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Say Brother Pays Tribute to Webster Lewis with a Night on the Town
Program 707
Original Airdate: 11/28/1976

Subject Keywords
Afro-American conductors (Music) - Boston - Massachusetts
Afro-American musicians
Afro-American orchestral musicians

Subject Genre
Public Affairs: Current Events

Personal Names
Benson, Carla
Benton, Evette L.
Gray, Bruce
Ingram, Barbara
Lewis, Webster

Corporate Names
Jordan Hall - Boston - Massachusetts
New England Conservatory Post Pop Orchestra - Boston - Massachusetts

Program Description
Program consists of a special, hour-long version of the tribute concert for musician and composer Webster Lewis, at the New England Conservatory of Music's Jordan Hall. Backed by his sixty-piece orchestra (composed of New England Conservatory students, community service students, preparatory school students, community musicians, and professionals), Lewis conducts and performs spiritual and jazz rock selections from his newly released recording A Night on the Town and debuts the new Say Brother theme. Guest performers include vocalists Carla Benson, Evette L. Benton, Barbara Ingram, and Bruce Gray. Program was simulcast on WGBH Radio FM.

Producer
Barbara Barrow

Associate Producer
Melvin Moore

Director
David Atwood

Performers
New England Conservatory Post Pop Orchestra, The (musical group)
Carla Benson (vocalist)
Evette L. Benton (vocalist)
Bruce Gray (vocalist)
Barbara Ingram (vocalist)
Webster Lewis (conductor / musician)

Others
Bruce Bordett (stage manager)
Ron Buccheri (assistant stage manager)
Susan Burks (publicist)
Brian Clarke (assistant to the producer)
Jerome Cohen (music assistant)
Vern Coleman (audio)
Vernon Coleman (sound mixer)
June Cross (production assistant)
Lynda Cutler (publicist)
Bill Fairweather (video)
Mike Floyd (camera)
Keith Handyside (video)
Rebecca Hill (fashion consultant)
Danny Horn (intern)
Dave Hutton (recordist)
Dave Hutton (videotape assembly)
Bill Johnson (audio assistant)
Lenita Johnson (intern)
Benny Krol (audio assistant)
Frank Lane (camera)
Karl Lorencic (mobile unit supervisor)
Greg MacDonald (camera)
Gene Mackles (graphic designer)
John MacKnight (lighting assistant)
John MacKnight (recordist)
Carolyn Marshall (production secretary)
Richard McGonigle (lighting assistant)
Wil Morton (sound mixer)
Chas Norton (lighting director)
John Plausse (lighting assistant)
Kathy Smith (switcher)
Kathy Smith (edit programmer)
Jahid Songhai (intern)
John L. Sullivan (lighting assistant)
Mario Valdes (researcher)
Skip Wareham (camera)
Neil Weisbrod (assistant director)
Conrad White (associate director)
Bob Wilson (camera)
Eileen Yang (researcher)

Formats
ISO reel 1/2" reel-to-reel videotape 1048-20 / 4267-20
Master (WGBH program) 2" videotape A2-03329
Off Line 2" videotape A2-05545
Original footage 1/2" reel-to-reel videotape -1 2882-72
Original footage 1/2" reel-to-reel videotape -2 (item number not yet assigned)
Original footage 1/2" reel-to-reel videotape -3 (item number not yet assigned)
Original footage 3/4" cassette -1 (item number not yet assigned)
Original footage 3/4" cassette -2 (item number not yet assigned)
Original recording 2" audio reel 00394
Original recording 2" audio reel 00395
Original recording 2" audio reel 00423
Original recording 2" audio reel 00424
Original recording 2" audio reel 00492
Original recording 2" audio reel -1 (item number not yet assigned)
Original recording 2" audio reel -2 (item number not yet assigned)
PBS dub 1/2" reel-to-reel videotape 499-60
Preservation master beta SP cassette AB-00189
Preservation master digital beta cassette AB-01565
Preservation master beta SP cassette AB-01565A
Viewing copy 2" videotape AB-06133
Viewing copy 3/4" cassette 3329-60
Viewing copy 3/4" cassette 891-60
Viewing copy 3/4" cassette 3054-60
Viewing copy 3/4" cassette 2702-60
Viewing copy 1/2" reel-to-reel videotape (item number not yet assigned)
Viewing copy 3/4" cassette (item number not yet assigned)
Viewing copy VHS cassette (item number not yet assigned)
Viewing copy VHS cassette (item number not yet assigned)



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