Waldron wrote several hundred pieces of music in the late 1950s and early 60s, recorded by the jazz scene's top musicians.
Holiday jazz is coming to town this week on Night Lights.
Jazz artists have occasionally revisited albums years or decades after their original release, sometimes re-recording them in their entirety.
Jazz compositions in remembrance of musicians who have passed.
Two years before and after Holiday's death in 1959 six albums dedicated to the iconic singer were released...
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?
The program includes a 1966 recording of Frank O'Hara reading his poetic tribute, "The Day Lady Died."