11/19 – 11/25: Jazz on the Tube Weekly Review

Monday, November 19, 2018

Jazz Birthdays: Tommy Dorsey, Kenny Werner

* Tommy Dorsey

Video link: https://jazzonthetube.com/video/opus-1/

* Kenny Werner

Duke Ellington Orchestra: “Satin Doll”

Video link: https://jazzonthetube.com/video/satin-doll/

Tuesday, November 20, 2018

Jazz Birthdays: June Christy

* June Christy

Video link: https://jazzonthetube.com/video/something-cool/

Wes Montgomery – Windy

Video link: https://jazzonthetube.com/video/windy/

Wednesday, November 21, 2018

Jazz Birthdays: Coleman Hawkins

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Interview with Gilberto Valdés Zequeira – in his 90th year

Jazz on the Tube brought Gilberto (left) and his friend
David Amram together again in Havana after a 40 year absence

Interview with Gilberto Valdés Zequeira

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Gilberto Valdés Zequeira was born in Havana on August 16, 1928.

As a kid he listened to Chano Pozo’s rehearsals in the Colon neighborhood of Havana.

His vocal group had … Read more

Jerry Gonzalez (1949-2018)

Andy Gonzalez & Rumbajazz with Jerry Gonzalez, Pedrito Martinez, Perdomo, and Ivan Renta in Puerto Rico Heineken Jazz Fest 2008.

One of the great musicians of his generation Jerry Gonzalez passed away in accident in Spain. More information coming as we get it.

– Ken McCarthy
Jazz on the Tube

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West Side Story Reimagined (NPR)

Maria Hinojosa talks with Bobby Sanabria about “West Side Story Reimagined.”

This is our fourth article about this piece.

We did one before the premier.

One before the free streaming performance at Dizzy’s in New York City.

One before the release of the CD and the free outdoor show at Lincoln Center’s Damrosch Park.

Why so much attention?… Read more

Sonny Rollins Meditating on a Riff

Interview with Hugh Wyatt

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Hugh Wyatt was part of the group that put the legendary New York radio station WBLS on the air and saved the Apollo Theater.

For nearly thirty years, he wrote and edited for New York Daily News.

And he’s enjoyed a long friendship with Sonny Rollins,

In this landmark book, Hugh not … Read more