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Up-to-date information beyond that at WBGO's website
concerning Jazz From the Archives
- 1 - Picks of the Year, Part 2: Host Dan Morgenstern (with input from Archives co-hosts) offers personal best recordings of 2011.
- 8 - Master Owens, I Presume?: Bill Kirchner presents the music of trumpeter (and newly designated NEA Jazz Master) Jimmy Owens.
- 15 - Still Analog After All These Years, Part One: Loren Schoenberg plays recordings from LPs that have yet to be re-issued on CD.
- 22 - Chu-ology: Host Vincent Pelote examines the music of tenor saxophone giant Leon “Chu” Berry, who in his brief career made wonderful recordings with Fletcher Henderson, Cab Calloway, Benny Carter and many others.
- 29 - Leap Year Special: You'll hear Leap Here, Lovers' Leap, etc., and a batch of Lester Leaps Ins, courtesy of host Dan Morgenstern.
- 5 - What’s Up, Doc?: Host Vincent Pelote plays a selection of titles recorded by the great nonagenarian trumpeter Doc Cheatham.
- 12 - Two Pianos, Four Hands, Part 2: Join host Bill Kirchner as he continues his survey of piano duos such as Chick Corea and Stefano Bollani, Marc Copland and Bill Carrothers, and Bill Charlap and Renee Rosnes.
- 19 - Still Analog After All These Years, Part Two: Loren Schoenberg continues his series in which he plays recordings from vinyl that have yet to be re-issued on CD.
- 26 - Stan Getz at 85: The great tenorman would have passed that milestone this month. His music is still alive, and host Dan Morgenstern has chosen some favorite gems.
- 4 - The Adventures of a Jazz Baron: Dan Morgenstern's guest is Fradley Garner, translator-editor of the just-published memoirs of Timme Rosenkrantz (1911-69), the Danish jazz advocate who presented, photographed and recorded many jazz greats.
- 11 - Bix Beiderbecke at 109: Even though the legendary cornetist died in 1931, Bix still lives in the hearts of his most ardent fans as demonstrated by host Vincent Pelote and his guest, Andre Pelote, Vincent’s brother and fellow Bixophile.
- 18 - Portrait of Sheila Jordan: Host Bill Kirchner samples music from the long career of singer/songwriter Sheila Jordan.
- 25 - For Bass Faces Only: Host Joe Peterson examines the music of bassist Oscar Pettiford, who followed Jimmy Blanton in the Duke Ellington Band and played and recorded with the Duke, Coleman Hawkins, Dizzy Gillespie, and the cream of the jazz crop.
- 1 - Good-Bye Ray, Pt. 1: Host Ed Berger pays tribute to modern, two-fisted pianist Ray Bryant, who died on June 2, 2011. In his illustrious career Bryant played and recorded with Jo Jones, Dizzy Gillespie, Miles Davis, and Benny Carter among others.
- 8 - Good-Bye Ray, Pt. 2: Host Ed Berger continues his tribute to modern, two-fisted pianist Ray Bryant, who died on June 2, 2011.
- 15 - Bessie Smith at 118: Host Vincent Pelote plays his favorite cuts by the “Empress of the Blues” from the 160 recordings she made for Columbia Records.
- 22 - I Am the Walrath: Host Bill Kirchner spotlights the music of trumpeter, arranger, and composer Jack Walrath, who has recorded and played with Charles Mingus, Sam Rivers, Richie Cole, Hamiet Bluiett, Bobby Watson, and many others.
- 29 - The Duke at 111: The Peerless Ellington Legacy Lives On, as host Dan Morgenstern demonstrates.
Institute of Jazz Studies
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
John Cotton Dana Library
185 University Ave.
Newark NJ USA 07102
Tel: (973) 353-5595
Fax: (973) 353-5944