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Jazz Decades


90-0119-08-75-001 Jazz Decades #875 9/30/1990 10" Jazz hits and Misses featuring - Mary Lou Williams, Ardele Girard, Lil Armstrong, Valaida NSow, Ina Ray, Hutton 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
Schwartz, Steve (Series Producer)
Smith, Ray (Series Producer)
Chicago: “Jazz Decades,” 09/07/1990, GBH Archives, accessed September 28, 2023,
MLA: “Jazz Decades.” 09/07/1990. GBH Archives. Web. September 28, 2023. <>.
APA: Jazz Decades. Boston, MA: GBH Archives. Retrieved from
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