CBS’ 1957 Sound Of Jazz Broadcast

On Sunday, December 8, 1957, CBS broadcast Sound Of Jazz, bringing together 32 leading jazz musicians from the swing era including Count Basie, Lester Young, Ben Webster, Billie Holiday, Jo Jones and Coleman Hawkins; Chicago style players like Henry “Red” Allen, Vic Dickenson, and Pee Wee Russell; and younger musicians such as Gerry Mulligan, Thelonious Monk, and Jimmy Giuffre for an hour-long tribute to the genre.

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