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Collection Details


Collection Name: Louis Armstrong Jazz Oral History Project
Repository Name: New York Public Library. Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture [Repository Details]
Repository Location: New York, New York, United States
URL: http://www.nypl.org/research/sc/scl/MULTIMED/JAZZHIST/project.htm
Material Formats: [21 documents with video]
Description: The Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, one of four major research centers of The New York Public Library, is the world's leading publicly- accessible research institution for the study of the history and culture of peoples of African descent. During the 1990s, under the Louis Armstrong Jazz Oral History Project (funded by the Louis Armstrong Educational Foundation, Inc.), the Center has conducted video oral history interviews with Nat Adderley, Doc Cheatham, Jon Faddis, Art Farmer, Jimmy Heath, Milt Hinton, Yusef Lateef, Abbey Lincoln, Marian McPartland, Coleridge- Taylor Perkinson, Larry Ridley, Warren Smith, Grady Tate, Arthur Taylor, Clark Terry, Leon Thomas, Charles Tolliver, Tommy Turrentine, McCoy Tyner, Randy Weston and numerous others.
Estimated Total of Interviews: 40
Interviews: [21 interview(s) listed in this collection]
Broad Subjects: Music; Intellectual life
ASP Subjects: Chicago, IL; History; Jazz; Jazz musicians; Music; New York; New York, NY; Oral history; United States
Other Subjects: Jazz scene; Music history
Collection Code: OHC0000106