Stanley Dance

This audio only interview was conducted for a radio program by Dan Del Fiorentino and donated to the NAMM Oral History program: Stanley Dance was the noted jazz historian who wrote several Grammy nominated liner notes as well as books and magazine articles over his long career. He began writing for a small music magazine called Jazz Hot back in 1935 and submitted his last book review for Jazz Time Magazine a few days before his passing in 1999. He was a lifelong friend of Duke Ellington and married to the author Helen Oakley Dance. During this segment Stanley covers his views on the trumpeter Roy Eldridge.

Interview Date:
February 19, 1997
Date of Birth:
September 15, 1910
Deceased Date:
February 23, 1999
Job Title:
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