Saturday, July 14, 2007

THE LADY WHO SHOT LEE MORGAN RADIO SPECIAL

Listen to WCOM-FM, 103.5 FM, Chapel Hill-Carrboro, North Carolina, for Sunday Night Jazz with Larry Reni Thomas, on July 15, 2007, for the airing of a radio documentary called The Helen Morgan Radio Project. The 27-minute profile and interview concerns Helen Morgan, the North Carolina native who shot the trumpet legend Lee Morgan. The program is on from 9 pm to 12 midnight, on www.communityradio.coop.

7 comments:

Angela J Elliott said...

Just wanted to thank you for your gracious comments on my blog. I perform the poem to Sidewinder with a live band and when I've a decent enough recording I will let you hear it. Meanwhile I am also interested in the untimely demise of tenor player Wardell Gray, who was found dead in the desert outside Las Vegas.

Bless you for your interest and support.
Angela

stemtec said...

IS THERE AN AUDIO RECORDING OF THIS INTERVIEW AVAILABLE? IF SO HOW CAN YOU GET ONE.ARE THERE ANY PHOTOS OF HELEN MORE?AS A ETHNOMUSICOLOGIST THIS IS INTERESTING RESEARCH INTO JAZZ LIFESTYLES.

candacethomasdesigns@gmail.com said...

Greetings stemtec! Yes there are audio recordings available. Would you like details? Larry Reni Thomas

Ash Machine said...

I would like details!

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Max said...

Thanks to you as well for your comment, mr. Thomas. I really appreciate your making the article available online, it was very interesting reading. I have long wondered about the circumstances surrounding Lee's death, and your interview with Helen certainly helped shed some light on that. I took the liberty of using your article as one of three sources in my amateur investigation into Lee's murder, presented on my Swedish jazz blog. I hope you didn't mind.

As for the date of the incident, the 9th is actually what it says in the Google docs version of the article, but as I also wrote on my blog, that's probably just at typo.
(I'm sure you know the correct date if anybody.)

And yes, I think we all agree that Lee Morgan's death was a terrible tragedy and a great loss; however, only one of many in the history of jazz.

Sincerely,

Max Lindahl, "Farfars blogg om jazz"

dabney said...

is there any way to here this interview? id love to. im getting into lee morgan and i think it would be ever so insightful, thanks!