Stan Getz http://news.stlpublicradio.org en Remembering Horace Silver http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/remembering-horace-silver <p>Please join me Sunday night, June 29 on Jazz Unlimited from nine to midnight for “Remembering Horace Silver.”&nbsp; Pianist, composer, bandleader and jazz giant Horace Silver died at the age of 85 on June 28.&nbsp; He was born in Norwalk, Connecticut in 1928,&nbsp; Horace’s father was from the Cape Verdean islands and he had an affinity for those rhythms and Latin rhythms all his life.&nbsp; He was one of the architects of the style known as hard bop and his major pianistic influence was Bud Powell.&nbsp; Silver’s first major job was with Stan Getz in 1950.&nbsp; He signed with Blue Note Re Thu, 26 Jun 2014 13:31:01 +0000 Dennis Owsley 37540 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Remembering Horace Silver 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 Money-What Makes Public Radio Go Around http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/money-what-makes-public-radio-go-around <p>The March 10, Jazz Unlimited will be devoted to an examination of tunes about money.&nbsp; Money is what fuels St. Louis Public Radio.&nbsp; Some of the srtists to be heard to night include Muggsy Sprecher recorded live at the Silver Dollar Club on Gaslight Square, Ahmad Jamal, J.J. Johnson, Count Basie with Buddy DeFranco, Art Tatum, Phil Woods, Cannonball Adderley, Dizzy Gillespie, Stan Getz, Jay McShann and the World Saxophone Quartet.</p><p>Check out my photos of some of the artists heard on the show.</p> Wed, 06 Mar 2013 21:49:42 +0000 Dennis Owsley 9948 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Money-What Makes Public Radio Go Around