Mose Allison On Piano Jazz

Mose Allison.

The influential vocalist and pianist joins Marian McPartland for a set of originals and a few favorite tunes by Duke Ellington, Hoagy Carmichael and more.

(Image credit: Michael Wilson/Courtesy of the artist)

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‘I Called Him Morgan’ Is A Tale Of Marriage, Murder And Jazz, Told From Two Sides

Lee Morgan (left) and Helen Morgan in 1970, subjects of the documentary I Called Him Morgan, directed by Kasper Collin.

The brilliant trumpeter Lee Morgan, whose shocking and untimely death at the age of 33 is at the center of I Called Him Morgan, doesn’t star in this documentary so much as haunt it.

(Image credit: Courtesy of the Afro-American Newspaper Archives and Research Center)

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