Last Set at Birdland on WUOT

Fridays from 9-10 p.m.

An hour of great jazz. A production of WUOT.

SEPTEMBER 2017

  Birthday of alto saxophonist Art Pepper

8  Jazz from 1960, part 1

15  Birthday of alto saxophonist Cannonball Adderley

22  Jazz from 1960, part 2

29  Love songs

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AUGUST 2017

August 4:  Birthday of trumpeter and vocalist Louis Armstrong

August 11:  Jazz from 1959, part 1

August 18:  Jazz from 1959, part 2

August 25: Birthday of tenor saxophonist Wayne Shorter

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JULY 2017

7   Birthday of tenor saxophonist Hank Mobley
14   Jazz from 1957
21   Birthday of pianist Sonny Clark
28   Art of the jazz ballad, part

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JUNE 2017

2    Jazz from 1954, part 1

9    Birthday of pianist Kenny Barron

16    Birthday of tenor saxophonist Lucky Thompson

23   Birthdays of bassist Milt Hinton and composer/arranger George Russell

30   Birthday of pianist Andrew Hill

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MAY 2017

5:  Jazz from 1955, part 2

12:  82nd birthday of bassist Gary Peacock

19:  82nd birthday of bassist Cecil McBee

26:  Birthday of tenor saxophonist and flutist Lew Tabackin

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APRIL 2017

7:   Birthdays of vocalist Billie Holiday and trumpeter Freddie Hubbard

14:  Birthdays of trumpeter Shorty Rogers and tenor saxophonist Gene Ammons

21:    Jazz from 1955

28:  Great bebop guitarists

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MARCH 2017

3:  Birthday of bassist Jimmy Garrison

10:  Birthday of cornetist Bix Beiderbecke

17:  Birthday of pianist Nat King Cole

24:  Birthdays of vocalist King Pleasure and pianist Renee Rosnes

31:   Birthdays of vibraphonist Red Norvo and guitarist Freddie Green

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FEBRUARY  2017

3:  birthday of tenor saxophonist Greg Tardy

10:  birthdays of Sir Roland Hanna, Rufus Reid, and Chick Webb

17:  birthday of clarinetist Buddy DeFranco

24:  2007 interview with Nat Hentoff

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JANUARY 2017 

 6:  Musicians we lost in 2016

13:  Birthday of guitarist Joe Pass

20:  Jazz from 1946, part 2

27:  Birthday of vibraphonist Bobby Hutcherson