Join Dee Dee Bridgewater on NPR's Jazz Set at 7pm Sunday for an evocative set recorded live at Monteray with the Gil Evans Orchestra and Terence Blanchard on trumpet playing the Miles Davis parts on classics from Porgy and Bess and Sketches of Spain. Delicious.
Gil Evans was born on May 13, 1912. In three collaborations in the late 1950s, he and his friend and Miles Davis steered their projects into a new era for jazz.
George Duke stopped by Morning Jazz today to talk Jazz-Funk with Morris Baxter. Duke talks about his music, his roots, and the amazing list of musicians he's worked with over the years, including Miles Davis, Cannonball Adderley, and Frank Zappa.
If you're headed to tonight's WCLK 39th Anniversary Benefit Concert at Cobb Energy Performing Arts Center, here's a chance to give a listen to this morning's conversation in case you missed it.