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Music USA #5262-B [part], Duke Ellington at the White House, Part I

Description: The first part of a series of Music USA programs on Duke Ellington's 70th birthday party at the White House. This segment is the last 17 minutes of Music USA #5262-B, the rest of which featured the Miles Davis album "Odyssey!" (Prestige 7540). The program was originally broadcast on May 27, 1969.
Date: April 29, 1969
Creator: Conover, Willis
Item Type: Sound
Partner: UNT Music Library

Music USA #345-B, Interview with Peggy Lee

Description: The entire program for the jazz hour (second hour) of Music USA, including tune selections and an interview with Peggy Lee.
Date: September 21, 1955
Creator: Conover, Willis
Item Type: Sound
Partner: UNT Music Library

Music USA #251-B, Interview with Eartha Kitt

Description: The entire program for the jazz hour (second hour) of Music USA, including tune selections and an interview with Eartha Kitt.
Date: July 20, 1955
Creator: Conover, Willis
Item Type: Sound
Partner: UNT Music Library

Music USA #181-B, Interview with Billy Taylor

Description: The entire program for the jazz hour (second hour) of Music USA, including tune selections and an interview with pianist Billy Taylor.
Date: May 25, 1955
Creator: Conover, Willis
Item Type: Sound
Partner: UNT Music Library

Music USA #230-B, Interview with Chet Baker

Description: The entire program for the jazz hour (second hour) of Music USA, including tune selections and an interview with Chet Baker.
Date: June 29, 1955
Creator: Conover, Willis
Item Type: Sound
Partner: UNT Music Library

Willis Conover at the microphone

Description: Photograph of Willis Conover at a microphone at radio station WWDC, Washington, D.C., holding a cigarette in one hand, and the May 1949 issue of Metronome magazine in the other. Fran Warren is on the cover of the magazine.
Date: 1949
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: UNT Music Library

Willis Conover

Description: Portrait of Willis Conover.
Date: 195u
Creator: Ankers Photography
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: UNT Music Library

Portrait of Willis Conover

Description: Portrait of Willis Conover, used in promotional materials for radio stations WWDC and WEAM.
Date: 195u
Creator: Glogau
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: UNT Music Library

Willis Conover broadcasting from Hotel Statler, Washington, D.C.

Description: Photograph of Willis Conover, standing at the microphone at the right, with two unidentified colleagues, broadcasting for radio station WWDC-FM in the South American Room of the Hotel Statler (now the Capital Hilton), Washington, D.C.
Date: 195u
Creator: Norm Robbins
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: UNT Music Library

Music USA #357-B, Interview with Dave Brubeck

Description: The entire program for the jazz hour (second hour) of Music USA, including tune selections and an interview with Dave Brubeck.
Date: November 10, 1955
Creator: Conover, Willis
Item Type: Sound
Partner: UNT Music Library

Music USA: Transcript of Clifford Brown Memorial Program

Description: Transcript of Music USA program #576-B, a tribute to jazz trumpeter Clifford Brown, who died on June 26, 1956. The original interview was done on December 6, 1955, and first aired on Music USA #376-B.
Date: June 30, 1956
Item Type: Text
Partner: UNT Music Library

Music USA: Transcript of Program Featuring Bing Crosby

Description: Transcript of Willis Conover's interview with Bing Crosby, with scripts for Bing Crosby's introductions to musical selections. Text in the interview places it after Music USA #1422, the Irving Berlin tribute program (November 1958).
Date: 1958?
Item Type: Text
Partner: UNT Music Library