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Interview with Valerie Capers

Creator:
Capers, Valerie
Rolick, Esther G., Esther G. Rolick
Subject:
Capers, Valerie
Type:
Sound Recording
Date:
1971
Place of publication, production, or execution:
No place, unknown, or undetermined
Physical Description:
1 sound cassette : analog ; 48 min., 30 sec.
Summary:
Capers, interviewed by Rolick, discusses her background and her work as a jazz pianist and composer, as well as the history of jazz. She performs one of her compositions, and demonstrates improvisation on a chord progression.
Interview conducted for Rolick's class "Black music and art," at Mercy College.
Citation:
Interview with Valerie Capers, 1971. Esther G. Rolick papers, 1941-1985. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Additional Forms:
This item has been digitally reformatted. It is available by requesting an appointment in the Archives of American Art's reading rooms, or in certain situations as a Reproduction Request.
Use Note:
Current copyright status is undetermined
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution Washington, D.C. 20560
Topic:
Jazz
Jazz musicians
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)11747
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Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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