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Folder 20 McDaniel, Tommy interviewed by Charles E. Austin, March 9, 1998

McDaniel, Tommy, a bass player who performed in Pittsburgh.

[T1S1] Music and high school; joining Local 471 and Union members; family; Pittsburgh clubs; importance of reading and writing music; Union merger; hopes of continuing jazz tradition; results of Union merger; significance of Pittsburgh jazz; performing in Pittsburgh; pension program; inspirational performers; reputation of Pittsburgh performers.

[T1S2] Other musicians; quitting performing; Los Angeles performers; power of music; advice to younger musicians; impressions of Musicians’ Club and Union; great musicians.