To mark the 70th birthday of Stevie Wonder this week we will feature some of the best jazz renditions of his compositions. In this segment we focus, in particular, on renditions from the '70s which payed tribute to hits from his "classic period," making sure to keep a safe distance from those which veered too dangerously towards smooth jazz or stayed too close to the original. We wrap up the set with engaging tributes by present-day musicians.
Ben Allison "Mondo Jazz Theme (feat. Ted Nash & Pyeng Threadgill)" 0:00
Ahmad Jamal "Superstition" Ahmad Jamal '73 (20th Century) 0:16
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