Les McCann http://news.stlpublicradio.org en The Career Of Bassist Leroy Vinnegar http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/career-bassist-leroy-vinnegar <p>The Jazz Unlimited show for Sunday, July 7 will feature music from “The Career of Bassist Leroy Vinnegar.”&nbsp; Leroy Vinnegar was born in Indianapolis in 1928.&nbsp; He made it to Los Angeles in 1954 and became a fixture on the scene there, working as both a performing artist and a studio musician, playing on over 600 recordings.&nbsp; Vinnegar was know for his big sound and walking bass lines interspersed with “double stops” to provide grace notes and rhythmic interest.&nbsp; During his career he was heard most notably with Shelly Manne, Andre Previn, les McCann, Teddy Edwards, Harold La Sat, 06 Jul 2013 15:43:39 +0000 Dennis Owsley 28012 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org The Career Of Bassist Leroy Vinnegar Jazz From Clubs on the Left Coast-Part 4 http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/jazz-clubs-left-coast-part-4 <p>On December 2, 2012, our series on jazz recorded in left coast clubs continues with part four.&nbsp; The featured artists will be Lester Young, Oscar Peterson, Joe Williams, Chet Baker, Charlie Parker, Gerry Mulligan, Charlie Haden, The Capp-Pierce Orchestra with Ernie Andrews, The Chico Hamilton Quintet, Les McCann, Ltd., the Gerald Wilson Orchestra, The Jazz Crusaders, the Don Ellis Orchestra, Nat Adderley, Joe Henderson, Bill Evans, Joe Zawinul, Weather Report and Max Roach.&nbsp; Featured clubs inclide "The Haig" in Los Angeles, "Shelly's Manne Hole" and "The Bit" in Hollywood, "The Tra Mon, 03 Dec 2012 12:39:07 +0000 Dennis Owsley 6978 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Jazz From Clubs on the Left Coast-Part 4