This Sunday, August 6, on the Nightside…enough Jazz Birthdays to build a whole show.

We will celebrate and honor Abbey Lincoln: Iconoclast, Vocal pioneer, Movie Star and Civil Rights Leader.

Dorothy Ashby: Forward-thinking musician, Jazz Harpist, Mentor, Composer

Charlie Haden: Bassist with Ornette Coleman, Abbey Lincoln and Keith Jarrett; Father of the Haden Triplets

Allan Holdsworth: Pioneering guitar ace with Tony Williams and Frank Zappa

Regina Carter: Violinist and NEA Jazz Master

Ravi Coltrane: Saxophonist. And progeny of Alice and John Coltrane

Hendrik Meurkens: Vibes and harmonica.

Leslie Odom Jr. Vocalist and Broadway star, Leslie was Aaron Burr in Hamilton

So many superstars were born on August 6 and we will pay tribute and play their recordings

Sunday night at 9 pm on the Nightside with Andy O’. See you on the Nightside!

Pictures: homepage-Dorothy Ashby, top-Abby Lincoln

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