Reminiscences of Art D'Lugoff, 1996

 

Name
D'Lugoff, Art (Interviewee)
Bird, Christiane (Interviewer)
Title
Reminiscences of Art D'Lugoff, 1996
Abstract
D'Lugoff, Art (1924-). Childhood: Brooklyn, New York; Army Air Force service World War II; BA English literature and political science New York University; early musical interests; newspaper reporting jobs in California and New York City 1950s; Greenwich Village 1950s; Beat movement; public relations Electrical Workers' Union; Circle in the Square Theatre midnight jazz series organizer 1955; Brook lyn Academy of Music jazz series organizer 1956; musician manager; concert producer; Village Gate nightclub on Bleecker Street owner 1958-1994; booking jazz, blues, folk, Latin, and satirical shows, cabaret card abolishment, integrated audiences, organized crime influence on business, nightclub business decisions, live album recordings; WRVR radio station interview show 1970s; music business changes 1950s-1990s; Village Gate at 52nd Street opening 1996; musicians and colleagues reminiscences
Collection Name
Individual interviews oral history collection
Subjects
Businessmen; Concert agents--New York (State); Nightclubs--New York (State); Nightclubs--Management; Jazz--New York (State); Greenwich Village (New York, N.Y.); D'Lugoff, Art; Village Gate (Nightclub)
Format
oral histories; sound recordings
Genre
Interviews
Date
1996
Note (Biographical)
Nightclub owner
Note
Interviewed by: Christiane Bird on September 30 and November 16, 1996 in New York City
Digitized from analog recordings: Original available in the Columbia Center for Oral History, Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Libraries
Note (Provenance)
Art D'Lugoff, Gift
Language
English
Library Location
Columbia Center for Oral History, Columbia University
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Catalog Record
15310700
Also In
Oral History Archives at Columbia
Time-Based Media
Time-Based Media
Persistent URL
https://dx.doi.org/10.7916/d8-jrp1-3512
Related URLs
Available digital content for this interview.