Felix Grant Collection [sound recordings], 1935-1985
Grant, Felix 1918-1993
Ellington, Duke 1899-1974
4.3 cu. ft.: 6 boxes
128 sound discs : analog, stereo, 12" 33-1/3 rpm
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.
128 albums featuring the music of Duke Ellington, spanning some 50 years of Ellington-based releases.
Felix Grant Collection, 1935-1985, Archives Center, National Museum of American History