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Discussing his appearance at Rick's Cafe with jazz musician Mose Allison.
Interviewing jazz composer and pianist Dave Brubeck and conductor Russell Gloyd.
Interviewing jazz singers and musicians Jackie Cain and Roy Kral.
Presenting a concert at the Fairmont Hotel with jazz pianist, composer and radio host Ramsey Lewis.
Interviewing bandleader and jazz musician Woody Herman.
Interviewing tenor saxophonist Stan Getz and jazz promoter and critic Penny Tyler.
Studs Terkel interview with Saxophonist Stan Getz. The discuss the people and events in his life that influenced his career and the music that his work influenced. Getz also mentions how he overcame the use of drugs and alcohol. Studs begins with a reading from a Whitney Ballliett article in the New Yorker, where he described Getz and his music. Includes a Getz pieces "A Child Is Born," "Tune Up," and "Blood Count."
Studs Terkel interviews Stan Getz about his addiction to drugs and alcohol and his career teaching at Stanford. Studs plays a recording of an interview of Shorty Petterstein to demonstrate why there are stereotypes about Jazz players. Recordings of "Close Enough For Love" and "Night In Tunisia" are played.