Trombone Shout Music collection
Collection — Box: SFC4 [F09.090.03.02], Folder: 488
Scope and Contents
1 CD: "Shout & Testify: The Tigers, trombone shout band music: a live documentary recording" Cassette case labels for "Heaven: Graceland McCollough Tigers" Cassette case labels for "Dancing with Daddy G." 1 file of printouts about the history of trombone shout choirs or bands, featured in many United House of Prayer For All People churches.
- 1993 - 2001
- Graceland McCollough Tigers (Musical group) (Organization)
Conditions Governing Access
The collection is open for research.
Conditions Governing Use
The Trombone Shout Music collection is the physical property of J. Murrey Atkins Library Special Collections. Some material may be copyrighted or restricted. It is the patron's obligation to determine and satisfy copyright or other case restrictions when publishing or otherwise distributing materials found in the collections.
Biographical / Historical
A trombone shout band is a brass band that imitates the heavenly rhythmic vocal gospel of the African-American Pentecostal Church, especially the United House of Prayer located on the East Coast. The trombone shout bands became popular in the 1940s. A trombone band traditionally consists of 3 harmony horns, 2 lead trombones, tuba, baritone horn, and drums. Sometimes a sousaphone is used for bass.
0.05 Linear Feet
Contains CDs and cassette recordings of trombone shout music. Also includes printouts about the history of trombone shout music and a Tommy Tomlinson article from the Charlotte Observer about the music.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated by Lew Herman/Fire Ant Studios.
- Trombone Shout Music
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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- Code for undetermined script