Gerry Mulligan http://news.stlpublicradio.org en The Pacific Jazz Record Label http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/pacific-jazz-record-label <p>The Sunday, May 18&nbsp; Jazz Unlimited show will feature music from&nbsp; “The Pacific Jazz Record Label.”&nbsp; Founded by Richard Bock and drummer Roy Harte in the early 1950’s in Los Angeles, the Pacific Jazz and World Pacific record labels documented the West Coast Jazz Scene from the cool jazz to the soul jazz eras until it was sold in 1967.&nbsp; This show features the music of Art Pepper, Shorty Rogers, Joe Pass, the Chico Hamilton Quintet, the Bud Shank/Laurindo Almeida group that preceded the bossa nova craze of the early 1960’s, Jimmy Rowles, John Lewis, Bill Perkins, Richie Kamu Fri, 16 May 2014 02:30:00 +0000 Dennis Owsley 36035 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Live From The Village Vanguard-Part 1 http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/live-village-vanguard-part-1 <p>Jazz Unlimited for February 9 is “Live from the Village Vanguard-Part 1.”&nbsp; We continue our survey of New York jazz clubs with the first of two parts on the Village Vanguard.&nbsp; Max Gordon started the club in 1935 and ran it until his death in 1989.&nbsp; Since then, his widow Lorraine continues to run it.&nbsp; It remains the way it was when Max died.&nbsp; The featured artists for this show, guitarist Jim Hall, the Gerry Mulligan Concert Jazz Band, the Brad Mehldau Trio, Roy Eldridge, Coleman Hawkins, Earl Hines, the Steve Kuhn Trio, the J.J. Sat, 08 Feb 2014 16:51:21 +0000 Dennis Owsley 33569 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Live From The Village Vanguard-Part 1 The Career Of Bob Brookmeyer http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/career-bob-brookmeyer <p>Jazz Unlimited for Sunday, November 3 will present some of the nearly sixty year career of valve trombonist, pianist, composer, arranger and teacher Bob Brookmeyer.&nbsp; He has played with, arranged and composed for such people as Terry Gibbs, Clark Terry, the Birdland Dream Band, the Gerry Mulligan Quartet and Sextet, Stan Getz, the Thad Jones-Mel Lewis Orchestra, the Jimmy Giuffre Three, his own New Art Orchestra as well as his own small groups.&nbsp; The show will include work by such artists as pianists Roger Kellaway and Hank Jones, saxophonists Coleman Hawkins, Al Cohn, Richie Kamuca Thu, 31 Oct 2013 18:21:41 +0000 Dennis Owsley 31067 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org The Career Of Bob Brookmeyer The 100 Most Frequently Recorded Jazz Originals-Part IV http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/100-most-frequently-recorded-jazz-originals-part-iv <p>On Sunday, November 4, Jazz Unlimited will present part 4 of our series on frequently recorded jazz originals.&nbsp; The time period of the recordings spans 80 years&nbsp; from 1926 to 2006.&nbsp; Some of the music includes Benny Moten's "South," the Original Dixieland Jazz Band's "Tiger Rag," Duke Ellington's "I Let a Song Go Out of My Heart," Billy Strayhorn's "Chelsea Bridge," Nat Adderley's "Work Song," and Miles Davis's "Milestones."&nbsp; Photos of some of the artists heard on this show can be found on the accompanying slide show.&nbsp; Some of the other artists heard on the show will Mon, 29 Oct 2012 09:00:00 +0000 Dennis Owsley 5832 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org The 100 Most Frequently Recorded Jazz Originals-Part IV