[Sweet little Jesus boy] : recording master tapes. [Unidentified studio rehearsal tapes] Additional title: Mahalia Jackson interview 1956
NamesAvakian, George (Producer)Jackson, Mahalia, 1911-1972 (Performer)Armstrong, Louis, 1901-1971 (Performer)Dave Brubeck Quartet (Performer)
George Avakian and Anahid Ajemian audio collection
Dates / OriginDate Created: 1955 (Inferred)Date Created: 1956
Table of ContentsOn part 1, most of the audio is the recording master tapes (?) of Mahalia Jackson's Christmas gospel 1955 album "Sweet little Jesus boy" (Columbia CL 702). On both part 1 and 2, there is audio of unidentified studio recording rehearsals for the Dave Brubeck Quartet and Louis Armstrong.[Side 1]: Sweet little Jesus boy: Silent night ; No room at the inn ; Joy to the world! ; The holy babe (bonus track) ; [Erratic at beginning] Sweet little Jesus boy -- [Brief excerpt] [Unidentified Dave Brubeck track (sped up] ; Audio tone] -- Sweet little Jesus boy: O come all ye faithful ; Go tell it on the mountain ; White Christmas ; O little town of Bethlehem ; I wonder as I wander (0:00-39:03) -- [No audio] (39:04-39:35) -- [Unidentified studio rehearsal tapes]: [Dave Brubeck Quartet] -- [Unidentified studio rehearsal tapes, excerpt]: [Louis Armstrong] (39:36-47:23)[Side 2]: [2nd unidentified studio rehearsal excerpt]: [Louis Armstrong] (0:00-8:36)
Library locationsRodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded SoundShelf locator: *LT-10-A 4616
TopicsChristmas musicGospel musicJazzMusic rehearsals
NotesSource note: "L126"--From original audiotape reel spine.Date: Columbia CL 702 was issued in 1955. The 1956 date is from container, may be applied to recording session rehearsals.Performers: [Part 1]: Mahalia Jackson, vocals ; with instrumental ensemble and chorus (1st-5th, 7th-11th works) ; [Dave Brubeck Quartet] (6th and 12th works) ; [Louis Armstrong, cornet ; with jazz ensemble] (13th work). [Part 2]: [Louis Armstrong, cornet ; with jazz ensemble] (1st work)Venue: Recorded [New York?] 1956 (recording sessions date);  (issue date (CL 702); 1st-5th, 7th-11th works)Acquisition: Separated from; Music Division, George Avakian and Anahid Ajemian papers, 1908-2013; 2014; JPB 14-28.
Physical DescriptionAudiotape reelExtent: 1 audiotape reel (55 min., 59 sec.) : analog, full-track, 7 1/2 and 15 ips, NAB, mono ; 10 in.
Type of ResourceSound recording
IdentifiersRLIN/OCLC: 922540268NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20806103Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 35517fb0-5238-0136-2bb5-06122b15a9ca
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