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Classic Bebop Tunes

Nov 11, 2018
Dennis C. Owsley / Copyright Dennis C. Owsley

Jazz Unlimited  for November 11, 2018 will be “Classic Bebop Tunes.”  The bebop era in jazz brought about a change in how we think about improvisation.  Tunes from that era continue in jazz, many of them played by musicians playing in later styles.  We will hear this music played by Gary Burton, Supersax, Karrin Allyson, Sphere, Grant Green with Sonny Clark, Ahmad Jamal, Scott Hamilton, Ken Peplowski & Spike Robinson, J.J. Johnson, Mulgrew Miller, Keith Jarrett, the Gerald Wilson Orchestra, Tony Monaco, Milt Jackson, a Tommy Flanagan/Hank Jones duet, Joe Lovano, Dr.

The Heath Brothers

Sep 19, 2016
Dennis C. Owsley / Copyright Dennis C. Owsley

Jazz Unlimited for September 26, 2016 is “The Heath Brothers.”  The Philadelphia-born Heath brothers, bassist Percy (1923-2005), saxophonist, arranger, composer Jimmy Heath (born 1926) and drummer Albert “Tootie” Heath (born 1935) have been a force in jazz since the late 1940’s to the 1950’s up to the present.  They will be heard as individuals and with each other in a variety of musical contexts with King Pleasure, Bobby Timmons, Miles Davis, Clifford Brown, Wes Montgomery, Paul Desmond, the Modern Jazz Quartet, Red Garland, Sonny Rollins, Nina Simone, Thelonious Monk, Cecil Payne