Legacy Saxophone from Joshua Redman and Ravi Coltrane

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Dewey Redman (1931-2006) and John Coltrane (1926-1967) are giants in jazz history. Their sons Joshua Redman (born 1969) and Ravi Coltrane (born 1965) are among the most prominent tenors playing today. Has there ever been another time in jazz history when two of the most admired players are children of jazz masters? And it is even more extraordinary that both sets of fathers and sons all are great tenor players. Joshua Redman and Ravi Coltrane in this hour of Jazz at 100 Today!


  • Host Intro 0:00
  • Brad Mehldau Quartet "Sky Turning Grey" from Highway Rider (Nonesuch) 2:50
  • Joshua Redman -Brad Mehldau duo "In Walked Bud" from Nearness (Nonesuch) 9:10
  • Joshua Redman -Brad Mehldau duo "Final Hour" from Walking Shadows (Nonesuch) 18:56
  • Host speaks 21:36
  • Ravi Coltrane Quartet "Spirit Fiction" from Spirit Fiction (Blue Note Records) 24:30
  • Jack DeJohnette -Ravi Coltrane -Matthew Garrison Trio "Alabama" from In Movement (ECM) 26:54
  • Host speaks 33:35
  • The Bad Plus with Joshua Redman "The Mending" from The Bad Plus Joshua Redman (Nonesuch) 35:08
  • James Farm "Farms" from City Folk (Nonesuch) 39:17
  • Host speaks 43:50
  • Ralph Alessi Quintet "Improper Authorities" from Imaginary Friends (ECM) 46:11
  • Joshua Redman -Ron Miles -Scott Colley -Brian Blade "Unanimity" from Still Dreaming (Nonesuch) 52:09
  • Host Outro 57:13

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