Another VOA jazz alumnus. (And another)

Posted: 12 Oct 2006   Print   Send a link
"In the late '50s, (Polish trumpeter Tomasz) Stanko listened religiously to the Voice of America radio broadcasts of jazz disc jockey Willis Conover. 'It was the only possible way to be in touch with the music in our country,' he explained. 'We didn't have the records at that time.'", 5 October 2006. "Hungarian double-bassist Aladar Pege ... discovered jazz through DJ Willis Conover's nightly broadcasts to eastern Europe on Voice of America." The Guardian, 11 October 2006.