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 Collection: Music Library Conover Collection
Routes of American Airlines: Chicago; Dallas; San Francisco

Routes of American Airlines: Chicago; Dallas; San Francisco

Date: 196u
Creator: American Airlines
Description: Willis Conover narrates promotional films for American Airlines. The films are from reels found in the Willis Conover Collection, not corrected for color. This set of films features large American cities.
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Routes of American Airlines: Montauk Point; Acapulco; San Diego

Routes of American Airlines: Montauk Point; Acapulco; San Diego

Date: 196u
Creator: American Airlines
Description: Willis Conover narrates promotional films for American Airlines. The films are from reels found in the Willis Conover Collection, not corrected for color. This set of films features fishing destinations.
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Routes of American Airlines: Yosemite National Park; Niagara Falls; Grand Canyon National Park

Routes of American Airlines: Yosemite National Park; Niagara Falls; Grand Canyon National Park

Date: 196u
Creator: American Airlines
Description: Willis Conover narrates promotional films for American Airlines. The films are from reels found in the Willis Conover Collection, not corrected for color. This set of films features two U.S. national parks, and Niagara Falls State Park.
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Willis Conover

Willis Conover

Date: 195u
Creator: Ankers Photography
Description: Portrait of Willis Conover.
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Louis Armstrong reel addressed to Joe Glaser

Louis Armstrong reel addressed to Joe Glaser

Date: 1959
Creator: Armstrong, Louis, 1901-1971
Description: A tape from Louis Armstrong, with the container addressed to his manager, Joe Glaser. The contents of the tape include recorded music and a spoken message from Armstrong.
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Don't Shoot the Music! / Nie strzelać do muzyki!

Don't Shoot the Music! / Nie strzelać do muzyki!

Date: 1979
Creator: Centralna Wytwórnia Programów i Filmów Telewizyjnych Poltel
Description: An extended montage of street musicians in New York City.
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1969 New Orleans Jazz Festival, "One at a Time Blues"

1969 New Orleans Jazz Festival, "One at a Time Blues"

Date: 1969
Creator: Conover, Willis
Description: "One at a Time Blues," featuring multiple soloists at the 1969 New Orleans Jazz Festival.
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Aura Rully with Duke Ellington at the 1972 Newport Jazz Festival

Aura Rully with Duke Ellington at the 1972 Newport Jazz Festival

Date: July 8, 1972
Creator: Conover, Willis
Description: Aura Rully (Urziceanu) performs with Duke Ellington at the 1972 Newport Jazz Festival.
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Debrecen Jazz Days 1981

Debrecen Jazz Days 1981

Date: 1981
Creator: Conover, Willis
Description: Handwritten notes relating to the Debrecan Jazz Days, July-August 1981
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Dizzy Gillespie, Quincy Jones, and Billy Taylor discuss jazz and Africa

Dizzy Gillespie, Quincy Jones, and Billy Taylor discuss jazz and Africa

Date: March 7, 1961
Creator: Conover, Willis
Description: A recording of a discussion on jazz and Africa by Billy Taylor, Quincy Jones, and Dizzy Gillespie, apparently made for use in Music USA #2352-B.
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Duke Ellington, final interview with Willis Conover

Duke Ellington, final interview with Willis Conover

Date: September 5, 1973
Creator: Conover, Willis
Description: Willis Conover's last interview with Duke Ellington, with Ellington also playing the piano.
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Gerry Mulligan, Moscow Jam Session, 1967, Part I

Gerry Mulligan, Moscow Jam Session, 1967, Part I

Date: July 1967
Creator: Conover, Willis
Description: The first of two recordings from which selections for Music USA #4618-B were taken, featuring Gerry Mulligan playing a borrowed alto saxophone in a jam session at Moscow's Molodezhnoe (Youth) Café.
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Gerry Mulligan, Moscow Jam Session, 1967, Part II

Gerry Mulligan, Moscow Jam Session, 1967, Part II

Date: July 1967
Creator: Conover, Willis
Description: The second of two recordings from which selections for Music USA #4618-B were taken, featuring Gerry Mulligan playing a borrowed alto saxophone in a jam session at Moscow's Molodezhnoe (Youth) Café.
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Groggy's Mambo and other selections

Groggy's Mambo and other selections

Date: 1954~
Creator: Conover, Willis
Description: A live recording of mambo selections. The title "Groggy's Mambo" appears to refer to Maurice "Groggy" Gervitsch, the proprietor of the Cairo Hotel in Washington, D.C., where Gervitsch organized mambo dances in 1954. The group may have been led by Buddy Rowell.
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Hand-Written Program Lists, 1978-1981

Hand-Written Program Lists, 1978-1981

Date: 1978/1981
Creator: Conover, Willis
Description: Handwritten program lists for Music USA, 1978-1981.
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Hand-Written Program Lists, 1981-1982

Hand-Written Program Lists, 1981-1982

Date: unknown
Creator: Conover, Willis
Description: Handwritten cue sheets for Music USA, 1981-1982. Includes: Individual Program Lists, February and March 1978; Handwritten Program Lists, December 1981; Handwritten Program Lists, January-March 1982; Interview with Lee Bark; Notes for Art Farmer program; UDC Lab Jazz Band; Toni Wilson notes.
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Hand-Written Program Lists, 1982-1983

Hand-Written Program Lists, 1982-1983

Date: unknown
Creator: Conover, Willis
Description: Handwritten cue sheets for Music USA, 1982-1983. Includes: Handwritten Program Lists, September-December 1982; Handwritten Program Lists, January-February 1983.
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Hand-Written Program Lists, Dates Unknown

Hand-Written Program Lists, Dates Unknown

Date: unknown
Creator: Conover, Willis
Description: Handwritten cue sheets for Music USA, unknown dates. Includes: Gyorgy Szabados, piano: Budapest; "Philadelphia" Jerry Ricks, vocals & guitar: USA; Radio Big Band: Berlin; Pori Bigband featuring Ted Burson: Finland; Jazz group of Rousse/Bulgaria; Kati Bontovica and Supertrio: Budapest; Fusti-Labatos Quintet featuring Tat Guinez, conga: Budapest; Thermacnius Quartet: Kobenhaven; Jana Koubkova Trio: Proha; Graham Collier Band: London; Team/Tamas Berki: Budapest; Binder Quintet: Budapest; Jazz Workshop of Debrecen; Pege Quintet: Budapest; Tomsits Quartet: Novi Dad, Yugoslavia; Albert Mangelsforff, trombone & Weet Gev. Aladar Pege, bass: Budapest; String Connection: Warsaw, Poland; Markovic-Gut Sextet: Beograd, Yugoslavia; Christian Esconde and his Workshop: Paris, France; Siger Small Band: London; Workshop Group of Gyorgy Nukan; Sattinus, Budapest; Erich Klunshuster Quintet: Vienna, Austria; Jazz Band Radi Ostrava: Tscheckoslovakia; Enrico Rava Quartet: Milano, Italy; Workshop Group of Gyorgy Szabados: Budapest; Kaszako Group: Budapest; Hulin Quintet: Szeged, Hungary.
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Handwritten Program Lists, March-July 1982

Handwritten Program Lists, March-July 1982

Date: 1982
Creator: Conover, Willis
Description: Handwritten cue sheets for Music USA, March-July 1982.
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Individual Program List, 1981

Individual Program List, 1981

Date: unknown
Creator: Conover, Willis
Description: Hour-by-hour breakdown of music played on Music USA, 1981. Includes: Duke Ellington Tribute Programs, April 1978. Handwritten program notes, 1978-1979 and unknown date.
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Individual Program List, July-October 1982

Individual Program List, July-October 1982

Date: 1982
Creator: Conover, Willis
Description: Hour-by-hour breakdown of music played on Music USA, July-October 1982.
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Interview with Benny Goodman

Interview with Benny Goodman

Date: December 21, 1955
Creator: Conover, Willis
Description: Unedited audio of Willis Conover's interview with Benny Goodman, including short statements for various broadcast services within VOA, and a longer interview presumably for Music USA #394-B.
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Interview with Ella Fitzgerald, for Voices of VISTA #127

Interview with Ella Fitzgerald, for Voices of VISTA #127

Date: May 10, 1968
Creator: Conover, Willis
Description: Willis Conover interviews Ella Fitzgerald for "Voices of VISTA" program number 127. The short programs featured various celebrities and were used, like Treasury broadcasts in decades past, to promote the U.S. government's Volunteers in Service to America program.
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Interview with Gil Evans

Interview with Gil Evans

Date: March 4, 1968
Creator: Conover, Willis
Description: An interview with Gil Evans, apparently included in Music USA #4884-B, broadcast May 16, 1968.
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