4 items found
Collection ID is exactly "13" AND Subject is exactly "Musicians"
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George Lewis' Jazz Funeral

George Lewis' Jazz Funeral

Date
1969-01-01
Description
This film is footage of legendary New Orleans clarinetist George Lewis' jazz funeral. There are family members, reporters and fans present on a rainy funeral day in New Orleans. The Olympia and Eureka Jazz Bands are shown playing dirges at the cemetery before launching into an up-tempo number, complete with jubilant, second-line dancing.
Collection
Interview with country singer John Anderson

Interview with country singer John Anderson

Date
1993 (circa)
Description
Country musician John Anderson talks about song writing and his Florida roots
Collection
Ray Charles

Ray Charles

Date
1970 (circa)
Description
It is "FAMU Day" at the Legislature. Ray Charles is introduced by Sen. Pat Thomas in the Senate Chamber. Mr. Charles chats for a while and then plays a tune. Videotaped by Bradley White.
Collection
WAY DOWN UPON THE SUWANNEE RIVER

WAY DOWN UPON THE SUWANNEE RIVER

Date
1957 (circa)
Description
This film opens with an African-American boy fishing on the Suwannee River while "Old Folks at Home" plays in the background. There are scenes of the Stephen Foster Memorial in White Springs, Florida, including the museum and Carillon Bell Tower. There is extensive footage of Florida Folk Festival performers, including whip-crackers, musicians, quilt makers, an elderly woman spinning cotton thread and square dancers. European folk dancers represent Czech, Hungarian and Bavarian styles. There are also examples of Seminole Indian dances and African-American ring dancing and game songs. The segment ends with shots of The Belle of the Suwannee, a small-scale riverboat used for park visitors. Produced by the Stephen Foster Memorial Commission. Duplicate of FLDA001.
Collection
Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
George Lewis' Jazz FuneralGeorge Lewis' Jazz FuneralCemeteries
Dancing
Funerals
Jazz music
Musicians
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Interview with country singer John AndersonInterview with country singer John AndersonJohn Anderson
Musicians
Country and Western musicians
interviews
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Ray Charles Ray Charles African American
Historically black colleges and universities
Musicians
Piano
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WAY DOWN UPON THE SUWANNEE RIVER WAY DOWN UPON THE SUWANNEE RIVER African Americans
Attractions
Bell towers
Dancing
Folk art
Folk music
Folklore
Museums
Musicians
Promotional films
Quilting
Seminole Indians
Square dancing
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