Interview with jazz and blues saxophone player John Boller

238251
Date
1981-12-01
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Boller talks about his background and his knowledge of the jazz and blues music tradition in Pensacola; his start as a musician; jam sessions at the Savoy club in Pensacola; the Royal Club in Pensacola; playing a variety of musical styles in his band; the first jazz piece he played, "Long, Long Ag...
Type
Sound
Item ID
T83-151
Music industry

Interview with jazz and blues drummer Clyde Andrews

238252
Date
1981-12-02
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel. Andrews, son of musician Harold Andrews and a Pensacola native, discusses his interest in music as a child; the similarities between various styles of music; playing progressive jazz, rock and roll, swing and other music styles; learning to read music; his favorite jazz styles and ...
Type
Sound
Item ID
T83-150
Music industry

Interview with jazz and blues trumpet player James Franklin Davis

238250
Date
1981-12-05
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Two reel to reels. Davis discusses his father and mother's occupations; starting to play music when he was eleven; learning to play the piano from a private teacher as a youth; learning to play the trumpet and playing the trumpet in a junior high school band; performing in Ray Shep's Band; and play...
Type
Sound
Item ID
T83-152
Item ID
T83-153
Music industry

Interview with blues singer Marie Buggs

235294
Date
1984-11-08
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One audio cassette. Born in Deer Park, Florida, in a turpentine camp in 1918, Buggs learned blues from her uncle Blind Blake and blues records. Much of this interview is a repeat of an earlier one (see C86-180/181), also by David Taylor. Here in addition to her early life and career, Buggs discusse...
Type
Sound
Item ID
C86-182
Music industry

Interview with blues musician/singer Red Tam (Tony McQueen)

235316
Date
1988-08-01
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Three audio cassettes. McQueen, also known as Red Tam, was leader of the Jacksonville-based Red Tam Blues Band. His father, also called Red Tam, was a popular local blues player (he died two years before this interview.) McQueen discusses his birth in Miami and living in various Florida towns; his ...
Type
Sound
Item ID
Tape 10
Music industry

"Washboard" Bill Cooke interview at the 1993 Florida Folk Festival Folklife Area

239380
Date
1993-05-30
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Two audio cassette recordings. Oral history interview of Washboard Bill Cooke conducted by NKwanda Jah. The theme for the 1993 Florida Folklife Area w...
Description
Two audio cassettes. NKwanda Jah is the interviewer. On C93-16, Cooke, born in Dupont, Fla., gives a history of his early life and family. He discu...
Type
sound
Item ID
C93-17
Item ID
C93-16
Music industry

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