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As the calendar advances upon the month of June, we begin our slide into the Summer season. Summer is not only a meteorological distinction, but also reflective of a state of mind and for some a rite of passage. For many, the school year ends in early June and for the lucky matriculation or better yet graduation is achieved. In this hour, we will explore the passage from school year to summer and its ultimate conclusion with some of the finest performances ever to be cut in wax. So, grab a cold drink and let's go slidin' into summer.
|Roy Eldridge||School Days||1950-1960|
|Kenny Clarke - Francy Boland Big Band||High School Cadets||All Smiles|
|The Four Freshmen||Graduation Day||Capitol Collectors Series|
|Pee Wee Russell & Henry Red Allen||Graduation Blues||The College Concert|
|Eddie Harris||Summer's on Its Way||Instant Death|
|Dizzy Gillespie||Long, Long Summer||Dizzy on the French Riviera|
|Stan Getz||A Summer Afternoon||Focus|
|Roy Haynes||Summer Night||Fountain of Youth|
|Grant Green & Sonny Clark||The Things We Did Last Summer||The Complete Quartets|