Quincy Jones http://wrti.org en Quincy Jones at 80: Big Band Jazz with Bob Craig http://wrti.org/post/quincy-jones-80-big-band-jazz-bob-craig <p>The man known as Q turned 80 on Thursday. Tune in on Sunday, March 17th at 7 pm to hear a few of his big band recordings from the '50s including his first with Lionel Hampton's band in 1951. Other birthdays this week: Les Brown, Grover Mitchell, and the 94th anniversary of Nat Cole's birth. You'll hear him with the Basie band, plus a few new releases.</p><p></p> Sun, 17 Mar 2013 13:25:37 +0000 Bob Craig & Bob 5263 at http://wrti.org Quincy Jones at 80: Big Band Jazz with Bob Craig The Basie Alumni on Big Band Jazz, December 2nd at 7pm http://wrti.org/post/basie-alumni-big-band-jazz-december-2nd-7pm <p>The Basie Band produced a number of sidemen and arrangers who later went on to lead their own big bands. This week you'll hear&nbsp; some of these well-known musicians; first with Basie and then&nbsp;on their own.&nbsp; Featured artists include Frank Foster, Frank Wess, Quincy Jones, Ernie Wilkins and others. <strong>Sunday, December 2nd, 7 to 8 pm.</strong></p> Sat, 01 Dec 2012 12:49:39 +0000 Bob Craig 4788 at http://wrti.org The Basie Alumni on Big Band Jazz, December 2nd at 7pm