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Document Details


Title: Jester Hairston
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/hairston.html
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1980 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Hairston, Jester (Jester Joseph), 1901-2000
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 1901
Speaker place of birth: Belews Creek, NC; North Carolina; United States; North America
Speaker race: Black
Speaker occupation: Actor; Composer; Singer
Age at speaking: 79
Document location: Los Angeles, CA
Document date: 14-Jul-1980
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: OHI0029399-32594