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KGOU Readers Club: Going Back to T-Town: Ernie Fields Territory Big Band

KGOU managing editor Logan Layden sits down with Carmen Fields, author of Going Back to T-Town.

The KGOU Readers Club selection for this month is Going Back to T-Town: The Ernie Fields Territory Big Band from author Carmen Fields, Ernie’s daughter. He led one of the best territory bands, going town to town performing jazz and swing music. Carmen tells the story of success, disappointment, and perseverance in the face of discrimination from the early jazz era to the 1960s. She joins Logan Layden to discuss her new book.

Logan Layden is a reporter and managing editor for StateImpact Oklahoma. Logan spent six years as a reporter with StateImpact from 2011 to 2017.
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