Joel Dorn

Producer, disc jockey, record executive and all around jazz authority Joel Dorn (aka The Masked Announcer) talks of Trane from his first hand accounts as a radio DJ in Philly and as a young producer at Atlantic Records. Joel gets right to the core of the matter with his discussion of Coltrane’s ascent with Giant Steps and My Favorite Things.  Plus, he describes the Coltrane Quartet “live” experience as well as the saxophonist’s funeral. 

Tracks used in this episode:

• “My Favorite Things”
• “Village Blues”
• “Giant Steps”
• “Central Park West”
• “Ole”
• “Naima”
• “Equinox”