Listen to New Voices on Studs Terkel our partnership with 826CHI-here! Read the Story

00 / 00

Joe Venuti discusses his family and career in Jazz

BROADCAST: Sep. 24, 1976 | DURATION: 00:27:27


Studs interviews Joe Venuti, who reflects on his career with various bands and shows. John McDonough cohosts the interview with Studs. Venuti speaks about various instruments he and others use in Jazz. He shares a story of how the depression affected him. Venuti discusses the pranks he pulled on people and other musicians he has worked with. The musical numbers are removed from this edited version of the original recording.