Welcome to Julius Hemphill : Composer, a website created to support researchers and artists who want to make new recordings, performances, editions, and interpretations of Hemphill’s music. The Julius Hemphill Papers is an archival collection at New York University Special Collections & Archives relating to the work of composer and saxophonist Julius Hemphill (1938–1995). The collection has three main components:
Hemphill’s notated compositional corpus, comprising about 250 works, represented through autograph scores, sketches, compositional notebooks, and parts in manuscript;
About 180 archival audio and visual documents, which include rehearsals, concerts, recording sessions, interviews, and practice sessions, and which also document Hemphill’s multimedia and collaborative theatrical works;
Personal papers and related documents.