Shorty Rogers - Godfather of West Coast Jazz

Here is a flashback to a mentor and wonderful friend, Shorty Rogers :)

The first two videos below are from Frankly Jazz, a half-hour television program produced in Los Angeles in the early 1960s. Each program featured one or more prominent West Coast Jazz performer of the day. Frankly Jazz was hosted by Frank Evans, a leading jazz disk jockey of the day.

Please click the play button of the video below and choose the high-resolution & full screen options.  When the video ends, it will automatically be followed by the other four music videos. Press forward to skip or the reverse button to return to previous songs. Exit full screen mode to pick a new video.

Shorty Rogers plays 'Martian Bossanova' (Live on Frankly Jazz)

Shorty Rogers 'Time Was' (Live on Frankly Jazz)

Shorty Rogers & his Orchestra - It's Not for Me to Say

Shorty Rogers - Afro Cuban Grooves

Shorty Rogers and His Giants - Time Was (1962)
Band: Gary Peacock-bass, Lou Levy-piano, Larry Bunker-drums, Gary Lefebvre-woodwinds, Shorty Rogers-flugelhorn.

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