Interview SummaryDavid Anderson discusses his involvement with the Men of Note. His background in jazz is related primarily to his experience in college settings, where he acquired degrees and teaching positions at very reputable programs. He mostly credits his college years for the opportunities he had in playing with combos and bands outside coursework and teaching. Anderson also describes his time living in New Orleans before coming to Kentucky, where he achieved considerable success as a professional saxophonist. On the Men of Note specifically, Anderson comments on his role as musical director of the group, and he also remarks on the talent of his fellow bandmates, many of whom held jobs outside of music for their primary income.
Interview KeywordJazz music Saxophone Dance bands Stock arrangements Indiana University, Bloomington (Ind.) Instrumentation Dillard University, New Orleans (La.) Tom Brawner Kentucky State University, Frankfort (Ky.) Richard Domek Morehead State University, Morehead (Ky.) Tanglewood Music Center, Lenox (Mass.) Byron Romanowitz Jack Fife Hal Carpenter Gus Wylie Musical director Improvisation 1960s DiMartino-Osland Jazz Orchestra (DOMO) Disc jockeys
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Anderson, David Interview by Richard Domek. 17 Sep. 2014. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.
Anderson, D. (2014, September 17). Interview by R. Domek. Men Of Note Oral History Project. Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries, Lexington.
Anderson, David, interview by Richard Domek. September 17, 2014, Men Of Note Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.
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