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Jazz Decades


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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
Schwartz, Steve (Series Producer)
Smith, Ray (Series Producer)
Chicago: “Jazz Decades,” 10/23/1986, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed May 19, 2019, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/A_87268F48E5CB4AF799544AFFF2C9E611.
MLA: “Jazz Decades.” 10/23/1986. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. May 19, 2019. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/A_87268F48E5CB4AF799544AFFF2C9E611>.
APA: Jazz Decades. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/A_87268F48E5CB4AF799544AFFF2C9E611
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