Jazz Critic Kevin Whitehead will review a reissue of the 1959 album, "Ellington Jazz Party." His review includes a discussion of the controversial biography of Duke Ellington by James Lincoln Collier, controversial because Collier alleges that true credit for many of Ellington's most famous tunes belongs to his band members.
Jazz Critic Kevin Whitehead reviews a reissue of the "The Complete Coleman Hawkins," a set of four compact discs that captures highlights of the 1944 recording sessions of the renown tenor saxophonist.
Jazz Critic Kevin Whitehead reviews the new album by the trio Power Tools. The group consists of guitarist Bill Frisell, bassist Melvin Gibbs and drummer Shannon Jackson. Their new album is titled "Strange Meeting."