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Groggy's Mambo and other selections
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.
Interview with Ella Fitzgerald, for Voices of VISTA #127
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.
Willis Conover interviewed in Denmark
An interview with Willis Conover, following an introduction in Danish.
Routes of American Airlines: Montauk Point; Acapulco; San Diego
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.
Routes of American Airlines: Chicago; Dallas; San Francisco
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.
American Airlines: Preventative Maintenance and Progressive Overhaul
Willis Conover narrates a promotional video featuring American Airlines' systems for preventative maintenance, progressive overhaul, and quality assurance.
Routes of American Airlines: Yosemite National Park; Niagara Falls; Grand Canyon National Park
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.
Voices of VISTA: Charlie Byrd
Willis Conover interviews guitarist Charlie Byrd for Voices of VISTA program #39. This recording is the raw audio which was later incorporated into the program.
Voices of VISTA: Vikki Carr
Willis Conover interviews singer Vikki Carr for Voices of VISTA program #155. This recording is the raw audio which was later incorporated into the program.
Nat "King" Cole Trio with Willis Conover
Willis Conover presents Nat "King" Cole and his trio in a special message broadcast to his sister, Elizabeth, on the occasion of her wedding.
Willis Conover interviews Peggy Lee on WWDC
Peggy Lee recites poetry, followed by an interview with Willis Conover.
WWDC, Meet the Composer: Duke Ellington, Part I
Willis Conover presents a program on the music of Duke Ellington.
Willis Conover interviews Stan Kenton, WWDC, January 14, 1947, Part IV
Willis Conover interviews Stan Kenton
Willis Conover interviews Stan Kenton, WWDC, January 14, 1947, Part II
Willis Conover interviews Stan Kenton.
Willis Conover interviews Stan Kenton, WWDC, January 14, 1947, Part III
Willis Conover interviews Stan Kenton.
Don't Shoot the Music! / Nie strzelać do muzyki!
An extended montage of street musicians in New York City.
NBC News: Warsaw Jazz Jamboree
NBC News segment on the Warsaw Jazz Jamboree and Willis Conover's influence on jazz in Eastern Europe.
WRC feature on Willis Conover
WRC television feature on Willis Conover.
The Voice
A documentary on the Voice of America, on the occasion of its 50th anniversary.
1969 New Orleans Jazz Festival, "One at a Time Blues"
"One at a Time Blues," featuring multiple soloists at the 1969 New Orleans Jazz Festival.
Aura Rully with Duke Ellington at the 1972 Newport Jazz Festival
Aura Rully (Urziceanu) performs with Duke Ellington at the 1972 Newport Jazz Festival.
Willis Conover interviews Duke Ellington, WCBS radio
Willis Conover interviews Duke Ellington for WCBS radio.
Interviews at the Monterey Jazz Festival, 1967
Willis Conover interviews Flavio Ambrosetti, Franco Ambrosetti, Daniel Humair, Niels-Henning Ørsted Pedersen, and George Gruntz at the 1967 Monterey Jazz Festival.
Sarah Vaughan and Dizzy Gillespie at the White House, Part I
Sarah Vaughan and Dizzy Gillespie perform at the White House, after introductory remarks from President Jimmy Carter.
Sarah Vaughan and Dizzy Gillespie at the White House, Part II
Sarah Vaughan and Dizzy Gillespie perform at the White House.
Voices of VISTA: Interview with Cy Coleman
Willis Conover interviews Cy Coleman for Voices of VISTA program #70. This recording is part of the raw audio which was later incorporated into the program.
Voices of VISTA: Interview with Al Hirt
Willis Conover interviews trumpeter Al Hirt for Voices of VISTA program #109. This recording is the raw audio which was later incorporated into the program, and includes other recorded segments for the Hirt program and another which featured Charlie Byrd.
Voices of VISTA: Interview with Tammy Grimes
Willis Conover interviews actress and singer Tammy Grimes for Voices of VISTA program #51. This recording is the raw audio which was later incorporated into the program
Voices of VISTA: Interview with Peter, Paul & Mary
Willis Conover interviews singing group Peter, Paul & Mary for Voices of VISTA program #1. This recording contains the full Voices of VISTA program.
Voices of VISTA: Interview with Doc Severinsen
Willis Conover interviews trumpeter and bandleader Doc Severinsen for Voices of VISTA program #112. This recording is the raw audio which was later incorporated into the program.
Voices of VISTA: Interview with Marilyn Maye
Willis Conover interviews singer Marilyn Maye for Voices of VISTA program #117. This recording is the raw audio which was later incorporated into the program.
Willis Conover's House of Sounds, WCBS, December 3, 1960, Part II
The second segment of Willis Conover's House of Sounds program for December 3, 1960, on WCBS radio in New York.
Willis Conover's House of Sounds, WCBS, December 3, 1960, Part I
The first segment of Willis Conover's House of Sounds program for December 3, 1960, on WCBS radio in New York.
Willis Conover interviews Mort Sahl
Willis Conover interviews Mort Sahl.
Willis Conover's House of Sounds, WCBS, December 3, 1960, Part III
The third segment of Willis Conover's House of Sounds program for December 3, 1960, on WCBS radio in New York.
Willis Conover with live quartet on WCBS, featuring Chuck Wayne and Hank Jones
Willis Conover on a radio program on WCBS, apparently sitting in for Martha Wright, featuring a live quartet, and an interview with the bellman of the Algonquin Hotel.
Willis Conover Presents "The" Orchestra of Washington, D.C. - 4
A recording only labeled "Sir Oliver," dated November 30, 1951, and likely of "The" Orchestra of Washington, D.C.
Duke Ellington, final interview with Willis Conover
Willis Conover's last interview with Duke Ellington, with Ellington also playing the piano.
Willis Conover interviews Johnny Mercer
Part 3 of 4 segments of raw audio of Willis Conover's 1970 interview with Johnny Mercer, which was used in the series of seven memorial broadcasts between program numbers #7879-A and #7893-A.
Willis Conover interviews Quincy Jones on WCBS radio
Willis Conover interviews Quincy Jones for WCBS radio. The interview was later incorporated into Music USA #2729-B, broadcast on June 19, 1962.
Willis Conover's House of Sounds, WCBS, February 25, 1961, Part II
The second segment of Willis Conover's House of Sounds program for February 25 1961, on WCBS radio in New York.
Willis Conover's House of Sounds, WCBS, March 4, 1961, Part I
The first segment of Willis Conover's House of Sounds program for March 4, 1961, on WCBS radio in New York.
Willis Conover's House of Sounds, WCBS, March 4, 1961, Part II
The second segment of Willis Conover's House of Sounds program for March 4, 1961, on WCBS radio in New York.
Willis Conover's House of Sounds, WCBS, October 14, 1961, Part I
The first segment of Willis Conover's House of Sounds program for October 14, 1961, on WCBS radio in New York.
Willis Conover's House of Sounds, WCBS, December 2, 1961, Part I
The first segment of Willis Conover's House of Sounds program for December 2, 1961, on WCBS radio in New York.
Willis Conover's House of Sounds, WCBS, October 28, 1961, Part II
The second segment of Willis Conover's House of Sounds program for October 28, 1961, on WCBS radio in New York.
Willis Conover's House of Sounds, WCBS, December 31, 1960, Part I
The first segment of Willis Conover's House of Sounds program for December 31, 1960, on WCBS radio in New York.
Willis Conover's House of Sounds, WCBS, December 24, 1960, Part II
The second segment of Willis Conover's House of Sounds program for December 24, 1960, on WCBS radio in New York.
Willis Conover's House of Sounds, WCBS, January 21, 1961, Part II
The second segment of Willis Conover's House of Sounds program for January 21, 1961, on WCBS radio in New York.
Willis Conover's House of Sounds, WCBS, February 25, 1961, Part I
The first segment of Willis Conover's House of Sounds program for February 25, 1961, on WCBS radio in New York.