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Richard Sudhalter (1938 — 2008) was a true Renaissance man of jazz. A top cornetist, he was also a respected critic, author, recording artist and featured guest at major jazz festivals. He co-wrote Bix: Man And Legend, which was nominated for a National Book Award, and in 1983 won a Grammy for his liner notes for Bunny Berigan: Giants Of Jazz. On this 1992 episode of Piano Jazz, Sudhalter remembers Bix Beiderbecke and joins Marian McPartland for a duet version of “Chasing Shadows.”
Originally broadcast in the winter of 1992.