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January 24, 2009

 

The Benny Golson Songbook

Tenor saxophonist Benny Golson has written some of the most beloved and frequently-played standards in the modern jazz canon.

September 29, 2007

 

East Meets West: Ahmed Abdul-Malik And World Jazz

Bassist Ahmed Abdul-Malik helped forge a path for the fusion of jazz with world music.

May 12, 2007

 

Jackie McLean And Lee Morgan: The Dynamic Hardbop Duo

Jazz writer David Rosenthal called Jackie McLean and Lee Morgan "a frontline match made in hardbop heaven."

February 10, 2007

 

Soulful Days: The Cal Massey Songbook

Exploring the work of an unheralded jazz composer.

May 27, 2006

 

Turn Out The Stars II: Jazz Elegies

Jazz compositions in remembrance of musicians who have passed.

July 30, 2005

 

Late Lee: Lee Morgan In The Early 1970s

In the early 1970s, trumpeter Lee Morgan was striking out in new directions, incorporating elements of modality, free jazz, and fusion into his music.

August 21, 2004

 

Destination Out: Grachan Moncur And Jackie McLean

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.

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