Jim Hall Memorial Broadcast
From 6PM December 10th to 1AM December 12, WKCR honors the memory of jazz guitarist Jim Hall, who died December 10th, 2013 at the age of 83. Having first gained recognition as a member of Chico Hamilton’s quintet, Jim Hall went on to become an extremely well celebrated guitarist, composer, and arranger of jazz music. He worked with many significant jazz personalities, including Sonny Rollins, Lee Konitz, and Paul Desmond. In 1997, Hall received the New York Jazz Critics Award for Best Jazz Composer/Arranger and continued to perform up until his death.