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Bob Rush Sheet Music

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3882

This collection features sheet music arrangements from a variety of composers used by the Bob Rush Orchestra. The collection predominantly includes jazz works, many of which were transcribed in the 1950's. The sheet music is stamped as having been property of the Bob Rush Orchestra or Bernard L. Linger.

Dates

  • circa 1950s

Language

This material is in English.

Conditions Governing Access

Collections are stored offsite, and a minimum of 2 business days are needed to retrieve these items for use. Researchers interested in consulting any of the collections are advised to contact Special Collections.

Conditions Governing Use

The copyright interests in this collection remain with the creator. For more information, contact the Special Collections Library.

Extent

0.75 Linear Feet (3 flat boxes)

Abstract

This collection features sheet music arrangements from a variety of composers used by the Bob Rush Orchestra. The collection predominantly includes jazz works, many of which were transcribed in the 1950's.

Biographical/Historical Note

Bob Rush founded Rush's Music Store in Knoxville, Tennessee, in 1958. From the outset of the business, Rush focused on programs for school bands and worked to create affordable instrument rentals for students in addition to providing instrument repair services. Rush passed away from lung cancer in 1977, and his wife, Willene Rush, took over the business. Rush's Music Store remains in business in Knoxville.

Arrangement

This material is arranged alphabetically by song title. The material is in three flat boxes.

Repository Details

Part of the Betsey B. Creekmore Special Collections and University Archives, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville Repository

Contact:
The University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Knoxville TN 37996 USA
865-974-4480