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Jazz Decades

Tommy Dorsey swings into Hollywood 1938 Tomas Ornbern's Blue 5 of Sweden 1981 Louis Armstrong Hot 5 of Chicago 1926 Dave Whitney with Chris Powers' Band 1984 Classic Jazz Quartet 1984

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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,” WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed October 23, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/A_B9A32101E46249B1AA039D59DA1C6BFE.
MLA: “Jazz Decades.” WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. October 23, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/A_B9A32101E46249B1AA039D59DA1C6BFE>.
APA: Jazz Decades. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/A_B9A32101E46249B1AA039D59DA1C6BFE
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