Clark Terry http://news.stlpublicradio.org en The Jazz History of St. Louis-Part 3: World War II and It's Aftermath http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/jazz-history-st-louis-part-3-world-war-ii-and-its-aftermath <p>Jazz Unlimited on Sunday, July 20 will feature “The Jazz History of St. Louis, Part 3: World War II and Its Aftermath."&nbsp; The period saw the formation of the George Hudson Orchestra and the early careers of Miles Davis, Clark Terry, Jimmy Forrest, Ernie Wilkins, Charles Fox, Chris Woods, Velma Middleton and Arvell Shaw.&nbsp; Some of the rare recordings include the recording debut of Wendell Marshall, two tunes recorded by Jimmy Forrest at the Bolo Club, a recording by the Tommy Dean Band, a V-disc recording by Clark Terry and His Section Eights, a recording made in St. Fri, 18 Jul 2014 17:00:00 +0000 Dennis Owsley 25565 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org The Jazz History of St. Louis-Part 3: World War II and It's Aftermath The Career Of Tommy Flanagan http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/career-tommy-flanagan <p>Jazz Unlimited for June 1, 2014 will be “The Career of Tommy Flanagan.”&nbsp; One of the most respected pianists in jazz, Tommy Flanagan was born in 1930 in Detroit.&nbsp; By the age of 15, he was playing professionally, doing his school homework backstage between sets.&nbsp; At the urging of his fellow Detroiter, Kenny Burrell, Flanagan moved to New York in 1956.&nbsp; In that year, he appeared on 13 jazz albums.&nbsp; In his career, he was heard on 401 recording sessions, recording 50 albums as a leader.&nbsp; He has five Grammy Nominations to his credit.&nbsp; Flanagan was Ella Fitzgeral Sat, 31 May 2014 17:32:37 +0000 Dennis Owsley 36625 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org The Career Of Tommy Flanagan The Career Of Bob Brookmeyer http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/career-bob-brookmeyer <p>Jazz Unlimited for Sunday, November 3 will present some of the nearly sixty year career of valve trombonist, pianist, composer, arranger and teacher Bob Brookmeyer.&nbsp; He has played with, arranged and composed for such people as Terry Gibbs, Clark Terry, the Birdland Dream Band, the Gerry Mulligan Quartet and Sextet, Stan Getz, the Thad Jones-Mel Lewis Orchestra, the Jimmy Giuffre Three, his own New Art Orchestra as well as his own small groups.&nbsp; The show will include work by such artists as pianists Roger Kellaway and Hank Jones, saxophonists Coleman Hawkins, Al Cohn, Richie Kamuca Thu, 31 Oct 2013 18:21:41 +0000 Dennis Owsley 31067 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org The Career Of Bob Brookmeyer Great Jazz Soloists-Part 4 http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/great-jazz-soloists-part-4 <p>Jazz Unlimited Sunday evening, September 1 will present “Great Jazz Soloists-Part 4.”&nbsp;&nbsp; The great soloists highlighted in this program will be violinist Stephane Grappelli, saxophonists Paul Gonsalves, Charles Lloyd, Archie Shepp, Arthur Blythe, Dexter Gordon, James Moody, Sonny Stitt, Branford Marsalis, Ravi Coltrane, Rahsaan Roland Kirk and Anthony Braxton; clarinettist Don Byron, trumpeters Dave Douglas, Terell Stafford, and Clark Terry; pianists Dave Brubeck, Jason Moran, Mulgrew Miller, Brad Mehldau, Fred Hersch, Jacky Terrason and Jessica Williams; vibists Joe Locke and Stef Mon, 26 Aug 2013 08:00:00 +0000 Dennis Owsley 29240 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Great Jazz Soloists-Part 4