Music USA #770-B, Duke Ellington Hour

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The entire program for the jazz hour (second hour) of Music USA, featuring the music of Duke Ellington, with selections from the 1956 Newport Jazz Festival, including the entirety of "Diminuendo and Crescendo in Blue." This program was broadcast on February 6, 1957.

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Conover, Willis January 9, 1957.

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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 395 times , with 6 in the last month . More information about this recording can be viewed below.

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The entire program for the jazz hour (second hour) of Music USA, featuring the music of Duke Ellington, with selections from the 1956 Newport Jazz Festival, including the entirety of "Diminuendo and Crescendo in Blue." This program was broadcast on February 6, 1957.

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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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  • January 9, 1957

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  • Feb. 4, 2016, 6:32 p.m.

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  • Feb. 5, 2016, 1:55 p.m.

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Conover, Willis. Music USA #770-B, Duke Ellington Hour, audio recording, January 9, 1957; Washington, D.C.. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc800493/: accessed September 23, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Music Library.