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Jay McShann Interview, Wellington Hotel, New York City (typed transcript; folder also included early drafts), March 23, 1976

 File — Box: 6, Folder: 1

Scope and Contents

From the Series:

This series is contained in Boxes 5-7. This series consists of material, compiled by Condell, related to Kansas City Jazz pianist Jay McShann and the writing of his autobiography. Included are a 311-page unpublished manuscript, Confessin' the Blues: the Autobiography of Jay McShann with James F. Condell; interview transcripts and notes; correspondence (arranged in chronological order); a book proposal to University of Missouri Press; a contract agreement between McShann and Condell; discographies and timelines; and other research material such as articles, clippings, notes and ephemera about McShann.


  • March 23, 1976



From the Collection: 22 Linear Feet (LaBudde: 37 manuscript boxes, 40 photographs.)

From the Collection: 48.5 Linear Feet (Marr: 455 Open Reel Audiotapes, 1450 Compact Cassettes, 11 VHS Tapes, 1 CD-R.)

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English

Repository Details

Part of the University of Missouri-Kansas City Special Collections and Archives Repository