Central Avenue Sounds

Host Renee Montagne talks with researcher Steve Isoardi and saxophone player Buddy Collette about the new CD boxed set and accompanying book called Central Avenue Sounds. It's a music and oral history project that documents the stories and sounds of the Los Angeles jazz community between the 1920s and 1950s. (8:59) (The CD box set is released by Rhino Records. The book was published in 1998 by the University of California P



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