Braxton, James 2016-12-20

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This interview features James Braxton as he discusses his love for music and playing the violin and the saxophone. In this interview, James recounts his career in the music field, and directing and writing music for the Dunbar band in Lubbock.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: James Braxton

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Date: December 20, 2016


Interviewer: Daniel Sanchez

Length: 01:35:24


Childhood and growing up, Studying music in Tulsa, Playing music at Atlantic City; World War II, Playing music while in the army, Moving to Lubbock and teaching at Dunbar, His son, Fond memories he has from teaching music, Parents reaction to him quitting school, Son’s college music; recent activities for James, What it feels like leaving behind a musical legacy

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Transcript: Transcript available on Dspace

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