“I thought that for the 10th anniversary, this would be one hell of a way to remind people that Record Store Day was also designed for jazz fans.”
Hear how the artists honored by the NEA this year — Dee Dee Bridgewater, Dr. Lonnie Smith, Dave Holland, Dick Hyman and Ira Gitler — earned their stripes and paid their jazz dues.
Holdsworth, who performed with Yes and Soft Machine in addition to recording several solo albums, died unexpectedly on April 16.
On this week’s podcast: Epic country rock, blistering punk and a nearly seven-foot-tall clown mashes up Johnny Cash and The Who. Seriously.