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This set of five recordings were taped in Hale Smith’s Black Studies class at University of Connecticut- Storrs and include class lectures by Melba Liston as well as tapes from a WKCR radio program, and a studio track of “The Marijuana Affair” by Melba Liston, conducted by Hale Smith. These recordings were received from Randy Weston, who worked closely with Melba Liston, and Juanita Smith, wife of Hale Smith.


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Guide to the Hale Smith and Melba Liston Recordings



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