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July 18, 2007

 

Mal Waldron/Woody Shaw 1984

Ubu Roi has posted a very tasty 1984 concert by the Mal Waldron Quintet, featuring Waldron on piano, Woody Shaw on trumpet, Charlie Rouse…

December 23, 2006

 

holiday jazz

The Night Lights Before Christmas

Holiday jazz is coming to town this week on Night Lights.

July 15, 2006

 

Something Cool

Do It Again: Jazz Remakes

Jazz artists have occasionally revisited albums years or decades after their original release, sometimes re-recording them in their entirety.

May 27, 2006

 

Coltrane's funeral

Turn Out the Stars II: Jazz Elegies

Jazz compositions in remembrance of musicians who have passed.

July 16, 2005

 

For Lady: Early Tribute LPs to Billie Holiday

Anita O'DayAlthough there had been tribute LPs to other artists before Billie Holiday–Bix Beiderbecke and Fats Waller among them–the concept really took off in the two years before and after Holiday’s death in 1959, as six albums dedicated to the iconic singer…

July 9, 2005

 

Duets: Two Degrees of Separation

Duets from Steve Lacy & Mal Waldron, Mal Waldron & Jeanne Lee, Lee & Ran Blake, Ran Blake & Anthony Braxton, Braxton & Max Roach...is there a pattern here?

July 17, 2004

 

The Day Lady Died: Billie Holiday

Billie HolidayBillie Holiday died in New York City at 3 a.m. on Friday, July 17, 1959–45 years to the day of this broadcast. In addition to Holiday’s music–”Don’t Worry ‘Bout Me,” from her little-known last album BILLIE HOLIDAY (recorded after LADY IN SATIN), “This Year’s Kisses” (with Lester Young), the vibrant early side “Life Begins When You’re in Love,” a moodier & spookier alternate take of her Decca recording “No More,” and other…

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