Lester Young / Charlie Parker birthday broadcast: WKCR FM radio program

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Title
Lester Young / Charlie Parker birthday broadcast: WKCR FM radio program
Names
Merce Cunningham Dance Company (Associated name)
Schaap, Phil (Host)
Parker, Charlie, 1920-1955 (Instrumentalist)
Young, Lester, 1909-1959 (Instrumentalist)
Parker, Charlie, 1920-1955 (Interviewee)
Lester Young Trio (Performer)
WKCR (Radio station : New York, N.Y.) (Broadcaster)
Collection

Merce Cunningham Dance Foundation Collection. Audio materials

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1990-08-28
Table of Contents
Streaming file 1, side a: I love Paris [excerpt] (0:00-7:20) -- Phil Schaap introduces the previous song, the program schedule, and the next songs (7:21-9:21) -- I found a new baby [studio recording] (Lester Young Trio) (9:22-13:34) -- Back to the land [studio recording] (Lester Young Trio) (13:41-17:41) -- Schaap gives a biography of Lester Young, his musical career, and his involvement with music producer Norman Granz (17:42-24:12) -- I can't get started (Lester Young Trio) (24:13-29:19) -- Midnight symphony (Lester Young, and others) [excerpt, ends abruptly] (29:20-31:54) -- Recording silence (31:55-36:40)
Streaming file 2, side b: Unidentified jazz song [excerpt] (0:00-8:40) -- Fine and mellow [excerpt] (Billie Holiday, Lester Young, and others) (8:41-12:41) -- I'll remember April (Charlie Parker, and others) (12:42-20:49) -- Phil Schaap introduces the previous song, the program schedule, and gives a biography of Charlie Parker (20:50-27:44) -- excerpt from an interview with Charlie Parker [ends abruptly] (27:45-31:53)
Library locations
Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound
Shelf locator: *LTC-A 1672
Topics
Granz, Norman, 1918-2001
Parker, Charlie, 1920-1955
Young, Lee
Young, Lester, 1909-1959
Jazz musicians
Genres
Music
Spoken word
Biographical radio programs
Radio programs
Interviews
Biography
Notes
Statement of responsibility: hosted by Phil Schaap.
Content: Title, location, and date provided by cataloger based on handwritten note on original container and audition.
Content: Handwritten note taped to original container: "Jazz".
Numbering: Donor's inventory number: C273.
Performers: Charlie Parker, Lester Young, and others, musicians.
Content: Dubbed from the radio broadcast in, New York, New York, 1990 August 28.
Acquisition: Gift; Merce Cunningham Dance Foundation, 2011-2012.
Physical Description
Audiocassette
Extent: 1 audiocassette (69 minutes) : analog
Sound quality is good; both streaming files begin and end abruptly.
Description
Contains portions of the Lester Young / Charlie Parker birthday program broadcast on WKCR FM radio with host Phil Schaap. Includes jazz music recordings with Lester Young and Charlie Parker, brief biographies of both given by Schaap, as well as an excerpt from an interview of Charlie Parker.
Type of Resource
Sound recording
Languages
English
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 913835942
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20731616
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): bbb1a3e0-b8ec-0133-f017-60f81dd2b63c
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MLA Format

Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound, The New York Public Library. "Lester Young / Charlie Parker birthday broadcast" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1990. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/dbbe9fc0-b8ec-0133-3185-60f81dd2b63c

Chicago/Turabian Format

Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound, The New York Public Library. "Lester Young / Charlie Parker birthday broadcast" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed December 6, 2019. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/dbbe9fc0-b8ec-0133-3185-60f81dd2b63c

APA Format

Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound, The New York Public Library. (1990). Lester Young / Charlie Parker birthday broadcast Retrieved from http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/dbbe9fc0-b8ec-0133-3185-60f81dd2b63c

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Lester Young / Charlie Parker birthday broadcast