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Box 1
Folder 1 Aaron, Al interviewed by Charles E. Austin, November 27, 1999

Aarons, Albert, a trumpet player who performed in Pittsburgh and recorded music in California. Arter, Carl, a saxophone and piano player who performed in Pittsburgh and was a Local 471 President; [T1S1] Pittsburgh bands; racism in Oklahoma; MGM contract; dance hall; intimidation of New York City; Silvertones; other musicians; Nate Harper’s band; transcription jobs; [T1S2] other musicians; touring; record shop and recording studio; reuniting with old musician friends; family and music; childhood and beginning piano; day jobs; relationships with other musicians; Jazz Beat Show.

[T1S1] Beginning music; joining Local 471; musical inspiration; Army; racism; day jobs; jazz band in high school; big bands; Local 471 politics; advice to younger musicians; recording in California; advice for studio recording.