Last Set at Birdland on WUOT

Fridays from 9-10 p.m.

An hour of great jazz. A production of WUOT.

MAY 2015

1     Birthdays of trumpeter Ira Sullivan and vocalist and pianist Shirley Horn
8     Birthdays of pianists Mary Lou Williams and Keith Jarrett
15   Survey part two:  Jazz from 1955
22   Birthday of pianist and visionary Sun Ra
29   Vocals and the avante garde

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APRIL 2015

3   Birthday of bassist Scott LaFaro
10  Tribute to trumpeter Clark Terry
17  Blues for tax day
24 Birthdays of tenor saxophonists Johnny Griffin and Joe Henderson

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MARCH 2015

6   Birthday of guitarist Wes Montgomery
13  Birthdays of trumpeter Blue Mitchell and drummer Roy Haynes
20  Songs about spring on the first day of spring
27  Birthdays of clarinetist Pee Wee Russell, tenor saxophonist Ben Webster, and vocalist Sarah Vaughan

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February 2015

6  Tribute to recently departed clarinetist  Buddy deFranco
13  Birthday of tenor saxophonist Wardell Gray
20  More great reissues
27  Birthdays of vocalist Mildred Bailey and tenor saxophonist Dexter Gordon
 

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January 2015

2     New music for the New year
9     Birthday of drummer Kenny Clarke
16   Some fine recent reissues
23   Birthdays of guitarist Django Reinhardt and vibist Gary Burton
30   Birthday of trumpeter Roy Eldridge

 

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