Lester Young / Charlie Parker birthday broadcast: WKCR FM radio program
NamesMerce 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)
Merce Cunningham Dance Foundation Collection. Audio materials
Dates / OriginDate Created: 1990-08-28
Table of ContentsStreaming 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 locationsRodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded SoundShelf locator: *LTC-A 1672
TopicsGranz, Norman, 1918-2001Parker, Charlie, 1920-1955Young, LeeYoung, Lester, 1909-1959Jazz musicians
GenresMusicSpoken wordBiographical radio programsRadio programsInterviewsBiography
NotesStatement 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 DescriptionAudiocassetteExtent: 1 audiocassette (69 minutes) : analogSound quality is good; both streaming files begin and end abruptly.
DescriptionContains 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 ResourceSound recording
IdentifiersRLIN/OCLC: 913835942NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20731616Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): bbb1a3e0-b8ec-0133-f017-60f81dd2b63c
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