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Finding aid prepared by MM, 2008
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The Thomas Hilliard Papers were processed and preserved as part of the "Uncovering New Chicago Archives Project," funded with support from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.
Hilliard, Thomas. Papers
.5 linear feet (1 box)
Special Collections Research Center
Thomas Hilliard, saxophone, clarinet, and flute teacher. The Thomas Hilliard Papers contain printed music and jazz pedagogical instruction books.
The collection is open for research.
When quoting material from this collection, the preferred citation is: Hilliard, Thomas. Papers, [Box#, Folder#], Special Collections Research Center, University of Chicago
Thomas Hilliard taught saxophone, clarinet, and flute in Chicago, IL. Hilliard graduated from DePaul University and was involved in name bands and acts, records, jingles, suburban jazz festivals, and broadcasts featured on ABC, CBS, NBC, and WGN.
The Thomas Hilliard Papers contain printed jazz and blues music by various publishers. There is a series of jazz pedagogical instruction books by Maury Deutsch.
The following related resources are located in the Department of Special Collections:
Chicago Jazz Archive
Jazz Institute of Chicago. Records
Feather, Leonard G.
Porter, Cole, 1891-1964
Arrangements (Popular music and jazz)
University of Chicago. Chicago Jazz Archive
Arranging, Book I, 1948
Arranging, Book II, 1948
Arranging, Book III, 1948
The Art of Expression, 1948
Dictionary of Chords, 1948
Instrumentation and Voice Leading, 1949
Orchestration: Ensembles, Counterpoint, Polyharmony, Form, 1949
System of Vocal Scoring, 1955
Theory of Psychological Associations, 1949
Voicing by Acoustics, 1948
Pedagogical Fingering Chart, undated
Printed Music, "Blues Book" Leeds Music, Jack Tracy, 1961
Printed Music, "Bugs" Bower's Bop Duets, Charles Colin, 1949
Printed Music, Cole Porter Song Album, undated
Printed Music, Jazz: An Exciting Story of Jazz Today, Leonard Feather, undated
Printed Music, Jazz Conception for Saxophone Duets, Lennie Niehaus, 1967
Printed Music, Jazz-Cool Sounds Plus Exciting Progressions, Hal McKusick, undated
Printed Music, Rodgers and Hart Songs,1937
Printed Music, Studies in Jazz Performance, John Mehegan, undated
Printed Music, The 33 by BVC (Bregman, Vocco, and Conn), 1952