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Jazz Archive Interviews

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Marian McPartland


The Fillius Jazz Archive holds a collection of 300+ video interviews with jazz musicians, arrangers, writers and critics. This Website provides the audio portion of the video, a full transcription of the audio, and a photo of the interviewee taken during the interview. To view the videos you must contact Monk Rowe, the director of the Fillius Jazz Archive. This ongoing oral history project began in 1995.


The interviews were conducted by either Monk Rowe or Professor Michael Woods, both of Hamilton College.

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Monk Rowe
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Michael Woods



The transcripts are provided in the Acrobat PDF format, created by Adobe Acrobat Standard, version 7 in 2010.

(Reviewed: September 26, 2013)


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A note on properly viewing the transcripts:

The following interviews are in preparation:
Eric Alexander, Warren Bernhardt, Ray Brown, Iola Brubeck, Carmen Caramanica, Evan Christopher, Burrill Crohn, Jim Cullum, Bill Dobbins, Javon Jackson, Sam Kininger, Ralph LaLama, Harold Mabern, Joe Magnarelli, Gap Mangione, Jane Monheit, Rick Montalbano, Nicky Parrott, Dave Rivello, and Gary Smulyan.