49 minutes | May 20th 2019

More Harlem Stride!

It’s rare to be able to hear about the Harlem Stride greats from someone who knew several of them personally, but that’s exactly what Stride jazz pianist Mike Lipskin gives us in part two of his conversation with Bob Hecht as together they delve more deeply into one of the most dynamic and virtuosic styles of piano jazz.

Playlist

“Riffs” James P. Johnson
“Backwater Blues” Bessie Smith & James P. Johnson
“My Handyman” Ethel Waters & James P. Johnson
“If Dreams Come True” James P. Johnson
“Snowy Morning Blues” Mike Lipskin
“Nothin'” Luckey Roberts
“Pilgrim’s Chorus” Donald Lambert
“Tea for Two” Donald Lambert
“Echo of Spring” Willie ‘the Lion’ Smith
“Sneakaway” Willie ‘the Lion’ Smith
“Just You, Just Me” Mike Lipskin & Dick Hyman

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