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Jazz Decades


A PEERLESS POET OF THE PIANO... 1928-1960 Jess Stacy with the Bob Crosby and Benny Goodman Orchestras Metronome All Stars Muggsy Spanier Gene Krupa

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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,” 12/29/1996, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed October 1, 2020, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/A_2AB7A1E99BCE4D2392D5378C9F7D3FF2.
MLA: “Jazz Decades.” 12/29/1996. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. October 1, 2020. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/A_2AB7A1E99BCE4D2392D5378C9F7D3FF2>.
APA: Jazz Decades. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/A_2AB7A1E99BCE4D2392D5378C9F7D3FF2
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