TitleKenny Clarke oral history interview
InterviewerDance, Helen Oakley
Note(s)Kenny Clarke (1914-1985), also known as Kenny Spearman, Kenneth Clarke, Klook, Klook-mop, and Liaquat Ali Salaam, was an American drummer and bandleader. His innovations in drumming technique and counterrhythms became the standard for modern jazz drumming.
Note(s)Portions of the publicly available digital files for this transcript have been altered to restore them to their original state.
Table of ContentsPage numbers here indicate page numbers for "Read Online" interface. Page numbers listed on transcripts may differ.
Tape 1 Side 1...pp. 1-26
Tape 1 Side 2...pp. 26-55
Tape 2 Side 1...pp. 55-82
Tape 2 Side 2...pp. 82-109
Tape 3 Side 1...pp. 111-131
Tape 3 Side 2...pp. 131-156
Tape 4 Side 1...pp. 156-183
Tape 4 Side 2...pp. 183-210
Tape 5 Side 1...pp. 212-233
Tape 5 Side 2...pp.234-256
Tape 6 Side 1...pp. 256-285
CollectionJazz Oral History Project
Organization NameRutgers University. Institute of Jazz Studies, Rutgers University. Institute of Jazz Studies
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