Beginning with some contemporary jazz recordings, and then shifting gears to celebrate the 108th anniversary of Count Basie's birthday!
Mostly solo piano works of Ahmet Adnan Saygun; Bela Bartok and Alexander Scriabin.
A show dedicated to the memory of Von Freeman (10/3/22-8/11/12), who stood at the forefront of tenor playing in Chicago through a lifetime of weekly South Side gigs, honing Hawk's tone and Pres' fluidity into a vibrant expression all his own.
A full show devoted to the music of John Lee Hooker (1917-2001), commemorating what would have been his 95th birthday (August 22, 2012).
Kevin "(the) Magus" Crowley programmed the show through the Grachan Moncur III record "New Africa".
Hindustani slide guitar.
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