Jazz Stories
4:38 pm
Sat December 12, 2009

The Jazz Giants of 1959 for 12 Hours!


Tuesday, December 15

6 pm until 6 am



In 1959, Kind of Blue, Time Out, Giant Steps, and The Shape of Jazz to Come were just a few of the recordings that changed the face of jazz as we know it. On December 15th, WRTI honors the jazz giants of 1959 with 12 hours of great music! Join us as we feature the songs and musicians who revolutionized the jazz sound, including Miles Davis, Dave Brubeck, John Coltrane, Charles Mingus, and Ornette Coleman.



Watch and Listen: The Year that Changed Jazz (BBC music documentary)