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Document Details


Title: Billy Eckstine
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. School of Music. African American Music Collection
Collection: Nathaniel C. Standifer Video Archive of Oral History: Black American Musicians
URL: http://www.umich.edu/~afroammu/standifer/eckstein.html
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1985 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Eckstine, Billy, 1914-1993
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 8-Jul-1914
Speaker place of birth: Pittsburgh, PA; Pennsylvania; United States; North America
Speaker race: Black
Speaker occupation: Musician
Age at speaking: 71
Document date: Sep-1985
Interviewer: Standifer, Jim
Locations discussed: North America; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: African American musicians; Blues (Music)--1931-1940; Blues musicians; Influence (Literary, artistic, etc.); Jazz; Jazz musicians; Music; North America; Oral history; United States
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0029392-32588