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Dizzy Gillespie


Live From The Jazz Lounge

Program #61 (August 22 at 8:00pm)

Dizzy Gillespie and friends, recorded live at the Blue Note Café in New York City, January 29 through 31, and February 1, 1992.

Performers include:

Dizzy Gillespie – trumpet

Junior Mance – piano

Peter Washington – bass

Kenny Washington – drums

Also featuring (trumpet) Doc Cheatham, Jon Faddis, Wynton Marsalis, Claudio Roditi, Wallace Roney and Charlie Sepulveda.

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."