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Pop Chronicles Interviews #131 - Nat "King" Cole

Description: Interview with Nat "King" Cole by a Voice of America interviewer identified as Walter. The mention of Cole's NBC television show narrows the possible date range to 1956 or 1957.
Date: 1956~/1957~
Creator: Gilliland, John
Partner: UNT Music Library

Pop Chronicles Interviews #6 - Tony Bennett

Description: Recording of John Gilliland interviewing Tony Bennett in Fort Worth, Texas. Gilliland later used this recording in the Pop Chronicles radio program series.
Date: April 15, 1956
Creator: Gilliland, John
Partner: UNT Music Library

Pop Chronicles Interviews #88 - Patti Page with Jack Rael

Description: Recording of John Gilliland interviewing Patti Page and Jack Rael on the KCUL House of Wax program in Fort Worth. Gilliland later used this audio in the Pop Chronicles radio program series. The interview is in tracks 1 through 5, with unrelated material on the tape before and after.
Date: October 12, 1955
Creator: Gilliland, John
Partner: UNT Music Library

Music USA #1664-B, Interview with Roman Waschko

Description: The entire program for the jazz hour (second hour) of Music USA, broadcast July 20, 1959. This episode was the first of a series following Conover's highly successful trip to Poland earlier that year, and includes an interview with Roman Waschko, president of the Polish Jazz Federation.
Date: {1959-05,1959-06}
Creator: Conover, Willis
Partner: UNT Music Library

Louis Armstrong reel addressed to Joe Glaser

Description: A tape from Louis Armstrong, with the container addressed to his manager, Joe Glaser. The contents of the tape include recorded music and a spoken message from Armstrong.
Date: 1959
Creator: Armstrong, Louis, 1901-1971
Partner: UNT Music Library

Music USA #365-B, Interview with George Avakian

Description: Willis Conover interviews George Avakian. This recording only contains the interview, and not the full program.
Date: November 29, 1955
Creator: Conover, Willis
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
Partner: UNT Music Library

Music USA #131-B, Interview with Kai Winding

Description: The entire program for the jazz hour (second hour) of Music USA, including tune selections and an interview with Kai Winding. This is the first interview conducted for Music USA.
Date: April 15, 1955
Creator: Conover, Willis
Partner: UNT Music Library

Music USA #191-B, Interview with Marian McPartland

Description: The entire program for the jazz hour (second hour) of Music USA, including tune selections and an interview with Marian McPartland
Date: June 1, 1955
Creator: Conover, Willis
Partner: UNT Music Library

Music USA #392-B, Interview with Milt Gabler, Part II

Description: Part of the jazz hour (second hour) of Music USA, including tune selections and an interview with Milt Gabler. "Laura," the last selection in this part, was not included in the final broadcast.
Date: December 1, 1955
Creator: Conover, Willis
Partner: UNT Music Library

Biography in Rhythm

Description: A 1955 radio program presenting an account of the history of jazz. Willis Conover later adapted this program's introduction for use in the Jazz at the Smithsonian television programs which he hosted.
Date: July 26, 1955
Creator: National Broadcasting Company
Partner: UNT Music Library

Music USA #429-B, Interview with Eddie Condon

Description: The entire program for the jazz hour (second hour) of Music USA, including tune selections and an interview with Eddie Condon.
Date: January 31, 1956
Creator: Conover, Willis
Partner: UNT Music Library

Music USA #392-B, Interview with Milt Gabler, Part III

Description: Part of the jazz hour (second hour) of Music USA, including tune selections and an interview with Milt Gabler. The first and second selections in this part, "Laura" and "Spanish Lace," were not included in the final broadcast.
Date: December 1, 1955
Creator: Conover, Willis
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: October 21, 1955
Creator: Conover, Willis
Partner: UNT Music Library