Visualizing Sound


June 8th, 2005 ~ Meld the worlds of sound and vision as the work and life of North Carolina to Harlem visual artist Romare Bearden is remembered by Branford Marsalis, jazz writer Robert O'Meally, and cultural critic and Bearden confidante Albert Murray. Plus we visit New Orleans "optical jazz" artist John T. Scott and blues photographer and raconteur Dick Waterman.

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  • Take the A Train Duke Ellington and Count Basie
    Duke Ellington Meets Count Basie, Columbia/Legacy
  • Drop Me Off In Harlem Ella Fitzgerald
    Ella Fitzgerald Sings the Duke Ellington Songbook, Verve
  • SEGMENT: RomareRomare Bearden remembered by Albert Murray, Robert O’Meally, Branford Marsalis and Wynton Marsalis
  • Blue Bayou Shuffle Cookie & The Cupcakes
    Eddie’s House of Hits: The Story of Goldband Records, Ace
  • Blue Bayou Roy Orbison
    The All-Time Greatest Hits of Roy Orbison, Sony
  • Red Sails in the Sunset Bobby Jay
    Sound of the Swamp: The Best of Excello Records, Vol.1, Rhino
  • Stars on the Water Rodney Crowell
    Rodney Crowell, Warner Bros
  • Blues de ma Negresse Clifton Chenier
    Zydeco Sont Pas Sale, Arhoolie
  • Sweet Black Angel Robert Nighthawk
    The Aristocrat of the Blues: The Best of Aristocrat Records, MCA/Chess
  • Instrumental: Sweet Black Angel Earl Hooker
    Simply the Best, MCA
  • Angel Flying too Close to the Ground Willie Nelson
    Live on American Routes,
  • Paper Wings Gillian Welch
    Revival, Almo
  • Tarnished Angel George Jones
    The Classic Mercury Years, Mercury
  • Good Morning Blues Lead Belly
    Where Did You Sleep Last Night?, Folkways
  • Blues on the Ceiling Fred Neil
    Bleecker and MacDougal, East/West Japan
  • Open Bed: Straight No Chaser Theolonius Monk
    This is Jazz 5 - Thelonious Monk, Columbia/Legacy
  • Pictures and Paintings Charlie Rich
    Pictures and Paintings, Sire
  • Mona Lisa Moon Mullican
    All-Time Greatest Hits, King
  • Picture in the Frame Eddie Boyd
    Chess Blues Piano Greats, MCA
  • INTERVIEW: Photographer Dick Waterman
  • Instrumental: Knife Blues John Jackson
    Don’t Let Your Deal Go Down, Arhoolie
  • Empire Blues Express Son House
    Father of the Delta Blues, Columbia/Legacy
  • Walkin' Blues Bonnie Raitt
    Bonnie Raitt, Warner Bros
  • Love in Vain Rolling Stones
    Let it Bleed, Abkco
  • Sleep Walk Santo and Johnny
    Hot Rod Rock: Back Seat Movers, Right Stuff
  • Corrido de Boxeo Lalo Guerrero
    Chavez Ravine, Nonesuch
  • It's Just Work For Me Ry Cooder
    Chavez Ravine, Nonesuch
  • Instrumental: Bolo Blues Jimmy Forrest
    Giants of the Blues and Funk Tenor Sax, Prestige
  • INTERVIEW: John Scott
  • Self-Portrait in Three Colors Charles Mingus
    This is Jazz, 6: Charles Mingus, Columbia/Legacy
  • Picture in a Frame Tom Waits
    Mule Variations, Anti
  • Black and Blue Louis Armstrong
    Satch Blows the Blues, Columbia/Legacy