Thursday, June 26, 2008

April 13, 2008 NC Jazz Hall of Fame
On my show this week, I decided to focus my music on many of the musicians that had recently been inducted into the NC Jazz Hall of Fame, which was conducted at NCCU.

  • Nina Simone (b. Tryon, NC); Anthology CD; I Wish I Knew How It Would Feel to Be Free
  • Cedar Walton; Animation CD; Jacob's Ladder
  • Robert Trowers (lives Durham, NC); Point of View CD; Statement
  • Cedar Walton; Animation CD; Ala Eduardo
  • Lou Donaldson (b. Badin, NC); The Natural Soul CD; Funky Mama
  • Larry Ridley; Other Voices CD; Boplicity
  • Thelonious Monk (b. Rocky Mount, NC); Thelonious Himself CD; Monk's Mood
  • Max Roach (b. Richland, NC); In 3/4 Time CD: I'll Take Romance
  • Robert Trowers; Point of View CD; End of a Love Affair
  • Nina Simone; Very Best of CD; I Shall Be Released
  • John Coltrane (b. Hamlet, NC); Ballads CD; You Don't Know What Love Is
  • Yusuf Salim (lives Durham, NC); Yusuf Plays Yusuf CD; A Hymn For Us All
  • Frankie Alexander (lives Durham, NC); Mad About the Words CD; I Loves You Porgy
  • Billy Taylor (b. Greenville, NC); Music Keeps Us Young CD; I Wish I Knew How It Would Feel to be Free