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Dale Clevenger discusses his career as a Jazz musician and member of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra

BROADCAST: May. 13, 1980 | DURATION: 00:29:24

Synopsis

Studs interviews Dale Clevenger about his music with the Chicago Symphony and his jazz group, Ears, playing at Orphans in Chicago. Clevenger discusses his work with the symphony. He explains why he credits David Amram for his interest in Jazz music. He names artists like Billie Holiday, Jack Teagarden, and Clark Terry as musical influences in his life. The music is removed from this edited version of the original recording.