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Jam session : America's jazz ambassadors embrace the world

Title
Jam session : America's jazz ambassadors embrace the world.
Published
Washington, D.C. : Meridian International Center, [2008]
Physical Description
48 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 26 cm. + 1 sound disc (digital ; 4 3/4 in.)
Notes
Exhibit catalog.
Variant and related titles
America's jazz ambassadors embrace the world
Format
Audio / Books
Language
English
Added to Catalog
September 15, 2009
Contents
The power of jazz / Quincy Jones
The value of cultural diplomacy / Stuart W. Holliday
Meridian meets the Jazz community / Curtis Sandberg
The jazz ambassadors / Penny M. Von Eschen
Louis Armstrong : Satchmo blows up the world
Dave Brubeck : the timing was right
Duke Ellington : the keys of diplomacy
Dizzy Gillespie : kool kat diplomat
Benny Goodman : the ambassador of swing
Enter the Newport Jazz Festival
The State Department does it all
List of works
Credits
Sponsors. Due to time constraints, some are edited versions of the original recordings.
Contents of accompanying compact disc: Someday you'll be sorry, 1982 / Louis Armstrong (3:57)
When the saints go marching in, 1982 / Louis Armstrong (3:55)
The golden horn, 1958 / The Dave Brubeck Quartet (4:58)
Thank you (Dziekuje), 1958 / The Dave Brubeck Quartet (3:30)
Blue star, 1980 / Benny Carter (4:31)
Summer serenade, 1980 / Benny Carter (4:16)
A tone parallel to Harlem, 1955 / Duke Ellington & His Orchestra (5:40)
Things aint what they used to be, 1962 / Duke Ellington & His Orchestra (2:42)
Cool breeze, 1956 / Dizzy Gillespie (8:33)
Manteca, 1956 / Dizzy Gillespie (7:10)
Sleepy serenade, 1956 / Woody Herman & His Orchestra (2:17)
Starlight souvenirs, 1956 / Woody Herman & His Orchestra (3:02)
Back o' town blues, 1955 / Earl Hines (3:59)
Perdido, 1965 / Earl Hines (4:50)
Blues for the champ of champs, 1959 / Clark Terry & His Orchestra (3:28)
Daniel's blues, 1959 / Clark Terry & His Orchestra (4:37).
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Meridian International Center (Washington, D.C.)
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