Oral History Spotlight: Jazz Appreciation Month
The Oral History Collection at HMRC contains over 1,500 interviews with people who have had a great impact on the history of Houston or witnessed major events that have taken place in our city. In honor of Jazz Appreciation Month, we are featuring Houston vocalists and musicians who made a significant impact in Houston's jazz scene. Check out their stories below!
Ed Gerlach (OH C 014)
Ed Gerlach began playing piano at the age of 5 before switching his focus to soprano saxophone and later tenor saxophone. Gerlach discusses his career as a saxophonist, including his time with the Glenn Miller Orchestra. Gerlach also share his stories of meeting contemporary celebrities and musicians.
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