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Guido Sinclair papers

Overview

Abstract

Scope and Contents

Biographical Note

Administrative Information

Detailed Description

Original compositions by Guido Sinclair

Flyers

Papers, Documents, and photographs

Arrangements of Guido's music by Shirley Blankenship (Anne Jazzmin)

Music of friends of Guido Sinclair

Published and hand-copied music in Guido

Scrapbooks

Miscellaneous Materials

Recordings



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Collection Overview

Title: Guido Sinclair papers, 1950-1994Add to your cart.

Predominant Dates:1982-1992

ID: 1000/SINC_1014

Primary Creator: Sinclair, Guido (1935-1992)

Extent: 6.0 Boxes

Date Acquired: 00/00/1995

Abstract

Papers, musical lead sheets, musical arrangements,, sheet music, scrapbooks, transcriptions, posters, and other materials.

Scope and Contents of the Materials

This collection contains the papers of jazz saxophonist and composer Guido Sinclair, including lead sheets for his original jazz compositions, music by friends and fellow musicians, fliers for performances in the Champaign, Illinois area, five scrapbooks detailing his career, and miscellaneous audio and video recordings. Also included is information pertaining to his wife, Shirley Blankenship.

Collection Historical Note

Guido Sinclair (1935-1992) was born Sinclair Greenwell Jr., in Fort Worth, Texas. He moved to Los Angeles in 1944 and in 1961 Sinclair was a founding member of Horace Tapscott’s Pan Afrikan Peoples Arkestra. He played with the ensemble until his move in the mid-1980s to Chicago, and then later, Champaign-Urbana, Illinois.

Biographical Note

Guido Sinclair was born Sinclair Greenwell, Jr., in Fort Worth, Texas. A jazz saxophonist, he performed with many well-known jazz and rhythm and blues artists.  However, his papers date mainly from a later period of his life, when he was a resident and frequent performer in Champaign, Illinois. Of particular note are manuscript jazz charts of his compositions and fliers and posters from his Champaign performances.

Administrative Information

Repository: Center for Black Music Research

Access Restrictions: None

Use Restrictions: None

Physical Access Note: Includes photographs, cassette tapes, CD, and videocassettes

Acquisition Source: Blankenship, Shirley

Related Materials: Also included is information pertaining to his wife, Shirley Blankenship (Anne Jazzmin), and her arrangements of Sinclair's music.


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[Series 1: Original compositions by Guido Sinclair],
[Series 2: Flyers],
[Series 3: Papers, Documents, and photographs],
[Series 4: Arrangements of Guido's music by Shirley Blankenship (Anne Jazzmin)],
[Series 5: Music of friends of Guido Sinclair],
[Series 6: Published and hand-copied music in Guido],
[Series 7: Scrapbooks],
[Series 8: Miscellaneous Materials],
[Series 9: Recordings],
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Series 3: Papers, Documents, and photographsAdd to your cart.
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Browse by Series:

[Series 1: Original compositions by Guido Sinclair],
[Series 2: Flyers],
[Series 3: Papers, Documents, and photographs],
[Series 4: Arrangements of Guido's music by Shirley Blankenship (Anne Jazzmin)],
[Series 5: Music of friends of Guido Sinclair],
[Series 6: Published and hand-copied music in Guido],
[Series 7: Scrapbooks],
[Series 8: Miscellaneous Materials],
[Series 9: Recordings],
[All]


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