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Central Avenue sounds Gerald Wiggins / oral history transcript, 1990

Author: Gerald Wiggins; Steven Louis Isoardi; University of California, Los Angeles. Oral History Program.
Publisher: [Los Angeles] : Oral History Program, University of California, Los Angeles, ©1993.
Edition/Format:   Archival material : EnglishView all editions and formats
Publication:Central Avenue sounds. Oral History collection, Dept. of Special Collections, University Library, University of California, Los Angeles.
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Wiggins discusses his childhood and education in New York City, his move to Los Angeles and his later music career. There is much discussion of his fellow musicians, musical styles, and the rise and fall of Central Avenue.
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Genre/Form: Oral histories
Interviews
Named Person: Gerald Wiggins; Benny Carter; Nat King Cole; Buddy Collette; Bill Douglass; Dizzy Gillespie; Dexter Gordon; Chico Hamilton; Les Hite; Lena Horne; Jack Kelson; Charles Mingus; Art Tatum
Document Type: Archival Material
All Authors / Contributors: Gerald Wiggins; Steven Louis Isoardi; University of California, Los Angeles. Oral History Program.
OCLC Number: 33229068
Notes: Transcript of a 3.5-hour interview completed under the auspices of the UCLA Oral History Program.
Description: xi, 170 leaves, bound : port. ; 28 cm.
Responsibility: interviewed by Steven L. Isoardi.

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Wiggins discusses his childhood and education in New York City, his move to Los Angeles and his later music career. There is much discussion of his fellow musicians, musical styles, and the rise and fall of Central Avenue.

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