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Barbara Carroll: Interview 2

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. 

Interview: 1973

Source: Jazz Professional

Interview Text or Transcript

My reason for returning to London after three or four years was that I’m touring with Kris Kristofferson and Rita Coolidge, and we played two concerts at the Albert Hall. It was very thrilling playing there, I must say—what a beautiful auditorium it is! My link–up with Kris and Rita came about originally because my husband, Bert Block, is their manager; that’s how I met them. But our musical association started when I recorded some things with Rita on A&M Records, and musically Rita and I found a lot in common, had a great time, enjoyed it very much.

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