Schaaf, Elizabeth M.
Found in 40 Collections and/or Records:
Interview by Elizabeth Schaaf of Kenneth Corprew, Ronald Rooks, and Jacques E. Leeds about the Baltimore jazz scene from the 1950s to 1980s.
Ronald Rooks is an appraiser of art and manuscripts and the owner of Merryman Antiques in Baltimore. Kenneth Corprew is a television producer. Jacques E. Leeds (1927-2018) was a lawyer and the first husband of jazz singer Ethel Ennis.
A graduate of Benedict College, Russ Moss toured with the Benedict College Choir during his college days. A camera operator for WJZ-TV and a gifted photographer, he is also active as a musician in the Baltimore-Washington area. Moss has performed with the Stef Scaggiari Trio and Annapolis Junction. Interview by Elizabeth Schaaf.
Oral history interview of Suzanne Davis, daughter of musician Harrison Watts. Watts played violin, flute, and saxophone in ensembles led by A. Jack Thomas and Charles Harris, and he taught at Howard University. Davis studied music at Frederick Douglass High School with W. Llewellyn Wilson. In this interview, Davis recounts her memories of the musical life of Baltimore's Black community from approximately the 1930s to 1960s.