Louis Armstrong http://news.stlpublicradio.org en The Jazz History Of St. Louis-Part 1: The Ragtime Era And The Roaring Twenties http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/jazz-history-st-louis-part-1-ragtime-era-and-roaring-twenties <p>Jazz Unlimited on Sunday, July 6 will be the first installment of the ten-week radio documentary on the jazz history of St. Louis.&nbsp; Not only do we have the music, but also we have interviews with the people who made that history.&nbsp; The interviewees for the first installment include St. Louis historian Judge Nathan Young, internationally known ragtime expert Trebor Jay Tichenor, tuba player Singleton Palmer, bandleader Eddie Johnson, trumpeters Clark Terry and David Hines and the great-grandson of the man who started the St. Fri, 04 Jul 2014 17:00:00 +0000 Dennis Owsley 25077 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org The Jazz History Of St. Louis-Part 1: The Ragtime Era And The Roaring Twenties Live Jazz From Town Hall, New York City http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/live-jazz-town-hall-new-york-city <p>Jazz Unlimited for Sunday, December 1st will be “Live Jazz from Town Hall, New York City.”&nbsp; We continue playing live music from the jazz capital of the world with concerts from Town Hall that span the years 1944 to 1990.&nbsp; The artists featured are Eddie Condon and His All-Stars, Louis Armstrong and the All-Stars, the Dizzy Gillespie-Charlie Parker Quintet, four pieces from a Baron Timmie Rosenkranz concert in 1945, which includes the classic “I Got Rhythm” duet of Don Byas and Slam Stewart, Mary Lou Williams’ “Zodiac Suite,” Benny Carter, Red Norvo and Teddy Wilson, Thelonious Monk Fri, 29 Nov 2013 20:55:48 +0000 Dennis Owsley 31849 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Live Jazz From Town Hall, New York City Jazz from Newport and Monterey-Part 1 http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/jazz-newport-and-monterey-part-1 <p>Jazz Unlimited Sunday evening, July 14 will have “Music from the Newport and Monterey Jazz Festivals-Part One”&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, was canceled for a time and 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 festivals when they added popular rock groups to boost attendance.&nbsp; Monterey has run uninterrupted for 55 ye Sat, 13 Jul 2013 19:06:06 +0000 Dennis Owsley 28210 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Jazz from Newport and Monterey-Part 1 Jazz Cities: Chicago, Part 1 http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/jazz-cities-chicago-part-1 <p>On the Sunday, February 3 Jazz Unlimited, we continue our series on urban centers that have brought great musicians to jazz by having teachers and institutions that bring them into the music at an early age.&nbsp; The Jazz Cities series will feature musicians born in or nurtured early in their careers in Chicago.&nbsp; Some of the musicians include Joe "King" Oliver, Louis Armstrong, Bix Beiderbecke, Frank Trumbauer, Earl Hines, Nat "King" Cole, Denny Zeitlin, Johnny Griffin, Junior Mance, Eddie Harris, Henry Threadgill, the Art Ensemble of Chicago, Herbie Hancock, Anita O'Day and Andrew Hi Wed, 30 Jan 2013 17:02:06 +0000 Dennis Owsley 8819 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Jazz Cities: Chicago, Part 1 Annual Winter Holiday Show http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/annual-winter-holiday-show <p>On the Sunday, December 23 edition of Jazz Unlimited, we celebrate the return of the sunlight and some of the celebrations around the Winter Solstice.&nbsp; Specifically, the music will reflect the Hanukkah, Christmas and Kwanza traditions.&nbsp; The artists on the show include Pieces of Eight with Debby Lennon, Herbie Mann, Jess Stacy, Don Byron, the Modern Jazz Quartet, Dexter Gordon, Randy Weston, The Jim McNeely Tentette, Count Basie, John Coltrane with Eric Dolphy, Duke Ellington, The Kronos Quartet.&nbsp; A special feature is the reading of the Clement Moore poem "The Night Before Chr Mon, 17 Dec 2012 11:33:44 +0000 Dennis Owsley 7421 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Annual Winter Holiday Show Tribute To Dave Brubeck and Jazz From Left Coast Clubs-Part 5 http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/tribute-dave-brubeck-and-jazz-left-coast-clubs-part-5 <p><em>Due to music recording copyright laws, the music from this show is no longer available. Music is posted for two weeks after a show airs.</em></p> Mon, 10 Dec 2012 13:22:57 +0000 Dennis Owsley 7180 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Tribute To Dave Brubeck and Jazz From Left Coast Clubs-Part 5