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 2022

  • May 7  Count Basie (1904-84)
    and his bands,evolving but always swinging.
  • May 14 Charles Mingus (1922-79)
    bassist, leader, etc., including a bit from the much-awaited new release of the Jazz Workshop live in London, 1972.
  • May 21 Zoot Sims (1925-85)
    tenor saxophonist, making brilliance sound easy.
  • May 28 Art Blakey (1919-90)
    ferocious drummer, including some of the less-familiar Jazz Messengers lineups.



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