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OHAM: Cress Courtney on Ellington

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ELLINGTON PROJECT                                                                                                                              #525

Cress Courtney
with Roy Jacobowitz
New York, New York
April 8, 1976

TABLE OF CONTENTS

Tape A:                                                                                                                                                          p. 1

Getting started in the music business--working for MCA--joining Consolidated Booking--joining Wil1iam Morris--booking Ellington for the Morris Agency--Recording--ASCAP ban and getting the wires--the recording business in the 30's--working with Ellington--El1ington's foibles about cash--publishing.