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Jazz Decades


Air master The Saxophone Artistry of Freddy Gardner Ray Noble and the New Mayfair Orchestra; Benny Carter and the Rhythm Rascals; George Scott-Wood Six Swingers; and others 1933-1948

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Jazz Decades
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Ray Smith's weekly traditional/historical jazz program appeals to the devotee as well as the neophyte. The hour features traditional jazz, Big Band and swing from the entire 20th century and before, including recordings from as early as 1890. Series release date: 1972

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Broadcast program

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Recorded Music
Smith, Ray (Series Producer)
Schwartz, Steve (Series Producer)
Chicago: “Jazz Decades,” 10/19/1998, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 16, 2018, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/A_06A73DA15F7B400A9BD13E823F1DB108.
MLA: “Jazz Decades.” 10/19/1998. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 16, 2018. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/A_06A73DA15F7B400A9BD13E823F1DB108>.
APA: Jazz Decades. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/A_06A73DA15F7B400A9BD13E823F1DB108
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