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Jazz Decades


Air master Classic Capitol Jazz Sessions 1942 featuring Benny Carter; Bobby Hackett; Red Noro; Jess Stacy; Rex Stewert; Mel Powell and 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
Smith, Ray (Series Producer)
Schwartz, Steve (Series Producer)
Chicago: “Jazz Decades,” 05/29/1998, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 17, 2018, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/A_92D717814E7F4C098A93E32F1DE9D90E.
MLA: “Jazz Decades.” 05/29/1998. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 17, 2018. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/A_92D717814E7F4C098A93E32F1DE9D90E>.
APA: Jazz Decades. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/A_92D717814E7F4C098A93E32F1DE9D90E
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