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History Explorer Podcast: The Jazz Oral History Project

Grade Range: 5-8
Resource Type(s): Interactives & Media
Duration: 9 Minutes
Date Posted: 6/18/2012

In this episode of the History Explorer podcast series, Ken Kimery, executive director of the Smithsonian Jazz Masterworks Orchestra, discusses the importance of the Jazz Oral History Project. Ken explains the history of the program and its importance, as well as gives some tips about how to conduct your own oral history projects.


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