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American Highways | Rush Hour

vr 2 feb 2018 18:00 uur

AMERICAN HIGHWAYS #107 SUBJECT Benjamin Boone and ‘The Poetry of Jazz’

 

In this episode of American Highways, pianist Guy Livingston brings us music of Benjamin Boone and poetry of Philip Levine. Ben’s new CD, entitled “The Poetry of Jazz”, features poems of this Pulitzer-prize-winning writer.

More at GuyLivingston.com/radio

 

Theme music:
Guy Livingston
“American Highways” improvisation (homage à Monsieur Boone)
Guy Livingston, extended piano
composed for Concertzender

Traditional Ghanese
Asafo Drumming
Asafo tribal drummers (1970’s field recording)
Smithsonian Folkways FW08858_102-DT

Benjamin Boone, composer; Philip Levine, poet
-Soloing (homage to Coltrane)
-The Unknowable (Homage to Sonny Rollins)
-I Remember Clifford
-Call It Music (Homage to Charlie Parker)
-The Music Of Time
Philip Levine, narration; Benjamin Boone, sax; Tom Harrell, trumpet; Branford Marsalis, tenor sax; Greg Osby, alto sax; Chris Potter, tenor sax; Stefan Poetzsch, violin; Karen Marguth, vocals; Max Hembd, trumpet; David Aus, piano…
Origin Records 82754

Closing music:
Guy Livingston
“American Highways” improvisation (homage à Monsieur Boone)
Guy Livingston, extended piano
composed for Concertzender

 

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