The Jazz Ambassadors

Film Interviewees

Air date: 05/04/2018

The Jazz Ambassadors

Premieres Friday, May 4, at 10 p.m. on PBS (check local listings)

Streams beginning May 5 on pbs.org and PBS apps

 

Film Interviewees 

 

Nicholas Cull

Author, The Cold War and the United States Information Agency

 

Robin D. G. Kelley

Author, Africa Speaks, America Answers

 

Penny Von Eschen

Author, Satchmo Blows Up the World

 

Brenda Gayle Plummer

Author, Rising Wind: Black Americans and U.S. Foreign Affairs

 

Adam Clayton Powell, III

Son of Adam Clayton Powell, Jr. 

 

Charlie Persip

Drummer, 1965 Dizzy Gillespie Tour

 

Quincy Jones

Musician and Arranger

 

Ricky Riccardi

Louis Armstrong biographer

 

Robert O’Meally

Author and Jazz Critic

 

Ryszard Horowitz

Polish Jazz Enthusiast

 

Gennady Golstein

Soviet Jazz Musician 

 

Darius Brubeck

Jazz Musician 

 

David Goloschekin

Soviet Jazz Musician

 

Bill Crow

Bass Player, Benny Goodman USSR Tour

 

Tom Simons

Former US Ambassador to Pakistan / 1963 Ellington Liaison Officer