32 minutes | Aug 23rd 2019

Poet Billy Collins on Jazz & Poetry—part 2

In this episode Bob Hecht and former Poet Laureate Billy Collins continue their conversation about jazz and poetry, and Billy reads poems about Art Blakey, Johnny Hartman, Hank Mobley, Sonny Rollins and others.

Playlist

“Three Blind Mice” Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers
“Blue Moon” Freddie Hubbard with Art Blakey
“You Are Too Beautiful” Johnny Hartman, John Coltrane
“This I Dig of You” Hank Mobley
“That Face” Jimmy Rowles
“Lucille” Joe Turner with Art Tatum
“I’m an Old Cowhand” Sonny Rollins

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