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WRTI Jazz Hosts Share Their Favorite Live Recordings!

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Our Jazz Appreciation Month celebration continues this week as we present our favorite live jazz recordings. Tune in during the week of April 13th at 7 pm, 9:30 pm, 12:30 am and 5:30 am to hear top live jazz picks from Bob Perkins, Jeff Duperon, Zivit, J. Michael Harrison, Bob Craig, and Maureen Malloy.

Listen to our hosts discuss their favorite live recordings below.

1.  Zivit - Bill Evans - "My Man's Gone Now" - Sunday at the Village Vanguard

2. Bob Craig: Miles Davis - "All Blues" - Seven Steps...The Complete Columbia Recordings 1963-1964

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Bob Craig discusses Miles' live performances in the mid '60s

3. Bob Perkins - Stephane Grappelli & Oscar Peterson - "Nuages" - Skol

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This one's a doozy! BP talks about Stephane Grappelli, and how his composition ended up on stage with Oscar Peterson

4. Jeff Duperon - Art Blakey & the Jazz Messengers - "Fuller Love" - Keystone 3

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Art Blakey and his messengers seem to be the kings of live recordings. Here's Jeff to tell you about some of his heros.

  5. J. Michael Harrison - Billy Harper - "Priestess" - Live In the Far East Vol. 2

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J. Michael on his favorite sax man's live adventure

  6. Maureen  Malloy - The Quintet - "Salt Peanuts" - Live At Massey Hall  

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Maureen Malloy talks Diz and Bird on this performance from Toronto