Published on: March 16th, 2009
Jazz Trombonist Slide Hampton drops in to the WWOZ studios to talk with Charles Burchell about his Wednesday night appearance at the New Orleans Center for Creative Arts. This NEA Jazz Masters Program is sponsored locally by the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Foundation, the Contemporary Arts Center, and NOCCA. Mr. Hampton will discuss "The World of Trombones," and the place of the trombone in today's jazz and pop music palette. Recorded selections from Mr. Hampton and other trombonists will be played throughout the show.