Also on the show.. Woody Herman in LA with an octet from the mid 50's, a couple of classic early jazz recordings from Louis Armstrong and Coleman Hawkins plus George Shearing with a trio and also backing singer Dakota Staton.
Bernie McGann and Paul Grabowsky together live plus recent recordings from Jacob Bro, Brad Mehldau and Ken Schroder.
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Hampton Barnett Hawes, Jr. (November 13, 1928 – May 22, 1977) was an American bebop and hard-bop jazz pianist, recognized as one of the finest and most influential of the 1950s. He was also the author of what is now a classic jazz memoir, Raise Up Off Me, which won the Deems-Taylor Award for music writing in 1975.
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