Jim Hall http://news.stlpublicradio.org en The Guitar Of Jim Hall. A Tribute To Rich McDonnell And New Music http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/guitar-jim-hall-tribute-rich-mcdonnell-and-new-music <p>Jazz Unlimited for February 23 will be “The Guitar of Jim Hall, A Tribute to Rich McDonnell and New Music.” Jim Hall will be featured on the first hour, the “Keys and Strings Hour,” bringing you the quieter side of jazz.&nbsp; Rich McDonnell, founder of the Max Jazz label died recently and we will honor him with some of recordings from the Max Jazz catalog.&nbsp; The third hour will be new music for February.&nbsp; Artists heard on the show will be: the Jim Hall trio, the Red Mitchell quintet, duos between Jim Hall and Pat Metheny, Bill Evans and Ron Carter and the Hampton Hawes quartet.&nb Sat, 22 Feb 2014 15:57:34 +0000 Dennis Owsley 33920 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org The Guitar Of Jim Hall. A Tribute To Rich McDonnell And New Music Tributes to Jim Hall and Chico Hamilton + Dexter Gordon's 90th Birthday http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/tributes-jim-hall-and-chico-hamilton-dexter-gordons-90th-birthday <p>Jazz Unlimited for February 2, 2014 will be “Tributes to Jim Hall and Chico Hamilton + Dexter Gordon’s 90<sup>th</sup> Birthday.”&nbsp; Hall and Hamilton died in late 2013 after long lives and careers.&nbsp; All three artists featured tonight had their early careers in Los Angeles.&nbsp; We will attempt to play music representative of their careers.&nbsp; The artists featured on this show include Gerald Wiggins, Billie Holiday, Paul Desmond, the Billy Eckstine Big Band, Pat Metheny, Art Farmer, Charles Lloyd, Herbie Hancock, Gerry Mulligan, Sonny Rollins, Kenny Baron, Joe Lovano, Chris Pott Sat, 01 Feb 2014 21:57:53 +0000 Dennis Owsley 33415 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Tributes to Jim Hall and Chico Hamilton + Dexter Gordon's 90th Birthday The Quieter Side Of Jazz-String Quartets and New Music http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/quieter-side-jazz-string-quartets-and-new-music <p>On November 25, 2012, we will play something unusual.&nbsp; String quartets in jazz are usually reading ensembles doing transcriptions or supporting soloists.&nbsp; A few do improvise.&nbsp; The Keys and Strings Hour feature on string quartets will feature the Kronos Quartet, the Turtle Island String Quartet, the Beaux Arts String Quartet, and the Zapolski String Quartet, along with soloists Jim Hall (guitar) and the Modern Jazz Quartet.&nbsp; The second and third hours of Jazz Unlimited will feature new music by Joe Newman, Keith Jarrett, Art Pepper, Dena DeRose, Bill McHenry along with tw Mon, 26 Nov 2012 22:34:42 +0000 Dennis Owsley 6560 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org The Quieter Side Of Jazz-String Quartets and New Music