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Concerts That Changed Jazz
Jazz at the Philharmonic
Saturday 5 May 2007 18:00-18:30 (Radio 3)
John Fordham presents a guide to jazz performances that had a significance outside jazz, and signalled a change, a beginning or an end of a movement or era.
2/4. Jazz at the Philharmonic started in 1944 at the LA Philharmonic Hall and by the end of World War II had become a significant presence on the American jazz scene, reflecting founder Norman Granz's enthusiasm for jam sessions and small band swing.