Allmusic.com describes the remarkable Brackeen as "a gifted pianist and composer whose harmonically advanced, creatively complex, and rhythmically adventuresome music greatly enhanced the development of jazz during the closing decades of the 20th century." We agree, and bring you this program first heard in 1994.
Beegie talks with uniquely talented pianist and singer/songwriter Mose Allison.
We caught up with this Jazz/Blues icon in the spring of 1992, several hours prior to an engagement at the Bluebird Cafe. Join us as the two discuss songwriting, the music business, life on the road and the definition of "Glitzkrieg."
In a program from 1995 with her, then, newly-released CD "The Songs Carmen Sang," Carol Sloane pays tribute to her
close friend Carmen McRae (who had died the previous year). Accompanied by a group including the magnificent Phil Woods, and a world class trio including: Bill Charlap-piano; Michael Moore-bass and Ron Vincent-drums, Carol Sloane delivers highlights including: "I'm Gonna Lock My Heart (And Throw Away the Key)," "If The Moon Turns Green," "Just You, Just Me," "I'm an Errand Girl for Rhythm," & "The Folks Who Live On The Hill."