Now's the Time

Spanning decades and including artists from Charlie Parker to Cannonball Adderley, each episode of Now's the Time with Martin Berger features the musical stylings of an influential jazz artist.

Now's the Time Program Guide 2021

  • January 2 - Dexter Gordon
    Giant of the tenor saxophone.   
  • January 9 - Buck Clayton
    Trumpet cornerstone of the classic Basie band, leader, arranger, inspsiration.
  • January 16 - Art Tatum
    Overwhelming pianist.
  • January 23 - Art Hodes
    Understated, precise pianist, catalyst for many classic Chicago/trad sessions.
  • January 30 - Art Pepper
    Passionate, briliant modern-jazz alto saxophonist.
  • February 6 - Fats Waller
    Rollicking stride-piano master and entertainer.
  • February 13 - Fats Navarro
    Brilliant bop trumpeter who died far too young.
  • February 20 - Pee Wee Russell
    An essential ingredient in Chicago jazz and–a unique, eloquent clarinetist.
  • February 27 - Louis Bellson
    Master percussionist, in good company. 

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