Don Davis (1938-2014), musician, record producer, and banker, is interviewed by radio personality the Electrifying Mojo in this on-air interview.
Rodney Whitaker, bassist and educator, discusses his relationship to Detroit music, the legacy of the Blue Bird Inn, and the impact of COVID-19.
Marion Hayden, bass violinist and activist, discusses her relationship to Detroit music, the music scene that mentored her, and the impact of COVID-19.
The Blue Bird Inn was an institute for Detroit musicians and a hearth for the Black community. Detroit Sound Conservancy is telling the bar’s story.
The Community Jazz History Series was a video oral history program completed by the Graystone Jazz Museum and preserved by Detroit Sound Conservancy.
The Chessmate Cafe, at the corner of Livernois and 6, had a history of late night concerts, cutting-edge acts, and legendary troubadours.
Bernard “Tree” Hill, brother of Detroiter and jazz pianist Phil Hill, compiled this scrapbook of photos with national jazz and local musicians.
Detroit Sound Conservancy · Leo Early, "Space Is The Place: From the Village to the Michigan Palace"