November 2012

Wynton Kelly

Wynton KellyPianist Wynton Kelly was born in Jamaica. He moved to New York as a kid and grew into jazz from R & B.  He played with Dizzy but is best known for his work with Miles Davis and his own trios.  Monday Night you can get a groove on with the sound of Wynton Kelly on the 9 O'clock Special.  Plus Blaise is giving away tickets to the Nutcracker! Jazz awakes weeknights at 8.

Sounds of Brazil

flowerIn the 1960s Charlie Bird and Stan Getz brought Bossa Nova and Samba into the jazz world.  Beautful intricate harmonies combined with African polyrhythms made this a unique contribution to jazz.  Hear some of  the artists, like Stan Getz and Antonio Carlos Jobim who became famous for playing the sounds of Brazil tonight on the 9 O'clock Special.