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Dempsey Travis discusses his memories of Jazz artists

BROADCAST: May. 23, 1989 | DURATION: 00:26:33


Dempsey Travis, author and jazz historian, recalls his memories meeting Jazz artists of the 1920-1940s. Some artists discussed include Jimmie Lunceford, Sy Oliver, Duke Ellington, Chick Webb, Chu Berry, Andy Kirk and others. Travis also discusses his father and his own time playing Jazz.