April 2012 Archives

Featured artists are Marcus Roberts, Wes Montgomery, Abbey Lincoln, Dafnis Prieto, Rene Marie, Sean Anikulapo Kuti, Luba Mason. The Von Freeman Moment featured the composition “Bruz, George and Chico.”

Artists featured today include Milo Fine, Betty Carter, Benny Carter, John Devine, Rhiannon, and Ear Worm. The Von Freeman Moment features “Every Tub.”

Today’s program features Women In Jazz and an interview with the award-winning director, Judy Chaikin is “The Girls In The Band.” Della Reese, Jeannie Bryson, Billie Holiday,the International Sweethearts of Rhythm, Ruby Andrews, Amina claudine Myers, Tina Turner, Mary Lou Williams, and Rhiannon.

KFAI listener member, Jim Burpee, curates this program with three themes – epiphany—living senior citizens —saxophonists. Featured artists include Ornette Coleman, John COltrane, Oliver Nelson, Mose Allison, Charles Mingus, Sonny Rollins, Mike Westbrook, Coleman Hawkins, Clifford Jordan, Lee Knonitz. The “Von Freeman Moment” is heard on a Louis Smith (trumpet/flugelhorn) recording with Vonski, Wilbur Campbell, Eddie de Haas and Jodie Christian,