Jazz and the night: moody, evocative music for the evening.
J.R. Monterose is a saxophonist rarely heard even by jazz fans, and his most well-known recording is one that Monterose himself later all but disowned.
What happened to saxophonist, composer, and music-publishing pioneer Gigi Gryce? Gryce co-biographer Michael Fitzgerald joins us again this week for the answer.
We'll hear selections from Charles' albums New Directions and Collaboration: West, and more.