Celebrate the golden era of swing with this glorious look at the orchestras, bandleaders and singers who ruled the radio and dance halls.
There are at least three great orchestral suites inspired by paintings - and I have a candidate for a fourth.
Noal Cohen is a musician, jazz historian, and record collector living in Montclair, New Jersey. A retired chemist, he co-authored "Rat Race Blues: The Musical Life of Gigi Gryce" with Michael Fitzgerald. He is David Diamond's nephew and offers a unique perspective on what it was like living with the acclaimed American composer. I'm so pleased that he agreed to this exclusive online interview. ~ Brenda Tremblay