This show was 2nd in the global community radio chart, 15th in the global radioshow chart and 27th in the global jazz chart.
The Grammys are coming up next month. One of the categories is ‘Best Improvised Jazz Solo’. We play them all here, and YOU can cast your vote for your favorite below or by sending your choice to firstname.lastname@example.org:
In addition, we celebrate the 50th anniversary of Blue Note sessions by Charlie Rouse & Jackie McLean, give you 2 more Red Norvo tracks with Bird & Diz, a bit of Stitt & Lady Day, Eric Dolphy ‘live’ at the Five Spot with Booker Little, and celebrate Horace Silver’s life via his sideman role with the Art Farmer Septet doing tunes from the pen of Quincy Jones and Gigi Gryce.
Thanks to RuthieNotesandTones and KingCake for production assistance.
14 of the 16 tracks appear on Mixcloud for the 1st time.........