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JALC Radio - The Birth of Cool: Bill Charlap

 
Title JALC Radio - The Birth of Cool: Bill Charlap
Season 16, Episode 25
Airdate 12/03/2009
Hosted by Wendell Pierce


When most of us think of the “cool school” of music, we think of Gerry Mulligan, early Miles Davis and that 1950’s west coast sound. Well, so does pianist Bill Charlap. But he believes the school convened much earlier-- with the tenor saxophonist they called ‘the ‘president’ -- Lester Young.