Poet Billy Collins on Jazz & Poetry—part 2

In this episode Bob Hecht and former Poet Laureate Billy Collins continue their conversation about jazz and poetry, and Billy reads poems about Art Blakey, Johnny Hartman, Hank Mobley, Sonny Rollins and others.

Playlist

“Three Blind Mice” Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers
“Blue Moon” Freddie Hubbard with Art Blakey
“You Are Too Beautiful” Johnny Hartman, John Coltrane
“This I Dig of You” Hank Mobley
“That Face” Jimmy Rowles
“Lucille” Joe Turner with Art Tatum
“I’m an Old Cowhand” Sonny Rollins

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Published August 23rd, 2019 by Bob Hecht

One thought on “Poet Billy Collins on Jazz & Poetry—part 2”

  1. Thoroughly enjoyed this Bob. You and Billy Collins have such a lovely rapport A great intersection. A treat to listen to

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