Sidney Bechet- Old Man Blues

Sidney Bechet: Overlooked No More

Episode 2

Episode date - October 5, 2007

How Music Changed

    This week we complete our coverage of Jazz innovator Sidney Bechet. By continuing to focus on his classic recordings.

    Bechet remained musically active throughout his life, and his later days are filled with numerous recording sessions and live performances. For the purpose of our show, we focus mainly on his most influential work, which is mostly derived from his earlier years. His autobiography and a choice recorded interview with Bechet’s brother completes the picture.

    Here is a list of songs featured in today’s program;


    Polka Dot Stomp

    Blues in Thirds

    Viper Mad


    Really the Blues

    Blue Horizon

    Petite Fleur

    Old Man Blues