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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.

50 Years Ago Today: The Duke Catches a Trane in Jersey

Sep 26, 2012

It's a question that jazz fans had to ponder. Why did the venerable Duke Ellington decide to record a session with John "Sheets of Sound" Coltrane? Fifty years ago to day they met at Rudy Van Gelder Studios, in Englewood Cliffs, NJ, to record tracks that would become an Impulse! Records releae early the next year.

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