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Dizzy Gillespie, Quincy Jones, and Billy Taylor discuss jazz and Africa (with examples)

Description: A longer-form discussion of jazz and its potential antecedents in the music and culture of western Africa between Conover and pianist Billy Taylor, trumpeter Dizzy Gillespie, and bandleader and composer Quincy Jones. This version of the discussion includes examples. This material may have been used in Music USA #2352-B.
Date: 1962
Creator: Conover, Willis
Partner: UNT Music Library

Music USA #695-B, Hungarian Jazz Guests

Description: The entire program for the jazz hour (second hour) of Music USA, aired on November 23, 1956. This program features Hungarian jazz musicians who sent a recording to Conover shortly before the Hungarian Uprising of 1956; this hour was apparently was quickly assembled to replace the original program #695-B which had been recorded in October, but set aside for this replacement. The musicians remain unnamed, presumably for their safety, as Conover notes that it is unknown whether the musicians in the recording were still alive. Gerry Mulligan, Tony Scott, Quincy Jones, J.J. Johnson, and Billy Taylor comment on the musical selections.
Date: November 21, 1956
Creator: Conover, Willis
Partner: UNT Music Library

Ensemble: 2014-11-09 - Avenue C

Description: Jazz vocal concert performed at the UNT College of Music Kenton Hall.
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Date: November 9, 2014
Creator: University of North Texas. Avenue C
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Partner: UNT Music Library
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