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OREGON ART BEAT

Portland's Williams Avenue Jazz Scene

  • Aired: 10/01/2001
  • 09:19
  • Rating: NR
Portland's NE Williams was a thriving place for jazz artists in the 1950's. Singer Sweet Baby James Benton, and players Cleve Williams and Bobbie Bradford talk about those rich times of Portland's jazz scene. Jazz drummer Mel Brown talks about growing up around these Portland jazz greats. Get into the groove and listen to some serious music from some serious cats playing at Billy Reed's.
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Visit with several jazz greats from northeast Portland’s jazz scene of the 1950’s.
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Funding provided by James F. & Marion L. Miller Foundation, Robert D. & Marcia H. Randall Fund for Lifelong Learning, The Kinsman Foundation, US Bank, Jackson Foundation and Roundhouse Foundation.
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