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- Willis Conover (October 18, 1920 - May 17, 1996) was a jazz producer and broadcaster on the Voice of America for over forty years.
- Willis Conover was born in Buffalo, New York, in nineteen twenty.
- Willis Conover knew many of the jazz musicians in both Washington and New York City.
- Willis Conover was not a jazz musician.
- Willis Conover considered jazz the music of freedom.
- Willis Conover once said Louis Armstrong was the heart of jazz and Duke Ellington was its soul.
- They have recognized Willis Conover, the Voice of America broadcaster who may have been America's greatest cultural diplomat of the Cold War.
- Willis Conover also worked to spread jazz in the United States.
- Although rarely heard in the United States, Willis Conover was one of the most important radio broadcasters in jazz history.
- In 1966, Willis Conover, conductor of the "Jazz Time" radio program, even went as far as to say, "Vagif Mustafazadeh is an extraordinary pianist.
- Many people think that Willis Conover had great political influence during the period after World War Two known as the Cold War.
- With little recorded music on the island, radio broadcasts such as Willis Conover 's Voice of America had a major influence.
- Willis Conover heard a lot of jazz music during the nineteen forties in Washington, D.C. This city was the center of a very important jazz movement.
- Willis Conover of the Voice of America organized the event at which President Richard Nixon awarded Ellington with the Medal of Freedom.
- One jazz writer said Willis Conover and his radio programs did more to end the Cold War than all the presidents put together.
- Jazz Music
- Forty Years
- Radio Programs
- President Richard Nixon
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