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Legacy Podcast: Jazz of 1959

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Location:

New York, NY

Description:

JAZZ: THE ‘59 SOUND - a four-part look into how 1959 became jazz’s greatest year. Dave Brubeck - Time Out, Charles Mingus - Mingus Ah-Um and Miles Davis & Gil Evans - Sketches of Spain are three 1959 jazz albums featured as examples of new directions musicians began taking that year. Throughout this series, you’ll hear clips of songs from those albums, as well as interviews with Dave and Darius Brubeck, Sue Mingus, journalist Ben Ratliff and others.

Language:

English

Contact:

Sony Music Entertainment 550 Madison Avenue, 23rd Floor, New York, NY 10022-3211


Episodes

Jazz: The 59 Sound 4

6/24/2009
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Duration: 00:07:48


Jazz: The 59 Sound 3

6/17/2009
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Today’s podcast looks at Miles Davis’ background and what led to his own musical changes in 1959. Davis actually recorded two groundbreaking records that year – “Kind of Blue” and “Sketches of Spain.” Journalist Ben Ratliff adds how these records helped to change how people listened to Jazz, and Carlos Santana remembers what Bill Graham […]

Duration: 00:09:17


Jazz: The 59 Sound 2

6/10/2009
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In 1959, Jazz musicians and fans were both ready for changes beyond the bebop sound that had been popular since the mid 1940s. Unfortunately, there was some resistance at the record companies responsible for bringing the new music to the marketplace. Eventually, the labels were happy their artists like Dave Brubeck persisted, once “Take Five” […]

Duration: 00:07:04


Jazz: The 59 Sound 1

6/3/2009
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Welcome to the first episode of JAZZ: THE ’59 SOUND – a four-part look into how 1959 became jazz’s greatest year. Dave Brubeck – Time Out, Charles Mingus – Mingus Ah-Um and Miles Davis & Gil Evans – Sketches of Spain are three 1959 jazz albums featured as examples of new directions musicians began taking […]

Duration: 00:06:37