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Straight No Chaser - A Jazz Show

Straight No Chaser is the place for jazz lovers (and those who will soon be jazz lovers) to enjoy podcasts with their favorite music and artists. Winner of the 2017 JazzTimes Readers' Poll for Best Podcast, your host Jeffrey Siegel will take you inside the world of jazz, from the new releases to the best festiva;s to remembrances of jazz legends.

Happy 70th Birthday, Lester Bowie

Oct 11, 2011

Had he not died at the too-young age of 58 from liver cancer, Lester Bowie, the highly influential trumpet player would have been 70 years old today. In some ways, Bowie's career spanned the history of modern African-American music, from Blues and R&B to avant-garde jazz.

Bowie played with blues musicians such as Little...