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Phil Nimmons fonds

  • CA OTUFM 30
  • Fonds
  • 1945-1997

Fonds consists primarily of manuscript scores and parts, along with typescript copies. The fonds also contains radio scripts and cue sheets from Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC) productions, for which Phil Nimmons wrote and arranged music. Scores and parts include music written for his jazz band Nimmons 'N' Nine; its expanded version Nimmons 'N' Nine Plus Six; and various other ensembles. When indicated on the scores or parts, further details about the performers of each piece are indicated in file-level descriptions.

Nimmons, Phil

Open house : music for jazz ensemble

File includes the outlines for the television show "Open House" and musical cues for the show, which aired on CBC television on April 12, 19, 26, 1956. File includes scores and parts for the following: "Blues," "Standard," "Open house," "The man I love," "Mountain Greenery," "Manhattan," "The three B's," "One step forward," "Cricket on the heart," "Possum dust," "All too soon," "Reflections," "Medley," "What is this thing called love?," "Body and soul," "Blooming Bud," "Blue moon," and "A pretty girl is like a melody."

Mr. Businessman : music for jazz ensemble

File contains an unsigned and un-dated score, but Phil Nimmons verbally dated the score as mid- to late- 1960s. The score and parts were arranged by Rick Wilkins for Nimmons 'N' Nine Plus Six and vocalist Tommy Ambrose.

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