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There is a rich history of fairy tales that have become part and parcel of every child's early years. This collection of tales is known for its depictions of life's lessons taught by those who are good and not so good. Whether it's a rabbit, broken egg, princess or her prince in shining armor, most everyone has heard of this cast of characters, including some of the best jazz musicians. In this hour, we will dig the jazz sounds inspired by some of these classic tales.
|Esperanza Spalding||Humpty Dumpty||Junjo|
|George Benson||White Rabbit||White Rabbit|
|Al 'Jazzbo' Collins||Little Hood Riding Red||The Ultimate Collection|
|The Rhythmic Troubadours
with Fred Douglas
|Ali Baba's Camel||Songs The Bonzo Dog Band Taught Us -
A Pre-History of The Bonzos
|Horace Silver||The Dragon Lady||Silver's Serenade|
|Joshua Redman||East of the Sun & West of the Moon||Back East|
|Wynton Marsalis||The Spellcaster||Jump Start and Jazz|
|Dr. Lonnie Smith &
|Some Day My Prince Will Come||Legends of Jazz (with Ramsey Lewis): vol. 3|
|Ramsey Lewis Trio||For the Love of a Princess||Bach to the Blues|
|Bill Evans||Alice in Wonderland||Sunday at the Village Vanguard|