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Jazz Decades


Air master Hits by the Misses of Tin Pan Alley Kay Swift; Doris Tauber; Ann Ronnel; Maria Grever; Vee Lawnhurst; Marion Sunshine; Bernice Petkers; others

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Jazz Decades
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Series Description

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
Schwartz, Steve (Series Producer)
Smith, Ray (Series Producer)
Chicago: “Jazz Decades,” 04/13/1998, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed September 21, 2020, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/A_4BC649C9D57A41C5A622D0D1B5E351BD.
MLA: “Jazz Decades.” 04/13/1998. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. September 21, 2020. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/A_4BC649C9D57A41C5A622D0D1B5E351BD>.
APA: Jazz Decades. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/A_4BC649C9D57A41C5A622D0D1B5E351BD
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