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AZ0080 Mary Lou Williams at Keystone Korner / produced by Joan Medlin

Mary Lou Williams Trio recorded at the Keystone Korner, with Eddie Marshall on drums, Larry...

American Women -- Music and musicians KPFA, May 2, 1977.
AZ0146 Carmen McRae / interviewed by Angela Davis.

Jazz singer, composer and actress Carmen McRae (1920 - 1994) talks with activist Angela Davis (...

American Women -- Music and musicians, American Women -- Women of Color and discrimination KPFA, Jan. 16, 1978.
AZ0298 Red crystal : Sheli Nan / interviewed by Susan Sailow

Sheli Nan is an exceptional composer in the classical/jazz field. Her pieces reflect great...

American Women -- Music and musicians KPFA, Sept. 5, 1978.
AZ0641 Six and seven-eighths for Bernardo Moreno / composed by Phil Lesh.

Avant-garde composition.|SIX AND SEVEN-EIGHTHS FOR BERNARDO MORENO / composed by Phil Lesh...

KPFA, Dec. 11, 1964.
AZ0748 Red Callender speaks / interviewed by Art Sato.

Jazz musician discusses his life and career.

KPFA, 25 Mar. 1984.
BB0879 The Cool world / interviews by Chris Albertson.

Fred Wideman, Hampton Clanton, and Gary Rolling discuss jazz; recordings of Dizy Gillespie,...

WBAI, 19 Nov. 1964.
BB5279 Jazz canto in two parts ; produced by Lawrence Lipton and William Claxton.

Poetry reading and jazz music.

KPFK, 7 Aug. 1971.
BC0374 Breakfast conversation in concert : Anthony Braxton / interviewed by Sandy Silver, Roland Young, and Glen Howell.

Free-style jazz saxophonist discusses his musical philosophy. Includes excerptsfrom his concert...

KPFA, 10 Oct. 1971.
BC0709.21 Jazz guitar / Jim Hall trio (Episode 21 of 33)

The second half of WBAI's Free Music Store concert from December 17, 1971 devoted to guitars (...

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WBAI, 17 Dec. 1971.
BC0709.25 Roland Hanna (Episode 25 of 33)

Roland Hanna, piano, performs a jazz set with Clarence "Scoby" Stroman, drums, and Ron...

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WBAI, 7 Mar. 1972.
BC0972 In memorium : Lee Morgan.

Jazz musicians perform in honor of the murdered trumpeter. Includes performances by Bobbi...

WBAI, June 1972.
BC1920 Earl Turbinton, Jr. : with Nucleus.

New Orleans jazz saxaphonist performs on the clarinet, bell tree, African flute and Kalimbu.

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Denise -- Mardi Gras in New Orleans -- Love supreme -- Creator has a master plan.

KPFT, 24 July 1974.
BC2033 Cole Porter retrospective / produced by Clare Spark.

Retrospective of Cole Porter's less well known songs, collected by Warren Lyons and Harvey...

KPFK, 6-13 June 1974.
BC2328 Teddi King interviewed by Marian McPartland

Host Marian McPartland interviews and plays selection of music by jazz singer Teddi King (1929...

American Women -- Music and musicians WBAI, 14 Mar. 1975.
BC2329 Rex Reed / hosted by Marian McPartland.

Discussion of jazz and music in general.

WBAI, 28 Mar. 1975.
BC2330A Jazz / hosted by Marian McPartland. (Episode 4 of 8, Part 1 of 2)

Jazz commentary and examples.

WBAI, 20 Dec. 1974.
BC2330B Jazz / hosted by Marian McPartland. (Episode 4 of 8, Part 1 of 2)

Jazz commentary and examples.

WBAI, 20 Dec. 1974.
BC2333 Whitney Balliett / hosted by Marian McPartland.

Jazz writer discusses music and his career.

WBAI, 28 Feb. 1975.
BC2581 Rag revival revisited / Max Morath ; interviewed by Judy Sherman.

Discussion of rag music, his development, and some rag composers such as Scott Joplin and Irving...

WBAI, 197-.
BC2986.01-.10 San Diego folk festival : 1976 / produced by Howard and Roz Larman.

Actuality of country western, folk and jazz music from the annual music festival.

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pt.1. Old Hat Band, Faith Petril, Jon Paul and Cottonmouth Darcy's Jazz Vipers (2 reels :...

WBAI, 19-28 July 1976.
BZ0022.01 Performer / produced by Deborah Jane Lamberton and Karl Signell.

Twelve half-hour programs which explore new ways of thinking about all music: classical, jazz,...

16 June 1987.
BZ0022.02 Listener / produced by Deborah Jane Lamberton and Karl Signell.

Twelve half-hour programs which explore new ways of thinking about all music: classical, jazz,...

16 June 1987.
BZ0022.03 Commerce / produced by Deborah Jane Lamberton and Karl Signell.

Twelve half-hour programs which explore new ways of thinking about all music: classical, jazz,...

16 June 1987.
BZ0022.04 Time / produced by Deborah Jane Lamberton and Karl Signell.

Twelve half-hour programs which explore new ways of thinking about all music: classical, jazz,...

16 June 1987.
BZ0022.05 Creative spirit / produced by Deborah Jane Lamberton and Karl Signell.

Twelve half-hour programs which explore new ways of thinking about all music: classical, jazz,...

16 June 1987.
BZ0022.06 Body / produced by Deborah Jane Lamberton and Karl Signell.

Twelve half-hour programs which explore new ways of thinking about all music: classical, jazz,...

16 June 1987.
BZ0022.07 Tools / produced by Deborah Jane Lamberton and Karl Signell.

Twelve half-hour programs which explore new ways of thinking about all music: classical, jazz,...

16 June 1987.
BZ0022.08 Words / produced by Deborah Jane Lamberton and Karl Signell.

Twelve half-hour programs which explore new ways of thinking about all music: classical, jazz,...

16 June 1987.
BZ0022.09 Brain / produced by Deborah Jane Lamberton and Karl Signell.

Twelve half-hour programs which explore new ways of thinking about all music: classical, jazz,...

16 June 1987.
BZ0022.10 Technology / produced by Deborah Jane Lamberton and Karl Signell.

Twelve half-hour programs which explore new ways of thinking about all music: classical, jazz,...

16 June 1987.
BZ0022.11 Meaning / produced by Deborah Jane Lamberton and Karl Signell.

Twelve half-hour programs which explore new ways of thinking about all music: classical, jazz,...

16 June 1987.
BZ0022.12 Defining / produced by Deborah Jane Lamberton and Karl Signell.

Twelve half-hour programs which explore new ways of thinking about all music: classical, jazz,...

16 June 1987.
IZ0058 Specially voiced jazz / Jay Clayton ; interviewed by Jude Quintiere.

Vocalist-composer Jay Clayton demonstrates diverse musical styles, and talks with Jude Quintiere...

American Women -- Music and musicians WBAI, 19 Jan. 1977.
IZ0061 Kwela : the music of Dudu Pukwana / produced by Edward Haber.

Musical career of South African jazz alto saxophonist in groups: Gwigwi's band, Assagai,...

WBAI, Sept. 22, 1977.
IZ0112 Duke Ellington at Basin Street East.

A live performance.

WBAI, 1976?
IZ0114 Duke Ellington swings.

Interviews with music from old recordings.

WBAI, 1976?
IZ1357 Manhattan Theatre Club poetry cabaret

This is a recording of the Manhattan Theatre Club's "Writers in performance"...

American Women -- Poetry WBAI, August 22, 1979
IZ1399 Wild women don't get the blues (Part 2 only)

Aircheck of program produced by Donna Allegra of music by Black women, acapella, jazz, blues,...

American Women -- Women of Color and discrimination, American Women -- Music and musicians WBAI, Feb. 29, 1980
IZ1409 Jazz music / hosted by Susan Mannheimer

This program was mis-labeled as "Abortion and birth control," but after digitization...

WBAI, 1974~
KZ0251 From slaves' blues to acid rock / produced by Carlos Hagen.

Documentary tracing the development of rock music. Based on a paper by Sue Critchfield and Bill...

KPFK, Oct. 24, 1977.
KZ0866 Straight life / by Art Pepper ; interviewed by Bob Rosenbaum.

Alto saxophonist talks about his survival through drug addiction and prison; includes examples...

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Box notes: Alto saxophonist Art Pepper has lead the kind of life other people would like to...

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KPFK, Apr. 18, 1980.
KZ0911 Gil Scott-Heron / interviewed by Anita Frankel.

On his music and political views; includes recorded music.

KPFK, Mar. 21, 1980.
KZ1350 Johnny Otis : an audition tape.

Introductory program to the Johnny Otis program of jazz music.

KPFK, 13 Dec. 1983.
KZ1361 Screamin' Jay Hawkins / produced by Johnny Otis.

Collection of jazz, blues and folk music.

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Work with me Annie / Hank Ballard -- No more doggin / Roscoe Gordon -- Hey Senorita / Penguins...

KPFK, 1984.
KZ1362 Willie Dixon / produced by Johnny Otis.

Collection of jazz, blues and folk music.

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Honey hush / Big Joe Turner -- Drivin wheel / Junior Parker -- Big boss man / Jimmy Reed --...

KPFK, 1984.
KZ1363 Koko Taylro and Big Jay McNeely / produced by Johnny Otis.

Collection of jazz, blues and folk music.|KOKO TAYLOR AND BIG JAY McNEELY / produced by Johnny...

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Jim dandy / Lavere Baker -- It's just a matter of time / Brook Benton -- I'd rather go...

KPFK, 19 Sept. 1984.
KZ1364 Dootsie Williams and Ray Campi / produced by Johnny Otis.

Collection of jazz, blues and folk music.

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Baby workout / Jackie Wilson -- Saturday night fish fry / Jordan Louis -- Evil Gal blue / Lionel...

KPFK, 18 July 1984.
KZ1365 Ruth Brown and Roger Hamilton / produced by Johnny Otis.

Collection of jazz, blues and folk music.

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Turn on your lovelight / Bobby Bland -- Mother's day / Papa John Creach -- Travelin'...

KPFK, 1984.
KZ1366 Ted Taylor and Bobby Del Rey / produced by Johnny Otis.

Collection of jazz, blues and folk music.

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Finger poppin' time / Hank Ballard -- Scratch my back / Harpo Slim -- Spish spash / Bobby...

KPFK,1984.
KZ1545 Night journey : interview with Spike Lee / produced and interviewed by James Graves.

Spike Lee talks about his new movie, Mo' Better Blues. He describes the influence of his...

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pt.1. Knock Out the box / Branford Marcelis Quintet -- pt.2. Pop top 40 / Branford Marcelis...

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pt.1. Knock Out the box / Branford Marcelis Quintet -- pt.2. Pop top 40 / Branford Marcelis...

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PZ0170.01 Astor Piazzolla.

Series of twelve one-hour concerts.|ASTOR PIAZZOLLA...

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Performance by Astor Piazzolla and his sextet. Their music is based upon dance rhythms (Tango,...

Satellite, 6 June 1990.
PZ0170.03 The Skatalites.

Series of twelve one-hour concerts.|THE SKATALITES...

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Performance by The Skatalites, a Jamaican based jazz instrumental combo. In the excitement...

Satellite, 13 June 1990.
PZ0343.006 The Birth of Bebop

Rebroadcast of 7/17/98 The Birth of Bebop We will be thinking abouth early jazz and how the...

October 8, 1998
PZ0343.047 The Birth of Bebop

The Birth of Bebop A revisitation -- We will be thinking about early jazz and how the music know...

December 4, 1998
SZ0080 The Flow of the moment / Charles Lloyd ; interviewed by John Knoerle.

Jazz musician on his life and music; includes performance.

KCSB, 1971.
SZ0081 All that improvised jazz / Johnny Otis ; interviewed by John Knoerle.

Jazz musician on his life and music; includes performance.

KCSB, 1971.
SZ0405 Jazz and Toshiko Akiyashi / interviewed by Toni Lester.

Internationally renown female jazz artist--she is a composer, pianist, and band leader--...

Jan. 1987.
SZ0425.01-.13 Jazztown / narrated by Ellis Marsalis ; produced by Steve Pierce.

Series which explores the contemporary New Orleans jazz scene; from avant-garde to more...

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r.1. Dirty Dozen Brass Band (59 min.) -- r.2. Chester Zardis and Placide Adams band (59 min) --...

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r.1. Dirty Dozen Brass Band (59 min.) -- r.2. Chester Zardis and Placide Adams band (59 min) --...

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SZ0444.01 Phil Giordano's Big Band and Rachelle Ferrell / produced by Elisabeth Perez-Luna and Judi Moore Smith.

Performance documentary featuring Giordano and Ferrell. Giordano plays standard jazz tunes and...

Satellite, 22 Mar. 1988.
SZ0444.04 Wilber Force and Luther Thomas / produced by Elisabeth Perez-Luna and Judi Moore Smith.

Performance documentary featuring Wilber Force and Luther Thomas. The Wilber Force quartet...

Satellite, 22 Mar. 1988.
SZ0444.06 Third Kind of Blue and Jack Walrath / produced by Elisabeth Perez-Luna and Judi Moore Smith.

Performance documentary featuring Third Kind of Blue and Walrath. Third Kind of Blue is a modern...

Satellite, 22 Mar. 1988.
SZ0444.07 Skyline and Trapezoid / produced by Elisabeth Perez-Luna and Judi Moore Smith.

Performance documentary featuring Skyline and Trapezoid. Skyline is an innovative bluegrass...

Satellite, 22 Mar. 1988.
SZ0444.09 Quest and Rory Stuart / produced by Elisabeth Perez-Luna and Judi Moore Smith.

Performance documentary featuring Dave Liebman and Rory Stuart. Liebman, a saxophonist for Miles...

Satellite, 22 Mar. 1988.
SZ0444.12 Billy Harper and Fred Houn / produced by Elisabeth Perez-Luna and Judi Moore Smith.

Performance documentary featuring Harper and Houn. Fred Harper leads a group on the tenor...

Satellite, 22 Mar. 1988.
SZ0445.05 David Torn : the new fusion / produced by John Biliberto and Kimberly Haas.

Weekly radio documentary which explores the merging of music and technology. Torn explores his...

Satellite, Summer, 1987.
SZ0473.01 Oregon : world music / produced by John Diliberto and Kimberly Haas.

Weekly radio documentary which explores the merging of music and technology. Oregon plays a...

Satellite, Summer/Fall 1988.
SZ0473.09 John Abercrombie and Bill Frisell : digital jazz / produced by John Diliberto and Kimberly Haas.

Weekly radio documentary which explores the merging of music and technology. Guitarists...

Satellite, Summer/Fall 1988.
SZ0490.08 Michael William Gilbert and Laraaji : trans-world music / produced by John Diliberto and Kimberly Haas.

Weekly radio documentary which explores the merging of music and technology. Gilbert has created...

Fall, 1989.
SZ0490.09 Michael Mantler and Michael Nyman : classical word jazz / produced by John Diliberto and Kimberly Haas.

Weekly radio documentary which explores the merging of music and technology. Nyman composes...

Fall, 1989.
SZ0496.04 John Zorn : collages, cartoons and controlled chaos / produced by John Diliberto and Kimberly Haas.

Weekly radio documentary which explores the merging of music and technology. John Zorn has...

Summer, 1989.
SZ0517.01 The White eagles : the Willie Colon Orchestra / produced by WGBH and WPFW.

Recordings from a music festival held in the Congo Square area of New Orleans, featuring music...

Satellite, 26 June 1989.
SZ0517.02 Exuma : Sugar Minot / produced by WGBH and WPFW.

Recordings from a music festival held in the Congo square area of New orleans, featuring music...

Satellite, 26 June 1989.
SZ0517.03 Willie T. : Hugh Masakela / produced by WGBH and WPFW.

Recordings from a music festival held in the Congo Square area of New Orleans, featuring music...

Satellite, 26 June 1989.
SZ0534.05 Craig Harris and David Murray and Amiri Baraka / produced by Elisabeth Perez-Luna and Len Perskie.

Performance music documentary. Trombonist Harris, one of the new wave of modern jazz performers...

Satellite, 15 Mar. 1990.
SZ0534.07 John D'Amico and Bobby Zankel / produced by Elisabeth Perez-Luna and Len Perskie.

Performance music documentary. Pianist D'Amico has developed a classical approach to jazz,...

Satellite, 22 Mar. 1990.
SZ0534.09 Walt Michael and Friends and The Red Clay Ramblers / produced by Elisabeth Perez-Luna and Len Perskie.

Performance music documentary. Michael plays a large version of the dulcimer within a group...

Satellite, 29 Mar. 1990.
SZ0534.11 Billy Bang and the string trio of New York / produced by Elisabeth Perez-Luna and Len Perskie.

Performance music documentary. Jazz violinist Bang plays in a style which combines blues and raw...

Satellite, 5 Apr. 1990.
SZ0578.01 Miles Davis, the early years : 1926-1946.

Documentary on the life, development, and influences on Miles Davis. Includes words and music by...

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pt.1. Miles' youth : friends, father, trumpet influences, the Blues, fashion, Big Bands --...

Satellite, 19 Sept. 1990.
SZ0578.02 Miles Davis, New York to Paris and back : 1945-1956.

Documentary on the life, development, and influences on Miles Davis. Includes words and music by...

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pt.1. Playing with Charlie Parker -- pt.2. His success in Paris -- pt.3. Birth of the Cool -- pt...

Satellite, 25 Sept. 1990.
SZ0578.03 Miles Davis, midnight idol : 1956-1960.

Documentary on the life, development, and influences on Miles Davis. This program examines the...

Satellite, 3 Oct. 1990.
SZ0578.04 Miles Davis, the 60's are electric : 1959-1969.

Documentary on the life, development, and influences on Miles Davis. Includes words and music by...

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pt.1. Musical demonstration from White and Duke -- pt.2. Sketches of Spain -- pt.3. The...

Satellite, 10 Oct. 1990.
SZ0578.05 Miles Davis, retirement and rebirth : the 70's and 80's.

Documentary on the life, development, and influences on Miles Davis. Includes words and music by...

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pt.1. Blues and rock 'n' roll -- pt.2. Jazz fusion -- pt.3. Sharing the bill with the...

Satellite, 17 Oct. 1990.
SZ0578.06 Behind the scenes with Miles Davis.

Documentary on the life, development, and influences on Miles Davis.|BEHIND THE SCENES WITH...

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pt.1. Studio outtakes ; development of the tune "Budo" ; outtakes from "Saeta...

Satellite, 24 Oct. 1990.
SZ0578.07 Miles Davis live.

Special 2 hour music program featuring digital tapes recorded exclusively for the Miles Davis...

Satellite, 18 Sept. 1990.
SZ0685.38 Crossroads / produced by Elisabeth Perez-Luna.

Ongoing weekly radio newsmagazine focusing upon minority issues and broader issues from a...

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pt.1. Conditions on the Mexican-United States border : part 1 / Lex Gillespie (5:09) -- pt.2....

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pt.1. Conditions on the Mexican-United States border : part 1 / Lex Gillespie (5:09) -- pt.2....

Satellite, 8 Jan. 1993.
SZ0701 New Orleans, 92! / hosted by Delfeayo Marsalis ; produced by WGBH Radio.

Four one hour programs which present samples of live performances including: New Orleans...

Satellite, 22 May 1992.
SZ0759.14 Crossroads / produced by Elizabeth Perez-Luna.

Ongoing weekly radio newsmagazine focusing upon minority issues and broader issues from a...

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pt.1. Racial discrimination at Denny's Restaurants / Claire Greene (5:24) -- pt.2. Arabian...

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pt.1. Racial discrimination at Denny's Restaurants / Claire Greene (5:24) -- pt.2. Arabian...

Satellite, 23 July 1993.
SZ0773.01 Sun Ra & The Cosmo-Love Arkestra / produced by Roberta Penn and Joan Rabinowitz ; hosted by Roberta Penn.

Thirteen part series which examines the work of jazz artists whose music has expanded the...

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Examination of Sun Ra's ten piece Cosmo Love Arkestra, which includes Marshall Allen, John...

1993.
SZ0773.03 Ralph Towner and Denney Goodhew / produced by Roberta Penn and Joan Rabinowitz ; hosted by Roberta Penn.

Thirteen part series which examines the work of jazz artists whose music has expanded the...

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Guitarist, keyboardist and composer Ralph Towner demonstrated his music, especially his work...

1993.
SZ0773.05 Myra Melford / produced by Roberta Penn and Joan Rabinowitz ; hosted by Roberta Penn.

Thirteen part series which examines the work of jazz artists whose music has expanded the...

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Pianist Myra Melford performs swing, gospel, folk, blues, and free jazz, with bassist Lindsay...

1993.
WZ0126 John Coltrane / produced by A.B. Spellman.

Biography and discography of Coltrane up to 1960.|JOHN COLTRANE / produced by A.B. Spellman...

WPFW, 1977?
WZ0133 On Lee Morgan / produced by Ted Brawner.

On his life and music.

WPFW,
WZ0135 Two jazz birthdays celebrated / produced by Mary Kasamatsu.

Musical biographies of jazz musicians, Hank Mobley and Joe Zawinul.

WPFW, July 7, 1977.
WZ0136 On Oscar Peterson / produced by Mary Kasamatsu.

On his life and music.

WPFW, Aug. 15, 1977.
WZ0140 On George Shearing / produced by Mary Kasamatsu.

On his life and music.

WPFW, Aug. 13, 1977.
WZ0141 On Russell Procope / produced by Mary Kasamatsu.

On his life and music.

WPFW, Aug. 11, 1977.
WZ0142 Art vs. commerce / Thad Jones and Mel Lewis ; interviewed by John Conyers.

On the music industry's failure to support and promote jazz.

WPFW, 1977?
WZ0144 Dizzy Gillespie : the man and his music / produced by John Conyers.

The music of Gillespie. Part two of A biography.

WPFW, Dec. 22, 1976.
WZ0146 Four friends talk about jazz / Clark Terry, Al Butterfield, Yale Lewis, and John Conyers.

On jazz around the world. Contains musical examples.

WPFW, Feb., 1977.
WZ0147 Dizzy Gillespie : a biography / produced by John Conyers.

Musical biography of Gillespie. Part one of The man and his music.|DIZZY GILLESPIE : A BIOGRAPHY...

WPFW, Dec. 22, 1976.
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