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New Music (National Edition)
Program 111
Original Airdate: 12/17/1975

Subject Keywords
Afro-American musicians
Afro-Americans - Attitudes
Jazz
Jazz musicians
Music - Performance

Subject Genre
Public Affairs: Current Events

Personal Names
Bibbs, Cheryl
Durley, Dr. Gerald
Mandrill, Wolf
Robinson, William, Sr.
Taylor, Cecil

Corporate Names
Ali Yusef Trio (musical group)
Webster Lewis Septet (musical group)

Program Description
Program introduces the topic of African American music in the United States, in particular, jazz, with its ability to convey the great range of emotions of the human spirit via its improvisational nature. Host David Crippens introduces performance segments by the Ali Yusef Trio and the Webster Lewis Septet, interviews with with Cecil Taylor and the owner of Crawford's Grill (a famous jazz nightclub in Pittsburgh, PA), "Information" on "new music" and what it means, "Dealin'" with Cecil Taylor (who defines jazz), "Commentary" by professor and historian A.B. Spellman on the lack of new African American music on Boston radio stations, and segment interludes with Cheryl Bibbs, Gerald Durley, and Wolf Mandrill (of the musical group Mandrill).
Executive Producer
Topper Carew

Producer
Marita Rivero

Associate Producer
Barbara Barrow
Vickie Jones

Director
Conrad White

Editor
Henry Johnson

Cinematographer
Henry Johnson

Writer
Dighton Spooner

Host
David Crippens

Performers
Cheryl Bibbs (quickie)
Gerald Durley (quickie)
Tanya Hart (quickie)
Wolf Mandrill (quickie)

Others
The Webster Lewis Septet (theme music)
Orlando Bagwell (assistant cameraman)
Orlando Bagwell (assistant editor)
Tom Balhatchet (engineer)
Bill Benson (unit manager)
Bruce Bordett (studio technician)
Ron Buccheri (studio technician)
Basil Chigas (studio technician)
Lloyd Cogell (still photography)
Dennis Correia (engineer)
David Crane (videotape engineer)
Douglas DeVitt (videotape engineer)
Michael Dick (graphics)
Boyd Estus (camera)
Bill Fairweather (engineer)
Leah Fletcher (community coordinator)
Michael Flyod (studio technician)
Peter Hadfield (graphics)
Keith Handyside (engineer)
Roger Haydock (assistant cameraman)
Arthur Henry (videotape engineer)
Dick Holden (studio technician)
David Hutton (videotape engineer)
Steve Izzi (sound)
Pat Kane (videotape engineer)
Sharon Kenner (graphics)
Tiit Koppel (studio technician)
Frank Lane (studio technician)
Larry LeCain (studio technician)
David Loerzel (assistant cameraman)
Greg MacDonald (studio technician)
John MacKnight (studio technician)
John MacKnight (videotape engineer)
Sallie McGuire Nicholas (production assistant)
Huntley Nicholas Jr. (sound)
Huntley Nicholas Jr. (assistant editor)
John Plausse (studio technician)
Marita Rivero (concept)
Candelaria Silva (community coordinator)
Fred Simons (videotape engineer)
Kathy Smith (studio technician)
Lee Smith (studio technician)
Jennifer Spangler (engineer)
Alonzo Speight (community coordinator)
Dighton Spooner (researcher)
David St. Onge (videotape engineer)
John L. Sullivan (studio technician)
Margaret Tarter (community coordinator)
Skip Wareham (studio technician)
Bob Wilson (studio technician)
Carla Bravo Wing (community coordinator)
Rodner Wright (graphics)
Sylvia Wright (community coordinator)

Formats
Master (WGBH program) 2" videotape (item number not yet assigned)
Preservation master beta SP cassette 122675
Preservation master beta SP cassette AB-01343
Preservation master digital beta cassette AB-01336
Viewing copy 3/4" cassette (item number not yet assigned)



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