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Guide to the Julius Hemphill Papers MSS.542


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Collection processed by Item-level description created by Marty Ehrlich. File-level inventory created by Brian Fairley.

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 Record updated by Rachel Searcy to reflect 2020 accretion and materials cleaned due to mold damage Updated by Lyric Evans-Hunter to reflect the digitization of video materials  , September 2020 , March 2022

Descriptive Summary

Creator: Hemphill, Julius
Title: Julius Hemphill Papers
Dates [inclusive]: 1938-2007
Abstract: Julius Hemphill was a jazz composer and saxophone player who helped found the World Saxophone Quartet. He was a founder of the World Saxophone Quartet, the Julius Hemphill Quartet, and the Julius Hemphill Sextet. Hemphill's compositions and arrangements are noted for their combination of jazz, blues, and big-band sound. This collection consists of materials created and collected by Julius Hemphill from the mid-1960s to 1995 documenting Hemphill's career as a jazz composer and saxophonist. Materials in this collection include personal correspondence, original writings, ephemera, and manuscript music in various formats and stages of completion, including composition notebooks, scores, and parts to compositions. The manuscript music consists of compositions by Hemphill in his hand, compositions prepared by professional copyists, and arrangements and re-compositions of works by Hemphill of other composers. The collection also includes audio and video recordings of Hemphill's concert recordings, rehearsals, and interviews of Hemphill from radio broadcasts.
Quantity: 22.5 linear feet in 5 record cartons, 3 manuscript boxes, 1 half manuscript box, 10 oversize flat boxes, and 3 small flat boxes
Quantity: 98 audiocassettes
Quantity: 11 videocassettes (vhs)
Quantity: 1.04 Terabytes
Quantity: 9 film reels
Quantity: 1 sound tape reels
Location: Materials are stored offsite and advance notice is required for use. Please contact fales.library@nyu.edu at least two business days prior to your research visit to coordinate access.
Language: Materials are in English.
Call Phrase: MSS.542

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Biographical Note

Julius Hemphill (1938-1995) was a jazz composer and saxophone player who helped found the World Saxophone Quartet. Hemphill was born in Fort Worth, Texas, and served in the United States Army for several years beginning in 1964. He began playing the clarinet, studying under John Carter, before learning saxophone. Hemphill later moved to St. Louis, Missouri and co-founded the Black Artists' Group (BAG) arts collective. He moved to New York City in the 1970s and became an active member of the city's jazz community, performing, recording, and teaching other musicians. He was a founder of the World Saxophone Quartet, the Julius Hemphill Quartet, and the Julius Hemphill Sextet. Hemphill's compositions and arrangements are noted for their combination of jazz, blues, and big-band sound.

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Scope and Contents

This collection consists of materials created and collected by Julius Hemphill from the mid-1960s to 1995 documenting Hemphill's career as a jazz composer and saxophonist. Materials in this collection include personal correspondence, original writings, ephemera, and manuscript music in various formats and stages of completion, including composition notebooks, scores, and parts to compositions. The manuscript music consists of compositions by Hemphill in his hand, compositions prepared by professional copyists, and arrangements and re-compositions of works by Hemphill of other composers. The collection also includes audio and video recordings of Hemphill's concert recordings and rehearsals on audiocassette, reel-to-reel tapes, optical discs, VHS cassettes, and other formats. The audio recordings also include interviews of Hemphill from radio broadcasts.

Arrangement

Collection is arranged in alphabetical order.

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Access Points

Document Type

  • Scores.

Subject Organizations

  • Julius Hemphill Big Band
  • Julius Hemphill Quartet
  • Julius Hemphill Sextet

Subject Topics

  • Jazz musicians -- United States
  • African American jazz musicians.
  • Saxophonists

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Administrative Information

Conditions Governing Access

Materials are open without restrictions.

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright (or related rights to publicity and privacy) for materials in this collection, created by Julius Hemphill was not transferred to New York University. Permission to use materials must be secured from the copyright holder.

Preferred Citation

Identification of item, date; Julius Hemphill Papers; MSS 542; box number; folder number; Fales Library and Special Collections, New York University.

Audiovisual Access Policies and Procedures

Audiovisual materials have not been preserved and may not be available to researchers. Materials not yet digitized will need to have access copies made before they can be used. To request an access copy, or if you are unsure if an item has been digitized, please contact fales.library@nyu.edu with the collection name, collection number, and a description of the item(s) requested. A staff member will respond to you with further information.

Born-Digital Access Policies and Procedures

Advance notice is required for the use of computer records. Original physical digital media is restricted. Born-digital materials have not been transferred and may not be available to researchers. Researchers may request access copies. To request that material be transferred, or if you are unsure if material has been transferred, please contact Fales Library and Special Collections, special.collections@nyu.edu, 212-998-2596] with the collection name, collection number, and a description of the item(s) requested. A staff member will respond to you with further information.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated by Ursula Oppens in June and July 2018, and February 2020; the accession numbers associated with these gifts are 2018.086, 2018.112, and 2020.028.

Processing Information

Prior to the collection's transfer to the archives, individual items were described by Marty Ehrlich. At the time of accessioning, an archivist rehoused the collection in archival boxes, described the materials at the collection-level, and imported a modified version of the item-level inventory. Born-digital items were identified, physically separated, and inventoried but have not yet been forensically imaged, analyzed, or described. The February 2020 accretion to this collection has been intellectually added to this collections as Series II. New York University Libraries follow professional standards and best practices when imaging, ingesting, and processing born-digital material in order to maintain the integrity and authenticity of the content.

In the spring of 2020, materials in Boxes 13, 21, and 22 with water damage and evidence of mold were cleaned by a vendor, returned to the archives, and intellectually integrated into the collection.

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Container List

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 1 Folder : 1 About Itself

Scope and Contents

Guitar and cello part to a fourteen-measure composition, not in Hemphill's hand.

1968-1995
Box: 1 Folder : 2 Abstrac

Scope and Contents

Nineteen-page holograph score, ruled by hand, orchestrated for a jazz big band (five woodwinds, three trumpets, French horn, trombone, tuba, cello, bass, and percussion).

1968-1995
Box: 1 Folder : 3 Affairs of the Heart

Scope and Contents

Professionally copied parts to a work for saxophone quartet, orchestrated using woodwind doubles (soprano saxophone, flute, alto flute, bass clarinet).

1980-1995
Box: 1 Folder : 4 After The Crowd

Scope and Contents

Five-page score photocopied from Sightation Notebook for a work for clarinet, French horn, saxophone, bass, and drums. Sightation Notebook includes an ordered list of the suite of compositions with circus-themed titles, from which this piece is drawn.

1978-1995
Box: 1 Folder : 5 Ahmad the Terrible

Scope and Contents

Holograph concert score. Sixty-three-measure big-band arrangement of a Jack DeJohnette composition dedicated to pianist Ahmad Jamal. The folder also includes a holograph score for backgrounds during the solo section from measure 63, with detailed notes to the copyist in red ink. The melody of the original DeJohnette composition is not notated in the score.

1986-1995
Box: 5 Folder : 1 Air Rings

Scope and Contents

Score in holograph for a work in two voices in treble and bass clef. There is a treble melody line, first designated for flute, but then suggested for soprano saxophone 8vb. The bass clef part is mostly single notes, though double stops may indicate a cello. There are also professionally copied soprano saxophone and bass parts, as well as parts in holograph for trumpet and guitar. The piece has an eight-bar intro, a twenty-bar A section, repeated, and an eight-bar bridge.

1968-1995
Box: 1 Folder : 6 Anchorman - from "Last Supper"

Scope and Contents

Photocopy of professionally copied parts for saxophone sextet (two soprano, alto, two tenor, and baritone), based on material from "The Last Supper at Uncle Tom's Cabin / The Promised Land."

1990-1990
Box: 1 Folder : 7 Anchorman - Theatrical Piece

Scope and Contents

Holograph score in pencil of a piece for trumpet, two tenor saxophones, and bass clarinet. Score is in five lines, with meticulous phrase markings. Pages 4 and 5 (of 10 indicated) are missing. This piece was written for "Anchorman," a theatrical work in two acts by Paul Carter Harrison. Folder also includes a shorter score, marked "Act I," orchestrated for soprano saxophone, trumpet, tenor saxophone, and bass clarinet.

1968-1995
Box: 5 Folder : 2 Another Feeling

Scope and Contents

Professionally copied parts for a saxophone quartet (soprano, alto, tenor, and baritone). Composition is part of a suite entitled "Wind/Rhythms" written for World Saxophone Quartet's collaboration with Max Roach's M'Boom. This work is a slow chorale. See "Wind/Rhythms" for full score.

1981-1995
Box: 5 Folder : 3 Answer, The

Scope and Contents

Transposed holograph score in pencil of a piece for saxophone sextet (soprano, two altos, two tenors, baritone). Twenty-one measures. Hemphill wrote this work as a concert piece for the Julius Hemphill Saxophone Sextet; folder includes set of manuscript parts not in composer's hand and professionally copied parts use for the Sextet folio published by Subito Music.

1991-1995
Box: 1 Folder : 8 Antecedent

Scope and Contents

Photocopy of "Fourth Blues: Uttered Flute" (a title in a decorative compartment) from Foran Notebook. An improvised flute solo, this piece was included on the album Blue Boyé (1977) under the title "Antecedent."

1977-1995
Box: 5 Folder : 4 Ascension

Scope and Contents

Professionally copied parts to a piece for saxophone sextet (two sopranos, alto, two tenors, baritone) originally written for "Last Supper at Uncle Tom's Cabin / The Promised Land."

1990-1995
Box: 1 Folder : 9 Astrid

Scope and Contents

Holograph score in pencil for an up-tempo piece orchestrated for soprano saxophone, guitar, bass, and drums. It is eighteen measures long with a written tag; the form is AABA + tag. Score is annotated with phone numbers and addresses for different individuals. Folder also includes professionally copied parts.

1968-1995
Box: 1 Folder : 10 At Dr. King's Table

Scope and Contents

Professionally copied parts for saxophone sextet (soprano, two alto, two tenor, and baritone). See "Last Supper at Uncle Tom's Cabin / The Promised Land" for additional score and parts.

1990-1995
Box: 1 Folder : 11 At Harmony - Small group

Scope and Contents

Holograph score for a work for alto saxophone and cello. Folder also includes a score in holograph for alto saxophone, guitar, bass, and drums, with detailed notes to the copyist, as well as a holograph alto saxophone part and a photocopy of a trumpet part from Trumpet Notebook.

1984-1995
Box: 5 Folder : 5 At Harmony - Big band parts

Scope and Contents

Full set of parts, professionally copied, on paper and transparency (paper vellum). Folder includes photocopies of parts (some originals in "Aggregated Parts").

1984-1995
Box: 1 Folder : 12 At Harmony - Big band score

Scope and Contents

Holograph score in pencil as well as several photocopies.

1984-1995
Box: 5 Folder : 6 Band Theme

Scope and Contents

Holograph score in pencil for saxophone sextet (soprano, two altos, two tenors, baritone), titled "Backgrounds Band Theme." This piece was written for Julius Hemphill Sextet and was included in "Long Tongues: A Saxophone Opera." Parts were improvised during the tenor saxophone solo based on Jimmy Heath's "CTA" chord changes.

1993-1995
Box: 5 Folder : 7 Basso / Pro Bird

Scope and Contents

Score with professionally-copied parts for a piece for flute, bass, and drums. Vellum and light-sensitive paper. Includes note for copyist that a guitar part should be made. The piece is eighteen measures long, with intro in 7/4 and main section in 2/2. Hemphill's notes indicate that a portion of this composition is used in the eighth movement of the "Drunk on God" suite. That movement is titled "Mailika" on the album Julius Hemphill Big Band (1988); it is titled "Maliaka: Drum / Woman" in Hemphill's score.

1968-1995
Box: 1 Folder : 13 Bayou Sketch

Scope and Contents

Four parts in holograph for saxophone quartet (soprano, alto, tenor, baritone). Included on the album Point of No Return (1977) as "Bajou Scetches" (and attributed to Hamiet Bluiett).

1977-1995
Box: 1 Folder : 14 Big Band

Scope and Contents

Photocopy of a holograph score from Schirmer's Notebook for a piece for big band (flute, alto saxophone / clarinet, alto/tenor saxophone, tenor/alto saxophone / flute, baritone saxophone / clarinet, bass clarinet / tenor saxophone / piccolo, French horn, trombone, tuba, cello, bass, and two percussion parts).

1968-1995
Box: 1 Folder : 15 Big Drum Speaks, The

Scope and Contents

Parts in holograph for two guitars and bass (the instrumentation of Hemphill's JAH band), with chord symbols in a different hand. The parts are from a movement in the suite "Drunk on God," which appears on the album Julius Hemphill Big Band (1988). The movement is titled "Cosmic Country Boy" on the recording. See "Drunk on God" for parts and score, with title sometimes as "From Out of Nowhere: The Big Drum Speaks."

1988-1995
Box: 1 Folder : 16 Big Foot

Scope and Contents

Holograph score and parts for saxophone quartet (soprano, alto, tenor, baritone).

1977-1995
Box: 1 Folder : 17 Bimbo: The Elephant

Scope and Contents

Photocopy of holograph score from Sightation Notebook of a work for clarinet, trumpet, alto saxophone, bass, and drums. Sightation Notebook includes an ordered list of the suite of compositions with circus-themed titles, from which this piece is drawn.

1977-1995
Box: 1 Folder : 18 Bitter Glory, A: Opening Song

Scope and Contents

Two-page holograph score for a piece with a soprano or alto vocal line and unorchestrated accompaniment. In pencil and black ink with annotations in red ink; photocopies include further annotations. Several manuscript notebooks include parts for this piece for reeds/woodwinds (soprano and alto saxophone, clarinet, flute), brass (trumpet, French horn, trombone), cello, and bass. The piece is the "Opening Song" from music written for the theater piece "A Bitter Glory."

1994-1995
Box: 1 Folder : 19 Blessed Quietness

Scope and Contents

Photocopy of parts in holograph for trumpet and tenor saxophone. Identified as page 2; page 1 not in folder.

1968-1995
Box: 1 Folder : 20 Blues Country

Scope and Contents

Bass and guitar parts (each one page) in holograph of a twenty-one measure piece. Musik Hug Notebook has a score that includes a partial part for saxophone (included in folder as a photocopy).

1968-1995
Box: 1 Folder : 21 Bordertown (San Antonio)

Scope and Contents

Holograph score in pencil, with annotations in red ink, of a big-band arrangement dated 1980. There are further additions in Hemphill's hand, with background parts and harmonizations corresponding to the album Julius Hemphill Big Band (1988). The folder also includes a saxophone quartet arrangement (soprano, soprano/alto, bass clarinet / tenor saxophone, alto clarinet / baritone saxophone), as well as professionally copied parts; the first page (of two) for the bass clarinet / tenor saxophone part is missing. Folder includes a piano score in holograph for "Bordertown," with the the annotation "Good Boye Music ASCAP" on each page.

1980-1995
Box: 1 Folder : 22 Bordertown - Big band parts I

Scope and Contents

Professionally copied parts for big-band arrangement, reflecting some changes of instrumentation between 1980 and 1988 versions.

1980-1995
Box: 1 Folder : 23 Bordertown - Big band parts II

Scope and Contents

Paper vellum parts and photocopies for the 1980 big-band arrangement.

1980-1995
Box: 1 Folder : 24 Bumpkin

Scope and Contents

Professionally copied parts for saxophone quartet (soprano, alto, tenor, baritone).

1968-1995
Box: 1 Folder : 25 Buster Bee

Scope and Contents

Folder includes Hemphill's alto saxophone part in holograph, as well as a photocopy from Schirmer's Notebook of the melody line for a duet for two alto saxophones. The holograph alto saxophone part includes some harmony notes to the melody found in Schirmer's Notebook.

1978-1995
Box: 1 Folder : 26 BZ

Scope and Contents

Photocopy of incomplete score from Schirmer's Notebook for an enlarged big band ensemble (piccolo, flute, clarinet, alto, tenor and baritone saxophones, three trumpets, trombones, cello, bass, and percussion.) Score includes sketch for fourteen-measure intro, followed by twenty measures of a soprano saxophone part with some chord symbols.

1968-1995
Box: 1 Folder : 27 C. M. E.

Scope and Contents

Photocopy of a holograph score from Foran Notebook, for a work for flute, soprano saxophone, and alto saxophone, recorded through an overdub process on the album Blue Boyé (1977). The piece is titled "C.M.E." on the album and "Seventh (Roots)" in the notebook.

1977-1995
Box: 1 Folder : 28 C (Those Blues) - Big band score

Scope and Contents

Big band arrangement in holograph score in pencil, with annotations in red ink, as performed in 1980. There is an additional page in holograph with material that was used for the album Julius Hemphill Big Band (1988). Folder includes several photocopies of the big band score. This piece has been variously titled "C," "C (Those Blues)," and "C/Saw."

1974-1995
Box: 1 Folder : 29 C (Those Blues) - Big band parts

Scope and Contents

Professionally copied parts for the big band arrangement, on paper vellum and paper.

1974-1995
Box: 1 Folder : 30 Capetown Harvest

Scope and Contents

Viola part in holograph, with title written in black felt-tip pen.

1968-1995
Box: 1 Folder : 31 Changes

Scope and Contents

Photocopy of score, possibly in Hemphill's hand, with written instructions in Hemphill's hand, for flute, baritone saxophone, cello, and drums. The piece is forty-six measures long and is based on the main motive of Buddy Miles's composition "Changes." The piece may be incomplete, as there is a letter "D" following the fermata in measure 46.

1968-1995
Box: 1 Folder : 32 Children's Song, The - Saxophone quartet version

Scope and Contents

Alto clarinet part, probably in Hamiett Bluiett's hand, which transposes the clarinet part from a work orchestrated for two flutes, clarinet, and tenor saxophone; a photocopy of the holograph score for from Foran Notebook is included here. Folder also includes a trombone part by a professional copyist on paper vellum, indicating performances by a different ensemble.

1975-1995
Box: 1 Folder : 33 Children's Song, The - Sextet version

Scope and Contents

One-page holograph score for saxophone sextet (three altos, two tenors, baritone) and voice (dancers onstage), in which Hemphill harmonizes the opening melody of his saxophone quartet of the same title. The folder also includes professionally copied parts for soprano, two altos, tenor, and baritone saxophone. (A second tenor part may be missing.) Folder includes photocopy of holograph score, as well as a different orchestration for alto saxophone, trumpet, tenor saxophone, trombone, baritone saxophone, and bass. This was the final movement of "Last Supper at Uncle Tom's Cabin / The Promised Land." See "Last Supper at Uncle Tom's Cabin / The Promised Land" for score and parts.

1990-1995
Box: 1 Folder : 34 Choo Choo

Scope and Contents

Photocopy of holograph score from Foran Notebook and several sets of photocopied parts, also in composer's hand, of a piece for saxophone quartet (soprano, alto, tenor, baritone).

1975-1995
Box: 1 Folder : 35 Circles

Scope and Contents

One-page holograph score for an unfinished piece for saxophone quartet (two altos, tenor, baritone). In pencil and black ink with annotations in red ink. Nine-bar intro, eight-bar A section, and an eight-bar B section consisting only of baritone saxophone melody.

1968-1995
Box: 1 Folder : 36 Cole, Bill: Compositions arranged by Hemphill

Scope and Contents

Holograph score of arrangements for an octet (two woodwinds, trumpet, tuba, cello, bass, and two percussionists) of seven compositions by Bill Cole. In pencil and black ink with further annotations in red and blue ink, fifteen pages in total. Piece titles: "To Sow Is To Reap," "Live with Humble Man /Spirit," "Tormenter," "Beat Drum / Man Man," "One Man's Hatred / Destiny," "Don't Go to Bed With Your Roof Afire," "Man Woman Snake Dead." Folder includes envelope in which scores were mailed from Cole to Hemphill.

1986-1995
Box: 1 Folder : 37 Connections

Scope and Contents

Parts in holograph of a piece for saxophone quartet (two altos, tenor, baritone). The piece is a 34-measure slow chorale.

1980-1995
Box: 5 Folder : 8 Cool Red

Scope and Contents

Holograph score for a piece for saxophone quartet (two sopranos, tenor, baritone). Ballad in 3/4 time.

1987-1995
Box: 1 Folder : 38 Coral

Scope and Contents

Two-page holograph score in black ink for a piece orchestrated for flute, trumpet, and cello. Folder includes holograph parts for cello and trumpet. The piece is twelve measures long, with a four-bar vamp at the end.

1968-1995
Box: 1 Folder : 39 Countryside

Scope and Contents

Photocopy of holograph score from Foran Notebook of a piece entitled "Fifth Blues," orchestrated for flute, soprano saxophone, and alto saxophone. This piece appears on the album Blue Boyé (1977) with the title "Countryside."

1977-1995
Box: 1 Folder : 40 Crystal

Scope and Contents

One-page holograph score, eleven measures long, along with photocopy of score that includes additional tempo marking in composer's hand, of a composition for string quartet (violin, viola, cello, double bass). Instruction for "cymball roll" suggests the piece originally included percussion.

1968-1995
Box: 1 Folder : 41 Cyclic Affair

Scope and Contents

Cello part in holograph.

1968-1995
Box: 1 Folder : 42 Dar El Sudan

Scope and Contents

Four parts in holograph of piece for saxophone quartet (two soprano, tenor, and baritone).

1977-1977
Box: 1 Folder : 43 Dear Friend

Scope and Contents

Score in holograph of piece for three instruments, likely alto saxophone, cello, and an unknown third instrument. The score is fifteen measures long, with three unidentified parts; lowest line indicates "arco" at times. There are two parts in Hemphill's hand for alto saxophone and cello, though they do not correspond precisely to the lower two staves in the full score.

1968-1995
Box: 1 Folder : 44 Dimples: The Fat Lady on Parade

Scope and Contents

Photocopy of score in composer's hand from Sightation Notebook for clarinet, soprano saxophone, trumpet, bass, and drums. Sightation Notebook includes an ordered list of the suite of compositions with circus-themed titles, from which this piece is drawn.

1978-1995
Box: 1 Folder : 45 Dirty Row

Scope and Contents

Photocopy of score in composer's hand from Foran Notebook, recorded as an overdub composition on the album Blue Boyé (1977). In the notebook, it is titled "Fifth Blues." Score consists of several twelve-tone rows with transpositions.

1977-1995
Box: 1 Folder : 46 Dogon A.D. - Small Group

Scope and Contents

Photocopy of holograph score from Kawaida Notebook, entitled "Original Dogon A.D," for alto saxophone, trumpet, vibraphone, and drums. Various parts for alto saxophone, trumpet, cello, bass, tuba, bass clarinet, and guitar, reflecting different group arrangements. Some parts are in holograph, others professionally copied, and others in different hands.

1972-1995
Box: 1 Folder : 47 Dogon A.D. - Big Band

Scope and Contents

Score in holograph for big-band arrangement of "Dogon A.D.", orchestrated for five saxophones, trumpet, French horn, trombone, tuba, vibraphone, bass, and drums. There is a complete set of professionally copied parts on paper vellum and paper for this twelve-piece arrangement, as well as a part in holograph for guitar, with annotation in composer's hand. See large-scale work "Long Tongues: A Saxophone Opera" for an arrangement with added strings.

1980-1995
Box: 1 Folder : 48 Downstairs

Scope and Contents

Cello part in holograph for a seventy-measure piece.

1968-1995
Box: 1 Folder : 49 Dreams

Scope and Contents

Score in holograph for one unidentified instrument, apparently torn from manuscript book. Tempo marking is "Very slow" and the piece is divided into "Part I" and "Part II."

1968-1995
Box: 1 Folder : 50 Dream / Scheme

Scope and Contents

Photocopies of parts in composer's hand for two flutes, soprano and tenor saxophone. Holograph full score appears in Foran Notebook.

1978-1995
Box: 1 Folder : 51 Dung

Scope and Contents

Various parts for clarinet, alto saxophone, trumpet, tuba, bass, drums, and guitar, some in holograph, others professionally copied. There are two incomplete scores, both indicating a quintet arrangement, one in holograph with lines for tuba, bass, and drums, the other a photocopy from Sightation Notebook for clarinet, alto saxophone, and trumpet. Sightation Notebook includes an ordered list of the suite of compositions with circus-themed titles, from which this piece is drawn.

1978-1995
Box: 1 Folder : 52 East / West Cycles

Scope and Contents

Photocopy of trumpet part in composer's hand. Sixteen-measure melody.

1968-1995
Box: 5 Folder : 9 Ebony

Scope and Contents

Holograph score in pencil, with annotations in composer's hand in red ink, for big-band (five saxophones, five trumpets, four trombones, guitar, keyboard, bass, and drums). Arrangement of a composition by Jack DeJohnette. Folder includes second score in holograph for two background sections.

1986-1995
Box: 1 Folder : 53 Exotica

Scope and Contents

Photocopy of page from Foran Notebook, not in composer's hand. Part for cello with instructions for improvisation. (May not be Hemphill composition.)

1968-1995
Box: 1 Folder : 54 Fanfare No. 5

Scope and Contents

Photocopy of holograph score from Schirmer's Notebook for alto saxophone, tenor saxophone, and bass. From a sequence of pieces in Schirmer's Notebook for similar instrumentation.

1968-1995
Box: 5 Folder : 10 Fat Man

Scope and Contents

Holograph score in pencil and blue ink for saxophone sextet (soprano, two altos, two tenors, and baritone). Score bears the titles "Cornered" and "Fat Man." The first page of the score has been cut in half. Folder includes holograph parts with annotations by members of the sextet, including instructions for improvisation on Hemphill's first alto part, as well as photocopies of professionally copied parts.

1991-1995
Box: 1 Folder : 55 Fat Web

Scope and Contents

Photocopy of holograph score from Schirmer's Notebook for alto saxophone, tenor saxophone, and bass.

1968-1995
Box: 1 Folder : 56 Fifteen

Scope and Contents

Holograph score for saxophone, cello, and drums. The page also bears the title "One Groove," and the second page of the score features the composition "Sixteen."

1991-1995
Box: 1 Folder : 57 First Event

Scope and Contents

Holograph score for saxophone, guitar, bass, and drums. Professionally copied parts for alto saxophone, bass, and drums, with note in composer's hand indicating some parts to be performed ad lib.

1978-1995
Box: 1 Folder : 58 Five Chord Stud

Scope and Contents

Holograph score for saxophone sextet, three alto, two tenor, and baritone sax. Holograph parts. Some parts bear alternative title, "Shorty."

1993-1995
Box: 1 Folder : 59 Fixation

Scope and Contents

Professionally copied parts for saxophone quartet (soprano, two tenor, and baritone). Composition is part of a suite entitled "Wind/Rhythms" written for World Saxophone Quartet's collaboration with Max Roach's M'Boom. Percussion sections indicated in parts. See "Wind/Rhythms" for full score.

1981-1995
Box: 1 Folder : 60 Fixed Signs

Scope and Contents

Professionally copied parts for saxophone quartet (two soprano saxophones, alto clarinet, and bass clarinet). Parts reflect specific instrumentation used by the World Saxophone Quartet.

1976-1986
Box: 1 Folder : 61 Flair

Scope and Contents

Professionally copied parts for two flutes, alto flute, and bass clarinet. Each part has the number "11" at top of page, indicating order in a series of works. Composition is part of a suite entitled "Wind/Rhythms" written for World Saxophone Quartet's collaboration with Max Roach's M'Boom. See "Wind/Rhythms" for full score.

1981-1995
Box: 1 Folder : 62 Flat-Out Jump Suite

Scope and Contents

Photocopy of holograph short score; holograph parts for trumpet, tenor saxophone, and cello. There is also an alto-saxophone transposition of the trumpet part in Marty Ehrlich's hand. This piece is included on the album Flat Out Jump Suite (1980) under the title "Body."

1980-1995
Box: 1 Folder : 63 Float

Scope and Contents

Photocopy of holograph score from Musik Hug Notebook, as well as holograph parts for trumpet, guitar, and bass, which differ from the score. Score fragment with indication "After the original Float," indicating later extension of the work. This piece was arranged and titled "Floating" for the "Drunk on God" suite.

1988-1995
Box: 5 Folder : 11 Floppy / Blued Up

Scope and Contents

Holograph score in pencil for saxophone sextet (three alto, two tenor, and baritone). Includes three sets of parts: photocopies of holograph parts except first alto saxophone part (see Aggregated Parts for originals), manuscript parts not in composer's hand, and photocopies of professionally copied parts used for the published sextet collection.

1991-1995
Box: 5 Folder : 12 Flush

Scope and Contents

Holograph score for saxophone sextet (soprano, two alto, two tenor, and baritone). Includes manuscript parts likely in the hand of a sextet member, and photocopies of professionally copied parts used for the published sextet collection.

1990-1995
Box: 1 Folder : 64 Fly Dance

Scope and Contents

Fragmentary holograph score in pencil. Of the four staves, one contains a 24-measure melody for flute. "Tenor" is written at the top of the page.

1968-1995
Box: 5 Folder : 13 For Billie - Scores

Scope and Contents

Four holograph scores representing different arrangements and stages of composition. One-page holograph score with melody for alto saxophone in pencil and chords in red ink. Thirteen-page concert score for big band (five saxophones with flute doubling, trumpet, flugelhorn, trombone and baritone horn, and rhythm section). There is also a four-page extension of this big-band arrangement, with flute parts and annotations in pencil and red ink. Two-page score (transposed) for alto saxophone, trumpet, tenor saxophone, French horn, guitar, bass, and percussion.

1980-1995
Box: 5 Folder : 14 For Billie - Parts

Scope and Contents

Complete set of professionally copied parts for big band (1980 version) on paper vellum. Additional professionally copied parts for two trumpets, trombone, and two guitars. There are also two guitar parts, one in holograph, one professionally copied, as well as an alto saxophone part with additional chordal writing.

1980-1995
Box: 1 Folder : 65 Four

Scope and Contents

Photocopy of holograph score from Foran Notebook, for alto saxophone, trumpet, bass, and drums. See "One Two Three Four" for the other movements from this four-part suite. Folder includes various parts for alto saxophone, trumpet, guitar, cello, and bass, some in holograph, several of these photocopied from parts containing multiple pieces (see "Aggregated Parts").

1968-1995
Box: 1 Folder : 66 Functions

Scope and Contents

Holograph score for saxophone quartet (alto, two tenor, and baritone) in blue and black ink. Four parts in manuscript, likely in Marty Ehrlich's hand, with additional annotations in various hands. One part includes chord notations in Hemphill's hand.

1990-1995
Box: 1 Folder : 67 Funny Paper

Scope and Contents

Holograph parts in black ink for saxophone quartet (two altos, tenor, and baritone).

1981-1995
Box: 1 Folder : 68 G Song

Scope and Contents

Photocopy of holograph short score from Musik Hug Notebook. The version of the piece on the album Raw Materials and Residuals (1977) differs in structure from this score. Holograph part for tenor saxophone, which resembles material in "A Bitter Glory" Notebooks.

1977-1995
Box: 1 Folder : 69 Georgia Blue

Scope and Contents

Holograph score for saxophone quartet (solo alto, alto, tenor, and baritone saxophone). Holograph parts for quartet version for alto, tenor, and baritone saxophone. This piece was arranged for saxophone sextet (solo alto, soprano, alto, two tenor, and baritone) for the large-scale work "Long Tongues: A Saxophone Opera." Folder contains professionally copied parts for the sextet version. See "Long Tongues: A Saxophone Opera" for additional score and parts.

1984-1995
Box: 11 Folder : 1 Glide

Scope and Contents

Holograph score (transposing) for saxophone sextet (three alto, two tenor, and baritone). Folder includes manuscript parts likely in the hand of a sextet member, and photocopies of professionally copied parts.

1991-1995
Box: 1 Folder : 70 Hand-Packed

Scope and Contents

Holograph score for trumpet, tenor saxophone, cello, and percussion, including notes for copyist. Photocopies of professionally copied parts (originals in "Aggregated Parts").

1980-1995
Box: 11 Folder : 2 Hard Blues, The - Score and small group parts

Scope and Contents

Photocopy of holograph score for alto saxophone, trumpet, and cello/bass from Chiaroscuro Notebook. Holograph part for cello (with instructions for drums), as well as professionally copied parts for trumpet and alto saxophone. Folder includes photocopy of holograph score for big-band arrangement (two soprano, alto, tenor, and baritone saxophones, two trumpets, trombone, tuba, vibraphone, bass, and drums), which premiered in 1980. Also includes one-page original holograph score with additional background parts. Folder includes parts for saxophone sextet arrangement, based on big-band parts. See also "Last Supper at Uncle Tom's Cabin / The Promised Land."

1972-1995
Box: 11 Folder : 3 Hard Blues, The - Big band parts

Scope and Contents

Complete set of professionally copied parts in paper vellum and paper, as well as photocopies, for big-band arrangement.

1972-1995
Box: 1 Folder : 71 Harmonie

Scope and Contents

Two photocopies of holograph part for cello, one with annotations in blue ink, the other with different annotations in black felt pen.

1968-1995
Box: 1 Folder : 72 Hazel's Light

Scope and Contents

Holograph score (two pages) and professionally copied parts for flute, flugelhorn, marimba, and cello. Parts include annotations in composer's hand in red ink. Score includes instructions for percussionist. Marimba part includes note "with Joanne," possibly referring to dancer Joanne Robinson-Hill.

1968-1995
Box: 11 Folder : 4 Headlines

Scope and Contents

Holograph transposing score for saxophone sextet (soprano, two alto, two tenor, and baritone). One original part in holograph for alto I, and photocopies of remaining holograph parts. Folder includes professionally copied parts for the published sextet collection.

1991-1995
Box: 1 Folder : 73 Hearts

Scope and Contents

Photocopy of holograph score from Foran Notebook for saxophone quartet (two alto, tenor, and baritone). Folder includes photocopies of holograph parts.

1977-1995
Box: 11 Folder : 5 Holy Rockers

Scope and Contents

Three related scores, composed for saxophone sextet and intended, though apparently not used, for "Last Supper at Uncle Tom's Cabin/The Promised Land" and "Long Tongues: A Saxophone Opera." Holograph score for saxophone sextet (three altos, two tenors, and baritone), three pages long, with sections "Part I" and "Part II." A photocopy of this score has further annotations in Hemphill's hand in red ink. An additional manuscript page of "Part II" in pencil, not in Hemphill's hand, indicates expanded instrumentation, as in "Long Tongues."

1990-1995
Box: 1 Folder : 74 Homeboy Tootin' at the Dog Star

Scope and Contents

Photocopy of holograph score from Foran Notebook, where it is titled "Eighth (Flute)." Included on the album Blue Boyé (1977).

1977-1995
Box: 1 Folder : 75 Hotend

Scope and Contents

Photocopy of holograph score from Foran Notebook, where it is titled "Second." Composed for soprano and alto saxophones and included on the album Blue Boyé (1977).

1977-1995
Box: 1 Folder : 76 Hummer

Scope and Contents

Photocopy of holograph score, two pages, for flute (See "Aggregated Parts" for original). Two other pieces, "Trills" and "Reflective," appear on the same manuscript pages.

1968-1995
Box: 11 Folder : 6 Images II

Scope and Contents

Holograph score with the subtitle "Sketch II," composed for large ensemble, including winds, strings, saxophone sextet, and rhythm section, similar to the instrumentation used for "Long Tongues: A Saxophone Opera," which contains a movement entitled "Sketch II." Folder includes complete set of manuscript parts in black ink, not in Hemphill's hand.

1975-1995
Box: 11 Folder : 7 Impulse

Scope and Contents

Holograph score and professionally copied parts for saxophone quartet (two alto, tenor, and baritone), in pencil and red ink. Folder includes a number of parts in various hands, as well as a set of professionally copied parts for a version orchestrated for two alto saxophones, tenor saxophone, two trumpets, trombone, French horn, violin, viola, and two unidentified instruments.

1975-1995
Box: 1 Folder : 77 Ink

Scope and Contents

Holograph parts for saxophone quartet on mixed woodwinds (alto and tenor saxophone, bass clarinet, and baritone saxophone). Parts include names of World Saxophone Quartet members.

1980-1980
Box: 1 Folder : 78 It's a Mystery to Me

Scope and Contents

Holograph transposing score for alto and baritone saxophones, guitar, cello, and drums. Folder includes a lead sheet in a different key and with some differences in melody from the score.

1992-1992
Box: 1 Folder : 79 Ji-Ji Tune

Scope and Contents

Professionally copied parts for saxophone quartet (soprano, alto, tenor, and baritone). Composition is part of a suite entitled "Wind/Rhythms" written for World Saxophone Quartet's collaboration with Max Roach's M'Boom. The suite was apparently not performed at that concert. See "Wind/Rhythms" for full score.

1981-1995
Box: 1 Folder : 80 Kansas City Line

Scope and Contents

Also appears under titles "K C Line," "Bop Scene: KC Line," or "Gates of Kansas City." Photocopy of holograph score from Foran Notebook for solo alto saxophone, bearing the title "Sixth Blues." Appears as sixth track on the album Blue Boyé (1977). Melody is a ten-bar blues form. Folder includes photocopy of holograph part with chord changes and melody in bass clef, as well as a holograph part with chord changes. There is also a holograph trumpet part and trumpet parts likely in Baikida Carroll's hand, photocopied from Trumpet Notebook and Bass Notebook. Appears as a movement in the large-scale works "Drunk on God" (for big band) and "Long Tongues: A Saxophone Opera."

1977-1995
Box: 1 Folder : 81 Lady S

Scope and Contents

Holograph score in pencil and red ink for 12-piece big-band composition (five reeds, four brass, with three-piece rhythm section). Folder includes professionally copied parts on paper vellum.

1980-1995
Box: 11 Folder : 8 Lemon's Etched in Half-Mooned Blues

Scope and Contents

Holograph score for saxophone sextet (soprano, two alto, two tenor, and baritone). Six-page score includes four printed pages of the poem "Collected Poem for Blind Lemon Jefferson" by K. Curtis Lyle, which was used for a recording in 1971. Score includes stage directions for musicians (possibly related to compositional process for "Long Tongues").

1987-1995
Box: 1 Folder : 82 Leora

Scope and Contents

Holograph score for saxophone quartet (soprano, alto, tenor, and baritone). Second holograph score with instructions for arranging the quartet version for big band, including additional sections. Folder includes professionally copied parts for big band. A note from the copyist indicates that a full score of the big band arrangement was not made.

1986-1995
Box: 11 Folder : 9 Leora - Orchestral version

Scope and Contents

Arrangement for orchestra by Scott Munson, commissioned by the Richmond Symphony. Folder includes computer-printed full score and parts, as well as a photocopy part for the saxophone soloist with chord changes.

1993-1995
Box: 1 Folder : 83 Let's Get It On

Scope and Contents

Arrangement by Hemphill for saxophone quartet (soprano, alto, tenor, and baritone) of song by Marvin Gaye and Edward Townsend. Holograph score and photocopy of holograph with additions and corrections in Hemphill's hand.

1988-1995
Box: 1 Folder : 84 Lights

Scope and Contents

Holograph score for soprano saxophone, flute, and bass. Fifteen-measure composition, with saxophone part apparently at concert pitch.

1978-1995
Box: 1 Folder : 85 Little Samba

Scope and Contents

Holograph parts in black and red ink for saxophone quartet playing other woodwinds (flute, alto flute, tenor saxophone, and bass clarinet).

1968-1995
Box: 1 Folder : 86 Long Rhythm

Scope and Contents

Photocopy of holograph part for cello (original is in "Aggregated Parts").

1977-1995
Box: 1 Folder : 87 Loopology

Scope and Contents

Holograph score for saxophone quartet (soprano, alto, tenor, and baritone). Folder includes holograph part for baritone saxophone, though no other parts.

1988-1995
Box: 11 Folder : 10 Lush Life

Scope and Contents

Arrangement of Billy Strayhorn composition by Hemphill for saxophone quartet (two alto, tenor, and baritone). Four-page holograph score, the latter two pages labeled "extra sheets" with solo sections. Folder includes notes by Hemphill, perhaps contemporaneous.

1986-1995
Box: 2 Folder : 1 M. Dewey-Davis System

Scope and Contents

Photocopy of holograph score from Musik Hug Notebook for saxophone and guitar.

1968-1995
Box: 11 Folder : 11 Mask Dance

Scope and Contents

Holograph score for saxophone sextet (three alto, two tenor, and baritone) with instructions for drums. This piece was used in various stages of "Long Tongues" and possibly as part of "Last Supper at Uncle Tom's Cabin / The Promised Land."

1987-1995
Box: 2 Folder : 2 Maurice

Scope and Contents

Photocopy of holograph score for saxophone, guitar, trumpet, and cello/bass, notated in short score. Suite of five movements, only four of which are present: "II: Antecedent: Love/Understanding"; "III. Inquiry/Findings"; "IV. Tightenin'"; "V. Oracle." Pages numbered up to fifteen, though pages one, two, and ten are apparently missing. Folder includes photocopy of cello part for "Tightenin'" (original is in Aggregated Parts).

1968-1995
Box: 2 Folder : 3 Messin' With The Kid

Scope and Contents

Arrangement of Mel London composition by Hemphill for saxophone quartet (two alto, tenor, and baritone). Holograph concert score and professionally copied parts on paper and paper vellum.

1988-1995
Box: 2 Folder : 4 Middle of Here

Scope and Contents

Holograph part for cello of 26-measure composition. No other score or parts.

1968-1995
Box: 11 Folder : 12 Mingus Gold - Score

Scope and Contents

Holograph score for string quartet (two violin, viola, cello) and photocopy of holograph with yellow sticky-note annotation. Adaptation/arrangement of three compositions by Charles Mingus: "Nostalgia in Times Square"; "Alice's Wonderland"; "Better Get Hit In Yo' Soul" (stylized by Hemphill as "Betta Gititin Yo Sole"). Folder also includes computer print-out of full score with annotations in red ink by Marty Ehrlich, as proofs for published edition.

1988-1995
Box: 12 Folder : 1 Mingus Gold - Parts

Scope and Contents

Photocopies of complete set of professionally copied parts for string quartet, apparently for premiere performances by Kronos Quartet.

1988-1995
Box: 2 Folder : 5 Mirrors

Scope and Contents

Printouts of published full score for saxophone sextet (two soprano, alto, two tenor, and baritone) with guitar, as published by Subito Music. Folder includes various parts for small-group version for alto saxophone, trumpet, baritone saxophone, cello and guitar, most in holograph, but the trumpet part is a photocopy of a manuscript not in Hemphill's hand from Trumpet Notebook.

1971-1995
Box: 12 Folder : 2 Moat and the Bridge, The

Scope and Contents

Holograph score (transposing) for saxophone sextet (three alto, two tenor, and baritone). Photocopies of professionally copied parts. Published in the Saxophone Sextet collection.

1988-1995
Box: 12 Folder : 3 Mosquito

Scope and Contents

Two pages of holograph score. One page has composition in short score with indications for trumpet, guitar and bass. The other page is possibly an alto saxophone part, with chord symbols. Likely a piece for quintet of saxophone, trumpet, guitar, bass and drums.

1968-1995
Box: 2 Folder : 6 Mother of Pearl of Mother

Scope and Contents

Photocopy of fragmentary holograph score from Chiaroscuro Notebook. An eleven-measure melody for flute with part of a second line.

1968-1995
Box: 2 Folder : 7 Mr. Critical

Scope and Contents

Holograph score for saxophone sextet (two soprano, alto, two tenor, and baritone) with bass and drums. Dedication or homage to Ornette Coleman.

1988-1995
Box: 2 Folder : 8 My First Winter

Scope and Contents

Holograph score for saxophone quartet (three tenor and baritone). Page bears copyright symbol and date of 1981. Folder include professionally copied parts.

1981-1995
Box: 2 Folder : 9 New Prayers

Scope and Contents

Holograph parts for saxophone quartet on mixed woodwinds (flute, clarinet, and two soprano saxophones). The parts bear annotations likely by members of the World Saxophone Quartet, including a note on the clarinet part to transpose for alto clarinet.

1980-1995
Box: 2 Folder : 10 OK Rubberband

Scope and Contents

Photocopy of holograph score from Foran Notebook for soprano and alto saxophones and flute. In the notebook it bears the title "Third" and was the third track on the album Blue Boyé (1977), where it is titled "OK Rubberband."

1977-1995
Box: 12 Folder : 4 One Atmosphere

Scope and Contents

Holograph score for piano and string quartet. Commissioned by Ursula Oppens and the Arditti String Quartet and premiered in February 1992. Folder includes photocopy of holograph score and photocopy of full score published by Subito.

1991-1995
Box: 12 Folder : 5 One for Eric

Scope and Contents

Holograph score for Hemphill's arrangement of Jack DeJohnette composition for big band (five saxophones, five trumpets, four trombones, guitar, keyboard, bass, and drums). Folder includes professionally copied alto saxophone part, apparently from DeJohnette's small group version, with annotations by Hemphill likely in preparation for big-band arrangement.

1986-1995
Box: 2 Folder : 11 One for Stub

Scope and Contents

Holograph score for flute, alto and tenor saxophones, piano, bass, and drums. Ten-measure-long composition, dedicated to saxophonist John Stubblefield. Folder includes a manuscript copy of the score in an unknown hand, without measure numbers.

1968-1995
Box: 2 Folder : 12 One Two Three Four

Scope and Contents

Photocopy of holograph score from Foran Notebook of suite of four pieces for saxophone, trumpet, and percussion. The titles of the four pieces are stylized "#One"; "#Two"; "#Three" and "#Four." Folder includes photocopies of trumpet parts for the first three movements from Sightation Notebook. Of the four movements, only "Four" seems to have been performed as a free-standing piece. See "Four" for additional score and parts.

1976-1995
Box: 2 Folder : 13 One/Waltz/Time

Scope and Contents

Holograph score for saxophone quartet (two alto, tenor, and baritone) and photocopy of holograph score in Musik Hug Notebook of version for saxophone, two guitars, and bass. Folder includes holograph parts for cello, bass, guitar, tenor saxophone, and baritone saxophone.

1985-1995
Box: 2 Folder : 14 Open Air (For Tommy)

Scope and Contents

Holograph score for twelve-piece big band, and holograph parts for version for saxophone quartet using mixed woodwinds (two alto/soprano saxophone, tenor saxophone / bass clarinet, alto clarinet / baritone saxophone). Folder includes holograph parts for alto saxophone and trumpet, perhaps for an arrangement for quartet.

1978-1995
Box: 2 Folder : 15 Opener

Scope and Contents

Photograph of holograph score from Schirmer's Notebook for solo flute. Folder includes photocopy of untitled melody for flute from preceding pages in notebook.

1977-1995
Box: 2 Folder : 16 Opening (Hymn)

Scope and Contents

Photocopies of professionally copied parts for saxophone sextet (two soprano, alto, two tenor, and baritone). This piece was composed for "Last Supper at Uncle Tom's Cabin / The Promised Land" and performed separately in concert by the Julius Hemphill Sextet. See "Last Supper at Uncle Tom's Cabin" for holograph score and parts.

1990-1995
Box: 2 Folder : 17 Orientation of Sweet Willie Rollbar, The

Scope and Contents

Photocopy of holograph score for flute, trumpet, and drums, from Kawaida Notebook, with title "Rollbar," beginning at "Sec. VI." Likely related to Hemphill's score for the film "The Orientation of Sweet Willie Rollbar" (1972).

1972-1975
Box: 2 Folder : 18 Otis' Groove

Scope and Contents

Professionally copied parts for saxophone sextet (three alto, two tenor, and baritone). This piece was also incorporated into large-scale works. See "Last Supper at Uncle Tom's Cabin / The Promised Land" and "Long Tongues: A Saxophone Opera" for score and parts.

1988-1995
Box: 2 Folder : 19 Out of Regular

Scope and Contents

Holograph score for two alto saxophones, guitar, cello, and drums. Titled "Out, The Regular" on the album Diminutive Mysteries (1992).

1992-1995
Box: 2 Folder : 20 Painter, The

Scope and Contents

Professionally copied cello part, possibly from 1972 recording session for Dogon A.D. Photocopy of holograph cello part, on page including "Rites" and part of "The Hard Blues." See "Aggregated Parts" for original.

1972-1995
Box: 2 Folder : 21 Parchment

Scope and Contents

Holograph score in pencil and red pen for solo piano. Composed for pianist Ursula Oppens. Personal note from Hemphill to Oppens on obverse of first page.

1989-1995
Box: 2 Folder : 22 Pensive

Scope and Contents

Photocopy of holograph parts for tenor saxophone and trumpet (original is in "Aggregated Parts"). Composition recorded as quintet with saxophone, guitar, cello, drums, and percussion on the Wildflower sessions in 1976. Also recorded as a duo with saxophone and cello on the album Live In New York (1978).

1976-1995
Box: 2 Folder : 23 Pigskin

Scope and Contents

Holograph score for alto saxophone, guitar, bass, and drums. Folder includes holograph guitar part. This composition was incorporated into the "Drunk on God" suite for big band, with the title "Motion as the (Terrible) Language of the Future." See "Drunk on God" for big-band score version.

1984-1995
Box: 2 Folder : 24 Pillars Latino

Scope and Contents

Holograph parts for saxophone quartet (soprano, alto, tenor, and baritone).

1980-1995
Box: 2 Folder : 25 Plain Song

Scope and Contents

Holograph parts for cello, bass, and guitar, and photocopy of trumpet part from Trumpet Notebook. Folder also contains holograph parts for baritone saxophone and tenor saxophone, from the version for saxophone quartet recorded on the album World Saxophone Quartet (1980). There are several photocopies of a single holograph page, which includes a single line with riffs or chord voicings, perhaps a "background" part for the saxophone quartet version.

1980-1995
Box: 2 Folder : 26 Plateau

Scope and Contents

Holograph part for alto saxophone and photocopies of holograph parts for cello/bass and French horn. This piece was recorded as a trio for alto saxophone, cello, and percussion on Raw Materials and Residuals (1977).

1977-1995
Box: 2 Folder : 27 Pull It

Scope and Contents

Holograph score for soprano saxophone, guitar, bass, and drums. Folder includes professionally copied parts for saxophone, bass, and drums. Instructions for guitar on the score were likely added later.

1968-1995
Box: 2 Folder : 28 Pulsating Shadows

Scope and Contents

Photocopy of holograph score for soprano saxophone and bass.

1968-1995
Box: 2 Folder : 29 R and B

Scope and Contents

Holograph parts for saxophone quartet (two alto, tenor, and baritone), and photocopy of holograph score from Schirmer's Notebook. This piece was also used in "Long Tongues: A Saxophone Opera" in arrangement for saxophone sextet.

1978-1995
Box: 2 Folder : 30 Rapsody

Scope and Contents

Photocopy of holograph part for cello (see "Aggregated Parts" for original).

1968-1995
Box: 2 Folder : 31 Reflective

Scope and Contents

Photocopy of manuscript part in unknown hand for solo flute (See "Aggregated Parts" for original). The part containing this piece also includes the compositions "Trills" and "Hummer."

1968-1995
Box: 2 Folder : 32 Repository

Scope and Contents

Holograph score for soprano saxophone, trumpet, tenor saxophone, French horn, guitar, bass, and percussion.

1968-1995
Box: 12 Folder : 6 Revue

Scope and Contents

Holograph parts for saxophone quartet (soprano, alto, tenor, and baritone). This piece was also used in "Last Supper at Uncle Tom's Cabin / The Promised Land," arranged for saxophone sextet.

1980-1995
Box: 12 Folder : 7 Rites

Scope and Contents

Holograph score for soprano saxophone, trumpet, French horn, baritone saxophone, two guitars, bass, and drums. Holograph score for big-band arrangement (five saxophones, two trumpets, two French horns, two trombones, two guitars, bass, and drums). Big-band arrangement likely made for a recording session for Julius Hemphill Big Band (1988) though not included on album. Photocopy of holograph score from Kawaida Notebook for alto saxophone, trumpet, guitar, and bass, with title "Original Rites." Folder includes complete set of professionally copied parts for big-band arrangement, as well as a variety of other parts, holograph, photocopy, and in unknown hands, for trumpet, guitar, cello, bass, drums, and string instruments.

1972-1988
Box: 2 Folder : 33 Rivers of Fire

Scope and Contents

Photocopy of holograph score for soprano saxophone, trumpet, marimba, and cello. This work apparently part of a suite including "Volunteered Blues" and "Hand Packed."

1980-1980
Box: 2 Folder : 34 River Waltz

Scope and Contents

Holograph part for bass, containing thirty measures of chord progressions. Sheet includes a separate composition, "S464Z."

1968-1995
Box: 2 Folder : 35 Romance in Time

Scope and Contents

Holograph score for saxophone quartet (two alto, tenor, and baritone). Folder includes professionally copied parts with annotations in Hemphill's hand in red ink.

1977-1987
Box: 2 Folder : 36 S*

Scope and Contents

Photocopy of holograph score from Schirmer's Notebook for two alto saxophones, included on the album Buster Bee (1978). Folder also includes holograph parts for small-ensemble version for alto saxophone, trumpet, cello, guitar, and bass, and professionally copied parts for guitar and bass. See "Lady S" for big-band arrangement.

1978-1978
Box: 2 Folder : 37 S464Z

Scope and Contents

Photocopy of holograph part for bass, containing sixteen measures of chord progressions. Sheet includes a separate composition, "River Waltz."

1968-1995
Box: 2 Folder : 38 Sanctified Dreams

Scope and Contents

Photocopy of holograph score from Chiaroscuro Notebook for trumpet and alto saxophone, with empty staves labeled for piano, bass, and drums. Folder includes professionally copied parts for trumpet and alto saxophone, and a photocopy of a part for cello (original is in "Aggregated Parts.")

1970-1974
Box: 12 Folder : 8 Savannah Suite

Scope and Contents

Several photocopies of holograph score for flute, cello, and drums, with title "Savanah [sic] Suite." Folder includes photocopy of cello part (original in "Aggregated Parts") with title "S. Suite, Motional III."

1968-1995
Box: 2 Folder : 39 Scatterbrain

Scope and Contents

Photocopy of holograph score from Schirmer's Notebook for trio (soprano or alto saxophone, bass or cello, and drums). Folder includes photocopies of holograph parts for soprano saxophone, trumpet, and cello (originals in "Aggregated Parts").

1970-1980
Box: 12 Folder : 9 Serial Abstractions

Scope and Contents

Holograph score for soprano and baritone saxophones, guitar, cello, and drums.

1993-1993
Box: 2 Folder : 40 Seven

Scope and Contents

Holograph parts for alto, tenor, and baritone saxophone. Additional page includes chord chart not in Hemphill's hand.

1968-1995
Box: 2 Folder : 41 Shadows/Echos

Scope and Contents

Photocopy of holograph score from Kawaida Notebook for flute, trumpet, vibraphone, and drums.

1972-1974
Box: 2 Folder : 42 Short Circuit

Scope and Contents

Photocopy of holograph part for bass (see "Aggregated Parts" for original). The part on which this piece is found contains three other compositions that appear on the album Raw Materials and Residuals (1977).

1976-1977
Box: 2 Folder : 43 Sir Preacher

Scope and Contents

Professionally copied parts for tenor saxophone, flugelhorn, cello, and marimba. This piece may have originally appeared as part of "Sketch #3," one of the movements of "Ralph Ellison's Long Tongue." See "Ralph Ellison's Long Tongue." Folder includes photocopy of holograph score for same instrumentation.

1978-1980
Box: 2 Folder : 44 Sixteen

Scope and Contents

Photocopy of holograph score for alto saxophone, cello, and bass. See "Fifteen" for the original. This piece appears on the same score under the titles "Fifteen" and "One Groove."

1991-1995
Box: 2 Folder : 45 Sixty/Sixty

Scope and Contents

Holograph score for alto saxophone, guitar, and bass and holograph score for soprano saxophone, trumpet, and tenor saxophone. Folder also includes several professionally copied parts—apparently the work of different copyists—for alto saxophone, bass, and drums.

1968-1995
Box: 2 Folder : 46 Slang

Scope and Contents

Photocopy of holograph part for cello (original in "Aggregated Parts"). Largely a graphic score.

1968-1975
Box: 2 Folder : 47 Slices of Light

Scope and Contents

Holograph score for alto saxophone, trumpet, cello, and percussion. Professionally copied parts for alto saxophone, trumpet, and cello, with part for guitar by a different copyist.

1970-1980
Box: 2 Folder : 48 Slide

Scope and Contents

Professionally copied parts for saxophone quartet (soprano, alto, tenor, and baritone).

1980-1980
Box: 2 Folder : 49 Smooth

Scope and Contents

Holograph part for cello. There is an untitled composition, also for cello, on the same sheet.

1968-1995
Box: 2 Folder : 50 Soft Lines

Scope and Contents

Photocopy of holograph score from Schirmer's Notebook for flute, flugelhorn, and cello. Folder includes photocopies of holograph parts (originals in "Aggregated Parts") for cello, flugelhorn, and bass, as well as photocopy of holograph flute part.

1968-1995
Box: 12 Folder : 10 Sounds in the Fog

Scope and Contents

Holograph score for soprano and baritone saxophones, guitar, cello, and drums.

1993-1993
Box: 12 Folder : 11 Spiritual Chairs

Scope and Contents

Photocopies of printed parts for alto saxophone and baritone saxopone, with additional part for baritone in unknown hand, based on material from the final part of "Last Supper at Uncle Tom's Cabin / The Promised Land" (see for additional scores and parts).

1990-1995
Box: 2 Folder : 51 Steppin'

Scope and Contents

Holograph parts for flute, alto flute, and bass clarinet of a piece composed for the World Saxophone Quartet.

1978-1981
Box: 2 Folder : 52 Stick

Scope and Contents

Professionally copied parts for two alto saxophones and tenor saxophone from a piece composed for the World Saxophone Quartet.

1981-1981
Box: 2 Folder : 53 Strickly Speaking

Scope and Contents

Photocopy from Musik Hug Notebook of holograph score for guitar and saxophone.

1968-1995
Box: 12 Folder : 12 Sweet D

Scope and Contents

Photocopy of holograph score from Schirmer's Notebook for trumpet, alto saxophone, piano, bass, and drums. Professionally copied parts for alto saxophone and trumpet. Folder includes holograph parts for tenor and baritone saxophone, which, with the trumpet and alto saxophone parts, were used for a version for saxophone quartet(soprano, alto, tenor, and baritone). There is a photocopy of a holograph short score with the saxophone quartet instrumentation. Folder includes holograph part for guitar, photocopy of holograph part for cello, and a set of professionally copied parts for saxophone sextet arrangement. "Sweet D" was incorporated into the large-scale piece "Last Supper at Uncle Tom's Cabin / The Promised Land."

1968-1995
Box: 12 Folder : 13 Sweet Lucy

Scope and Contents

Holograph score for two flutes or oboe, two clarinets, two violins, viola, cello, bass, and voice, including lyrics. Folder includes set of holograph parts, complete except for a change in instrumentation (four cellos instead of two violin, viola, and cello). Also a complete set, in same instrumentation as score, copied in an unknown hand.

1968-1995
Box: 2 Folder : 54 Swirl

Scope and Contents

Holograph parts for saxophone quartet (three tenor and baritone).

1975-1986
Box: 2 Folder : 55 Syntax

Scope and Contents

Photocopy of holograph part for cello (original in "Aggregated Parts"), with fingerings likely in Abdul Wadud's hand.

1968-1995
Box: 12 Folder : 14 Take the A Train

Scope and Contents

Holograph score for saxophone quartet (two alto, tenor, and baritone) of arrangement by Hemphill of Billy Strayhorn composition. The parts include instructions for arranging the piece for saxophone sextet. The piece also appears in the score for "Last Supper at Uncle Tom's Cabin / The Promised Land."

1986-1995
Box: 4 Folder : 1 Tendrils

Scope and Contents

Holograph score and parts for saxophone sextet using mixed woodwinds (three flutes, alto saxophone, and two tenor saxophones).

1991-1991
Box: 2 Folder : 56 Testament #5

Scope and Contents

Holograph score for alto saxophone, guitar, bass, and drums. Folder includes two sets of professionally copied parts. The first set, on paper and paper vellum, is for alto saxophone, bass, and drums, with notes to the copyist in Hemphill's hand. The second set of parts includes a guitar part in addition to alto saxophone, bass, and drums.

1984-1991
Box: 2 Folder : 57 Three-Step

Scope and Contents

Professionally copied parts for saxophone sextet (two soprano, alto, two tenor, and baritone). The second tenor part is photocopied. See "Last Supper at Uncle Tom's Cabin / The Promised Land: III" for additional scores and parts.

1990-1995
Box: 2 Folder : 58 Tightenin

Scope and Contents

Photocopy of holograph part for cello (original in "Aggregated Parts").

1968-1995
Box: 2 Folder : 59 Touchic'

Scope and Contents

Holograph score for saxophone quartet (soprano, alto, tenor, and baritone). Folder includes complete set of professionally copied parts.

1981-1995
Box: 2 Folder : 60 Trills

Scope and Contents

Photocopy of holograph score for solo soprano saxophone (see "Aggregated Parts" for original). Appears on score with compositions "Hummer" and "Reflective."

1968-1995
Box: 2 Folder : 61 Twilight

Scope and Contents

Holograph score for four flutes, soprano saxophone, and tenor saxophone.

1986-1995
Box: 4 Folder : 2 Unknown, The

Scope and Contents

Holograph score for alto and baritone saxophones, guitar, cello, and drums.

1993-1993
Box: 2 Folder : 62 Very So

Scope and Contents

Holograph score for soprano saxophone, two guitars, bass, drums, and percussion. Likely written for the JAH Band.

1984-1987
Box: 2 Folder : 63 Void

Scope and Contents

Photocopy of holograph score from Musik Hug Notebook for saxophone quartet (two alto, tenor, and baritone). Although the score is untitled, professionally copied parts, also in folder, bear the title "Void."

1979-1995
Box: 2 Folder : 64 Volunteered Blues

Scope and Contents

Holograph score and professionally copied parts for alto saxophone, trumpet, cello, and percussion.

1980-1980
Box: 2 Folder : 65 What I Know Now

Scope and Contents

Folder includes several versions of this piece for different instrumentation. Holograph score and professionally copied parts for saxophone quartet (two alto, tenor, and baritone). Holograph score, with two photocopies, for big band (alto saxophone, four flutes, flugelhorn, French horn, baritone horn, tuba, vibraphone, and bass). Folder includes professionally copied parts for bass and drums, a holograph piano part with instructions for performance, and parts for flute, two violins, cello, and soprano saxophone, in an unknown hand. See "Plan B" for orchestral arrangement by Christopher Bankey.

1980-1995
Box: 2 Folder : 66 What I Know Now - Big Band Parts

Scope and Contents

Professionally copied parts for big band (alto saxophone, flour flutes, flugelhorn, French horn, baritone horn, tuba, vibraphone, and bass).

1980-1980
Box: 2 Folder : 67 Will's Words

Scope and Contents

Photocopy of holograph part for unidentified B-flat instrument (original in "Aggregated Parts.")

1968-1995
Box: 4 Folder : 3 Wind/Rhythms

Scope and Contents

Holograph score for saxophone quartet (switching among soprano, alto, tenor, and baritone saxophone, and flute, alto flute, and bass clarinet) with notes for percussion. Suite with five movements: "Fixation," "Flair," "Ji-Ji Tune," "Another Feeling," and "Stick." See "Stick" and "Ji-Ji Tune" for additional parts. Composition written for collaboration with Max Roach and M'Boom. Folder includes two pages with instructions for performance.

1981-1981
Box: 2 Folder : 68 Would Boogie

Scope and Contents

Holograph parts for trumpet, alto saxophone, guitar, and bass, some titled "Wood Boogie."

1970-1980
Box: 2 Folder : 69 Zuli

Scope and Contents

Holograph parts for trumpet, tenor saxophone, and cello. Photocopy of holograph score for three unidentified instruments.

1968-1995
Box: 2 Folder : 70 Aggregated Parts

Scope and Contents

Parts for multiple compositions, with more than one composition per sheet, in a variety of hands though many in holograph.

1968-1995
Box: 4 Folder : 4 Untitled Scores and Parts

Scope and Contents

Parts and scores, many in holograph, with unidentified or fragmentary compositions. Outside of folder includes notes in Marty Ehrlich's hand.

1968-1995
Box: 4 Folder : 5 Last Supper at Uncle Tom's Cabin / The Promised Land: I. The Cabin

Scope and Contents

Holograph score for "The Cabin," the first part of "Last Supper at Uncle Tom's Cabin / The Promised Land." This large-scale composition was written for saxophone sextet, with extensive switching by each player. Individual movements include "Cabin Opener"; "Harry"; "Liza - Tearful Farewell"; "George"; "Slave Dance"; "Chloe"; "Tom"; "Men's Chase / Haley's Dance"; "Tom's Goodbye"; "Boat Music"; "Slave's Walk"; "Lucy"; "St. Clair Family"; "Eva and Tom"; "Dixie Dance"; "Death of Eva"; "Auction"; "Tom's Whipping"; "Ghosts"; "Retrograde"; "Fanfare for Lincoln."

1990-1995
Box: 4 Folder : 6 Last Supper at Uncle Tom's Cabin / The Promised Land: II. Eliza on the Ice

Scope and Contents

Holograph score for "Eliza on the Ice," the second part of "Last Supper at Uncle Tom's Cabin / The Promised Land." This large-scale composition was written for saxophone sextet, with extensive switching by each player. Individual movements include "Knee Play"; "Eliza on the Ice"; "Aint' I a Woman"; "Elevator Music"; "Betsy"; "Prayer Music"; "End of Betsy"; "Fanfare for Maya"; "Soft Shoe"; "Maya"; "Prayer Music."

1990-1995
Box: 4 Folder : 7 Last Supper at Uncle Tom's Cabin / The Promised Land: III. The Promised Land

Scope and Contents

Holograph score for "The Promised Land," the third part of "Last Supper at Uncle Tom's Cabin / The Promised Land." This large-scale composition was written for saxophone sextet, with extensive switching by each player. Individual movements include "At Dr. King's Table"; "Step Dance"; "Dixie Dance"; "Football"; "Ascension"; "Crossformation"; "Opening (Hymn)"; "Three-Step."

1990-1995
Box: 4 Folder : 8 Last Supper at Uncle Tom's Cabin / The Promised Land: IV. The Last Supper

Scope and Contents

Holograph score for "The Last Supper," the fourth part of "Last Supper at Uncle Tom's Cabin / The Promised Land." This large-scale composition was written for saxophone sextet, with extensive switching by each player. Individual movements include "Arthur"; "Trans"; "Men's Trio"; "Ringmere"; "Ringmere Canon"; "Four Saints"; "Spiritual Chairs"; "Lenny"; "The Children's Song."

1990-1995
Box: 4 Folder : 5 Last Supper at Uncle Tom's Cabin / The Promised Land - Assorted Parts

Scope and Contents

Various parts for saxophone sextet for the different movements of "Last Supper at Uncle Tom's Cabin / The Promised Land. Many in pencil, in different hands. Some parts include cut-out photocopies of scores, assembled into performance order. Several parts identify the name of the musician in the original performance.

1990-1995
Box: 14 Folder : 1 Last Supper at Uncle Tom's Cabin / The Promised Land - Photocopy scores

Scope and Contents

Various photocopies of scores for "Last Supper at Uncle Tom's Cabin / The Promised Land."

1990-1995
Box: 22 Folder : 1-5 Last Supper at Uncle Tom's Cabin / The Promised Land - Part Notebooks
1990-1995
Box: 14 Folder : 2 Drunk on God

Scope and Contents

Holograph score of "Drunk on God" suite for big band (five saxophones, two trumpets, two French horns, two trombones, two guitars, drums, and bass), written for the album Julius Hemphill Big Band (1988). The movements (titled differently on the recording) are "Nago: Testament"; "Maliaka: Drum/Woman"; "Pigskin" or "Motion as the Lang"; "Float"; "Bob Scene: KC Line"; "Anchorman"; "From Out of Nowhere: The Big Drum Speaks." Several movements exist as independent compositions.

1988-1995
Box: 14 Folder : 3 Drunk on God - Parts I

Scope and Contents

Set of professionally copied parts for several movements of the "Drunk on God" suite ("Nago: Testament," "Maliaka: Drum/Woman," "Motion as the Lang"/"Pigskin," and "Float"). Includes annotations in various hands.

1988-1995
Box: 14 Folder : 4 Drunk on God - Parts II

Scope and Contents

Set of professionally copied parts for several movements of the "Drunk on God" suite ("Anchorman," "The Big Drum Speaks," and "Bob Scene - KC Line."). Includes annotations in various hands.

1988-1995
Box: 14 Folder : 5 Ralph Ellison's Long Tongue

Scope and Contents

Holograph score with multiple movements from the theatrical work "Ralph Ellison's Long Tongue." Instrumentation includes alto and tenor saxophone, trumpet, French horn, and cello. Individual movements are "Sketch 1," "Sketch 2," Sketch 3," "Sketch 4," and "Sir Preacher." Folder includes holograph parts for two additional movements: "Carnival Barker," for which there is an alto saxophone part, and "Orator," for which there are parts for trumpet, cello, and soprano saxophone. These parts include settings of text based on the novel by Ralph Ellison, Invisible Man (1952).

1978-1995
Box: 15 Folder : 1 Water Music for Woodwinds - Parts

Scope and Contents

Professionally copied parts for seven instrumentalists playing various woodwinds. The parts are identified by the names of the original musicians, with annotations in various hands and photocopied parts attached with tape.

1976-1995
Box: 15 Folder : 2 Water Music for Woodwinds - Materials for Edition

Scope and Contents

Photocopies of the professionally copied parts for seven woodwind players, with further annotations in red ink. Folder includes two printouts of computer-engraved full score, with annotations in red pencil and ink by Marty Ehrlich, dated January 2003. Additional pages contain photocopies of hand-written notes on performance sequence.

1976-2003
Box: 15 Folder : 3 Plan B - Working Materials

Scope and Contents

Manuscript scores, likely in Christopher Bankey's hand, for an arrangement for orchestra of several Hemphill compositions. Includes several pages of short score, with notes on instrumentation, as well as two pagse of full score with measure numbers and notes for insertion. The individual movements of "Plan B" are "Border Town," "What I Know Now," and "Dogon A.D."

1993-1995
Box: 15 Folder : 4 Plan B - Printed Score

Scope and Contents

Printout of computer-engraved full score for "Plan B," an arrangement for orchestra by Christopher Bankey of three Hemphill compositions, "Border Town," "What I Know Now," and "Dogon A.D." The score is printed as two pages per 11"x17" sheet, fifty-three sheets in total.

1993-1995
Box: 15 Folder : 5 Long Tongues: A Saxophone Opera - Sextet Parts

Scope and Contents

Professionally copied parts for the saxophone sextet contained in "Long Tongues: A Saxophone Opera."

1985-1990
Box: 3 Folder : 1 Long Tongues: A Saxophone Opera - String Parts

Scope and Contents

Professionally copied parts for two violins, two violas, and two cellos for "Long Tongues: A Saxophone Opera."

1985-1990
Box: 3 Folder : 2 Long Tongues: A Saxophone Opera - Winds/Brass Parts

Scope and Contents

Professionally copied parts for piccolo, two trumpets, two trombones, and French horn, for "Long Tongues: A Saxophone Opera."

1985-1990
Box: 3 Folder : 3 Long Tongues: A Saxophone Opera - Rhythm Section Parts

Scope and Contents

Professionally copied parts for piano, bass, drumset, and percussion, for "Long Tongues: A Saxophone Opera."

1985-1990
Box: 16 Folder : 1 Long Tongues: A Saxophone Opera - Photocopy of Holograph score

Scope and Contents

Photocopy of holograph score for "Long Tongues: A Saxophone Opera," as well as performance instructions on loose sheets in various hands.

1985-1990
Box: 16 Folder : 2 Long Tongues: A Saxophone Opera - Assorted photocopies of score

Scope and Contents

Assorted photocopies of full score (holograph and conductor's score) for "Long Tongues: A Saxophone Opera," some with annotations in various hands.

1985-1990
Box: 17 Folder : 1 Long Tongues: A Saxophone Opera - Holograph and Conductor's Score

Scope and Contents

Holograph full score, in pencil and blue, black, and red ink. Conductor's score (oversize), cleanly copied in pencil, with annotations in black and red ink by unknown hand. Individual sections include "Georgia Blue," "Band Theme," "Danse A La Midi," "A Prayer Type Line," "Sketch I," "Sketch II," "Sketch III," "Sketch IV," "Overture," "Bop Scene: KC Line," "Otis' Groove," "Mask Dance," "R and B," "Dogon A.D.," "For Andrew," "Soulo."

1985-1990
Box: 6 Papers and Ephemera

Scope and Contents

Letters, play scripts, interview transcripts, promotional material, Hemphill's undergraduate diploma, audiocassette tape shells with inserts (to be retained), and other ephemera.

1938-1995
Box: 16 Papers and Ephemera

Scope and Contents

Letters, play scripts, interview transcripts, promotional material, Hemphill's undergraduate diploma, audiocassette tape shells with inserts (to be retained), and other ephemera.

1938-1995
Box: 7 Foran Notebook

Scope and Contents

Foran brand manuscript notebook with hand-written title "A guide to the reckless conservatism of musical notation as expressed via M. Boyé."

1968-1995
Box: 7 Kawaida Notebook

Scope and Contents

Sightation brand manuscript notebook, with "Kawaida contd" and "Hemphill" written on cover.

1968-1995
Box: 7 Chiaroscuro Notebook

Scope and Contents

Pasantino brand manuscript notebook, with "Chiaroscuro" written on cover, along with "Roi Boyé" and several addresses.

1968-1995
Box: 7 Schirmer's Notebook

Scope and Contents

Schirmer's brand manuscript notebook, with "Portland Orego" and Hemphill's name and address written on cover.

1968-1995
Box: 7 Sightation Notebook

Scope and Contents

Sightation brand manuscript notebook, lacking covers.

1968-1995
Box: 7 Musik Hug Notebook

Scope and Contents

Musik Hug brand manuscript notebook with several addresses and phone numbers written on cover.

1968-1995
Box: 7 Trumpet Notebook

Scope and Contents

Archives brand manuscript notebook with trumpet parts

1968-1995
Box: 7 Bass Notebook

Scope and Contents

Archives brand manuscript notebook with bass parts

1968-1995
Box: 7 Drums Notebook

Scope and Contents

Archives brand manuscript notebook with drum parts

1968-1995
Box: 7 "A Bitter Glory" Notebook - Alto sax

Scope and Contents

Citadel brand manuscript notebook with "Alto Sax, Sopran Sax, Flute" on cover. Several loose pages with poetry.

1993-1995
Box: 7 "A Bitter Glory" Notebook - Cello

Scope and Contents

Citadel brand manuscript notebook with "Cello" written on cover.

1993-1995
Box: 7 "A Bitter Glory" Notebook - [Baritone Saxophone, Flute, Clarinet]

Scope and Contents

Citadel brand manuscript notebook with "bari sax / fl / clar " written faintly on cover. Includes clarinet parts.

1993-1995
Box: 7 "A Bitter Glory" Notebook - Trumpet

Scope and Contents

Citadel brand manuscript notebook with "Trumpet" written on cover.

1993-1995
Box: 7 "A Bitter Glory" Notebook - French Horn

Scope and Contents

Citadel brand manuscript notebook with "French Horn" written on cover.

1993-1995
Box: 7 "A Bitter Glory" Notebook - Trombone

Scope and Contents

Citadel brand manuscript notebook with "Trombone" written on cover.

1993-1995
Box: 7 "A Bitter Glory" Notebook - Bass

Scope and Contents

Citadel brand manuscript notebook with "Bass" written on cover.

1993-1995
Box: 13 Folder : 1-6 Julius Hemphill Sextet Collection Notebooks
1990
Box: 21 Folder : 1-6 Julius Hemphill Sextet Collection Folios
1992
Box: 9 Item : 2 Julius Hemphill Boye' Multi National Crusade for Harmony (2 of 2)

Scope and Contents

D.C. Space, Washington, D.C., Nov 23, 1979 Julius Hemphill (tenor sax, alto sax); Baikida Carroll (trumpet); Jehri Riley (guitar); Phillip Wilson (drums) Cassette 2 0f 2 Audiocassette Sony LNX 60

1979-1995
Box: 9 Item : 2A Julius Hemphill Boye' Multi National Crusade for Harmony (1A of 2)

Scope and Contents

D.C. Space, Washington D. C., Nov 23, 1979 Julius Hemphill (tenor sax, alto sax); Baikida Carroll (trumpet); Jehri Riley (guitar); Phillip Wilson (drums) Cassette 1A 0f 2 Audiocassette Sony LNX 60

1979-1995
Box: 9 Item : 3 Julis HEMPHILL (1)

Scope and Contents

Julius Hemphill - sax tenor, alto, sop; Olu Dara - trompette; Abdul Wadud - violoncelle; Warren Smith - batterie Toulouse 12-06-80 Audiocassette TDK D90 type 1

1980-1995
Box: 9 Item : 4 Julius Hemphill Trio - Public Theater - 12/19/81

Scope and Contents

Julius Hemphill - reeds; Jamaaladeen Tacuma - el. bs.; Michael Carvin - dr Public Theater, NYC, Saturday, December 19, 1981 copy #2 Audiocassette TDK SA-C90 with Dolby noise reduction Recorded by Kazunori Sugiyama

1981-1995
Box: 9 Item : 6 May 19, 1987 - Rollins Chapel

Scope and Contents

No one knows a garden better than the gardener, a follower should always allow their guide to lead Julius Hemphill; Abdul Wadud; Warren Smith; Bill Cole Rollins Chapel, 5-19-87 Audiocassette Maxell C90

1987-1995
Box: 9 Item : 7 COOL RED 5/22/87

Scope and Contents

World Saxophone Quartet Cool Red, 5/22/87 Audiocassette TDK SA60 with Dolby [Probably a set of takes from the recording session; may differ from commercial release]

1987-1995
Box: 9 Item : 8 SWEET D - LEORA

Scope and Contents

[Sweet D - Leora written in Hemphill's hand] Audiocassette TDK SA60

1987-1995
Box: 9 Item : 9 Imp Ork #1 - June 2, 1990

Scope and Contents

Imp Ork @ WAC June 2, 1990 tape #1 of 2 Audiocassette Dub Norm/Dolby B

1990-1995
Box: 9 Item : 10 WPFW Interview

Scope and Contents

2 February 1987 Audiocassette Laser 90 low noise

1987-1995
Box: 9 Item : 11 Julius Hemphill Quintet - Live at Kimball's S.F. 3-17-84

Scope and Contents

Julius Hemphill - alto and soprano sax; Nels Cline- elec guitar; Stubig - bass guitar; Alex Cline - drums; Juma Santos - congas, perc. All compositions by Julius Hemphill ; copies by Chris Hemphill (son) Recorded at Kinball's S.F., March 17 1984 Side I: 1. Dung; 2. Dogon A.D.; 3. Testament #5; 4. Float (head and alto solo) Side 2: 1. Pigskin; 2. Border Town (reiteration of head, cut off on original tape; 3. At Harmony Audiocassette BASF Performance I 90

1984-1995
Box: 9 Item : 12 Jazz Monthly Magazine - Julius Hemphill Audio Profile

Scope and Contents

Jazz Monthly Magazine - Julius Hemphill Audio Profile May 87 Excerpt - Side 1 only Audiocassette

1987-1995
Box: 9 Item : 13 Jack DeJohnette UCLA

Scope and Contents

Jack DeJohnette Jazz Machine Concert - Arrangements Julius Hemphill UCLA 4/27/86 1. Ebony 2. Ahmad the Terrible Audiocassette TDK SA 90

1986-1995
Box: 9 Item : 14 WATER MUSIC FOR WOODWINDS 10/3/77

Scope and Contents

[Composed by Julius Hemphill] 10/3/77 Audiocassette TDK SA90

1977-1995
Box: 9 Item : 15 Hemphill on KWMU 6-30-87

Scope and Contents

[Sheldon Auditorium, St. Louis, MO], 6-30-87 Jim Wallace of KWMU, St. Louis reports on Julius Hemphill's performance at the Sheldon (5:00) Audiocassette BASF LH-EI 60

1987-1995
Box: 9 Item : 16 LONG TONGUES Parts I and II

Scope and Contents

LONG TONGUES (7/20) Part I; L.T. Part II (Lincoln Center) Audiocassette Maxwell UR 90

1976-1995
Box: 9 Item : 17 LUSH LIFE WSQ

Scope and Contents

Lush Life WSQ [written in Hemphill's hand] Audiocassette TDK SA90

1976-1995
Box: 9 Item : 18 Big Bands/Jazz on the Edge TAPE 1/21

Scope and Contents

WGBH radio Boston producer - Robert Lyons Side 1: Orange Then Blue (ensemble); Ahmad The Terrible; Kookoo; Panama Side Two: OTB/Either Orchestra Audiocassette [Ahmad the Terrible is the Hemphill arrangement of a Jack DeJohnette composition and is the only Hemphill work on this broadcast.]

1976-1995
Box: 9 Item : 19 SFCMF - Hemphill: Parchment

Scope and Contents

SFCMF - Hemphill: Parchment [Ursula] Oppens- piano Audiocassette TDK AD60

1976-1995
Box: 9 Item : 20 ELLINGTON CONCERT Part I

Scope and Contents

Side A - [Oliver] Lake Side B - Hemphill Audiocassette

1976-1995
Box: 9 Item : 21 Julius HEMPHILL (2)

Scope and Contents

Toulouse, 12-6-80 Julius Hemphill; Olu Dara; Abdul Wadud; Warren Smith Audiocassette TDK D90

1980-1995
Box: 9 Item : 22 Julius / Messin with the Kid ; Lets Get it On

Scope and Contents

Audiocassette Maxell XL11-S 90

1976-1995
Box: 9 Item : 23 JAH Band Live at Weil Hall NYC 3/23/87 Pt. 1 and 3

Scope and Contents

Weil/Carnagie Hall, 3/27/87 Rasul Siddik; John Stubblefield; John Clark; Alan Jaffe; Mark Helias; Gordon Gotlieb [all spellings as written in Hemphill's hand] Audiocassette Maxell XL1190

1987-1995
Box: 9 Item : 24 JAH Band Live at Weill Hall NYC 3/23/87 SIDE 2 and 4

Scope and Contents

Side A: Weill Recital Hall 3/27/87 8PM #2 Side B: #4 3) ""Sweet D"" (0-366); 4) ""At Harmony"" (386-620); 5) (630) Gottlieb; 6) ""Georgia Blue"" Audiocassette Maxell XL 11 90 with noise reduction

1987-1995
Box: 9 Item : 25 Ursula Oppens and The Arditti String Qt. - Tape #1 of 2

Scope and Contents

[Hemphill, ""One Atmosphere,"" for piano and string quartet] 27 February 92 Audiocassette WNYC Dolby B Chrome Cassette side A and B

1992-1995
Box: 9 Item : 26 Ursula Oppens and The Arditti String Qt. -Tape #2 of 2

Scope and Contents

[Hemphill, ""One Atmosphere,"" for piano and string quartet] 27 February 92 Audiocassette WNYC Dolby B Chrome Cassette side A and B

1992-1995
Box: 9 Item : 27 Monk - Darrell Katz True Colors Big Band

Scope and Contents

Audiocassette Maxell XLII 60 [May include a Hemphill composition or Hemphill as soloist.]

1976-1995
Box: 9 Item : 28 Hemphill Pt. 1 - Gran(?) Rehearsal

Scope and Contents

Wadud; Baikida; Marty Ehrlich Side 1. -Pt. 2 - Cami Hall Sept. 23 Side 2 - Hemphill- Cami Hall Sept.5 Audiocassette Memorex 90 MRX3 Oxide [no shell]

1976-1995
Box: 9 Item : 29 REHEARSAL LENOX [on cassette]

Scope and Contents

Side A - Dialogue: Blk/Blue Side B - Rehearsal Lenox Audiocassette TDK - D-C60

1976-1995
Box: 9 Item : 30 170 Sax [on cassette]

Scope and Contents

[No title] Side A -1 - 170 Sax Side B -2 Audiocassette Maxell UD 60 Normal Position

1976-1995
Box: 9 Item : 31 WSQ II

Scope and Contents

Night Train 47 Ballad and Tag 50 Audiocassette TDK SA60

1976-1995
Box: 9 Item : 32 Julius Hemphill 5/31/85 [1 of 2]

Scope and Contents

5/31/85 Audiocassette maxell XLII 90

1985-1995
Box: 9 Item : 33 Julius Hemphill 5-31-85 [2 of 2]

Scope and Contents

5-31-85 Audiocassette maxell XLII 90

1985-1995
Box: 9 Item : 34 HEMPHILL and JAFFE CLARK; WADUD; CARROLL - BOSTON TAPE 2

Scope and Contents

Hemphill Boston 9/27/85 #2 with Clark Wadud Carroll Jaffe Audiocassette Maxell XLII 90

1985-1995
Box: 9 Item : 35 HEMPHILL and JAFFE CLARK; WADUD; CARROLL - BOSTON #1

Scope and Contents

Hemphill Boston 9/27/85 #1 with Clark Wadud Carroll Jaffe Audiocassette Maxell XLII 90

1985-1995
Box: 9 Item : 36 JAH-BAND

Scope and Contents

Jah- Band 1 and 3 Audiocassette Maxell XL90 with Dolby B

1976-1995
Box: 9 Item : 37 Hemphill Quartet Live at Ft. Washington Men's Shelter

Scope and Contents

1/21/86 Audiocassette Maxell XLII90

1986-1995
Box: 9 Item : 38 Julius Hemphill with the Barbary Coast Jazz Ensemble

Scope and Contents

Hemphill with the Barbary Coast Jazz Ensemble-directed by Don Glasgo Spaulding Aud., Dartmouth College, Hanover N.H., Feb.8th 1986 1. C (those Blues; 2. Border Town; 3. At Harmony; 4. Hard Blues Audiocassette Maxell C90 - Communicator Series

1986-1995
Box: 9 Item : 39 Practice JAH 2 1/2 "Ch" Vandoren

Scope and Contents

Audiocassette Maxell SLII90

1976-1995
Box: 9 Item : 40 Sessions 2/22/88 Takes 15-27, 28-36

Scope and Contents

Nonesuch Audiocassette TDK SA90 Dolby

1988-1995
Box: 9 Item : 42 Circles [on cassette]

Scope and Contents

[Annotation in felt pen written over ""Smokey Robinson and the Miricles, Goin in Circles/Ojays] Audiocassette Aiwa c-60LX

1976-1995
Box: 9 Item : 43 St. Louis w/D. Hines [David Hines] Sheldon Memorial

Scope and Contents

[Sheldon Memorial Concert Hall, St. Louis, MO] Audiocassette TDK SA90

1976-1995
Box: 9 Item : 44 World Saxophone Quartet I [on cassette]

Scope and Contents

Audiocassette TDK SA90

1976-1995
Box: 9 Item : 46 SESSION COPY

Scope and Contents

Session Copy RCA (studio) 2/21-22/88 NYC BTown At Harmony For Billie / Drunk on God Leora [Probably a set of takes from the recording session; may differ from commercial release] Audiocassette

1988-1995
Box: 9 Item : 47 Long Tongues (Rehearsal?)

Scope and Contents

Audiocassette Maxell XLII 90

1976-1995
Box: 9 Item : 48 Proverb Work tape for Julius Hemphill

Scope and Contents

He who Beats A Drum for a Madman to Panel... A Scan (?) Its Never as Smooth as natural Skin Audiocassette Maxell C60

1976-1995
Box: 9 Item : 49 JAH

Scope and Contents

[JAH band] Side A: JAH Side B: JAH Audiocassette Maxell XLII 90

1976-1995
Box: 9 Item : 50 JAH-BAND

Scope and Contents

JAH-BAND 2 B [Dolby B] JAH-BAND 4 B [Dolby B] Audiocassette maxell XLII 90

1976-1995
Box: 9 Item : 51 Julius edited copy Anchorman

Scope and Contents

Julius edited copy Anchorman Audiocassette

1976-1995
Box: 9 Item : 52 Brucker Hall Concert [Insert: The United States Army Band; Washington D.C.; Colonel Eugene W. Allen, Leader and Commander]

Scope and Contents

Savoy D Beard Producer and Director Audiocassette Ampex 90

1976-1995
Box: 9 Item : 53 JAH - Mar 15, 1986 - Hoffhei

Scope and Contents

Side A - Dung; The Thang; Temporarily; One Waltz Side B - Testament ; Dogon; Georgia Blue; Hard Blues(inc) Hemphill, Alex Cline, Nels Cline, Steubig, Allan Jaffe Audiocassette Maxell UD I 90

1986-1995
Box: 9 Item : 54 J.A.H. Band Willisau - 8-31-84 (1 of 3)

Scope and Contents

Julius Hemphill's JAH Band (cassette 1 of 3) Willisau, Switzerland; Aug. 31, 1984 Julius Hemphill (alto sax, tenor sax); Nels Cline (guitar); Steuart Liebig (bass) Alex Cline (drums); Jumma Santos (percussion) Audiocassette TDK D60

1984-1995
Box: 9 Item : 55 J.A.H. Band Willisau - 8-31-84 (2 of 3)

Scope and Contents

Julius Hemphill's JAH Band (cassette 2 of 3) Willisau, Switzerland; Aug. 31, 1984 Julius Hemphill (alto sax, tenor sax); Nels Cline (guitar); Steuart Liebig (bass) Alex Cline (drums); Jumma Santos (percussion) Audiocassette TDK D60

1984-1995
Box: 9 Item : 56 J.A.H. Band Willisau - 8-31-84 (3 of 3)

Scope and Contents

Julius Hemphill's JAH Band (cassette 3 of 3) Willisau, Switzerland; Aug. 31, 1984 Julius Hemphill (alto sax, tenor sax); Nels Cline (guitar); Steuart Liebig (bass) Alex Cline (drums); Jumma Santos (percussion) Audiocassette TDK D60

1984-1995
Box: 9 Item : 57 The JAH Band

Scope and Contents

Georgia Blue; The Hard Blues; Testament #5 Audiocassette Maxell XL II90

1976-1995
Box: 9 Item : 58 Boye Multi National Crusade For Harmony CASA, St. Louis

Scope and Contents

Audiocassette Maxell UDXLII C90

1976-1995
Box: 9 Item : 59 Hemphill, Wadud - Sept. 27, 81 - CAMI Hall NY

Scope and Contents

CAMI Hall, NY; Sun. Sept.27, 1981 Audiocassette TDK D-C90

1981-1995
Box: 9 Item : 60 PRACTICE

Scope and Contents

Practice Audiocassette TDK D-C60

1976-1995
Box: 9 Item : 61 Live in N.Y.- La Mama Theatre

Scope and Contents

Abdul Wadud/Solo [Side 1] 1) 7'; 2) 5'; 3) 7'; 4) 5 [Side 2] 1); 2); 3)

1976-1995
Box: 9 Item : 62 World Saxophone Quartet - Detroit Institute of Arts; 11/7/82

Scope and Contents

1 of 2 Audiocassette Cr O2 Dolby

1982-1995
Box: 9 Item : 63 Gongs @ Zinnegers Oregon

Scope and Contents

Audiocassette MAXELL UD C60

1976-1995
Box: 9 Item : 64 1st Session; Ad Lib

Scope and Contents

[no shell] Audiocassette Maxell C-90

1976-1995
Box: 9 Item : 65 J. Hemphill - A. Wadud

Scope and Contents

[Side A] Syntax 9.01; Tightenin' 9.55; Slang 9.50 [Side B] Untitled 10.04; Rhapsody 10.32; Downstairs 10.13 Audiocassette D-C60 TDK

1976-1995
Box: 9 Item : 66 Wadud Solo CAMI Hall

Scope and Contents

Sun Sept. 27, 81 Audiocassette TDK D-C90

1981-1995
Box: 9 Item : 67 J. Hemphill Workshop #1 + Jam session - Mil. Museum of Fine Arts; 21 Oct. 81

Scope and Contents

21 Oct '81 (0 to 150) Jam Session; 10 Bar Blues; ""After Eight"" (151-366) Audiocassette TDK SA-C90

1981-1995
Box: 9 Item : 68 J. Hemphill - A. Wadud

Scope and Contents

Live 19:00; 16:40 Audiocassette TDK D-C60

1976-1995
Box: 9 Item : 69 Master WSQ '80 Paris

Scope and Contents

IRCAM; '80 [Side 1] 1. Revue (slow); 2. Revue (slower); 3. Slide; 4. Hymn for Old Year; 5. [Hymn for Old Year]; 6. Ming; 7. Davids tune (med.); 8. David's tune incomplete slow [Side 2] 1. David's tune; 2. Ming; 3. Played Once; 4. Played Twice; 5. I Heard that; 6. Functions; 7. Little Samba; 8. Affairs of the Heart; 9.; 10. TDK SA C-90 Audiocassette Complete Studio Date; Mono

1980-1995
Box: 9 Item : 70 Concert Seattle Julius Hemphill

Scope and Contents

Seattle; 1983 Bordertown Seattle J. Hemphill Audiocassette Sony UCX-90

1983-1995
Box: 9 Item : 71 3 [on cassette]

Scope and Contents

[Side A] 3 [Side B] 4 Audiocassette Maxell UD 60

1976-1995
Box: 9 Item : 72 World Saxophone Quartet at Avery Fisher; 6-29-82

Scope and Contents

Audiocassette TDK AD-C60

1982-1995
Box: 9 Item : 73 Julius Hemphill at CMS-10/21/78

Scope and Contents

[Side 1] Julius Hemphil - sax, fl; Marilyn Crisbell - piano; Janet Grice - bassoon; Marty Ehrlich - alto, b. clar., fl; Baikida Carroll - tr. Flug Side Two exclude piano Audiocassette Ampex 90 Recorded by Mark Kramer

1978-1995
Box: 9 Item : 74 Julius Hemphill w/ CM Student Orch - 10/20/78

Scope and Contents

Audiocassette Ampex 90

1978-1995
Box: 9 Item : 75 World Saxophone Quartet

Scope and Contents

[Side A] Sundance; Plain Song; Connections; WSQ [Side B] Pillars Latino; Suite: The Key, Pam-Ma, Ballad for Eddie Jefferson, Hattie Wall; Sound Light; Fast Life Audiocassette Maxell C60

1976-1995
Box: 9 Item : 76 ACME #2

Scope and Contents

[No shell] Audiocassette TDK C60

1976-1995
Box: 9 Item : 77 The World Saxophone Quartet on NPR's ""All Things Considered"" [on cassette; container has 'For July 8th Concert]

Scope and Contents

Audiocassette TDK AD-C60 [Container and cassette have different information]

1976-1995
Box: 9 Item : 78 Julius Hemphill Workshop - MIL

Scope and Contents

[Side A] 23-10-81 [Side B] 26-10-81 Audiocassette TDK SA-C90

1981-1995
Box: 9 Item : 79 Save! Save!

Scope and Contents

[no shell] Audiocassette TDK SA-C90

1976-1995
Box: 9 Item : 80 Ralph Ellison Long Tonge

Scope and Contents

Bells [Side A] Tape #1 - A [Side B] Tape 1 - B Audiocassette Sony C-90

1976-1995
Box: 9 Item : 81 Tape 2 - Voice

Scope and Contents

Audiocassette Sony C-90

1976-1995
Box: 9 Item : 82 Jazz Monthly Magazine w/ Julius Hemphill Profile

Scope and Contents

Side I cut Ends w/ D. Gonzalez JMM, cont'd on Side II Audiocassette

1976-1995
Box: 9 Item : 83 Robert Johnson and his Chillun'

Scope and Contents

[No shell] B/HX Audiocassette TDK D-90

1976-1995
Box: 9 Item : 84 Julius Hemphill 12 pc. Orch

Scope and Contents

[No shell] Public Theatre; Nov 1st, 80 [Side A] (Set 1) [Side B] Julius's Band (cont) (Set 1) Audiocassette Sony LNX-90

1980-1995
Box: 9 Item : 85 Julius Hemphill 12 pc. Orch

Scope and Contents

[No shell] Dolphy Clothes Love Audiocassette Ampex EDR-60

1976-1995
Box: 9 Item : 86 [No title]

Scope and Contents

[No shell] [No information] Audiocassette Scotch AVC 60min

1976-1995
Box: 9 Item : 87 [No title]

Scope and Contents

[No shell] [No information] Audiocassette TDK AD-C90

1976-1995
Box: 9 Item : 88 [No title]

Scope and Contents

[No information] Audiocassette Fuji FR-II 90

1976-1995
Box: 9 Item : 89 [No title]

Scope and Contents

[No shell] [No information] Audiocassette Maxell XLII 90

1976-1995
Box: 9 Item : 90 [No title]

Scope and Contents

[No information] Audiocassette TDK SD-C90

1976-1995
Box: 9 Item : 91 [No title]

Scope and Contents

[No information] Audiocassette Maxell XLII-S 90

1976-1995
Box: 9 Item : 92 [No title]

Scope and Contents

[No information] Audiocassette TDK D-90

1976-1995
Box: 9 Item : 93 [No title]

Scope and Contents

[No information] Audiocassette

1976-1995
Box: 9 Item : 94 Work Tape

Scope and Contents

[No shell] Work Tape Audiocassette Maxell Communicator Series P/I C60

1976-1995
Box: 9 Item : 95 [No title]

Scope and Contents

Audiocassette Sanyo Announcement Cassette

1976-1995
Box: 9 Item : 96 Phone Mate

Scope and Contents

[No shell] Audiocassette Phone Mate Incoming Message Tape C-60

1976-1995
Box: 9 Item : 101 Wind and Thunder at Babson College -

Scope and Contents

Second half of program Babson College; 2-26-87 Bill Cole; Julius Hemphill; Gerald Veasley; Hafiz Shabazz Audiocassette Maxell Communicator Series C90

1987-1995
Box: 9 Item : 102 New Tango '92: After Astor Piazzolla (Or, The Second Assassin)

Scope and Contents

[Rare commercial release; additional information on printed insert] Audiocassette

1992-1995
Box: 9 Item : 103 Ellington Concert Part 2

Scope and Contents

[Side A] Jenkins Ellington Conc. [Side B] Abrams Audiocassette IRISH 261 C60

1976-1995
Box: 9 Item : 104 Night in Fata Morgana

Scope and Contents

©1982 Virginia A. Boyle 9241 S. Damen Chicago, Il. 60620 (312) 233-2330 (312) 281-9075 Audiocassette

1982-1995
Box: 9 Item : 104A Billie Holiday b/w Langston Hughes

Scope and Contents

[Side A] Billie Holiday in rehearsal w/ Jimmy Rowles, piano, and Artie Shapiro, bass; Las Vegas 1954 [Side B] Langston Hughes w/ Charles Mingus ""Weary Blues"" Audiocassette TDK D-90 [May include material used in subsequent composition]

1976-1995
Box: 10 Item : 105 The World Sax Quartet - Reel 1 of 4

Scope and Contents

Hopkins Center, Dartmough College; May 5, 1981 Recorder: SC-280 Stereo, Halftrack, 7 1/2 IPS Scotch RB-1/4-7 [On reel: ""Seven""] 1/4-inch Audio Reel

1981-1995
Box: 8 Item : 106 The World Sax Quartet - Reel 2 of 4

Scope and Contents

Hopkins Center, Dartmough College; May 5, 1981 Recorder: SC-280 Stereo, Halftrack, 7 1/2 IPS Scotch RB-1/4-7 [On reel: ""I""] 1/4-inch Audio Reel

1981-1995
Box: 8 Item : 107 The World Sax Quartet - Reel 3 of 4

Scope and Contents

Hopkins Center, Dartmough College; May 5, 1981 Recorder: SC-280 Stereo, Halftrack, 7 1/2 IPS Scotch RB-1/4-7 [On reel: ""II""] 1/4-inch Audio Reel

1981-1995
Box: 10 Item : 108 The World Sax Quartet - Reel 4 of 4

Scope and Contents

Hopkins Center, Dartmough College; May 5, 1981 Recorder: SC-280 Stereo, Halftrack, 7 1/2 IPS Scotch RB-1/4-7 [On reel: ""III""] 1/4-inch Audio Reel

1981-1995
Box: 10 Item : 109 Julius Hemphill 12 pc. Orch

Scope and Contents

Live at Public Theatre, Nov 1 / 80 S[ide]-1 ""C"" (Those Blues); Lady S; For Billie; Hard Blues; At Harmony S[ide]-2 Border Town; Open Air; What I Know Now; Dogon A.D. Julius Hemphill, Baikida, Carroll, Henry Threadgill, Stan Strickland, Marty Ehrlich, John Clark, John Purcell, Charles Stevens, Emitt Mcdonald, Warren Smith, Pheeroan Ak Laff, Ed Schuller 7 1/2 IPS Maxell UD XL 35-90B 1/4-inch Audio Reel

1980-1995
Box: 10 Item : 110 Julius Hemphill Quintet sans Julius Hemphill (2nd Set)

Scope and Contents

5/29/78 CCPH Master Halftrack, 7 1/2 IPS 1/4-inch Audio Reel

1978-1995
Box: 10 Item : 111 Julius Hemphill Quintetv- Reel 1 [of 3]

Scope and Contents

Sun 5/28/78; Mon 5/29/78 2 track, 7 1/2 IPS Ampex 407 Bruce Bidlack, engineer [Information on sheet insert from B and B Enterprises] 1/4-inch Audio Reel

1978-1995
Box: 10 Item : 112 Julius Hemphill Quintet - Reel 2 [of 3]

Scope and Contents

Sun 5/28/78; Mon 5/29/78 2 track, 7 1/2 IPS Ampex 407 Bruce Bidlack, engineer [Information on sheet insert in audio reel AR-111] 1/4-inch Audio Reel

1978-1995
Box: 10 Item : 113 Julius Hemphill Quintet - Reel 3 [of 3]

Scope and Contents

Sun 5/28/78; Mon 5/29/78 2 track, 7 1/2 IPS Ampex 407 Bruce Bidlack, engineer [Information on sheet insert in audio reel AR-111] 1/4-inch Audio Reel

1978-1995
Box: 10 Item : 114 Soundscape

Scope and Contents

12/5/81 Reel #1 of Julius Hemphill - 12/5/81: with; Ray Anderson on tuba and trombone; Bruce Purse on trumpet; john Purcell on saxophones; Marty Ehrlich on sax and flute; and Janet Gryce on bassoon. 7 1/2 IPS Maxell UD XL 50-120B 1/4-inch Audio Reel

1981-1995
Box: 10 Item : 115 [No information]

Scope and Contents

[No information] Scotch B-10 1/2 1/4-inch Audio Reel

1976-1995
Box: 10 Item : 116 Lake Murry Boyé Bluiett - Side #1 Complete

Scope and Contents

St. Louis Concert; Recorded: 4/23/77 May 17, 1977 Sax Quartet Tunes: New Orleans Kids: Shu-full; 2 times part II (4 flutes); Brooklyn, Ill. Stereo, Halftrack, 15 IPS Maxell UD 50-120 1/4-inch Audio Reel

1977-1995
Box: 10 Item : 117 Lake Murry Boyé Bluiett - Side #2 Complete

Scope and Contents

St. Louis Concert; Recorded: 4/23/77 May 18/77 Sax Quartet Selections: A. Big Foot; B. Hearts Stereo, Halftrack, 15 IPS Maxell UD 50-120 1/4-inch Audio Reel

1977-1995
Box: 8 Item : 118 [No information]

Scope and Contents

Scotch B-10 1/2 1/4-inch Audio Reel

1976-1995
Box: 8 Item : 119 [No information]

Scope and Contents

7 1/2 IPS TDK Audua L-3600M 1/4-inch Audio Reel

1976-1995
Box: 8 Item : 120 WSQ

Scope and Contents

Moers '77 Sound-Engenieur: H. Schlosser Scotch 262 1/4-inch Audio Reel

1977-1995
Box: 8 Item : 121 World Sax Quartet

Scope and Contents

NPR; 6-29-82 Reel #3 2 tracks, 7 1/2 IPS Ampex 406 1/4-inch Audio Reel

1982-1995
Box: 8 Item : 122 Twilight Boogie Video

Scope and Contents

Transfer from Open Reel 30 minutes Sony V1-K High Band Master Tape 1/4-inch Audio Reel

1976-1995
Box: 9 Item : 123 WSQ ""Sun. Nite""

Scope and Contents

TV NBC; 3/05/89 Maxell HGS Gold 120 VHS videoassette

1989-1995
Box: 9 Item : 124 Doxology Documentation

Scope and Contents

Col/College; 5/94 Scotch Hi-Fi/T-120 VHS videoassette

1994-1995
Box: 9 Item : 125 Doxology Video

Scope and Contents

Scotch Hi-Fi/T-120 VHS videoassette

1976-1995
Box: 9 Item : 126 Willisau Switzerland Festival

Scope and Contents

8/28-29/82 TDK HS VHS videoassette

1982-1995
Box: 9 Item : 127 [No title]

Scope and Contents

[No shell - Possible taping of transmission from Public TV] VHS videocassette

1976-1995
Box: 9 Item : 128 Jazz Dancing

Scope and Contents

DVD

1976-1995
Box: 9 Item : 129 Julius Hemphill Willisau

Scope and Contents

Julius Hemphill Willisau Aug. 28-29, 1992 DVD

1992-1995
Box: 9 Item : 130 Julius Hemphill Long Tongues

Scope and Contents

Julius Hemphill Long Tongues Dec. 7, 1990 DVD

1990-1995
Box: 9 Item : 131 Julius Hemphill Ralph Ellison's Long Tongue

Scope and Contents

Julius Hemphill Ralph Ellison's Long Tongue Jan. 2, 1981 DVD

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Duration: 96 minutes.

Julius Hemphill Ralph Ellison's Long Tongue   https://aeon.library.nyu.edu/Logon?Action=10&Form=31&Value=http://dlib.nyu.edu/findingaids/ead/fales/mss_542.xml&view=xml

1981-1995
Box: 9 Item : 132 John Hicks Quartet

Scope and Contents

John Hicks Quartet The Session DVD

1976-1995
Box: 9 Item : 133 Hemphill Water Music

Scope and Contents

Hemphill Water Music ... 7/17/76 Environ Perf Environ Performance of Water Music for Woodwinds July 17, 1976 Hemphill; Hamiet Bluiett; Charles Tyler; David Murray; Oliver Lake; Chico Freeman; John Scott A. Mr Neptune; B. Ms Catherine; C. Kinspawn; C. Backwater *Not all sections are indexed on this CD CD

1976-1995
Box: 9 Item : 134 Hemphill ""Water Music for WW.""

Scope and Contents

Hemphill ""Water Music for WW."" Wollman Aud. Columbia U October 3, 1977 performance @ Columbia University Julius Hemphill Water Music for Woodwinds David Murray; Hamiet Bluiett; Charles Tyler; Dewey Redman; Oliver Lake; Julius Hemphill [Note on insert:] Rather erratic recording: level jumps irregularly 3 program #s on this CD: Rather arbitrarily placed - they do not fall squarely on section changes 1 - Mvmt II 00-19:50 2 - Mvmt III CD

1977-1995
Box: 9 Item : 135 Julius Hemphill Feb. 16, 1987

Scope and Contents

Julius Hemphill Feb. 16, 1987 CD

1987-1995

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