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Sandy’s Jazz Revival; Joe Williams


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Sandy’s Jazz Revival
Joe Williams
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Broadcast in 1977, this radio series transported listeners to Sandy’s Jazz Revival in Beverly, Massachusetts. Sandy’s was acknowledged as on of the best jazz clubs in the country. The series, hosted by Ron Della Chiesa, interspersed musical performances with on-site interviews. Series release date: 1977

Program Description

In studio performance by Joe Williams - vocalist; Harold Mabern - piano; Herb Brown - bass; Bobby Thompson - drums.

Directed by William Cosel.

Series description from press release of the time: "Jazz is a live half-hour weekly program featuring musical jazz stars of local, national and international fame. Host for the series is Herb Pomeroy, a Boston resident, who is an outstanding jazz musician, composer, and teacher. Jazz is a performance show with little talk and an emphasis on good jazz for your musical enjoyment." First program in the series aired on Friday, January 8, 1965.



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Performance for a Live Audience
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