This is the 95th of 100 programs in the Jazz at 100 series. For 94 programs, we have moved on a roughly chronological path through 100 years of jazz recordings, following trends, introducing major players and stylistic evolutions. As we approach the present, we face the historian's dilemma: in more recent music, what performances will have lasting value? What players will be remembered for their contributions to advancing the music? What trends will turn into dominant themes?
Host Intro 0:00
Michael Brecker Quintet "Nothing Personal" from Michael Brecker (MCA/Impulse) 3:02
Host speaks 8:29
Stan Getz Quartet "Blood Count" from Pure Getz (Concord Jazz) 9:15
Host speaks 12:42
Odean Pope Saxophone Choir "The Ponderer" from The Ponderer (Soul Note) 14:47
Host speaks 23:53
Joe Lovano Quartet "Portrait of Jenny" from From the Soul (Blue Note) 24:47
Host speaks 32:42
Steve Coleman & Five Elements "Drop Kick" from Drop Kick (Novus) 33:47
Host speaks 38:36
Cassandra Wilson "Tell Me You'll Wait for Me" from Blue Light 'Til Dawn (Blue Note) 40:50
Host speaks 45:39
James Carter Quartet "Take the "A" Train" from Jurassic Classics (Sony) 46:34
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