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Bill Evans at the Village Vanguard

Description: Bill Evans with Chuck Israels on bass, and Larry Bunker on drums at the Village Vanguard. The reel-to-reel tape container indicates that titles performed include "Slow Dance" and "A Song for Now."
Date: November 14, 1964
Creator: Evans, Bill, 1929-1980
Item Type: Sound

Gerry Mulligan, Moscow Jam Session, 1967, Part I

Description: The first of two recordings from which selections for Music USA #4618-B were taken, featuring Gerry Mulligan playing a borrowed alto saxophone in a jam session at Moscow's Molodezhnoe (Youth) Café.
Date: July 1967
Creator: Conover, Willis
Item Type: Sound

Gerry Mulligan, Moscow Jam Session, 1967, Part II

Description: The second of two recordings from which selections for Music USA #4618-B were taken, featuring Gerry Mulligan playing a borrowed alto saxophone in a jam session at Moscow's Molodezhnoe (Youth) Café.
Date: July 1967
Creator: Conover, Willis
Item Type: Sound

Interview with Ella Fitzgerald, for Voices of VISTA #127

Description: 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.
Date: May 10, 1968
Creator: Conover, Willis
Item Type: Sound

Interview with Gil Evans

Description: An interview with Gil Evans, apparently included in Music USA #4884-B, broadcast May 16, 1968.
Date: March 4, 1968
Creator: Conover, Willis
Item Type: Sound

Music USA #2204-B, Interview with Miriam Makeba

Description: The entire program for the jazz hour (second hour) of Music USA, including an interview with Miriam Makeba, and tune selections from the opera "King Kong," and from the Mal Waldron Trio.
Date: October 21, 1960
Creator: Conover, Willis
Item Type: Sound

Music USA #2232-B, Interview with Woody Herman

Description: The entire program for the jazz hour (second hour) of Music USA, broadcast on February 7, 1961, and later rebroadcast as Music USA #2456-B. This program is the first of a series of three which feature the music of Woody Herman and include an interview with him.
Date: November 15, 1960
Creator: Conover, Willis
Item Type: Sound

Music USA #2233-B, Interview with Woody Herman

Description: The entire program for the jazz hour (second hour) of Music USA, broadcast on February 8, 1961, and later rebroadcast as Music USA #2457-B. This program is the second of a series of three which feature the music of Woody Herman and include an interview with him.
Date: November 16, 1960
Creator: Conover, Willis
Item Type: Sound

Music USA #2234-B, Interview with Woody Herman

Description: The entire program for the jazz hour (second hour) of Music USA, broadcast on February 9, 1961, and later rebroadcast as Music USA #2458-B. This program is the third of a series of three which feature the music of Woody Herman and include an interview with him.
Date: November 17, 1960
Creator: Conover, Willis
Item Type: Sound

Music USA #3661-B, Interview with Alec Wilder

Description: The entire program for the jazz hour (second hour) of Music USA, broadcast January 7, 1965, including tune selections and an interview with Alec Wilder.
Date: October 28, 1964
Creator: Conover, Willis
Item Type: Sound

Music USA #4618-B, Gerry Mulligan in Moscow

Description: The entire program for the jazz hour (second hour) of Music USA, broadcast August 22, 1967, featuring selections from a jam session at the Molodezhnoe (Youth) Café in which Gerry Mulligan played a borrowed alto saxophone.
Date: July 25, 1967
Creator: Conover, Willis
Item Type: Sound

Music USA #4773-A, Duke Ellington at Tanglewood

Description: The entire program for the first hour of Music USA, broadcast on January 24, 1968. It was originally recorded as Music USA #4740-A, broadcast on December 22, 1967.
Date: November 18, 1967
Creator: Conover, Willis
Item Type: Sound

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

Music USA, Ben Webster in Copenhagen, 1965

Description: An unedited program for the second hour (jazz hour) of Music USA, featuring performances by Ben Webster in Copenhagen, Denmark, in September of 1965. A program number and date have not been located; the recording includes technical difficulties encountered on the first selection.
Date: 1965
Creator: Conover, Willis
Item Type: Sound

Music USA playlists, 1967

Description: A partial set of playlists for individual Music USA programs 4386 through 4744, broadcast in 1967. There are 160 pages in this document.
Date: 1967
Creator: Conover, Willis
Item Type: Text

Music USA playlists, 1968

Description: A partial set of playlists for individual Music USA programs 4750 through 5115, broadcast in 1968. There are 172 pages in this document.
Date: 1968
Creator: Conover, Willis
Item Type: Text