Jimmy Heath http://wrti.org en Sax Great Jimmy Heath 'Walked With Giants,' And He's Still Here http://wrti.org/post/sax-great-jimmy-heath-walked-giants-and-hes-still-here In the room he uses as a practice space and office in his apartment in Corona, Queens, <a href="http://www.npr.org/artists/15328578/jimmy-heath" target="_blank">Jimmy Heath</a> recalls a hit record from long ago.<p>"It's a song Bill Farrell, a popular singer, had years ago<strong></strong>," he says, and then sings: "<em>You've changed, you're not the angel I once knew / No need to tell me that we're through / It's all over now, you've changed</em>." Then the 5'3" musician with the big sound picks up his tenor saxophone and blows.<p>When "You've Changed" was a hit song in 1949, Heath was a 23- Sat, 11 Jan 2014 10:24:00 +0000 Tom Vitale 6892 at http://wrti.org Sax Great Jimmy Heath 'Walked With Giants,' And He's Still Here Big Band Jazz Pianist Tribute Part 2: Feb. 17 at 7pm http://wrti.org/post/big-band-jazz-pianist-tribute-part-2-feb-17-7pm <p>This Sunday I'll present part 2 of our tribute to the great jazz pianists. We'll hear well-known classics like "Dat Dere", "Sister Sadie", "Round Midnight" and others played by bands lead by Jimmy Heath, Gil Evans, The City Rhythm Orchestra and more.</p><p>Join me for the second of two parts airing this Sunday from 7 to 8 pm.</p><p> Thu, 14 Feb 2013 14:59:49 +0000 Bob Craig 5138 at http://wrti.org Big Band Jazz Pianist Tribute Part 2: Feb. 17 at 7pm Jazz Legend Jimmy Heath http://wrti.org/post/jazz-legend-jimmy-heath <p>Jill Pasternak and Maureen Malloy bring you a conversation with legendary jazz instrumentalist, band leader, and arranger Jimmy Heath. Jimmy and his brother, Albert "Tootie" Heath, will perform at the Kimmel Center on October 15th in the first installment of the Jazz Up Close series.</p> Sat, 08 Oct 2011 18:32:00 +0000 Jill Pasternak & Maureen Malloy 2621 at http://wrti.org Jazz Legend Jimmy Heath Mount Everest Explorer Conrad Anker--Art Collectors Dorothy & Herbert Vogel--Jazz's Jimmy Heath http://wrti.org/post/mount-everest-explorer-conrad-anker-art-collectors-dorothy-herbert-vogel-jazzs-jimmy-heath <p>Jim Cotter speaks with Conrad Anker. His 2007 expedition to Mt. Everest to retrace the steps of the 1920s British explorer George Mallory is the subject of a newly released documentary film from National Geographic, which opened at the Franklin Institute on August 6, 2010.</p> <p>Susan Lewis considers art collectors Dorothy and Herbert Vogel and their gifts of 50 works to a museum in each of the 50 states, as well as related exhibitions at the Delaware Art Museum and Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts.</p> <p>We listen back to Jim Cotter's interview with Jazz legend Jimmy Heath. Temple University Press published his autobiography <i>I Walked with Giants</i> in January 2010.</p> Sat, 07 Aug 2010 13:41:00 +0000 Jim Cotter & Susan Lewis 2396 at http://wrti.org Mount Everest Explorer Conrad Anker--Art Collectors Dorothy & Herbert Vogel--Jazz's Jimmy Heath Jazz Legend Jimmy Heath--A Visit to Rome at the National Constitution Center--Maestro Valery Gergiev http://wrti.org/post/jazz-legend-jimmy-heath-visit-rome-national-constitution-center-maestro-valery-gergiev <p>Jim Cotter speaks with Jazz legend Jimmy Heath. His autobiography <i>I Walked with Giants</i> has just been published by Temple University Press.</p> <p>Susan Lewis takes us to Rome. The latest exhibition at the National Constitution Center examines how the classical influence helped shape America.</p> <p>David Patrick Sterns profiles Maestro Valery Gergiev. He conducts the Mariinsky Orchestra at the Kimmel Center on Monday, February 22nd.</p> Sat, 20 Feb 2010 18:07:00 +0000 Jim Cotter, Susan Lewis & David Patrick Stearns 2303 at http://wrti.org Jazz Legend Jimmy Heath--A Visit to Rome at the National Constitution Center--Maestro Valery Gergiev