Project

Jazz Ambassadors

Division of Public Programs

Dizzy Gillespie, James Moody, and Howard Johnson at Downbeat, New York, N.Y.
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Dizzy Gillespie, James Moody, and Howard Johnson at Downbeat, New York, N.Y.

Courtesy of Library of Congress

A documentary film and website on the influence of the Voice of America’s “Music USA Jazz” radio program and the State Department’s jazz tours during the Cold War.