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Jazz Decades


Jazz Decades, 11/03/96 Glenn Hardman's Hammond Five with Lester Young 1939, Bob Scobey's 'Frisco Jazz Band 1951, Bennie Moten's Kansas City Orchestra debuts on Victor Records, Part I, 1926 •

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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,” 11/03/1996, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed May 28, 2020, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/A_CEE0672F7D644629B15C3E604DB96684.
MLA: “Jazz Decades.” 11/03/1996. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. May 28, 2020. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/A_CEE0672F7D644629B15C3E604DB96684>.
APA: Jazz Decades. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/A_CEE0672F7D644629B15C3E604DB96684
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