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WILLIS CONOVER
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Definitions

  1. Willis Conover (October 18, 1920 - May 17, 1996) was a jazz producer and broadcaster on the Voice of America for over forty years. (Web site)
  2. Willis Conover was born in Buffalo, New York, in nineteen twenty.

Jazz Musicians

  1. Willis Conover knew many of the jazz musicians in both Washington and New York City.

Jazz Musician

  1. Willis Conover was not a jazz musician.

Jazz

  1. Willis Conover considered jazz the music of freedom.

Duke Ellington

  1. Willis Conover once said Louis Armstrong was the heart of jazz and Duke Ellington was its soul.

Cold War

  1. They have recognized Willis Conover, the Voice of America broadcaster who may have been America's greatest cultural diplomat of the Cold War.

United States

  1. Willis Conover also worked to spread jazz in the United States.
  2. Although rarely heard in the United States, Willis Conover was one of the most important radio broadcasters in jazz history.

Radio Program

  1. In 1966, Willis Conover, conductor of the "Jazz Time" radio program, even went as far as to say, "Vagif Mustafazadeh is an extraordinary pianist.

People

  1. Many people think that Willis Conover had great political influence during the period after World War Two known as the Cold War.

America

  1. With little recorded music on the island, radio broadcasts such as Willis Conover 's Voice of America had a major influence.

Jazz Music

  1. 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

  1. Willis Conover of the Voice of America organized the event at which President Richard Nixon awarded Ellington with the Medal of Freedom. (Web site)
  2. One jazz writer said Willis Conover and his radio programs did more to end the Cold War than all the presidents put together.

Categories

  1. Jazz Music
  2. Forty Years
  3. Radio Programs
  4. President Richard Nixon
  5. Broadcaster
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