Abdullah Ibrahim http://news.stlpublicradio.org en Jazz Live From Birdland, The Half Note and Sweet Basil http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/jazz-live-birdland-half-note-and-sweet-basil <p>Jazz Unlimited for January 5, 2014 will be “Live Jazz from Birdland, the Half Note and Sweet Basil.”&nbsp; Energy reflected back to performing artists from an up close and personal audience often brings out the best in them.&nbsp; We will feature live performances from Miles Davis, Bud Powell, Jim Hall, Clifford Brown, Lou Donaldson, Art Blakey and the Jazz Messengers, Nick Brignola, Abdullah Ibrahim, Count Basie with Sarah Vaughan, Lee Konitz, Bill Evans, Wes Montgomery with Wynton Kelly, Donald Harrison and Terence Blanchard, John Coltrane, Eric Dolphy with Booker Little, Paul Bley, Steve Sun, 12 Jan 2014 18:57:18 +0000 Dennis Owsley 32778 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Jazz Live From Birdland, The Half Note and Sweet Basil Winter Holiday Show http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/winter-holiday-show <p>Jazz Unlimited for Sunday, December 22 will be “The Winter Holiday Show.”&nbsp; Each year around the winter solstice, cultures around the celebrate the coming of longer days.&nbsp; In this country, the major celebrations are Hanukah, solstice celebrations, Christmas and Kwanza.&nbsp; We will feature some perennial favorites: Duke Ellington’s version of the “Nutcracker Suite,” Louis Armstrong’s reading of “The Night Before Christmas,” The Modern Jazz Quartet’s version of “God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen,” Count Basie’s version of “Jingle Bells” and Dexter Gordon’s version of “Have Yourself A Mer Sat, 21 Dec 2013 20:44:26 +0000 Dennis Owsley 32475 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Winter Holiday Show