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Document Details


Title: Arthur Taylor
Local code: Sc Visual VRA-186
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: Art Taylor is a jazz drummer, author and publisher. Born April 6, 1929 in New York City, Taylor began his career playing with local musicians at various NYC venues and has performed and recorded extensively in the U.S. and in Europe where he resided 1963-1980. Taylor has also authored and published interviews of musicians, and modelled as well. Currently Taylor is performing in clubs, universities, and is working on another book.
URL: http://www.nypl.org/research/sc/scl/MULTIMED/JAZZHIST/atcat.htm
Original Language: English
Video: [Video available]
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1994 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Taylor, Arthur, 1929-
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 6-Apr-1929
Speaker place of birth: New York, NY; New York; United States; North America
Speaker race: Black
Speaker occupation: Author; Jazz musician; Publisher
Age at speaking: 65
Document location: Washington, DC
Document date: 26-Jul-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: OHI0024715-26418