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Solar Visions
Program 927
Original Airdate: 8/3/1979

Subject Keywords
Music - Performance
Musicians

Subject Genre
Public Affairs: Current Events

Personal Names
Bright, Larry
Kane, David
Loving, Vincent
Soroka, Paul
Wilson, Jimmy

Corporate Names
Solar Visions (musical group)

Program Description
Program consists of a studio performance by Solar Visions, a Boston-based musical group blending jazz and pop. Solar Visions players are David Kane (keyboards), Jimmy Wilson (horn, trumpet, special effects), Paul Soroka (lyricon), Larry Bright (bandleader and drums), and Vincent Loving (base guitar). Programs includes a fifteen minute interview conducted by Sixto Escobar with Bright, who discusses his work with Sun Ra, the band's use of the lyricon, and the electronic sound of the music.

Producer
Barbara Barrow-Murray

Associate Producer
Beth Deare

Director
Brian Clarke

Host
Sixto Escobar

Performers
Larry Bright (musician)
David Kane (musician)
Vincent Loving (musician)
Paul Soroka (musician)
Jimmy Wilson (musician)

Others
Marc Bere (intern)
Basil Chigas (stage manager)
Vern Coleman (audio)
Leo Demers (videotape recordist)
Doug Devitt (videotape recordist)
Diana Fong (intern)
Keith Handyside (video)
Rebecca Hill (fashion consultant)
Nat Johnson (audio)
Pat Kane (videotape recordist)
Tiit Koppel (lighting assistant)
Webster Lewis (theme music)
Gene Mackles (graphic designer)
Fran Mahard (scenic design)
Milan Merhar (videotape recordist)
John Plausse (lighting director)
George Rivera (post-production supervisor)
Kathy Smith (switcher)
Lee Smith (camera)
Skip Wareham (camera)
Evelyn Wong (production assistant)

Formats
Master (WGBH program) 2" videotape A2-06110
Original footage 1/2" reel-to-reel videotape 927
Preservation master beta SP cassette AP-01661
Preservation master digital beta cassette AP-01660A
Viewing copy 3/4" cassette 1827-60
Viewing copy VHS cassette (item number not yet assigned)



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