April 8 Jazz Artist of the Day: Melba Liston

Melba Liston, a jazz trombonist, is April 8 Jazz Artist of the Day.  Read more about this pioneer jazz artist below.

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All Music: http://www.allmusic.com/artist/melba-liston-mn0000404399/biography

NPR: http://www.npr.org/2008/07/09/92349036/melba-liston-bones-of-an-arranger

NEA Jazz Masters: http://arts.gov/honors/jazz/melba-liston

Youtube videos: “Insomnia” https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4qwFmRzEbcM, “Blues Melba” https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c4rJtLR1ZoQ

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