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Paul Desmond & Modern Jazz Quartet


Live From The Jazz Lounge

Program #58 (May 30 at 8:00pm)

Paul Desmond & Modern Jazz Quartet – Paul Desmond & The Modern Jazz Quartet (1971/1983)

Paul Desmond and the Modern Jazz Quartet recorded live at the Town Hall Theatre in New York City on December 25, 1971.

Performers include:

Paul Desmond – alto saxophone

Modern Jazz Quartet:

Percy Heath – bass

Milt Jackson – vibraphone

Connie Kay - drums

John Lewis - piano

Paul Hitchcock earned his Masters in Communications from Morehead State University and Bachelors in Radio-TV/Psychology from Georgetown College. A veteran broadcaster for more than 40 years and an avid fan of blues, jazz and American roots music. Hitchcock has been with WMKY since 1986 and was named General Manager in 2003. He currently hosts "Muddy Bottom Blues" (Fri., 8pm-9pm), "Nothin' But The Blues" (Sat., 8pm-12am), "Sunday Night Jazz Showcase" and "Live From The Jazz Lounge" (Sun., 8pm-9pm) and "The Golden Age of Radio" (Sun., 2pm-3pm). He also serves as producer for "A Time For Tales" and "The Reader's Notebook."