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Jazz Giants for September and October

Oct 29, 2017

Jazz Unlimited for October 29, 2017 will be “Jazz Giants for September and October.”  Jazz giants are those musicians who have made exceptional contributions to jazz.  Our Jazz Giants show for September and October will present such musicians as Jimmy Blanton, Lester Bowie, Clifford Brown, Hamiet Bluiett, Ray Brown, John Coltrane, Dave Holland, Milt Jackson, Elvin Jones, Oliver Lake, Jelly Roll Morton, Art Pepper, Oscar Pettiford, Sonny Rollins, Horace Silver, Art Tatum and Gerald Wilson.

The Slide Show contains my photographs of some of the musicians heard on this show.

The Archive for this show will be available until the morning of November 6, 2017. 

Here is a video of Horace Silver (p) Bennie Maupin (ts) Bill Hardman (tp) Johnny Williams (b) and Billy Cobham (d) playing "Song For My Father" in 1968.