This Moment in Jazz, focuses on a very special night at Carnegie Hall: the debut of a new and dynamic music: Cu-bop. This hour explores the enormous impact the meeting of Dizzy Gillespie with Chano Pozo had on the music world: the birth of Latin Jazz.
MOMENTS IN JAZZ
When thinking of the Ellington band, it is akin to thinking of an institution: rock solid, it is too "established" to go under. The 1950s were a challenging time for most big bands, and Ellington's band was not immune to the difficulties that this decade presented. In this hour long audio profile, the moments that revitalized Ellington and his band are explored.