Charlie Parker & Sonny Rollins

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From a big name in the world of Canadian jazz, we go up north to begin episode 613 with the great PJ Perry presenting material off his new album The Quiet Room. From there, we pay respects to the great Charlie Parker in Kansas City during the Bird Celebration during August for what would have been his 99th year on earth. We hear from the past and present cats to celebrate his honor and those in the world of Kansas City jazz. From there, we hear some fresh new sounds from Kiefer and Victor Gould. In honor of 9/11, we wrap it all up with the master Sonny Rollins.


  • PJ Perry "Laird Baird" The Quiet Room (Cellar Live) 00:00
  • Host talks 5:02
  • Charlie Parker "Out of Nowhere " Jazz Classics Volume 1 (Marshall Cavendish) 7:00
  • Greg Carroll & Michael Pagán "One Year Later" 2+2(Artists Recording Collective) 10:18
  • Host talks 15:53
  • Vine Street Rumble with Danny Cox "Jackie Robinson"Live in Liberty, MO (Live Recordings) 17:35
  • Jay McShann's KC Stompers with Oliver Todd and Julia Lee "Come over to My House" Kansas City Jazz (Abm) 19:42
  • Host talks 22:29
  • Lester Young "Destination K.C.'" Lester Leaps Again (Phoenix USA) 23:18/li>
  • Count Basie "Blues for Little Jazz" Count Basie KC (Fantasy Records) 27:14/li>
  • Host talks 32:18
  • Kiefer "Memories of U" Happysad (Stones Throw Records) 34:05
  • Archie Shepp "Georgia on my Mind " Black Ballads (Timeless Records) 38:11
  • Host talks 43:03
  • Victor Gould "Thoughts Become Things" Thoughts Become Things (Blue Room Music) 43:43
  • Host talks 47:26
  • Sonny Rollins "A Nightingale Sang In Berkeley Square (Live)" Without a Song: The 9-11 Concert (Concord Records) 49:30

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