Archives Collection
"THE OTHER MUSIC CITY"                                 90-064

Physical description:

1 analog reel to reel audio tape (TTA-0139)


16 January 1991 [ca.1920-1960]


Permission must be secured from WGNS to copy this audio tape.


This tape was produced and donated by David Bassett of WGNS, Murfreesboro TN in January 1991.

Biographical sketch:

P.J. Broome, who for many years played drums in various midstate jazz bands, and Clay Tucker, a retired dean of Liberal Arts at Middle Tennessee State University and a life-long jazz trumpeter, co-authored a book, The Other Music City. Publication of the book, which includes scores of photographs and excerpts from interviews with players, club owners, and patrons conducted by Broome, was underwritten by Local 257 of the American Federation of Musicians.

--from "'The Other Music City' Traces Nashville's Jazz Roots", Nashville Tennessean 17 January 1991.

Scope and Content:

Interview with P.J. Broome and Clay Tucker by radio station WGNS, Murfreesboro TN which describes the big band jazz scene in the Nashville area, 1920-1960. The audio log which follows provides a more detailed list of topics covered.


Audio visual materials are filed first by format, then by tape number in the audio visual archives.