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Listen to Bret Primack's audio interview with saxophone colossus Sonny Rollins. Bret weaves a rich media tapestry from performance excerpts plus Sonny's commentary on 911, Hurricane Katrina, jazz and the media, and the role of the artist, to create a hugely entertaining and insightful combination.
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Carlos Jimenez's Arriving, Thelonious Monk Quartet with John Coltrane's At Carnegie Hall, Richie Cole's Back on Top, David Tughan's Builders Brew, Ted Howe's Elton Exposed, Eric van Aro's Friends, Marilyn Scott's Handpicked, Clayton-Hamilton Jazz Orchestra's Live at MCG, Bill Charlap & Sandy Stewart's Love is Here to Stay, Charlie Peacock's Love Press Ex-Cruio, Garage a Trois's Outre Mer, Bill Holman Band's The Bill Holman Band Live, and Oscar Lalo's Un Peu De Toi.
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In November 1957, a stellar constellation of jazz royalty including Billie Holiday and Dizzy Gillespie performed at Carnegie Hall, two performances in one night to benefit the Morningside Community Center in Harlem, NY. The performances were recorded for subsequent overseas broadcast on Voice of America radio. The Thelonious Monk Quartet with John Coltrane, featuring drummer Shadow Wilson and bassist Ahmed Abdul-Malik, also appeared early in the bill...
Read Chris M. Slawecki's interview with TS Monk and discover how this historic recording was unearthed, mastered and made available to the public.
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