Jazz Profiles Playlists

Jazz Profiles playlist for 12/11/2011

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today's subject: Abdullah Ibrahim, aka Dollar Brand
South African pianist and composer (and cellist and saxophonist, sometimes)
music inspired by Ellington and Monk, traditional South African styles, and gospel !
we also heard interview and solo piano selections from the WKCR archives, which can be accessed above

Jazz Profiles playlist for 11/27/2011

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Zoë Harris

drummer William "Beaver" Harris (1936-1991) !!

Jazz Profiles playlist for 11/20/2011

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Jacob Sunshine

Grant Green!

Jazz Profiles playlist for 11/13/2011

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Anabel Anderson

Billy Harper!

Jazz Profiles playlist for 11/05/2011

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Leena Mahan

A profile of alto and baritone saxophonist, and composer Charles Tyler

Jazz Profiles playlist for 10/16/2011

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Lewis West

Profile of hard-bop trumpeter Lee Morgan.

Jazz Profiles playlist for 09/25/2011

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Rachel Meirs

Profile featuring Mat Maneri!

Jazz Profiles playlist for 09/18/2011

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A 90th Birthday tribute to vocalist Jon Hendricks

Jazz Profiles playlist for 09/11/2011

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Kevin "(the) Magu...

The subject of this day's profile was pianist Sir Roland Hanna (b. Detroit, 1932-d. New Jersey, 2002). We took a sampling from a career that spanned many different contexts and sounds even as his playing never lost its wit, responsiveness, and sophistication.

Leena Mahan programmed the show beginning with Thad Jones & Mel Lewis, "Live at the Village Vanguard."

Jazz Profiles playlist for 09/04/2011

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The subject of today's profile was baritone saxophonist, clarinetist, and composer Hamiet Bluiett.