An Interview With Marty Ehrlich And A Tribute To Cedar Walton

Sep 29, 2013

Jazz Unlimited for Sunday, September 29 will be "An Interview With Marty Ehrlich and a Tribute to Cedar Walton.”  University City High School graduate, reed man Marty Ehrlich visits Jazz Unlimited to discuss his career, an open forum at the Regional Arts Commission on Thursday, October 3 at 7:00 p.m. and a concert at the Kranzberg Arts Center on Friday, October 4 at 7:30 p.m.  Pianist Cedar Walton died August 19 at the age of 79.  He was best known for his work with Art Blakey, the Jazztet and his own Eastern Rebellion.  His best known compositions are “Mosaic,” “Mode for Joe” and “Bolivia.”  Walton will be heard with Art Blakey, The Eastern Rebellion, Sonny Stitt, Judy Niemack, Etta James, Joe Henderson, Blue Mitchell, John Coltrane and Eddie Harris.

The Slide Show has my photos of some of the musicians heard on tonight's show.

This Archive of this show will be available until the morning of October 7, 2013

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Here is a video of the Marty Ehrlich Rites Quartet playing "Rites Rhythms" in 2010.