Remembering black post-war Los Angeles — through fiction.
Harlem pianist Bud Powell was a genius, along with Charlie Parker he created bebop. He also had mental problems that kept him in hospitals for much of his career. Learn more about Bud Powell and hear his amazing chops whether he is ripping through some bebop changes or cruising a blues. We will also hear some sweet Chicago sound from Norman Simmons tonight it's 2 for 1 on the 9 O'clock special. Jazz awakes at 8.