Desert Island Jazz
Roswell Rudd (2006)

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"Rudd extracts sounds from the trombone that go back to New Orleans and further ahead than anyone has yet reached."
Nat Hentoff, Cosmopolitan
Pick Artist Album Song Label
# 1 Bud Freeman 1939-40 Shim-Me-Sha-Wabble (Classics)
# 2 Louis Armstrong Satchmo at Symphony Hall Royal Garden Blues (Decca)
# 3 Duke Ellington and His Orchestra The Carnegie Hall Concerts (January 1943) Dirge/Stomp (Johnny Come Lately) (Prestige)
# 4 Igor Stravinsky Symphonies and Concertos, Edo DeWart and the Concertgebouw Orchestra Amsterdam Symphonies of Wind Instruments (Philips)
# 5 Herbie Nichols The Art of Herbie Nichols Hangover Triangle (Blue Note)
# 6 Béla Bartók String Quartets (Complete), Vermeer Quartet String Quartet No. 4 in C Major, Sz. 91, Bb 93 (Naxos)
# 7 Anton Webern Boulez Conducts Webern II Pieces (6) For Orchestra, Op. 6 (Deutsche Grammophon)
# 8 Miles Davis with Milt Jackson, Thelonious Monk, Percy Heath and Kenny Clarke Miles Davis and the Modern Jazz Giants Bemsha Swing (Prestige)
Book The Bruce Codex, and an Amharic Coptic primer
Luxury Item "My partner ... a very strong swimmer ... will transform herself into a mermaid"
Castaways by date
Steve Adams
30 May
Will Bernard
11 Apr
Barbara Borden
21 Mar
Jim Butler
13 Jun
Ian Carey
21 Feb
Judy Chaikin
17 Jan
Beth Custer
01 Aug
Kai Eckhardt
03 Jan
Kimberly Gordon
28 Mar
Alex Hahn
08 Aug
Bill Holman
28 Feb
Tommy Igoe
07 Mar
27 Jun
25 Jul
Glenn Richman
15 Aug
Alfredo Rodriguez
25 Apr
Dan Sabanovich
02 May
Judy Wexler
04 Apr