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Folder 10 Spalding, George Duke interviewed by Charles E. Austin, October 2, 1997

Spalding, George Duke, a piano player who grew up in the south, studied a Julliard and performed in Pittsburgh.

[T1S1] Musical family and childhood; joining the union; performing in Pittsburgh; studying at Julliard; performing with white band; performance attire; territory band touring; Union earnings and pensions; importance of day job.

[T1S2] Local 471 charter; appearance and jobs; Atlantic City; old Musicians’ Club; Union merger; advice to younger musicians; performing for religious institutions; future of music.