Chick Corea: What Child is This Billie Holiday: I've Got My Love to Keep Me Warm Take Six: God Bless Ye Merry Gentlemen Dexter
A Conversation with Marquis Hill Mike Ragogna: So. The Way We Play. Exactly how is the way you play these days? Better yet
I was a little girl, with a big vibrato, recording my first single in Newark, New Jersey. Okay, I confess: it was a demo. But still, there I was at Savoy Records, a label whose catalogue of R&B, jazz, and gospel artists included Charlie Parker, Dexter Gordon, The Clara Ward Singers and John Lee Hooker.
This week our playlist includes music by Fiona Apple, Mavis Staples, Deer Tick, Muddy Waters, Roxette, and more.
This week we review albums by Jackie Gleason (with his orchestra), George Harrison, Dexter Gordon, Shakira and other artists.
Where: Jazz Showcase 806 S. Plymouth Ct., Chicago On Wednesday night, Chicago saxophonist Glenn Burris is bringing his quartet
Within two days last week we lost two jazz greats, both of whom gave us much more than entertainment.