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Edward Burke recordings

Identifier: CoU-GMA-4

Scope and Contents

Audio tapes, disc recordings, photographs, and papers collected by Ed Burke of Miami, Florida; record producer; owner of Fanfare, Jazz Hour, and Soundcraft recording labels; documenting radio music performances in the United States, 1930-1960, and including radio performances by Glenn Miller, Tommy Dorsey, Benny Goodman, and other important performers from the Swing Era. Recordings contain entire radio broadcasts, many of which were transferred from transcription discs.


  • Creation: Majority of material found in 1930–1950

Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research.

Publication Rights

The American Music Research Center does not control rights to any material in this collection. Requests to publish any material in the collection should be directed to the copyright holders.


3.1 linear feet

Language of Materials



Arranged using the Edward Burke's alpha-numeric cataloguing system.

Physical Location

Housed in the American Music Research Center

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Purchased from Ed Burke in 2010.

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Repository Details

Part of the University of Colorado Boulder Libraries, Rare and Distinctive Collections Repository

1720 Pleasant Street
184 UCB
Boulder Colorado 80503 United States