Max Abrams Collection

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      GB 2942 MA
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      6 boxes of private paper and diaries, c50 book manuscripts, 1 box of reel-to-reel tapes, 1 box of photos and films

Scope and Content

Diaries, scrapbooks and correspondence of Max Abrams. Also manuscripts of his drumming publications, corresponding reel-to-reel tapes, and a nmber of personal photographs and films.

Administrative / Biographical History

Max Abrams was a drummer, teacher of drums and author of drum tutors. He kept detailed diaries between 1943 and 1992, which document his performance career and information about his pupils, as well as personal information. He wrote around 50 jazz tutor books

Access Information

Available for reference by appointment with the librarian.


Description created by Claire Marsh, Librarian, Leeds College of Music

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