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Groggy's Mambo and other selections

Description: 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.
Date: 1954~
Creator: Conover, Willis
Partner: UNT Music Library

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
Partner: UNT Music Library

Voices of VISTA: Charlie Byrd

Description: 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.
Date: 1967~
Creator: Conover, Willis
Partner: UNT Music Library

Voices of VISTA: Vikki Carr

Description: 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.
Date: 1967~
Creator: Conover, Willis
Partner: UNT Music Library

Nat "King" Cole Trio with Willis Conover

Description: Willis Conover presents Nat "King" Cole and his trio in a special message broadcast to his sister, Elizabeth, on the occasion of her wedding.
Date: October 9, 1946
Creator: Conover, Willis
Partner: UNT Music Library

Interviews at the Monterey Jazz Festival, 1967

Description: Willis Conover interviews Flavio Ambrosetti, Franco Ambrosetti, Daniel Humair, Niels-Henning Ørsted Pedersen, and George Gruntz at the 1967 Monterey Jazz Festival.
Date: unknown
Creator: Conover, Willis
Partner: UNT Music Library

Voices of VISTA: Interview with Cy Coleman

Description: 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.
Date: 1967~
Creator: Conover, Willis
Partner: UNT Music Library

Voices of VISTA: Interview with Al Hirt

Description: 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.
Date: November 27, 1967
Creator: Conover, Willis
Partner: UNT Music Library

Voices of VISTA: Interview with Tammy Grimes

Description: 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
Date: 1967~
Creator: Conover, Willis
Partner: UNT Music Library

Voices of VISTA: Interview with Peter, Paul & Mary

Description: Willis Conover interviews singing group Peter, Paul & Mary for Voices of VISTA program #1. This recording contains the full Voices of VISTA program.
Date: 1967~
Creator: Conover, Willis
Partner: UNT Music Library

Voices of VISTA: Interview with Doc Severinsen

Description: 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.
Date: December 7, 1967
Creator: Conover, Willis
Partner: UNT Music Library

Voices of VISTA: Interview with Marilyn Maye

Description: 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.
Date: December 9, 1967
Creator: Conover, Willis
Partner: UNT Music Library