Albert Ayler Birthday Broadcast

Wednesday, July 13, 2016 - 12:00pm to 9:00pm

Beginning at 12:00 PM on Wednesday, July 13, WKCR will dedicate nine hours of programming to the music and influence of visionary saxophonist, singer, and composer Albert Ayler in honor of his eightieth birthday anniversary. The birthday broadcast will culminate in a special edition of The Musician's Show from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM hosted by Jeff Lederer, who will be joined in the studio by Ayler's former bassist, Steve Tintweiss. Together they will present Ayler's music along with music that he inspired and some previously unreleased material. Join us in celebrating the legacy of one of the greatest innovators in jazz.