Archive for June, 2016

Don Sebesky

Saturday, June 25th, 2016

On this edition of Pate’s Place we welcome the talents of a brilliant arranger/orchestrator, Don Sebesky. Theme from “Deadly Affairs” and Maybe September both on Earl Klugh’s Sounds & Visions Con Alma and A Quiet Thing both on Wes Montgomery’s Bumpin’ Moment to Moment and Yesterday’s Dreams both on Freddie Hubbard’s First Light Theme from […]

Dizzy Gillespie

Wednesday, June 22nd, 2016

John Birks “Dizzy” Gillespie. It’s hard to believe that Dizzy left us so long ago – it was the first week of January in 1993 that he died. His worldwide legacy is immense, so check him out. Here’s the obituary that ran in The New York Times. Cool Breeze on Compact Jazz: Dizzy Gillespie Big […]

Monty Alexander

Thursday, June 16th, 2016

Pate’s Place brings you a ‘young’ pianist who will swing you into ‘bad health’ … Monty Alexander. Happy Birthday, my friend. Glory, Glory Hallelujah on Taste of Freedom That’s the Way It Is on Live at the Iridium Mount Zanda on Live at the Iridium What A Friend on The River Someone You’ve Loved was […]