Meeting The Giants Of Jazz [The Essay]

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01Doc Cheatham20150316
01Doc Cheatham2015031620160720 (R3)

Martin Gayford recalls touring with octogenarian trumpeter Doc Cheatham.

Essays from leading writers on arts, history, philosophy, science, religion and beyond.

02Marian McPartland20150317
02Marian McPartland2015031720160721 (R3)

Martin Gayford recalls his meetings with British-American pianist Marian McPartland.

Essays from leading writers on arts, history, philosophy, science, religion and beyond.

03Ruby Braff20150318
03Ruby Braff2015031820160722 (R3)

Martin Gayford remembers revealing telephone conversations with cornettist Ruby Braff.

Essays from leading writers on arts, history, philosophy, science, religion and beyond.

05Jimmy Rowles20150320
05Jimmy Rowles2015032020160726 (R3)

Martin Gayford describes his encounters with pianist Jimmy Rowles.

Essays from leading writers on arts, history, philosophy, science, religion and beyond.