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Excursion with Tumbao, An
Program 924
Original Airdate: 7/13/1979

Subject Keywords
Hispanic American musicians
Music - Performance

Subject Genre
Public Affairs: Current Events

Personal Names
Byron, Don
Gluzband, Steve
Nieves, David
Pabon, Israel
Toro, Efraim

Corporate Names
Tumbao (musical group)

Program Description
Program features an in studio performance by Tumbao, a Boston-based musical group blending Latin rhythms, jazz, and Afro-blues. Performers are David Nieves (band leader and base player), Israel Pabon (congas), Efraim Toro (random percusasion), Steve Gluzband (trumpet, horn, occasional piano), and Don Byron (clarinet, piano). Program includes a fifteen minute interview with Nieves conducted by Sixto Escobar, and Say Brother's "Music Beat" (a list of noteworthy musical recordings).

Producer
Barbara Barrow-Murray

Associate Producer
Beth Deare

Director
Brian Clarke

Host
Sixto Escobar

Guests
David Nieves

Performers
Don Byron (musician)
Steve Gluzband (musician)
David Nieves (musician)
Israel Pabon (musician)
Efraim Toro (musician)

Others
Marc Beres (intern)
Basil Chigas (stage manager)
Vern Coleman (audio)
Leo Demers (videotape recordist)
Diana Fong (intern)
Rebecca Hill (fashion consultant)
Carol Hugentugler (videotape recordist)
Tiit Koppel (switcher)
Webster Lewis (theme music)
Gene Mackles (graphic designer)
Fran Mahard (scenic design)
Milan Merhar (videotape recordist)
George Rivera (post-production supervisor)
Jack Shipley (lighting assistant)
Kathy Smith (switcher)
Lee Smith (camera)
Aubrey Stewart (video)
John L. Sullivan (lighting director)
Richard Tilkin (assistant cameraman)
Steve Vigneaux (audio)
Skip Wareham (camera)
Evelyn Wong (production assistant)

Formats
Master (WGBH program) 2" videotape A2-06113
Preservation master beta SP cassette AP-01649
Preservation master beta SP cassette AP-01649A
Viewing copy 3/4" cassette 1531-60
Viewing copy VHS cassette (item number not yet assigned)



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