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Jazz Musician Joshua Redman.

Jazz musician Joshua Redman. A self-taught tenor saxophonist, Redman has a new album, "Wish," which is his second album released this year. Redman won the Thelonious Monk International Jazz Saxophone Competition in 1991. Son of renowned free-jazz saxophonist Dewey Redman, Joshua Redman had the most influence from his mother who raised him alone. After Redman graduated summa cum laude from Harvard in 1991 he decided to pursue his love of jazz.


Other segments from the episode on October 19, 1993

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, October 19, 1993: Interview with Bill Littlefield; Commentary on asthma attacks; Interview with Joshua Redman; Review of Gabriel Garcia Marquez's book "Strange Pilgrims."


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