This show was 1st in the global community radio chart, 14th in the global radioshow chart and 24th in the global jazz chart.
After a hip start with Joe Farrell, Rahsaan, NY Mary, and James Oscar Smith, we get lost in the 50s with classic Trane featuring Donald Byrd & then Hank Mobley (the latter with Horace Silver on Hank's debut BN recording); then after a Supersax prelude, a deep dive into the 40s with Bird for Dial, in which 3 bop classics were recorded back-to-back & Eddie Jefferson as icing. After a ballad interlude from Bud Powell, we explore how Cassandra Wilson interprets 3 Lady Day tunes in a segment-long compare & contrast. Good listening, if I say so myself. May birthdays next week.....Enjoy the show!
RIP Bruce Lundvall (1935-2015)