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Civil Rights and Jazz
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Jazz from the Civil Rights Movement - Louis Romanos - Musician Afloat after Katrina


In Celebration of the life of Martin Luther King, Jr. we'll have jazz from the Civil Rights movement. Featuring music by Charles Mingus, John Coltrane, Max Roach and Billie Holiday.




9:00 PM Quincy Jones Sermonette Impulse 115
9:06 PM Jackie McLean Morning Prayer Triloka 188
9:11 PM Edward K. (Duke) Ellington Come Sunday RCA 63729
9:15 PM Kenny Burrell Soul Lament Blue Note 95335
9:18 PM Ahmad Jamal Darn That Dream FiveFour 16
9:21 PM Nat King Cole When I Grow Too Old to Dream Capitol 20087
9:26 PM Max Roach Freedom Day Candid 79002
9:32 PM Charles Mingus Fables of Faubus CBS/Sony 65512
9:40 PM John Coltrane Alabama Impulse 198
9:45 PM Billie Holiday Strange Fruit verve 849434
9:49 PM Wynton Marsalis I'll Remember April CBS/Sony 47346

Louis Romanos - New Orleans Musician Afloat after Katrina
Louis Romanos is a "Hurricane Katrina survivor". In Nov of 2005 and Feb 2006, Louis talks about his 15 years in New Orleans as a musician and producer, his evacuation during Hurricane Katrina, his relocation to the music town of Athens GA, and his feelings about being labelled these days as "the musician from NOLA"

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