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Restoring Classic Jazz Recordings

Jack Towers worked for the Department of Agriculture before pursuing his new career as an audio engineer. He finds and restores classic and little-know jazz albums and concerts, including an upcoming collection of Dean Benedetti's recordings of Charlie Parker. Towers hopes advances in digital technology will make his sometimes tedious methods obsolete.


Other segments from the episode on August 19, 1988

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, August 17, 1988: Interview with Ray Bradbury; Review of Jorge Bolet's album "Ballades Barcarolle; Fantaisie, op. 49"; Interview with Jack Towers; Commentary on political…


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