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WHYR Gifts&Messages 11/24/2012 Show 40

WHYR Gifts&Messages 11/24/2012 Show 40

Playing tracks by

Roland Kirk, JACKIE McLEAN, Danilo perez, Chick Corea, Thelonious Monk and more.

The Dr's had his fill of turkeys. So, here's our Thanksgiving weekend show featuring an air shot of Billie Holiday from a 1949 TV show, her tribute to Bessie Smith, and Bessie herself. Also, a compare and contrast Chick Corea vs. Thelonious Monk. We jazz up some Isley Brothers chestnuts. And rare Jackie McLean with son Rene, Danilo Perez, Milt & Wes, Benny Golson (read a great interview with him at the Jazz Wax archive:, grease from Wes Anderson and Don Patterson (rare,vinyl rescue), electric Gil Evans, Greg Osby doing some off-kilter bebop, Grachan Moncur, John Hebert (bassist with Fred Hersch) and Jessica Williams.

Coming soon: A Dr Jazz Christmas as well as a 'get ready for New Year's' jam of some of the funkiest tracks from 2012 G&M shows.