Visualizing Music


February 20th, 2002 ~ How do we "see" sound? Local artist Bruce Brice depicts the big sounds and scenes of New Orleans in murals; and photographer Herman Leonard tells us bout a half century chronicling the greatest jazz players. Plus Lafcadio Hearn's meditations on the blueing water enroute to the French West Indies.

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  • Open Bed: Twang Jack Costanzo
    Ultra Lounge: Bottoms-Up!, Capitol
  • I Used to be Color Blind Anita O'Day
    Blue Skies: The Irving Berlin Songbook, Verve
  • My Blue Heaven Delta Rhythm Boys
    Jump & Jive ‘Til 1 O'Clock: Anthology Vol.2, Dee-Jay
  • Who Do You Love? Bo Diddley
    His Best, MCA/Chess
  • Subterranean Homesick Blues Bob Dylan
    Bringing It All Back Home, Columbia
  • I'll Roll In My Sweet Baby's Arms New Lost City Ramblers
    Troubadors of the Folk Era Vol.3, Rhino
  • Oh Babe, it Ain't No Lie Elizabeth Cotten
    There is No Eye: Music for Photographs, Folkways
  • Instrumental: Satin Doll Joe Pass
    The Best of Joe Pass, Pablo
  • INTERVIEW: Herman Leonard
  • The Single Petal of a Rose Duke Ellington
    The Ellington Suites, Pablo
  • I'm Gonna Paint the Town Red Billie Holiday
    The Billie Holiday story vol.2, Columbia
  • Instrumental: Deep Purple / ‘S Wonderful Dr. Samuel Hoffman
    Ultra Lounge: Bottoms-Up!, Capitol
  • Sentimental Journey Esquivel
    Cabaret Mañana, RCA
  • Muddy Ken Nordine
    Colors, Phillips
  • Rollin' Stone (alt. version) Muddy Waters
    Rollin' Stone: The Golden Anniversary Collection, MCA
  • (I Washed My Hands in) Muddy Water Johnny Rivers
    Johnny Rivers Anthology, 1964-1977, Rhino
  • Cotton Picker Eddie Cochran
    Legendary Masters Series, United Artists
  • Cotton Fields Harry Belafonte
    Very Best of…, BMG
  • Open Bed: Aries Mary Lou Williams
    Zodiac Suite, Smithsonian/Folkways
  • Gemini Mary Lou Williams
    Zodiac Suite, Smithsonian/Folkways
  • Eyesight to the Blind Mose Allison
    Greatest Hits, Prestige
  • Eyesight to the Blind Sonny Boy Williamson
    Blues Masters Vol.8: Mississippi Blues Masters, Rhino
  • Fine Brown Frame Nellie Lutcher
    Best Of Nellie Lutcher, Capitol
  • John Henry Van Morrison
    The Philosopher's Stone, Polydor
  • Instrumental: Paint It Black Brent Truitt
    Bluegrass Then & Now, CMH
  • Long Black Veil Jerry Garcia, David Grisman, Tony Rice
    The Pizza Tapes, Acoustic Disc
  • At the Crossroads The Bottle Rockets
    Songs of Sahm, Bloodshot
  • See God's Ark A Movin Johnson Mountain Boys
    Blue Diamond, Rounder
  • Wade in the Water Eva Cassidy
    Songbird, Blix Street
  • Instrumental: Blue Clarinet Stomp #2 Johnny Dodds
    Blues Clarinet Stomp / The Legendary Classic Jazz Clarinetist, BMG
  • SEGMENT: Lafcadio Hearn
  • Blue Horizon Sidney Bechet
    Hot Jazz on Blue Note, Blue Note
  • INTERVIEW: Bruce Brice
  • City Beat Wynton Marsalis Septet
    Citi Movement: Girot New York, Columbia
  • End Bed: St. James Infirmary Mahogany Brass Band
    Mahogany Brass Band, Sound of N.O.