Oberlin Alumni Magazine

John Lewis Talks Jazz

In 1956, Jim Neumann ’58 interviewed the MJQ pianist for WOBC radio

January 24, 2023

Oberlin Alumni Magazine

Collage of jazz album covers.
The James R. and Susan Neumann Jazz Collection at Oberlin consists of more than 100,000 recordings spanning the complete history of jazz.
Photo credit: James R. and Susan Neumann Jazz Collection

John Lewis talks jazz and more after a performance of the Modern Jazz Quartet at Oberlin College on May 11, 1956. Interview conducted by Jim Neumann ’58, host of “Jazz Hot and Cool!” and broadcast May 12, 1956, on WOBC.

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