Mid-Century Jazz: esteemed big band and solo acts on Night Train this week
Monday, April 14: We'll hear from Gill Evans and his Orchestra, Jack Sheldon, Ahmad Jamal, and the Heath Brothers.
Tuesday, April 15: Featured: Miles Davis, Red Holloway, The Bill Holman Big Band and Freddie Hubbard.
Wednesday, April 16: Teddy Edwards, Bill Evans, J. J. Johnson, and Lou Donaldson.
Thursday, April 17: We wrap up what ended up being mid-century-jazz week with Ray Brown, The Bud Shank Big Band, Ahmad Jamal and the Bob Florence Limited Edition Big Band.
Here's a fun longer-watch from Bud Shank on 'Frankly Jazz', a Los Angeles-based performance show that only aired in 1962.