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The Norman Granz Labels-Part 3

Aug 22, 2015

Jazz Unlimited for Sunday, August 23 will be “The Norman Granz Labels-Part 3.”  Entrepreneur-Promoter Norman Granz founded the Clef, Norgran, Down Home, Verve and Pablo record labels.  Part 3 of this series presents recordings by Joe Pass, Lionel Hampton, Gerry Mulligan, Lester Young, Dizzy Gillespie, Ray Bryant, Lee Konitz, Betty Carter, Bud Powell, John Coltrane, Michael Brecker, Kenny Burrell, Benny Carter, Roy Eldridge and Billie Holiday, among others.

The Slide Show has my photographs of three of the artists heard on this show.

The Archive of this show will be available until the morning of August 31, 2015

Here is a video of the Gerry Mulligan Quartet playing "Walking Shoes" at the Brecon Jazz Festival in 1991. Gerry Mulligan (bar) Bill Mays (p) Dean Johnson (b) Dave Ratajczak (b)