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Folder 17 Westray, Joe interviewed by Charles E. Austin, November 13, 1997

Westray, Joe, by Cathy (sister), a guitarist who was a band leader and Local 471 Union president, and owned a club in Pittsburgh.

[T1S1] Beginning music and lessons; Local 471 and Musicians’ Club; arranging music; touring; playing in Pittsburgh; significance of Joe Westray’s Band; other musicians; performance attire; band leader; education; traveling locally with Joe; balancing business and music; Joe’s legacy; starting a music school.

[T1S2] Joe’s dream of a music school; Cathy’s relationship with Joe; importance of training; Joe’s grandson, Ronnie; Musicians’ Club relocation; Union Merger and effects; importance of Old Musicians’ Club; other musicians.