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January 13, 2007

 

Bill Evans Album Cover

Bill Evans 1961-62

Pianist Bill Evans is featured this week, concentrating on his songs from late 1961 and early 1962, and later focusing on his return to the studio as a sideman.

August 12, 2006

 

Gerry Mulligan Mosaic Album Cover

Three Guitars

This week on Afterglow we'll highlight some of baritone saxophonist Gerry Mulligan's collaborations on a recent Mosaic collection of his 1957 recordings.

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Big Band Bird: Charlie Parker With The Big Bands

Cover for Charlie Parker big Band LP

We think of Charlie Parker as a small-group bebop saxophonist, but he came out of the swing era. What did he sound like in a big-band setting?

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