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Collection Details


Collection Name: Jazz Oral History Program
Repository Name: Smithsonian Institution. Office of Smithsonian Institution Archives [Repository Details]
Repository Location: Washington, District of Columbia, United States
URL: http://www.si.edu/ajazzh/johp.htm
Material Formats: [5 documents with audio]
Dates Spanned: 1972-1984
Description: In 1987, the U.S. Congress passed a resolution declaring jazz "a rare and valuable national treasure." The Smithsonian Institution Jazz Oral History Program, supported in part by a special congressional appropriation, reaffirms the Institution's commitment to the preservation of jazz as the most significant musical culture to emerge in the United States.
Estimated Total of Interviews: 122
Interviews: [5 interview(s) listed in this collection]
Broad Subjects: Music; Intellectual life
ASP Subjects: Arts--United States; Jazz; Jazz musicians; Music; Musicians; Oral history; Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC; United States
Collection Code: OHC0000560