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  • Fred Berry (2001)
    Director Fred Berry is a Lecturer in Jazz Studies at Stanford University. Mr. Berry has also been Director of the Jazz Program at the College of San Mateo for the past twenty years. He holds Bachelor's and Master's degrees in Music from Southern Illinois University and later did additional graduate work at Stanford.
    A frequent performer on trumpet in professional Bay Area jazz ensembles, Mr. Berry has performed with Count Basie, McCoy Tyner, Benny Carter, Joe Henderson, Dizzy Gillespie, Lou Rawls, Lionel Hampton and many others.
    Pick Artist Album Song Label
    # 1 Miles Davis with Gil Evans Porgy and Bess Gone / Gone, Gone, Gone (Columbia)
    # 2 Count Basie The Atomic Mr Basie Lil' Darlin' (Roulette)
    # 3 Chick Corea Now He Sings, Now He Sobs My One and Only Love (Blue Note)
    # 4 Miles Davis Live-Evil Sivad (Columbia)
    # 5 John Coltrane Giant Steps Naima (Atlantic)
    # 6 Miles Davis Kind of Blue Blue in Green (Columbia)
    # 7 Count Basie The Atomic Mr Basie The Kid from Red Bank (Roulette)
             
    Book J.R.R. Tolkien, "The Hobbit" and the "Lord of the Rings" trilogy
             
    Luxury Item A set of golf clubs and a large supply of golf balls
    Alternate Picks/Not Broadcast
    Alt 1 Béla Bartók Eugene Ormandy and the Philadelphia Orchestra Concerto for Orchestra, Sz 116 (Sony)
    Alt 2 Miles Davis Cookin' at the Plugged Nickel Walkin' (Columbia)
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