5

Pulitzer and Polar Prizes —Henry Threadgill, Wadada Leo Smith, Wayne Shorter

Russell Perry BY

Sign in to view read count
Click the play button to listen to this episode.
Much of Jazz at 100 Today! so far has focused on younger musicians who are making their mark on the music. In this hour, we look at the late career accolades for Henry Threadgill and Wadada Leo Smith who have been honored by the Pulitzer Prize Committee, and Wayne Shorter, the recipient of the 2017 Polar Prize.

Playlist

  • Host Intro 0:00
  • Wadada Leo Smith Golden Quintet "Thurgood Marshall and Brown Vs. Board of Education: A Dream of Equal Education, 1954." from Ten Freedom Summers (Cuneiform Records) 3:21
  • Host speaks 18:18
  • Henry Threadgill Zooid "Tresepic (For Trombone and Tuba)" from In For A Penny, In For A Pound (Pi Recordings) 20:24
  • Host speaks 37:46
  • Wayne Shorter Quartet "Zero Gravity to the 10th Power" from Without A Net (Blue Note) 40:26
  • Wayne Shorter Quartet with Orpheus Chamber Orchestra "Prometheus Unbound" from Emanon (Blue Note) 48:37
  • Host Outro 56:47

Post a comment

Tags

Shop Amazon

Radio & Podcasts

TOM SCOTT'S PODCAST EXPRESS
Rick Beato

Tune in daily to hear the internet's top jazz programs including Mondo Jazz, Jazz Bastard, World of Jazz, The Third Story, One Man's Jazz, Jazz at 100, Neon Jazz, A Broad Spectrum, Liner Notes and more.

View by program...

Program Schedule | JazzWeek Chart

Popular

Read Mark Murphy: An Essential Top Ten Albums
Read Fire Music: The Story of Free Jazz

Get more of a good thing

Our weekly newsletter highlights our top stories and includes your local jazz events calendar.