Last Set at Birdland on WUOT

Fridays from 9-10 p.m.

An hour of great jazz. A production of WUOT.

MAY 2016

6              Jazz from 1949
13           Birthdays of pianists Gil Evans and Red Garland 
20           What happens when avante garde musicians play standards?
27           Birthday of alto saxophonist Bud Shank

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APRIL 2016

1     Birthday of pianist Duke Jordan and baritone saxophonist Harry Carney
8     Cuban Jazz
15   Feelin' the blues on tax day
22   Birthday of bassist Charles Mingus
29   Birthday of pianist and bandleader Duke Ellington

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MARCH 2016

4   Birthdays of saxophonists Jan Garbarek and Ricky Ford
 11  Tribute to pianist Paul Bley
 18  Jazz from 1951
 25  Birthday of drummer Paul Motian
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FEB. 2016

5        Tribute to Gunther Schuller, pioneer in third stream music
12      Survey of jazz from 1956, part 2
19      Birthdays of bandleader Stan Kenton and tenor saxophonist David Murray
26     Random selections from the stacks

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JAN 2016

1     Birthday of vibraphonist Milt Jackson
8    Great historical releases of 2015
15  Birthday of drummer Gene Krupa
22  Birthday of trombonist J.J. Johnson
29  Jazz from 1956

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DEC. 2015

4      Birthday of guitarist Jim Hall
11   Birthday of pianist McCoy Tyner
18    Birthdays of pianist Fletcher Henderson and tenor saxophonist Harold Land
25   Christmas day!

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NOV. 2015

6       Jazz on the Dial label
13    Birthday of pianist Hampton Hawes
20     Jazz from 1961
27     Birthday of violinist Eddie South

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OCT. 2015

2    Jazz from 1950
9    Birthday of pianist Abdullah Ibrahim
16  Tribute to alto saxophonist Phil woods 
23  Birthdays of saxophonists Sonny Criss and Ernie Watts
30  Birthday of trumpeter Clifford Brown

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SEPT. 2015

4      Jazz for Labor day weekend
11     Jazz from 1952
18     Jazz and poetry
25   Songs about Autumn