For this second show of KFAI’s Pledge Drive I featured music from Rueben Wilson, Count Basie, Cory Wong, Charlie Parker, early Miles Davis, Nancy Harms, and new music from Colin Dean, Sophia Shorai, and Arthur Lipner. For the Mingus Moment, I played Tonight at Noon, by Charles Mingus.
Nicola Miller stopped by to preview her new CD and talk about her upcoming CD release party at the Artists Quarter. I also played music by Charles Kynard, Miles Davis, Big Joe Turner, Sun Ra, Jelly Roll Morton, and Duke Ellington, as well as new music from The Clayton Brothers, Dan Block, and Joe Magnarelli. Don’t forget the Mingus Moment, featuring An Open Letter to the Duke.
New York City guitarist Paul Bollenback stopped by to talk about his craft. I also played music from Joey DeFrancesco, Carolyn Leonhart, Eden Brent and the Afro-Peruvian Jazz Sextet. Area guitarist Zacc Harris also stopped by to talk about the Atlantis Quartet and their interpretation of the Led Zeppelin album Houses of the Holy.
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