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
Paul Anastasio
25 Sep
Macy Blackman
19 Jun
George Cole
21 Aug
Alex Condé
06 Mar
Kit Eakle
04 Sep
Phillip Greenlief
13 Feb
Noah Griffin
06 Nov
Tammy Hall
27 Feb
Alan Hall
22 May
Christian Howes
27 Mar
Kymberly Jackson
03 Apr
Julie Kelly
20 Feb
Maya Kronfeld and Valerie Troutt
29 May
Jennifer Lee
17 Apr
Steven Lugerner
24 Jul
Steve McQuarry
05 Jun
Jacqui Naylor
13 Nov
Dave Newhouse
14 Aug
Zack Rogow
24 Apr
Holli Ross
17 Jul
Ellen Seeling
02 Oct
Richard Seidel
09 Oct
Edward Simon
31 Jul
Tessa Souter
23 Oct
Steve Turré
07 Aug
Donna Viscuso
20 Nov
Patrick Wolff
16 Jan