John Handy http://news.stlpublicradio.org en Music From The Newport And Monterey Jazz Festivals-Part 2 http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/music-newport-and-monterey-jazz-festivals-part-2 <p>Jazz Unlimited for July 21 will feature “Music from the Newport and Monterey Jazz Festivals-Part Two”&nbsp;&nbsp; The Newport and Monterey Jazz Festivals are the longest running jazz festivals in history.&nbsp; Newport was founded in 1954 and Monterey in 1957.&nbsp; Newport was wracked by riots in 1960, 1970 and 1974 and was canceled for a time and was moved to New York City for a time in the 1970’s.&nbsp; The riots were caused by drunken young people who were attracted to the festival when they added popular rock groups.&nbsp; Monterey has run uninterrupted for 55 years with its make-up of Tue, 16 Jul 2013 17:06:54 +0000 Dennis Owsley 28278 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Music From The Newport And Monterey Jazz Festivals-Part 2 Jazz Artists of History With Major Birthdays In February; Tribute To Donald Byrd http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/jazz-artists-history-major-birthdays-february-tribute-donald-byrd <p>Some jazz greats have major birthdays in February.&nbsp; The February&nbsp; Jazz Unlimited show will include reed players John Handy, Buddy DeFranco, Harold Land and Dexter Gordon and many others.&nbsp; In addition we will have a tribute to jazz great Donald Byrd, who passed away February 4.</p><p>Check out my photos of some of the musicians heard on tonight's show.</p><p><strong><a href="http://www.stlpublicradio.org/programs/jazzunlimited/playlists/022413.pdf">&gt;&gt; Playlist</a></strong></p> Sun, 17 Feb 2013 13:55:34 +0000 Dennis Owsley 9384 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Jazz Artists of History With Major Birthdays In February; Tribute To Donald Byrd Jazz From Clubs On The Left Coast-Part II http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/jazz-clubs-left-coast-part-ii <p>The Left Coast over the years has been the host to many great jazz clubs.&nbsp; The October 21 show presents jazz recorded in clubs in San Francisco, Oakland, Santa Cruz and Seattle.&nbsp; Some of the clubs are The Jazz Workshop, Yoshi's, Keystone Corner and the Blackhawk in the San Francisco Bay area and Jazz Alley and The Penthouse in Seattle.&nbsp; We feature such musicians as the Ray Brown Trio, the Yerba Buena Jazz Band, Shelly Manne, Cannonball Adderley, Thelonious Monk, Henry Threadgill, John Coltrane and Pharoah Sanders.</p> Mon, 22 Oct 2012 13:55:25 +0000 Dennis Owsley 5431 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org