This collection includes photographs and audio recordings of interviews with renowned jazz
and rock musicians, created by jazz scholar Frank Kofsky in the late 1960s. Included are
photographic prints, contact sheets, negatives, and 35mm slides of such recording artists as
John Coltrane, Janis Joplin, Jefferson Airplane, Ornette Coleman, and Archie Shepp. The
collection also contains approximately 50 audio recordings of interviews Kofsky conducted
with these musicians and more, each approximately 30 to 90 minutes in length. A small number
of typescripts and clippings of Kofsky's writings is also included.
Copyright for this collection resides with the Regents of the University of California. The
publication or use of any work protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use for
research or educational purposes requires written permission from the copyright owner. UCSC
Special Collections and Archives can grant permission to publish materials to which it holds
the copyright. For permission to reproduce or publish the material, or to order a
reproduction, please visit guides.library.ucsc.edu/speccoll/reproduction-publication.