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Folder 11 Humphries, Roger interviewed by Charles E. Austin, August 8, 1998

Humphries, Roger, a drummer who began performing at a young age, toured and performed in Pittsburgh.

[T1S1] Musical family and childhood; family inspiration; camaraderie with older musicians; purpose of JPS oral histories; rehearsal bands and teaching music; East Liberty Club; performing in Pittsburgh; drum playing style; Pittsburgh’s notoriety; importance of education and a job; enjoyment from performing.

[T1S2] Union merger court case; merger tensions; quitting the Union; inspirational drummers; advice to younger musicians.