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    • Rodriguez, Marketta

    • Rodriguez, Marketta--Interviews ; Music ; Music stores--Texas--Houston--1990-2000 ; Music stores--Texas--Houston--2000-2010 ; African American music ; African America music--Texas--Houston ; Oral histories.
    • Marketta Rodriguez discusses growing up in Houston and founding Serious Sounds, Etc.-the oldest independent African American owned record store in the the city.
    • Johnson, Conrad

    • Conrad, Johnson, 1915-2008; African American jazz musicians -- Interviews; African American music teachers --Texas -- Houston; Jazz musicians -- Texas -- Houston -- Interviews; Houston (Tex.) -- History -- Anecdotes; Oral histories
    • Conrad Johnson talks with David Goldstein about his career as a musician and music educator in Houston. Conrad was a proficient jazz musician. His high school orchestra at Kashmere High School where he taught for many years won numerous awards. He...
    • Cossitt, Jennie

    • Cossitt, Jennie--Interviews ;
      Music teachers--Texas--Houston
      Oral histories
    • Jennie Cossitt was born in the Niagara Peninsula to a family originally from Holland. At age sixteen Ms. Cossitt began playing the organ in her church and conducting the choir. She attended the Eastman school in Rochester and taught at the Union...
    • Coats, Ed

    • Coats, Ed--Interviews ;
      Businessmen--Texas-- Houston--Interviews ;
      Singers--Interviews ;
      Barber Shop Four ;
      Conductors (Music)--Texas--Houston ;
      Houston Youth Symphony ;
      Oral histories
    • Coming to Houston in 1912 from Fort Worth, Ed Coats went into the Dyeing business and worked for the Planetorium, also called the Fisher Dye Works. He later bought out the Fisher Dye Works. Being interested in music, he joined the Barber Shop...
    • Gallardo, Juan

    • Gallardo, Juan--Interviews ; Mexican Americans ; Oral histories ; Mexico -- History -- Revolution, 1910-1920 ; Celaya, 1st Battle of, Celaya, Guanajuato, Mexico, 1915 ; Celaya, 2nd Battle of, Celaya, Guanajuato, Mexico, 1915 ; Villa, Pancho,...
    • As a young man, Juan Gallardo faced hardships in his hometown of Pueblo Nuevo, Mexico after the Mexican Revolution. Fearing that conditions would not improve after the war, Gallardo left for America in 1919. After he arrived in Houston with no...
    • Harper, Billy

    • Harper, Billy--Interviews ;
      African American jazz musicians--Interviews ;
      Jazz musicians--Texas--Houston--Interviews ;
      Jazz musicians--Texas--Houston--Biography ;
      Saxophonists--Texas--Houston--Interviews ;
      African...
    • Billy Harper talks about his life as a jazz musician in Houston and New York, Texas music, his compositions, his love for the saxophone, and the artists that he played music with.
    • Woods, Georgia Lee

    • Woods, Georgia Lee--Interviews ; Gregory School (Houston, Tex.)--People--1930-1940 ; African American students--Texas--Houston--History--20th century ; African American teachers and the community ; African American music teachers ; Oral histories
    • Mrs. Georgia Lee Woods discusses being a student at the Gregory School, living in Fourth Ward and being a piano teacher at her music school.
    • Olshan, Helen B

    • Olshan, Helen B.--Interviews ;
      Immanuel Olshan ;
      Construction industry--Interviews ;
      Olshan (Houston, Tex.) ;
      Texas Music Festival ;
      Oral histories
    • Helen B. Olshan was the second wife of Immanuel Olshan, founder of the well-known local demolition, construction, and foundation repair business in Houston. Mrs. Olshan was a teacher for 38 years in New Jersey and was friends with the Olshans...
    • Milton Larkin Orchestra

    • Milton Larkin Orchestra (Musical group)
    • Unidentified members of the Milton Larkin Orchestra. Photographic portrait of Larkin at top of photograph.
    • Audience at The Paladium

    • Paladium (Houston, Tex.)
    • Unidentified audience members at The Paladium, sitting at tables during the ceremonies celebrating Arnett Cobb's return to Houston.

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