KPR's David Basse hosts some Kansas City jazz greats in this performance, recorded live in our studios to kick off Kansas Public Radio's year-long celebration of our 60th anniversary. Guests include saxophonist Bobby Watson, vocal group Book of Gaia (Nedra Dixon, Angela Hagenbach, Pamela Baskin-Watson), guitarist Brian Baggett, trumpeter Jim Seeley, jazz poet Dan Jaffe and the Gerald Spaits Trio. The music includes such standards as Stella By Starlight, Love for Sale and I Concentrate on You; Book of Gaia performs Herbie Hancock's Dolphin Dance and Sister Maya Said; and the entire ensemble joins forces for a rockin' performance of Midnight Special.
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Bobby Watson and Jim Seeley help David Basse & friends celebrate 60 years of Kansas Public Radio.