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Dempsey Travis discusses jazz artists and recalls his early memories of Chicago jazz

BROADCAST: Feb. 1, 1989 | DURATION: 00:27:30


Dempsey Travis presents a jazz program and discusses the life, the music, and the community of Chicago jazz from before The Great Depression until World War II. Travis discusses 1920s-1930s Chicago for Black families including rent parties, breakfast dances, employment opportunities, union strikes, and jazz.