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- December 24
Jazz as a Cold War Weapon: Lecture by Larry Appelbaum
Larry Appelbaum is a senior music reference specialist in the Music Division at the Library of Congress. As the former supervisor of the Library's Magnetic Recording Laboratory, he discovered the Thelonious Monk-John Coltrane Carnegie Hall tapes and transferred, edited and mastered many classical, jazz and folk recordings for commercial release. As a critic, he is a contributor to the books "Jazz: The First Century" (2000), "The Encyclopedia of Radio" (2003), and "Jazz: The Smithsonian Anthology" (2011). He writes regularly for JazzTimes and other magazines and websites around the world, curates a jazz film series, and is a long-time radio host on WPFW-FM in Washington D.C.