Also on the program; the incredible Rahsaan Roland Kirk from one of his great recordings in the 60's, Bennie Goodman live from his archives with Herbie Hancock subbing on piano and Gil Evans / Miles Davis from the first of their great collaborations Miles Ahead.
Plus… new releases from Kristen Berardi / James Sherlock and John Scofield who is soon to be in Australia for the Adelaide guitar festival.
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Sidney Bechet (May 14, 1897 - May 14, 1959) was an American jazz saxophonist, clarinetist, and composer. He was one of the first important soloists in jazz (beating cornetist and trumpeter Louis Armstrong to the recording studio by several months and later playing duets with Armstrong), and was perhaps the first notable jazz saxophonist. Forceful delivery, well-constructed improvisations, and a...
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