Tales from the far Side 07.02.19 Rousing Alto saxophones

On this edition we follow the sound of the alto saxophone from its early years to the Bebop revolution and beyond featuring some of the instrument's movers and shakers with music by Benny Carter, Johnny Hodges, the Yardbird himself, Phil Woods, Lee Konitz, Art Pepper, Paul Desmond and Jackie McLean.

TALES FROM THE FAR SIDE is live on air on CRC102.9fm and on www.crcfm.ie every Thursday 8-9 pm with a repeat on Saturday 9-10 pm. And there is a podcast of the show available on the web site all through the week. The show has established itself over the years with a small but devoted listenership (even beyond Jazz-fans) and since the introduction on internet the listenership extended nationally and internationally.

Werner Lewon
Author: Werner Lewon
Werner Lewon has been presenting Tales from the Far Side for over15 years. It is one of the longest running Jazz-Shows in Ireland, certainly one of the very few from the West. “I am just an ordinary listener and punter who fell in love with jazz somewhere along the way and I love to introduce others to this magic. A day without Jazz is boring!
More From The Author