While many jazz standards are original compositions, most, of course, are out of the Classic Songbook, hailing back to the first decade of the 20th century. The 1930s was an especially rich and prolific period for popular music in this regard, providing more and better musical
Body And Soul
is one of 6 OFAM 2022 concerts presented twice:
Matinee: Sat, July 30, 1:30 pm
Evening: Wed, Aug 3, 7:30 pm
"fodder" for jazz musicians than any period before or since. Chuck Redd continues his exploration of this relationship between jazz and popular standards with a choice selection of his favorites from the 1930s, first presented as these songs originally appeared in their pop setting (on the stage, in film, on radio and record) then as they came to be performed by jazz musicians.