Last Set at Birdland on WUOT

Fridays from 9-10 p.m.

An hour of great jazz. A production of WUOT.

AUGUST 2016

August 5:  Interview with Jack Neely about history of jazz in Knoxville, part 1
August 12:  Inte    rview with Jack Neely about history of jazz in Knoxville, part 2
August 19:   Birthday of pianist Jimmy Rowles
August 26:  Birthday of singer Jimmy Rushing

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JULY 2016

July 1:  Jazz for independence day
July 8:  Birthdays of alto saxophonist Louis Jordan and singer Billy Eckstine
July 15:  Birthday of drummer Philly Joe Jones
July 22:  Jazz from 1950, part 2
July 29:  Birthdays of bandleader Don Redman and guitarist Charlie Christian

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JUNE 2016

June 3:  Jazz from 1950
June 10:  Tributes to Ornette Coleman
June 17:  Birthday of clarinetist Tony Scott
June 24:  Recently discovered historical recordings

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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