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Felix Grant Collection [sound recordings], 1935-1985

view Felix Grant Collection [sound recordings], 1935-1985 digital asset number 1
Collector:
Grant, Felix 1918-1993
Composer:
Ellington, Duke 1899-1974
Physical description:
4.3 cu. ft.: 6 boxes
128 sound discs : analog, stereo, 12" 33-1/3 rpm
Type:
Sound recordings
Collection descriptions
Phonograph records
Place:
United States
Date:
1935
1935-1985
1930-1990
Notes:
Felix Grant was a renowned disc jockey, dubbed Washington, D.C.'s "Mr. Music" for his broadcast of jazz from the 1950s until 1993. Grant was also credited with introducing American audiences to the Brazilian-based "bossa nova" in the 1960s.
Summary:
128 albums featuring the music of Duke Ellington, spanning some 50 years of Ellington-based releases.
Cite as:
Felix Grant Collection, 1935-1985, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Topic:
Sound recordings--Jazz
Jazz
Local number:
1991.3032(NMAH Acc.)
Data Source:
Archives Center - NMAH

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