This accession consists of original audiotape recordings, on 2 inch reels, documenting the production of Jazz Smithsonian: a concert series, hosted by Lena Horne, which
featured the Smithsonian Jazz Masterworks Orchestra performing classic American jazz of the 1920s through 1950s, and included stories of acclaimed composers and performers.
The series was recorded by Radio Smithsonian and later edited for broadcast on local public radio stations nationwide, and internationally.
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