This Week on Jazz Spectrum 91
August 1 - The bassist Charlie Haden shared a deep musical emphathy with the pianist Gonzalo Rubalcaba. Tonight, we listen to live recordings of their performances. The featured song is "I Remember You," published in 1941, with the music of Victor Schertzinger and the lyrics of Johnny Mercer.
August 8 - It's the birthday of Benny Carter (1907-2003), and we mark the occasion with a survey of Benny's music, with particular attention to his 1961 masterwork, Further Definitions. The featured song is Benny's classic, "When Lights Are Low," written with Spencer Williams.