- 7 years ago
About the show
Playing tracks by
Sahib Shihab with the Danish Radio Jazz Group, The Kenny Clarke-Francy Boland Big Band, Ben Webster, Brew Moore, Jon Eardley and more.
The second episode in Blast Kid's series focusing on European Jazz.
"One of the most intriguing contradictions in the history of European jazz is the fact that a lot of big names in American jazz moved to Europe, while over here, all local jazz musicians dreamt of a career in the USA. Some of them made the step, others changed their name to make it sound more American. So it’s strange that people like Chet Baker, Dexter Gordon and Ben Webster, to name a just a few, moved to Europe."