Eddie Henderson

May 28, 2019. Mary Stallings sounds great—for any age, but, particularly, for hers. She’ll be 80 in August. This could be because she took so many years away from being a jazz singer, disillusioned by music business politics, to focus on raising her daughter, R&B singer Adriana Evans.

April 30, 2018. In his heyday, trumpeter Eddie Henderson was a famous multitasker. He practiced general medicine by day, and played jazz at night. Eddie’s new release Be Cool is a multitasker of an album.

To kick off our Jazz Appreciation Month festivities here at WRTI, our hosts presented their favorite new jazz releases of 2015 from March 30 - April 4. Our on-site experts have tastes that span the spectrum of jazz, and they have taken the time to explain how these selections caught their attention, and made it into their personal collections.

Below, listen to WRTI jazz hosts discuss the new releases from 2015 they appreciate most.

Bob Craig: Katie Thiroux - "There's A Small Hotel" – Introducing Katie Thiroux