Tenor saxophonist Benny Golson has written some of the most beloved and frequently-played standards in the modern jazz canon.
Bassist Ahmed Abdul-Malik helped forge a path for the fusion of jazz with world music.
Jazz writer David Rosenthal called Jackie McLean and Lee Morgan "a frontline match made in hardbop heaven."
Exploring the work of an unheralded jazz composer.
Jazz compositions in remembrance of musicians who have passed.
In the early 1970s, trumpeter Lee Morgan was striking out in new directions, incorporating elements of modality, free jazz, and fusion into his music.
We'll hear a melding of 1950s bop sensibility with the new ideas and approaches so prevalent in the jazz world of the early 1960s.