From Sing To Dixie

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From Sing To Dixie
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FROM SWING TO DIXIE / hosted by Leonard Pitts Jr.| production engineer Len Perskie| produced by Elisabeth Perez Luna. - SERIES: The Music of Miami| no. 2 Thirteen part radio series featuring the music and thoughts of Miami musicians and composers. Features interviews with musicians and composers, as well as live and recorded music and archival material. - CONTENT: Examines how tourism and the promise of steady work in big bands and small clubs attracted many jazz musicians, who ended up settling in Miami. Features Dixieland trumpeter Don Goldie, drummer Bill Peoples, vocalist Maria Marshall, and others, who reminisce about working at the big hotels on the beach, and the after hours clubs in the African American neighborhoods. - BROADCAST: Satellite, 13 Oct. 1995. Funded by the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation.

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