Regina Carter http://news.stlpublicradio.org en The Career Of Kenny Barron http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/career-kenny-barron <p>Jazz Unlimited for Sunday, March 16 will present “The Career of Kenny Barron.”&nbsp; Born in Philadelphia in 1943, this jazz piano master began his recording career in 1960 at the age of 17 with recordings with Yusef Lateef and his brother tenor saxophonist Bill Barron.&nbsp; To date, Kenny Barron has 564 recording sessions to his credit with 54 as a leader.&nbsp; He had a five-year stints with Dizzy Gillespie and Stan Getz and recorded with just about everyone who is anyone in jazz.&nbsp; In addition to work on his own projects, tonight’s show presents Kenny Barron with Regina Carter, Kevi Sat, 15 Mar 2014 19:09:45 +0000 Dennis Owsley 34450 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org The Career Of Kenny Barron Guitars & Violins And New Music http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/guitars-violins-and-new-music <p>Jazz Unlimited for December 26, 2014 will be “Guitars &amp; Violins and New Music.”&nbsp; Violins have been a part of jazz since the beginning.&nbsp; Photographic evidence suggests that early jazz combos that had front lines of trumpet, trombone and violin or trumpet, clarinet and violin were more prevalent than those that had front lines of trumpet, trombone and clarinet.&nbsp; The January “Keys and Strings Hour” will showcase groups containing violins and guitars including the Joe Venuti-Eddie Lang duo, the Stuff Smith Quintet with Oscar Peterson and Barney Kessel, the Quintet of the Hot Mon, 27 Jan 2014 13:52:59 +0000 Dennis Owsley 33267 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Guitars & Violins And New Music Jazz Cities: Detroit, Part 2 http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/jazz-cities-detroit-part-2 <p>The Jazz Unlimited show for January 13 is part of a series on listening to musicians who were born or nurtured in specific urban centers.&nbsp; This is the second of two parts on Detroit and its environs.&nbsp; On tonight's show the featured musicians include pianists Johnny O'Neal, Ross Tompkins, Tommy Flanagan, Hank Jones, Carlos McKinney and Geri Allen, trumpeter and composer/arranger Thad Jones, saxophonists, Wardell Gray, Billy Mitchell, Pepper Adams and Hal Russell, drummers Louis Hayes, Alvester Garnett, Elvin Jones and Roy Brooks, violinist Regina Carter, bassists Ron Carter, Paul C Mon, 07 Jan 2013 12:30:00 +0000 Dennis Owsley 7910 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Jazz Cities: Detroit, Part 2