George Avakian http://wwno.org en Legendary Jazz Producer George Avakian Remembers Louis Armstrong http://wwno.org/post/legendary-jazz-producer-george-avakian-remembers-louis-armstrong <p class="legacy-audio-url"> <div class="audio-container"> <div id="jp-interface-53d8d2048bab3-" class="jp-interface"> <div id="post-audio-53d8d2048bab3-" class="jp-player" jp-instance="53d8d2048bab3-"></div> <div class="jp-controls column"> <div class="jp-progress"> <div class="jp-seek-bar"> <div class="jp-play-bar"></div> </div> </div><!-- end jp-progress --> </div><!-- end jp-controls --> <div class="playpause column"> <a href="http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/wwno/local-wwno-852266.mp3" class="jp-play">Listen</a> <a class="jp-pause"></a> </div><!-- playpause --> <div class="jp-time-holder column"> <div class="jp-custom-current-time"></div> <div class="jp-custom-duration"></div> </div><!-- jp-time-holder --> <div id="slider"></div> </div><!-- .jp-interface --> </div><!-- container --> </p> <p>New Orleans – A guaranteed highlight of the annual Satchmo Summerfest is any seminar session that features legendary jazz producer George Avakian. In a career that extends over eight decades, Avakian has produced outstanding recordings for such leading artists as Louis Armstrong, Miles Davis, Sonny Rollins, Benny Goodman, and Duke Ellington – and earned most every honor the music world has to offer. WWNO'S Fred Kasten has more.</p> Fri, 31 Jul 2009 02:56:41 +0000 Fred Kasten 1708 at http://wwno.org