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AirTalk for August 2, 2001

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Horace Silver

Guest host and leader of the Clayton-Hamilton Jazz Orchestra John Clayton talks with jazz legend Horace Silver about his illustrious career spanning many decades, and his views of the jazz world past and present.

The Next Jazz Generation and Jazz Education

Guest host John Clayton is joined by a panel of young jazz musicians and jazz educators for a discussion of the future jazz generation, and jazz education. Guests include: Justin DiCioccio, Big Band Director for the Henry Mancini Institute, and Director of Jazz Studies at the Manhattan School of Music; Shelton Berg, professor and Chair of Jazz Studies at USC, jazz pianist, former president of the International Association of Jazz Educators; Raya Yarbrough, jazz vocalist and USC senior in the jazz studies program; and, Garrett Kobsef, tenor sax and USC senior in the jazz studies program.

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