Jesse Davis http://wrti.org en Jesse Davis: Live From New York's Other Basement Club http://wrti.org/post/jesse-davis-rapid-fire-grace-smalls Many jazz musicians, the kind who wear jackets and ties on stage, are often carelessly referred to as playing bebop. In reality most of them are post-boppers, who build on that dynamic style that burst forth after World War II, without bringing it back in pure form. It's the rare modernist who gets an authentic bebop sound on alto saxophone, who catches some of the raw explosiveness and rapid-fire grace of jazz god <a href="http://www.npr.org/artists/15119268/charlie-parker" target="_blank">Charlie Parker</a>. Fri, 20 Jul 2012 15:55:00 +0000 Kevin Whitehead 4175 at http://wrti.org Jesse Davis: Live From New York's Other Basement Club