Howard Burchette

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  • PRX Member
  • Role: Producer/Reporter: Independent


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Vocalese: The Sound of the Jive Jazz Poets (51:53)
From: Howard Burchette

This one hour program concentrates on the Jazz style of singing refereed to as Vocalese. Many of the artists are also scat singers and Jazz poets. These Jazz classics will be ...
Caption: Serenade To A Bus Seat, Credit: 2007 Concord Music Group, Inc.

Jazz & the Civil Rights Movement (49:56)
From: Howard Burchette

"Jazz & the Civil Rights Movement" is an important one hour program that features Jazz music as the background with comments concerning the Civil Rights Movement timeline as ...
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I've Got the Blues and I've Got Soul! The Incredible Jimmy Smith (50:05)
From: Howard Burchette

Jimmy Smith was instrumental in shifting the Hammond organ into the spotlight in the jazz genre and his many Blue Note albums of the 50s and 60s, including The Champ (1956) ...
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The Jazz Mother of the Piano: Mary Lou Williams (57:03)
From: Howard Burchette

She was called "The First Lady of the Piano", "The First Lady of the Jazz Piano" and "The First Lady of Jazz". She was Mary Lou Williams and was a very unique figure in the ...
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Jazz Toons (Popular Cartoon themes) (57:14)
From: Howard Burchette

This one hour music program contains covers and originals of some of the best known Jazz themes for cartoon show on television and in the movies. We call it JAZZ TOONS.