Physical Details: 1 sound cassette : analog ; 48 min., 30 sec.
Creator: Valerie Capers
Co-Creator: Esther G. Rolick (1922-)
Description: Capers, interviewed by Rolick, discusses her background and her work as a jazz pianist and composer, as well as the history of jazz. She performs one of her compositions, and demonstrates improvisation on a chord progression.
Interview conducted for Rolick's class "Black music and art," at Mercy College.
Forms part of: Esther G. Rolick papers, 1941-1985
Rights Statement: Current copyright status is undetermined
Citation: Interview with Valerie Capers, 1971. Esther G. Rolick papers, 1941-1985. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Digital ID: 11747
- Capers, Valerie
- Jazz musicians
Availability: This item has been digitally reformattted. It is available by appointment in the Archives of American Art's reading rooms, or in certain situations by request.