Archive For April, 2013

Remembering Dave Brubeck

By | April 15, 2013

Jazz icon Dave Brubeck

In this hour, we remember the great Dave Brubeck who passed away last year at the age of 91. We’ll talk with Dave’s son Chris Brubeck about his memories of his legendary father, and hear how Dave Brubeck defied the odds and became a jazz celebrity in the early rock and roll era .  And […]

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Gypsy Jazz

By | April 8, 2013

In this hour we’ll take a tour of the world of gypsy jazz. We’ll talk with historian Benjamin Givan about the life of gypsy jazz godfather Django Reinhardt, and hear how gypsy jazz as a musical genre actually post-dates Django’s heyday by nearly 40 years. And  we’ll explore violinist Stephane Grappelli’s often unheralded role in […]

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