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|Material Type:||Audio book, etc.|
|Document Type:||Sound Recording|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Leonard Bernstein; Louis Armstrong; W C Handy; Howard Brubeck; Stadium Symphony Orchestra of New York.; Dave Brubeck Quartet.; New York Philharmonic.
|Notes:||Originally released in 1956, 1957, and 1960.
Original program notes to What is jazz? by George Avakian and new notes by Jackson Braider, in English with German and French translations (23 p.) inserted in container.
|Performer(s):||Leonard Bernstein, speaker, conductor; with assisting musicians.|
|Event notes:||Recorded in New York, July 12, 19, and 26, 1956 (What is jazz?) for broadcast on Omnibus; July 14, 1956 (St. Louis blues); and Jan. 30, 1960, 30th Street Studio (Dialogues).|
|Description:||1 audio disc : digital, mono, stereo ; 4 3/4 in.|
|Contents:||What is jazz? Types of jazz, jazz elements (23:35) ; Popular song, improvisation (19:14) (Louis Armstrong, Buster Bailey, Buck Clayton, Miles Davis, Teo Macero, Bessie Smith) --
St. Louis blues : concerto grosso / W.C. Handy ; Alfredo Antonini, arr. (Louis Armstrong, trumpet; his quintet (Trummy Young, trombone; Edmond Hall, clarinet; Billy Kyle, piano; Dale Jones, bass; Barrett Deems, drums); Lewisohn Stadium Symphony Orchestra; Bernstein, conductor) (10:27) --
Dialogues : for jazz combo and orchestra / Howard Brubeck (Dave Brubeck Quartet; New York Philharmonic; Bernstein, conductor) (22:00).
|Other Titles:||What is jazz?
Omnibus (Television program : 1952-1961)