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Document Details


Title: Grady Tate
Local code: Sc Visual VRA-198
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: Grady Tate is a drummer, singer, and teacher. Born in Durham, North Carolina, Tate began playing drums at age 5 and continued into high school and the airforce where he learned to read and arrange music. He has performed and recorded extensively (with Quincy Jones, Melba Liston, et al) and is known for his versatile and adaptable style (jazz, rock, and folk). He currently teaches at Howard University and continues to perform and record.
URL: http://www.nypl.org/research/sc/scl/MULTIMED/JAZZHIST/gtcat.htm
Original Language: English
Video: [Video available]
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1994 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Tate, Grady
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker place of birth: Durham, NC; North Carolina; United States; North America
Speaker race: Black
Speaker occupation: Jazz musician; Singer
Document location: New York, NY
Document date: 09-Aug-1994
Interviewer: Smith, Warren
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: OHI0024714-26417