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Trombone Madness: From Kid Ory's New Orleans to Miff Mole's New York Sessions

This week on Riverwalk Jazz, The Jim Cullum Jazz Band and guests take you on a tour of the jazz trombone, featuring the music of many of the great players of the pre-WWII era, including Kid Ory, Miff Mole, Jack Teagarden, Vic Dickenson and Tommy Dorsey.

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Eddie Condon: Renaissance Man of Jazz

Eddie Condon was one of the true greats, a renaissance man of jazz—guitarist, bandleader, nightclub owner, and a first-rate wit—a fast-talking, wisecracking Midwesterner. He won the Down Beat poll for “Best Jazz Guitar” in 1943 and ’44. Only 67 when he passed away, he left quite a legacy.

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