Series C - Audio and video recordings

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Audio and video recordings


  • 1940-2003 (Creation)

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4 boxes of audio and video recordings

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Series consists of audio and video recordings of performances by Ron Collier and of compositions and arrangements by Collier. The series includes audio cassettes from the Duke Ellington Society that were issued to its members; audio recordings of Collier's lectures on Ellington at Humber College (1980s); performances by the Ron Collier Quintet and the Ron Collier Tentet; and records from the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC) radio transcription service of performances by Collier, his groups, and his compositions and arrangements.

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Materials in this series are arranged by type of recording medium (audio reels, videocassettes, audio cassettes, compact audio discs, and audio discs, or 33 1/3 rpm vinyl records, from the CBC radio transcription service).

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79634 and 79635

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