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Charlie Byrd papers

 Collection
Identifier: PIMS-0139
Abstract Charlie Byrd (1925-1999) was an American guitarist known for performing jazz, Brazilian music, and classical music. He was based in Washington, D.C., and Annapolis, Maryland, for much of his career and performed globally, including on U.S. State Department tours to South America and India. In the 1980s and 1990s he led the Charlie Byrd Trio, which included his brother, bassist Joe Byrd. Series 1 and 2 of the Charlie Byrd papers consist of Byrd's collection of manuscript and...
Dates: approximately 1926-2008
Found in: Peabody Archives

Ellis Larkins papers

 Collection
Identifier: PIMS-0075
Abstract

Ellis Larkins was a jazz pianist from Baltimore who studied at the Peabody Conservatory and had an active professional career from the 1940s to the 1990s. His papers include photocopied scrapbooks about his career as well as original photographs, clippings, concert programs, correspondence, and recordings.

Dates: 1930-2002
Found in: Peabody Archives

Joe Byrd papers

 Collection
Identifier: PIMS-0145
Abstract

Joe Byrd (1933-2012) was a bassist and Peabody Conservatory alumnus who regularly played in jazz ensembles with his older brother, guitarist Charlie Byrd. The Joe Byrd papers contain professional files, music manuscripts, and sound recordings from his career, especially the last decade.

Dates: approximately 1958-2011
Found in: Peabody Archives

John C. Vollbracht papers

 Collection
Identifier: PIMS-0029
Abstract

John C. Vollbracht was a Baltimore-based piano teacher in the early 20th century. The collection contains concert programs from the performances of his pupils and personal banking notebooks.

Dates: 1905 - 1916
Found in: Peabody Archives