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Folder 5 Barnett, David interviewed by Charles E. Austin, March 13, 1997

Barnett, David, a trumpet and baritone horn player who was a bandleader and performed in Pittsburgh.

[T1S1] Local 471 history; joining the union; best moments of performing; beginning music; Army; trumpet players; Barnett’s band; Local 471 politics; performing at AFL-CIO merge convention; other musicians; Union merger; touring and the black theater circuit; switching to baritone and performances.

[T1S2] Barnett’s band; relatives; Elks band members; old Musicians’ Club; booking jobs and rival bandleaders; other musicians; AAJPSP oral history project; performing at sporting events.