Joe Lovano http://news.stlpublicradio.org en Live Jazz From Other New York Venues-Part 1 http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/live-jazz-other-new-york-venues-part-1 <p>Jazz Unlimited for March 2, 2014 will be “Live Jazz from Other New York Venues, Part 1.”&nbsp; Jazz played live is a different animal from jazz recorded in the emotionally sterile confines of a studio.&nbsp; The energy and emotion reflected back from an audience to the performers brings about better performances.&nbsp; We continue our survey of New York venues with smaller clubs and Lincoln Center as well as presenting music from clubs that we did not have time for on earlier shows.&nbsp; We will feature duets between Dick Wellstood and Kenny Davern, Dick Hyman and Roger Kellaway and Joe Lo Sun, 02 Mar 2014 16:32:33 +0000 Dennis Owsley 34108 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Live Jazz From Other New York Venues-Part 1 Live From the Village Vanguard-Part 2 http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/live-village-vanguard-part-2 <p>Jazz Unlimited on February 16 is “Live from the Village Vanguard-Part 2.”&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, the Junior Mance Trio, the Joe Lovano Quartet, Chucho Valdes and his band, the John Coltrane Quartet, the Bobby Hutcherson Quartet, the Vanguard Jazz Orchestra, Dizzy Gillespie, the Bill Evans Fri, 14 Feb 2014 20:56:47 +0000 Dennis Owsley 33729 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Live From the Village Vanguard-Part 2 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 Career Of Lewis Nash http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/career-lewis-nash <p>Jazz Unlimited for October 20 will be “The Career of Drummer Lewis Nash.” Born in 1958 in Phoenix, Arizona, Nash was a professional by 1976.&nbsp; He moved to New York in 1981 and has become one of the most recorded drummers in jazz, even surpassing the recordings of Art Blakey and Max Roach, according to the Tom Lord Discography.&nbsp; We will present about five percent of his recorded output on Jazz Unlimited.&nbsp; Nash is a drummer for all styles and seasons, being equally at home in styles that range from swing to bebop, hard bop, free bop and structured abstract improvisation.&nbsp; W Sat, 19 Oct 2013 22:14:57 +0000 Dennis Owsley 30794 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org The Career Of Lewis Nash The Quieter Side of Jazz, An Interview With Marc Myers And New Music http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/quieter-side-jazz-interview-marc-myers-and-new-music <p>On February 4, our feature The Quieter Side of Jazz will have music by pianists Elmo Hope, Herbie Nichols, and Jay McShann and drummers Kenny Clarke, Frank Butler and Max Roach.&nbsp; The second hour will consist of an interview with music with Marc Myers, author of the book, "Why Jazz Happened" (University of California Press).&nbsp; Myers discusses the technological, business and social currents that made jazz what it became in the 1940's through the late 1960's.&nbsp; The final hour of the show will feature new music with Joe Lovano, the SF Jazz Collective, Chris Potter, David Liebman an Mon, 18 Feb 2013 11:30:00 +0000 Dennis Owsley 9386 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org The Quieter Side of Jazz, An Interview With Marc Myers And New Music Jazz Giants for November and December http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/jazz-giants-november-and-december <p> <a href="http://www.stlpublicradio.org/programs/jazzunlimited/playlists/123012.pdf"><strong>&gt;&gt; Playlist</strong></a></p> Mon, 24 Dec 2012 12:00:00 +0000 Dennis Owsley 7637 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Jazz Giants for November and December