This show was 1st in the global community radio chart, 11th in the global radioshow chart and 17th in the global jazz chart.
Time to celebrate birthdays of famous and not so jazz artists. Reeds & flute: Maceo Parker, John Stubblefield, Buddy DeFranco, David Murray, Henry Threadgill, Fathead Newman, Joshua Redman, Wardell Gray, Dexter Gordon, Buck Hill & Sonny Stitt. Violinist Didier Lockwood; percussionist Willie Bobo; singers Nina Simone & Nancy Wilson; pianists Eubie Blake, James P. Johnson, Tadd Dameron & Joe Sample; arranger Hall Overton. Keep the music strong, hit the 'follow' and 'fav' buttons, and be sure to write. Next week: 50th anniversaries of March '65 BN classics. Best, DrJ