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Capturing the History of Jazz

Milt Hinton isn't just an in-demand bass player -- he's also an accomplished photographer who has taken thousands of pictures of jazz musicians. He joins guest host Marty Moss-Coane to talk about growing up in the south and, later, in Chicago--where Al Capone had an unexpected impact on his youth. Hinton's collection of his photos, Bass Lines, has just been published.

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Other segments from the episode on July 11, 1988

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, July 11, 1988: Interview with Milt Hinton; Review of Earl Hines's album "Live at the Vanguard"; Interview with Louis Rukeyser; Review of the television shows "Alive from…

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