : Columbia Masterworks, [195-?]
    • 195
    • 2 Items
    FormatCall NumberItem Location
    Audio *LZR 17815 [Disc]Performing Arts Research Collections - Recorded Sound

    Available - Can be used on site. Please visit New York Public Library - Performing Arts Research Collections to submit a request in person.

    FormatCall NumberItem Location
    Audio *LZR 17815 [Notes]Performing Arts Research Collections - Recorded Sound

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  • LaVern Baker sings Bessie Smith [sound recording].

    • Audio
    • New York, N.Y. : Atlantic, [1958]
    • 1958
    • 1 Item
    FormatCall NumberItem Location
    Audio *LZR 11477 [Disc]Performing Arts Research Collections - Recorded Sound

    Available - Can be used on site. Please visit New York Public Library - Performing Arts Research Collections to submit a request in person.

  • The songs of Bessie Smith [sound recording] / Teresa Brewer.

    • Audio
    • [New York] : Doctor Jazz Records, p1983.
    • 1983
    • 1 Item
    FormatCall NumberItem Location
    Audio *LZR 21900 [Disc]Performing Arts Research Collections - Recorded Sound

    Available - Can be used on site. Please visit New York Public Library - Performing Arts Research Collections to submit a request in person.

  • The songs of Bessie Smith [sound recording] / Count Basie [and] Teresa Brewer.

    • Audio
    • New York : Flying Dutchman, [1973]
    • 1973
    • 1 Item
    FormatCall NumberItem Location
    Audio *LZR 25215 [Disc]Performing Arts Research Collections - Recorded Sound

    Available - Can be used on site. Please visit New York Public Library - Performing Arts Research Collections to submit a request in person.

  • Perry Bradford [sound recording] : pioneer of the blues / Noble Sissle interviews Perry Bradford.

    • Audio
    • New York, N.Y. : Folkways Records, c1980.
    • 1980
    • 2 Items
    FormatCall NumberItem Location
    Audio *LZR 26196 [Disc]Performing Arts Research Collections - Recorded Sound

    Available - Can be used on site. Please visit New York Public Library - Performing Arts Research Collections to submit a request in person.

    FormatCall NumberItem Location
    Audio *LZR 26196 [Notes]Performing Arts Research Collections - Recorded Sound

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  • Dinah sings Bessie Smith [sound recording] / Dinah Washington ; with Eddie Chamblee and his orchestra.

    • Audio
    • Chicago : Emarcy, [195-?]
    • 195
    • 1 Item
    FormatCall NumberItem Location
    Audio *LZR 33537 [Disc]Performing Arts Research Collections - Recorded Sound

    Available - Can be used on site. Please visit New York Public Library - Performing Arts Research Collections to submit a request in person.

  • 1933 [sound recording] : jazz collection : l'histoire est d'actualité.

    • Audio
    • [Paris] : Jazz Magazine, p2002.
    • 2002-1933
    • 1 Item
    FormatCall NumberItem Location
    Audio *LDC 27966 [CD]Performing Arts Research Collections - Recorded Sound

    Available - Can be used on site. Please visit New York Public Library - Performing Arts Research Collections to submit a request in person.

  • The Riverside history of classic jazz [sound recording].

    • Audio
    • [New York] : Riverside, [195-]
    • 195
    • 5 Items
    FormatCall NumberItem Location
    Audio *LZR 42303 [Disc 1]Performing Arts Research Collections - Recorded Sound

    Available - Can be used on site. Please visit New York Public Library - Performing Arts Research Collections to submit a request in person.

    FormatCall NumberItem Location
    Audio *LZR 42303 [Disc 2]Performing Arts Research Collections - Recorded Sound

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    FormatCall NumberItem Location
    Audio *LZR 42303 [Disc 3]Performing Arts Research Collections - Recorded Sound

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  • [Choreographic works by Eleo Pomare] [videorecording] / Eleo Pomare Dance Company.

    • Moving image
    • 1973-[1974?]
    • 1973-1974
    • 1 Item
    FormatCall NumberItem Location
    Moving image *MGZIA 4-8094Performing Arts Research Collections - Dance

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  • [Choreographic works by Eleo Pomare] [videorecording] / Eleo Pomare Dance Company.

    • Moving image
    • 1973.
    • 1973
    • 1 Item
    FormatCall NumberItem Location
    Moving image *MGZIA 4-8085Performing Arts Research Collections - Dance

    Available - Can be used on site. Please visit New York Public Library - Performing Arts Research Collections to submit a request in person.

  • 1925 [sound recording] : l'histoire est d'actualité.

    • Audio
    • [Paris, France] : Jazz Magazine, p2002.
    • 2002-1925
    • 1 Item
    FormatCall NumberItem Location
    Audio *LDC 29175 [CD]Performing Arts Research Collections - Recorded Sound

    Available - Can be used on site. Please visit New York Public Library - Performing Arts Research Collections to submit a request in person.

  • The great blues singers [sound recording].

    • Audio
    • New York, N.Y. : Riverside, [194-?]
    • 194
    • 1 Item
    FormatCall NumberItem Location
    Audio *LZO 2081 [Disc]Performing Arts Research Collections - Recorded Sound

    Available - Can be used on site. Please visit New York Public Library - Performing Arts Research Collections to submit a request in person.

  • Red white & blues [sound recording] : women sing of America.

    • Audio
    • New York, N.Y. : Rosetta, [196-?]
    • 196
    • 1 Item
    FormatCall NumberItem Location
    Audio *LRX 8080 [Disc]Performing Arts Research Collections - Recorded Sound

    Available - Can be used on site. Please visit New York Public Library - Performing Arts Research Collections to submit a request in person.

  • Sorry but I can't take you [sound recording] : women's railroad blues.

    • Audio
    • New York, N.Y. : Rosetta, p1980.
    • 1980-1923
    • 1 Item
    FormatCall NumberItem Location
    Audio *LRX 8079 [Disc]Performing Arts Research Collections - Recorded Sound

    Available - Can be used on site. Please visit New York Public Library - Performing Arts Research Collections to submit a request in person.

  • La Vern Baker sings Bessie Smith [sound recording].

    • Audio
    • New York : Atlantic, [196-]
    • 196
    • 1 Item
    FormatCall NumberItem Location
    Audio *LZR 52066 [Disc]Performing Arts Research Collections - Recorded Sound

    Available - Can be used on site. Please visit New York Public Library - Performing Arts Research Collections to submit a request in person.

  • The story of the blues [sound recording].

    • Audio
    • New York, N.Y. : Columbia, [1970]
    • 1970
    • 1 Item
    FormatCall NumberItem Location
    Audio *LZR 56200 [Disc]Performing Arts Research Collections - Recorded Sound

    Available - Can be used on site. Please visit New York Public Library - Performing Arts Research Collections to submit a request in person.

  • I like jazz! [sound recording].

    • Audio
    • [S.l.] : Columbia, [19--?]
    • 1900-1978
    • 1 Item
    FormatCall NumberItem Location
    Audio *LZR 56281 [Disc]Performing Arts Research Collections - Recorded Sound

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  • Blues, blues Christmas, 1925-1955 [sound recording] : In the blues, jazz, boogie-woogie and gospel spirit.

    • Audio
    • [Wigtown, Scotland] : Document Records, p2005.
    • 2005-1925
    • 2 Items
    FormatCall NumberItem Location
    Audio *LDC 40137 [CD]Performing Arts Research Collections - Recorded Sound

    Available - Can be used on site. Please visit New York Public Library - Performing Arts Research Collections to submit a request in person.

    FormatCall NumberItem Location
    Audio *LDC 40137 [Notes]Performing Arts Research Collections - Recorded Sound

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  • What is jazz [sound recording] / Leonard Bernstein.

    • Audio
    • New York, N.Y. : Columbia Special Products, [195-?]
    • 195
    • 1 Item
    FormatCall NumberItem Location
    Audio *LRX 9069 [Disc]Performing Arts Research Collections - Recorded Sound

    Available - Can be used on site. Please visit New York Public Library - Performing Arts Research Collections to submit a request in person.

  • St. Louis blues [motion picture] / Dudley Murphy.

    • Moving image
    • Minneapolis, MN : Festival, 1929.
    • 1929
    • 2 Items
    FormatCall NumberItem Location
    Moving image M16 1861 SOffsite

    Available - Can be used on site. Please visit New York Public Library - Offsite to submit a request in person.

    FormatCall NumberItem Location
    Moving image M16 1861 SOffsite

    Available - Can be used on site. Please visit New York Public Library - Offsite to submit a request in person.

  • Hot trumpets [sound recording].

    • Audio
    • Bridgeport, Conn. : Columbia, [194-?]
    • 194
    • 1 Item
    FormatCall NumberItem Location
    Audio *LOA 892Performing Arts Research Collections - Recorded Sound

    Available - Can be used on site. Please visit New York Public Library - Performing Arts Research Collections to submit a request in person.

  • Women in jazz. The vocalists [videorecording] / : from Bessie to Billie / written, produced and directed by Burrill L. Crohn ; produced by Stoptime Productions, Inc., in association with ABC Video Enterprises, Inc.

    • Moving image
    • c1981.
    • 1981
    • 1 Item
    FormatCall NumberItem Location
    Moving image *LVH 85Performing Arts Research Collections - Recorded Sound
    Not available - Please for assistance.
  • Schomburg Center LP record collection. S.

    • Audio
    • 1960-2000
    • 1 Item
    FormatCall NumberItem Location
    Audio Sc RE-SSchomburg Center - Moving Image & Recorded Sound

    Available - Can be used on site. Please visit New York Public Library - Schomburg Center to submit a request in person.

  • The sound of Harlem.

    • Audio
    • [New York] : Columbia, [1964]
    • 1964-1920
    • 1 Item
    FormatCall NumberItem Location
    Audio Sc RE-8245Schomburg Center - Moving Image & Recorded Sound

    Available - Can be used on site. Please visit New York Public Library - Schomburg Center to submit a request in person.

  • Hollywood rhythm. The Paramount musical shorts. Volume 1 / Kino International ; produced for video by Bret Wood.

    • Moving image
    • New York, N.Y. : Kino Video, [2001], ©2001.
    • 2001-2001
    • 1 Item
    FormatCall NumberItem Location
    Moving image MUSDVD90392Off-site
    How do I pick up this item and when will it be ready?
  • Blues masters : the essential history of the blues / a Lanny Lee production ; City Island Entertainment.

    • Moving image
    • Los Angeles, CA : Rhino Home Video, [2002]
    • 2002
    • 1 Item
    FormatCall NumberItem Location
    Moving image MUSDVD170Off-site
    How do I pick up this item and when will it be ready?
  • "Saint Louis blues".

    • Audio
    • Milan, Italy : Durium, [1974], ℗1974.
    • 1974-1924
    • 1 Item
    FormatCall NumberItem Location
    Audio JS2011Off-site
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  • At the jazz band ball : early hot jazz, song and dance 1925-1933 / Yazoo presents ; produced by Sherwin Dunner and Richard Nevins.

    • Moving image
    • [Place of publication not identified] : Yazoo Video, [2000], ©2000.
    • 2000-1993
    • 1 Item
    FormatCall NumberItem Location
    Moving image MUSDVD90302Off-site
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  • Blues masters [videorecording] : history of the blues / City Island Entertainment ; a Lanny Lee production.

    • Moving image
    • Los Angeles, CA : Rhino Home Video, c1993.
    • 1993
    • 2 Items
    FormatCall NumberItem Location
    Moving image VCASS 371 vol. 2Off-site
    How do I pick up this item and when will it be ready?
    FormatCall NumberItem Location
    Moving image VCASS 371 vol. 1Off-site
  • The blues heritage [sound recording] / King Oliver, Louis Armstrong and Bessie Smith.

    • Audio
    • New York, N.Y. : Olympic ; Los Angeles, Calif. : Distributed by Everest Records, [1973]
    • 1973
    • 1 Item
    FormatCall NumberItem Location
    Audio LS- 19240Off-site
    How do I pick up this item and when will it be ready?
  • Blues masters [videorecording] : history of the blues / City Island Entertainment ; a Lanny Lee production.

    • Moving image
    • Los Angeles, CA : Rhino Home Video, c1993.
    • 1993
    • 2 Items
    FormatCall NumberItem Location
    Moving image VCASS 371 vol. 2Off-site
    How do I pick up this item and when will it be ready?
    FormatCall NumberItem Location
    Moving image VCASS 371 vol. 1Off-site
  • The blues heritage [sound recording] / King Oliver, Louis Armstrong and Bessie Smith.

    • Audio
    • New York, N.Y. : Olympic ; Los Angeles, Calif. : Distributed by Everest Records, [1973]
    • 1973
    • 1 Item
    FormatCall NumberItem Location
    Audio LS- 19240Off-site
    How do I pick up this item and when will it be ready?

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