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My Favourite Things - Richard Havers

Richard Havers
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Gerry Koster sits down with the jazz historian Richard Havers, author of 'Uncompromising Expression' for a chat about his favourite music.

Richard Havers is a music historian and author with a particular passion for jazz. He has recently written a tome on Blue Note Records, which coincides with the iconic jazz label's 75th anniversary celebrations.

Richard's favourite things

1. 'Summertime' - Sidney Bechet
Album: The Best Of Sidney Bechet (Blue Note Records CDP724382889120)

2. 'Thelonious' - Thelonious Monk
Album: Genius Of Modern Music, Volume One (Blue Note Records 724353213824)

3. 'Blue Train' - John Coltrane
Album: Blue Train (Blue Note Records 724349532625)

4. 'Moanin’' - Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers
Album: Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers (Blue Note Records 724349532427)

5. 'Maiden Voyage' - Herbie Hancock
Album: Maiden Voyage (Blue Note ‎Records 724349533127)

6. 'Liquid Spirit' - Gregory Porter
Album: Liquid Spirit (Blue Note ‎Records B001880002)

Presenter: Gerry Koster
Interview recorded November 18, 2014.
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