Chuck Suber Collection of Jazz Sound Recordings

Institution: Columbia College Chicago - Center for Black Music Research
618 South Michigan
Chicago, Illinois 60605
Phone: (312) 369-7586
Date: 1968-2000
Extent: 1 Linear Feet
Finding Aid: None

Biographical/Historical Note:
Chuck Suber taught for thirty years in the Arts, Entertainment and Media Management Department at Columbia College Chicago. His 62-year professional career in arts management included 21 years as publisher of Down Beat magazine and related publications.

Scope and Content Note:
This collection includes a small but interesting assortment of Chuck Suber's columns from Down Beat called “First Chorus,” about jazz education at a time when it was still controversial, particularly in Middle America. It also an oral history interview with Suber conducted by another jazz educator, Richard Wang on the same topic.

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