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|Genre/Form:||Criticism, interpretation, etc
|Named Person:||Dick Hyman; Dick Hyman|
|Document Type:||Visual material|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Dick Hyman; Monk Rowe; Hamilton College Jazz Archive.
|Notes:||Title from disc label.
Transcript of interview available at the Hamilton College Jazz Archive.
|Description:||1 videodisc (53 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.|
Jazz opportunities from living in New York --
Classical and jazz training/Won lessons from Teddy Wilson in a contest --
Touring Europe with Benny Goodman/European audiences and jazz --
Making a living doing a wide variety of work --
"Piano music should sound as if the performer is improvising it" --
Arranging : learning the craft/Poor readers --
Arranging for Count Basie/Tempos and keys --
Working on the Arthur Godfrey show : "Godfrey had fallen in love with jazz" --
Work with early synthesizers --
Musical interests/Always liked ragtime and stride styles --
Impressions of Charlie Parker --
Film work --
Pros and cons of synthesizers --
Early "odd jobs" on Beat the Clock and accompanying silent movies --
Joe Williams : "the greatest jazz singer there ever was" --
Touring in Russia with the New York Repertory Company --
Listening suggestions for aspiring jazz pianists --
Musical evolution/Jazz to rock transition --
|Series Title:||Jazz Archive interview.|
|Responsibility:||interviewed by Monk Rowe, Scottsdale, AZ, March 4, 1995.|