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Document Details


Title: Phoebe Jacobs
Local code: Sc Visual VRA-197
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: New York Public Library. Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture
Collection: Louis Armstrong Jazz Oral History Project
Description: Phoebe Jacobs, jazz enthusiast, led an active career as a publicist and public relations consultant in the world of jazz. Born June 21, 1918 in the Bronx, New York, Jacobs grew up in a family devoted to jazz music. She has worked closely with numerous prominent jazz figures including Eubie Blake, Louis Armtrong, and Ella Fitzgerald. She is currently vice-president of the Louis Armstrong Educational Foundation and continues to promote the appreciation of jazz music.
URL: http://www.nypl.org/research/sc/scl/MULTIMED/JAZZHIST/pjcat.htm
Original Language: English
Video: [Video available]
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1996 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Jacobs, Phoebe, 1918-
Speaker gender: Female
Speaker date of birth: 21-Jun-1918
Speaker place of birth: New York, NY; New York; United States; North America
Speaker occupation: Public relations consultant; Publicist
Age at speaking: 78
Document location: New York, NY
Document date: 11-Sep-1996
Interviewer: Murray, James Briggs
Locations discussed: Chicago, IL; Illinois; New York; New York, NY; North America; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Chicago, IL; History; Illinois; Jazz; Jazz musicians; Music; New York; New York, NY; North America; Oral history; United States
Topics discussed - Other terms: Jazz scene; Music history
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0024707-26408