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Mixed Bag; Genuine Tong Funeral with Gary Burton, A


There is a brief musical number following the closing production credits and before final Mixed Bag bug at end of tape.

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Mixed Bag
Genuine Tong Funeral with Gary Burton, A
Series Description

Musical performance in the studios of WGBH by Livingston Taylor; Stephan Michelson aka "Delta X"; and Mike Stewart aka "Backwards Sam Frik." Program is introduced by host J.J. Jackson of WBCN; directed by David Atwood; produced by Lee Tanner and David Atwood. Recorded 4/7/1970, for later broadcast. RT: 30:00

Innovative series of programs in which electronic images are set to music. Series release date: 4/7/1970

Program Description

The Gary Burton Quartet and the Berklee School Orchestra perform “A Genuine Tong Funeral: A Dark Opera Without Words” by Carla Bley. Produced by Lee Tanner and David Atwood, directed by David Atwood. VTR 2/26/1969.



Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type


Performance in a Studio
Atwood, David (Series Producer)
Tanner, Lee (Series Producer)
Chicago: “Mixed Bag; Genuine Tong Funeral with Gary Burton, A,” 02/26/1969, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed February 26, 2020, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_5BFF704A6C4844E1AA2EE376AB599424.
MLA: “Mixed Bag; Genuine Tong Funeral with Gary Burton, A.” 02/26/1969. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. February 26, 2020. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_5BFF704A6C4844E1AA2EE376AB599424>.
APA: Mixed Bag; Genuine Tong Funeral with Gary Burton, A. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_5BFF704A6C4844E1AA2EE376AB599424
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