Last Set at Birdland on WUOT

Fridays from 9-10 p.m.

An hour of great jazz. A production of WUOT.

APRIL 2018

6     Birthdays of pianist Randy Weston and baritone saxophonist Gerry Mulligan

13   Jazz from 1964, part 2

20   Birthday of vibraphonist Lionel Hampton

27   Compositions of Charlie Parker

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MARCH 2018

2   Birthdays of tenor saxophonists Eddie Lockjaw Davis
9   Interview with reed player Roscoe Mitchell
16  Birthday of pianist Tommy Flanagan
23  Jazz from 1964, part 1
30  Compositions of Miles Davis

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FEBRUARY 2018

2:   Birthdays of tenor saxophonists. Stan Getz and Sonny Stitt

9:   Art Pepper presents West Coast Sessions

16:  compositions of Sonny Rollins

23:  Jazz from 1960, part 2

JANUARY 2018

January 5:  Birthday of cornetist Wild Bill Davison

January 12:  Jazz from 1960, part 1

January 19:  Birthdays of pianist Horace Parlan and tenor saxophonist J.R. Monterose

January 26:  Birthday of pianist Aki Takase and violinist Stephane Grappelli

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DECEMBER 2017

1     Jazz from 1961, part 2

8     Birthday of organist Jimmy Smith

15    Birthdays of pianist Barry Harris and drummer Dannie Richmond

22   Some great historical releases of the past few years

29   Jazz for the space age

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NOVEMBER 2017

3  Birthday of tenor saxophonist Billy Mitchell

10  Birthday of pianist Paul Bley

17  Jazz from 1961, part 1

24  Birthdays of pianist Teddy Wilson and baritone saxophonist Serge Chaloff

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OCTOBER 2017

6:  Jazz from 1958, part 1

13:  Birthdays of pianist Art Tatum and bassist Ray Brown

20:  Birthday of Jelly Roll Morton

27:  Jazz from 1958, part 2

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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