Music USA #1638-B, Jazz from Tunis

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The entire program for the jazz hour (second hour) of Music USA. This program replaced the original #1638-B only for the broadcast to North Africa on June 24, 1959. The original #1638-B was broadcast as #1737-B on October 1, 1959. This program, the Tunisian jazz feature, was later broadcast worldwide as #1917-B on March 29, 1960.

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Conover, Willis May 19, 1959.

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This audio recording is part of the collection entitled: Music Library Conover Collection and was provided by UNT Music Library to Digital Library, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 113 times . More information about this recording can be viewed below.

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  • Halfon, Manouche Also an interpreter, with the United States Information Service (USIS) in Tunis

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The entire program for the jazz hour (second hour) of Music USA. This program replaced the original #1638-B only for the broadcast to North Africa on June 24, 1959. The original #1638-B was broadcast as #1737-B on October 1, 1959. This program, the Tunisian jazz feature, was later broadcast worldwide as #1917-B on March 29, 1960.

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Made possible by a grant from the Grammy Foundation.

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Music Library Conover Collection

This small selection of program lists, recording schedules, and promos comes from the collection of Willis Conover (1920-1996), a jazz producer and broadcaster on the Voice of America for over forty years. A much larger collection of Conover materials--including some 22,000 recordings--is available in tangible form at the UNT Music Library.

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  • May 19, 1959

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  • Feb. 4, 2016, 6:32 p.m.

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  • Dec. 20, 2017, 2:42 p.m.

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Conover, Willis. Music USA #1638-B, Jazz from Tunis, audio recording, May 19, 1959; Washington, D.C.. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc800487/: accessed November 17, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Music Library.