Things Weren’t What They Used to Be

In 1962,  many very talented, young jazz artists were beginning to make their voices heard on the scene. Consider the following, along with the age they turned that year: Tony Williams, 17 Bobby Hutcherson, 21 Chick Corea, 21 Freddie Hubbard, 24 Lee Morgan, 24 McCoy Tyner, 24 Joe Henderson, 25 A staggering array of talent, but … Continue reading Things Weren’t What They Used to Be

Memories of Jazz Radio in Boston

I was in college when I really started to get heavily into jazz. And the late '80s in Boston were a pretty great time for jazz on the radio. With college stations like WHRB and  WERS, and public radio's WGBH, I remember being able to find jazz (and a little fusion) on local radio continuously from 6am until … Continue reading Memories of Jazz Radio in Boston