Bob LaPlante interview with Don Byas; unidentified recording

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In the first track, Bob LaPlante interviews Don Byas in 1965. The second track, from the other side of the tape reel, is an unidentified jazz ensemble for roughly the first half. The ensemble in the second half is identified at 27:05 as the Ole Dixon Trio.

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Conover, Willis November 2, 1965.

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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 288 times , with 9 in the last month . More information about this recording can be viewed below.

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In the first track, Bob LaPlante interviews Don Byas in 1965. The second track, from the other side of the tape reel, is an unidentified jazz ensemble for roughly the first half. The ensemble in the second half is identified at 27:05 as the Ole Dixon Trio.

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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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  • November 2, 1965

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  • July 7, 2017, 12:23 a.m.

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  • July 7, 2017, 11:32 a.m.

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Conover, Willis. Bob LaPlante interview with Don Byas; unidentified recording, audio recording, November 2, 1965; (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc983758/: accessed November 13, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Music Library.