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    • Florence Pleasant with Jimmy Ford

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    • Photograph of Florence "Bu" Pleasant and Jimmy Ford after induction into the Texas Jazz Archives. Florence was a renowned African American jazz pianist and singer born in Corpus Christi, Texas in 1933. Jimmy Ford, also a renowned jazz musician,...
    • Tolbert, Campbell

    • Tolbert, Campbell -- Interviews ; African American musicians -- Texas -- Houston -- Interviews ; Musicians -- Texas -- Houston -- Labor unions ; Jazz musicians --Texas -- Houston -- Interviews ; Clarinetists -- Texas -- Houston -- Biography ; Oral...
    • Campbell Tolbert is interviewed by Louis Marchiafava and Charles Stephenson. Campbell talks about his music career in New York and Houston, and his participation in organizing a black musicians labor union in Houston. Campbell was instructor of...
    • Gerlach, Ed

    • Gerlach, Ed. -- Interviews ; Saxophonists -- Texas -- Houston -- Interviews ; Band musicians -- Texas -- Houston ; Jazz musicians -- Texas -- Houston -- Interviews ; Oral histories
    • Ed Gerlach talks about his music training, his career as a saxophonist, his band, and the celebrities he has met.
    • T-Bone Walker

    • Milton Larkin Orchestra (Musical group)
    • T-Bone Walker, singer and guitarist who played with Milton Larkin and His Orchestra
    • Corpus Christi Monthly, July 1988

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    • Reproduction of the July 1988 issue of the magazine Corpus Christi Monthly featuring Florence "Bu" Pleasant on the cover and an article about her by Ken Kruse entitled "The lady is a champ", (pp. 4-5;14-18). Pleasant was a reknown African American...
    • Jacquet, Illinois

    • Jacquet, Illinois, 1922- --Interviews ; Haynes, George ; Jazz musicians -- Texas -- Houston -- Interviews ; Jazz musicians -- Texas -- Houston -- Biography ; African American jazz musicians -- Interviews ; Saxophonists -- Texas -- Houston --...
    • Illinois Jacquet is interviewed by Louis J. Marchiafava and Charles Stephenson. Illinois discusses his early life and education, his life as a musician in Houston and Los Angeles, and his experiences with celebrities in the music business.
    • Pleasant, Florence

    • Pleasant, Florence, 1933- -- Interviews ; Pianists -- Texas -- Interviews ; African American jazz musicians -- Texas -- Interviews ; African American women musicians -- Texas --Interviews ; Cobb, Arnett, 1918-1989 ; Oral histories
    • Florence "Bu" Pleasant talks about her career as a professional musician in Texas, New York, and California; her style; and the people she met and play music with.
    • Franklin, Sonny "Boy"

    • Franklin, Sonny -- Interviews ; Jazz Musicians -- United States -- Texas -- Houston -- Interviews ; African American Musicians -- Texas -- Houston -- Interviews ; Oral histories
    • Born in Houston, Sonny Franklin is a Jazz musician, and comes from a music family. He joined the Yakes and Wiley Band and performed in various places in the United States.
    • Johnson, Conrad and Ronald

    • Johnson, Conrad (Jr.)--Interviews ; Johnson, Ronald--Interviews ; African American musicians ; African American musicians--Texas--Houston ; African American jazz musicians--Texas--Houston ; Kashmere Stage Band ; Oral histories
    • Brothers Conrad and Ronald Johnson discuss their father--jazz musician Conrad "Prof" Johnson--his life and his musicianship.
    • 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 Americans --...
    • 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.
    • Foxall, Art

    • Foxall, Art -- Interviews ; African American jazz musicians -- Interviews ; Jazz musicians -- Texas -- Houston -- Interviews ; Jazz musicians -- Texas -- Houston -- Biography ; Saxophonists -- Texas -- Houston -- Interviews ; Cobb, Arnett,...
    • Art Foxall examines his life as an African American jazz musician. He talks about the highlights of his career, his style, the people he met, and his friendship with Arnett Cobb.
    • Barnes, Nathaniel

    • Barnes, Nathaniel--Interviews ; African American gospel musicians--Texas--Houston--Interviews ; Blues musicians--Texas--Houston ; African American gospel singers--Interviews.
    • Born in D'Lo, Simpson County,Mississippi on Sept. 26,1910, Nathaniel "Bill" Barnes had an inborn gift of singing. Having no formal education in reading or writing music, he could pick up and sing songs from hearing others sing. He was raised and...

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