Fred and Audrey Baker Collection

Scope and Content

Commercial and live recordings of jazz performances, including big and small bands, and ragtime.

Administrative / Biographical History

Fred and Audrey Baker, resident in Sheffield, were dedicated collectors of jazz recordings. As well as purchasing a large number of commercial recordings, some now very rare, they made many live recordings at performances (after obtaining the relevant permissions).

Access Information

Available for reference by appointment with the librarian.


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

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