Interview with Dave Oliphant about Texan Jazz

Interview with Dave Oliphant

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The music at the end this interview is “I’m an Old Cow Hand” composed by Johnny Mercer and recorded by Fairfield,Texas-born (1924) Kenny Durham on January 10, 1960. For a unique “discography” of Durham’s work, see Oliphant’s biography-poem KD: A Jazz Biography


Books by Dave Oliphant

Book: Texan Jazz


Book: Jazz Mavericks

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12 Street Rag – The evolution of jazz in a single tune

Inspired by Chapter One (pgs. 28-34) of Texan Jazz by Dave Oliphant

Composer Euday Bowman (1915)
Born November 9, 1887, Fort Worth, Texas

Louis Armstrong – Recorded 1927

Benny Moten & His Kansas City Orchestra – Recorded 1927

Duke Ellington – 1931

Fats Waller – Recorded 1935

Count Basie with Lester Young – Recorded 1939

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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

Judy Carmichael – Jazz Inspired – Part Two

Interview with Judy Carmichael

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Part Two of our conversation with Judy Carmichael

Pianist, singer, song writer, author, producer – and host of the best jazz interview show on the radio (and the Internet): Jazz Inspired. Click here for more info about Judy Click here to listen to Judy’s Jazz Inspired interview with Alan Broadbent

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Milford Graves Full Mantis

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Jazz on the Tube’s Ken McCarthy discusses the work of drummer/percussionist/healer/martial artist/philosopher Milford Graves with Jake Meginsky, maker of the documentary “Milford Graves Full Mantis.”

– Ken McCarthy
Jazz on the Tube

Music credit: The Jazz on the Tube podcast theme song is “Mambo Inferno” performed by The Manhattan School of Music Afro-Cuban Jazz Orchestra conducted … Read more