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Monday, 6/17/2024,10pm - Annals of Jazz with Richard Hadlock

(pictured clockwise from top left) Milt Hinton, Red Mitchell, Charles Mingus, Charlie Haden
(pictured clockwise from top left) Milt Hinton, Red Mitchell, Charles Mingus, Charlie Haden

Activists Bassists (Originally aired 06/08/2014). In his immense curiosity about jazz players, host Richard Hadlock always wondered why bass players always wanted to send messages beyond music. Are the natural born activists? Or is their anchor-like role in a jazz band that is conducive to speaking out? Or maybe they feel squelched in the rhythm section? In this edition of The Annals of Jazz, well-known bassists with interesting messages are featured like (pictured, clockwise from top left) Milt Hinton, Red Mitchell, Charles Mingus, Charlie Haden and others.