Pittsburgh Jazz leader Dr. Nelson E. Harrison is our guest host for the MCG Jazz Spotlight Hour
Marty Ashby of MCG Jazz is joined by Dr. Nelson Harrison, a musician, composer and avid jazz historian. Nelson Harrison and Marty Ashby share some great music and great stories of jazz, especially from a Pittsburgh perspective.
Harrison has played with Count Basie, Kenny Clarke, Billy Eckstine, Earl “Fatha” Hines, Jay McShann, Slide Hampton and recorded with Walt Harper and Nathan Davis. He has many stories to share!
Hear music from:
Genie Walker -Senor Blues
Eddie Jefferson - There I Go Again
Nathan Davis - Ladies Lib
Walt Harper - How Insensitive & Beautiful Friendship
Roger Humphries Big Band - RH Factor
The MCG Jazz Spotlight, 6pm Friday and Sunday on WZUM.