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Jazz Saxophonist James Moody

Moody's new CD, "Young At Heart" is a collection of Frank Sinatra tunes. Just after World War II, Moody joined the bebop big band of Dizzy Gillespie and played with Milt Jackson. His most famous recording is of an improvisatory piece he performed in 1949, now known as "Moody's Mood For Love." In the new CD, Moody performs as vocalist, tenor/alto/soprano saxist and flutist. He talks about his career and how his hearing problems have affected his career.

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Other segments from the episode on July 23, 1996

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, July 23, 1996: Interview with James Moody; Interview with Sarah Mendelson.

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