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William Gottlieb's Golden Age of Jazz

In memory of famed jazz photographer William Gottlieb, Riverwalk Jazz presents a tribute broadcast, including in-depth interviews with Mr. Gottlieb and exciting live performances by The Jim Cullum Jazz Band with a star-studded roster of special guests, including Clark Terry, Nicholas Payton, Topsy Chapman and Sweets Edison, among others.

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The Sax in New Orleans Jazz: Jelly Roll Morton to The Bob Cats

By the 1930s, the saxophone sound was so popular in jazz, the clarinet was almost totally edged out of the front line. Tenor sax took over as the dominant reed solo voice with the rise of great swinging innovators such as Coleman Hawkins and Lester Young.

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