Jazz Cities: Detroit, Part 1 | St. Louis Public Radio

Jazz Cities: Detroit, Part 1

Dec 31, 2012

The Jazz Unlimited show for January 6 will begin a series on listening to musicians who were born or nurtured in specific urban centers.  This is the first of two parts on Detroit and its environs.  On tonight's show the featured musicians include guitarist Kenny Burrell. pianists Tommy Flanagan, Barry Harris, Hank Jones, Sir Roland Hanna, Alice Coltrane and Kirk Lightsey, trumpeters Donald Byrd and Dwight Adams, trombonists Frank Rosolino and Curtis Fuller, saxophonists Lucky Thompson and James Carter, bassists Paul Chambers and  Major Holley, drummers Eddie Locke and Louis Hayes and singers "Slim" Gaillard and Sheila Jordan.

Check out the photos of some of the musicians heard on tonight's show.

Here is a video of Alice Coltrane, her son Ravi, Reggie Workman and Roy Haynes playing John Coltrane's "A Love Supreme" in 1986.