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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.

Around the Blogs: Miles...1950...Birdland

Feb 21, 2012

Three words that should make jazz fans tremble with joy: Miles....1950...Birdland.

Don't miss a chance to grab a rare listen to “Mile Davis: A Very Special Concert - WNYC Jazz Festival from Birdland, NY, NY 2-18-50” being featured on the always interesting Big O site. The band for this amazing evening was a who’s who of the jazz scene as it left be-bop and moved on to cooler sounds: Miles Davis on trumpet; Stan Getz on sax; Art Blakey on drums; JJ Johnson on trombone; Tadd Dameron on piano; and Gene Ramsey on bass. Special guests hit the stage that night as well – guitarist Dick Hyman, sax players Gene Ammons and Sonny Stitt, and drummer Max Roach.