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The Jazz Image

The Jazz ImageTM

with Leigh Kamman

Leigh Kamman 60th Anniversary
In celebration of Leigh Kamman's 60 years in broadcasting, Minnesota Public Radio presented a night of stellar entertainment. Nationally renowned jazz singer Karrin Allyson performed and co-hosted the event, and was be joined throughout the evening by special musical guests such as Debbie Duncan, Bruce Henry, Percy Hughes, the Kamman Concert house band and more. Bill McGlaughlin, host of Saint Paul Sunday, was also be on hand to look at Kamman's years on the jazz scene.

The folowing features were presented during the evening:

The answering machine
Long-time friends call in to congratulate Leigh

Photo retrospective (requires Flash player)

Looking back
Beth Friend on Kamman - June 1993 (12:12s)
Dr. Billy Taylor on Kamman - November 1993 (8:40s)
Wham Jimmy Lunceford Orchestra (0:35s)
Mitch's in Mendota, MN (1:00s)
Fitzsimmons General Hospital, Denver 1947 (1:43s)
Bedside Matinee - Frances Wayne/Woody Herman (0:47s)
Charlie Parker on Classical Music (1:32s)
Teddy Wilson (0:50s)
KSTP Radio (1:07s)
The Jazz Experience with John Hammond (2:13s)
Duke Ellington on Jazz and American Freedom (1:22s)
Duke Ellington and the Cotton Club Audition (1:05s)
Nettie Hayes Sherman (1:08s)
Dizzy Gilespie at the Walker (2:59s)
BBC Weekend 1991 (1:20s)
Alice Babs on Ellington Sessions (2:11s)
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