Tuesday, May 18, 2010

Bongo in Squaresville . 14 | Hank Jones

Bongo in Squaresville is a weekly webcast radio show devoted to the jazz music, of every style and genre, that's gone down in Boston through the last 10 or so decades. Join us at Radio Roofscape every Wednesday night. The music starts at 9:00 and there's never a cover charge or drink minimum.

This week we're celebrating the music of the great pianist Hank Jones who died this past Sunday in Manhattan at the age of 91 (July 31, 1918 – May 16, 2010) - and still gigging. Here's the lineup ...

1. Favors - The Great Jazz Trio: Hank Jones, piano. Ron Carter, bass. Tony Williams, drums. Live at the Village Vanguard, NYC, 1977.

2. Beautiful Love - Hank Jones, piano. Dave Holland, bass. Billy Higgins, drums. From the CD The Oracle, 1989.

3. I Got Rhythm - Hank Jones and trio.

4. Performance from Norman Grantz's documentary Improvisation. Hank Jones, piano. Ray Brown, bass. Buddy Rich, drums. New York City, 1950.

4. 'Round Midnight - Hank Jones and trio.

5. Groovin' High - Hank Jones and combo.

6. Cheek to Cheek - Salena Jones singing Irving Berlin's classic with: Hank Jones, piano. Mads Vinding, bass. Billy Hart, drums. Live in Tokyo, 1990.

7. Kids - Hank Jones with Joe Lovano. June, 2007.

8. Yardbird Suite - Hank Jones with trio. Tune by Charlie Parker.

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