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This section includes articles, interviews and biographies relating to professional and amateur musicians. It also includes reminiscence interviews with various community groups reflecting on their diverse investments in music. Some have been created during the NJA's IJR Project. Other entries are from the Jazz Professional website, now managed by the National Jazz Archive.
Ahmad Jamal: Interview 1
Tuesday 8th January 2013

Interview One: Pure Art

Two interviews by Les Tomkins with jazz pianist Ahmad Jamal discuss his musical career. Both interviews conducted in 1979. 

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Ahmad Jamal: Interview 2
Tuesday 8th January 2013

Interview Two: Producers

Two interviews by Les Tomkins with jazz pianist Ahmad Jamal who discusses his musical career. Both interview conducted in 1979

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Barbara Carroll: Interview 1
Tuesday 8th January 2013

Interview One: A Woman's Angle on Jazz

Les Tomkins interviews the female jazz pianist Barbara Carroll twice in 1973 in these two separate interviews. 

 

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Barbara Carroll: Interview 2
Tuesday 8th January 2013

Interview Two: Audiences are more open-minded now

Les Tomkins interviews the female jazz pianist Barbara Carroll twice in 1973 in these two separate interviews. 

 

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Bill Evans: Interview 1
Tuesday 8th January 2013

Interview One: Group Dialogue 

The American pianist and composer talks to Les Tomkins between 1965-1976. Two inteviews conducted with his Trio (1966 and 1968). 

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Bill Evans: Interview 2
Tuesday 8th January 2013

Interview Two: The Bill Evans Trio Pt.1

The American pianist and composer talks to Les Tomkins between 1965-1976. Two inteviews conducted with his Trio (1966 and 1968). 

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Bill Evans: Interview 3
Tuesday 8th January 2013

Interview Three: The Bill Evans Trio Pt. 2

The American pianist and composer talks to Les Tomkins between 1965-1976. Two interviews conducted with his Trio (1966 and 1968). 

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Bill McGuffie: Interview 1
Tuesday 8th January 2013

Interview One: It Gets Harder All The Time

Three interviews by Les Tomkins in 1973 and 1974 explore the career of pianist and composer Bill Mcguffie. 

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Bill McGuffie: Interview 2
Tuesday 8th January 2013

Interview Two: Of Great Bands and Magic Moments

Three interviews by Les Tomkins in 1973 and 1974 explore the career of pianist and composer Bill Mcguffie.

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Bill McGuffie: Interview 3
Tuesday 8th January 2013

 

Interview Three: Bill, Bob and Brass

Three interviews by Les Tomkins in 1973 and 1974 explore the career of pianist and composer Bill Mcguffie.

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