Blank on Blank helps journalists dust off their prized tapes, minidiscs and digital recordings. They saved interviews with iconic figures to write articles, books and to make radio that few people ever got to hear. Now, hear Ray Charles on Singing True.
Born in Joplin Missouri and raised in Detroit, Charles McPherson was a disciple of Charlie Parker but added his own sound to the bebop language. His sax can be heard on the film "Bird" and on recordings with Charles Mingus. Dig the sound and spirit of Charles McPherson Monday night on the 9 O'clock Special on K-Jazz.