Sound recording industry -- United States.
Subject Source: Unspecified ingested source
Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
Series — Case 1: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3; Series 4; Series 5  1
Abstract Frank “Skip” Groff [1948-2019] was a record producer, record store owner, disc jockey, United States Army veteran, and record promoter who was a primary figure in the Washington, D.C. area punk scene in the 1970s and 1980s. The Skip Groff papers includes recordings related to Groff’s career as a disc jockey and record store owner, photographs, correspondence, ephemera, magazines, clippings, and an oral history interview with Groff.
Overview Theodore "Teddy" McRae (1908-1999), nicknamed Mr. Bear, was a tenor saxophone player, arranger and composer. He worked with numerous bandleaders througout his career, including Chick Webb, Charlie Johnson, Elmer Snowden, Stuff Smith, and Lil Armstrong, Benny Morton, Artie Shaw, and Louis Armstrong. In addition he composed two successful tunes, "Back Bay Shuffle" in 1938 and "Traffic Jam" in 1939. In the late1950s, McRae formed Enrica Records and the production company Rae-Cox Records with Eddie...