June Birthdays Featuring Reginald Workman, NEA Jazz Master
July 5, 2019
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, 82 years young, who got a fine birthday present: a 2020 National Endowment for the Arts Jazz Masters Award. So, we have three tracks from his own recordings, which may surprise you. One features
. Other birthday honors include
Makanda Ken McIntyre
track)all with Mr. Workman on bass.
Of course, there's more: reedmen
(in a very unusual combination).
Playlist Donald Harrison "The Right Touch" from The Chosen (Nagel-Hayer) 00:00 Dakota Staton "The Song Is You" from Time to Swing (Capitol) 04:29 Lennie Niehaus "Seaside" from Zounds! (Contemporary) 07:16 Shelly Manne "Steeplechase" from The Three (Contemporary) 09:40 Chick Corea "So In Love" from Akoustic Band (GRP) 12:49 Erroll Garner "Just One of Those Things" from Dreamstreet & One World Concert (Telarc) 20:30 Al Grey "Matza & Grits" from Me 'N Jack (Pullen Music) 24:01 Bill Watrous "Day In, Day Out" from Bone-ified (GNP Crescendo) 28:50 Eric Dolphy "Hat and Beard" from Out to Lunch (Blue Note) 35:52 Anthony Braxton, "Decline of Reason" from Gino Robair Duets 1987 (Rastascan) 45:07 Jerry Gonzalez "Ask Me Now" from Rumba Buhaina (Random Chance) 49:06 Kenny Barron "Concentric Circles" from Concentric Circles (Blue Note) 57:54 Horace Tapscott "Inspiration of Silence" from aiee! The Phantom (Arabesque) 1:05:07 Grant Green "On Top of Old Smokey" from Goin' West (Blue Note) 1:12:20 Ken McIntyre "Corner Time" from Home (Steeplechase) 1:19:28 Reggie Workman "Conversation" from Summit Conference (Postcards) 1:26:41 Reggie Workman "Take the A Train" from The Works Of Workman (Denon) 1:37:20 Reggie Workman "Seasonal Elements" from Cerebral Caravans (Postcards) 1:43:59 Geri Allen "RTG" from Twenty One (Blue Note) 1:51:13
June jazz birthdays! Our featured honoree is bassist