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41:44
Gina Livingston and Decio Rubano

Gina Livingston (40) interviews her father Decio "Dez" Rubano (91) about the role playing drums in bands and orchestras has had in his life, and Dez relates many stories about the interesting experiences he has had as a result of...

Content with My Life

Charles King feels that he has led a good life. He feels fortunate to have obtained a good education, have a successful career as a jazz pianist, and now has the opportunity to teach piano to kids.

The Paul Studer Story

He lived in Nazi-occupied Europe, befriended Louie Armstrong, and aided in work on one of the first ever computers as a professor: Paul Studer is an immigrant, an artist, a father, and a friend. This is his story.

Williams (Bill) E. Arant, Jr.

Dad talks about jazz, working in NYC and Lake Tahoe, baseball, meeting Al Anastasia, Marian McKnight, meeting Mom, and entanglement.

MICHAEL SULLIVAN SMITH (PART ONE)

"Once I got married, I had more than just a beagle to keep me warm. That winter, everyone started putting heat in." Michael Sullivan Smith moved to upstate New York in March 1969 into a crumbling resort with no heat,...

Jamie Citerin and Laura McInturf

Jamie Citerin talks with her mother (64) about her life from growing up in Elkhart Indiana to family history, to being a young mother in the 1970's, from her faith to historical events that she has witnessed/experienced.

Jeremy Pelt interview conducted by Nickel Five

Jazz trumpeter Jeremy Pelt speaks on his inspirations, favorite places, Roy Hargrove, Kool Moe Dee and much more...

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32:21
Lillian Porch and Leon Harris Jr.

Cousins Lillian Porch (61) and Leon Harris Jr. (74) share a conversation about the legacy of their uncle, Lawrence Leo “Snub” Mosley, a famous jazz musician.

mby008546
43:48
Sande Tanner and Ric Tanner

Ric Tanner (58) interviews his best friend and ex-wife Sande Gay Tanner (51) about her relationship with her parents and sisters, with her daughter, and with him and how these have changed her throughout her life.

mby017846
42:56
Michael Kim Ning and Kristina Ning

Michael Kim Ning [age not given] talks to daughter Kristina Ning (46), about moving from China after the communist party took over the government, traveling with his family, learning to play the piano, and his journey as an artist in...

mby019449
35:53
Jason Irr, James Irr, and Thomas Rushin

Thomas Rushin (77) is interviewed by his two grandsons Jason Irr (19) and James Irr (25) about his life as a jazz percussionist, sculptor and what the arts taught him about life.

Marc Cary interview conducted by Nickel Five

Marc Cary talks with Nickel Five about jazz, hip hop, travel, his inspirations, and more...

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41:57
Russell Meredith, Leo Gaudin, Susan O'Neill, and Jonathan Basile

Russell Meredith (88) speaks with Leo Gaudin (67), Susan O'Neill (63), and Jonathan Basile (26) about his military assignments during World War II, his travels, and dealing with racial prejudice in the South and North.

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39:42
Beth Jackson and James Elliott III

Friends Beth Jackson (64) and James Edward "Pudgie" Elliott III [no age given] talk about their love of music. Pudgie talks about growing up in New York City as the oldest child in his family. They sing a few different...