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
Macy Blackman
19 Jun
Alex Condé
06 Mar
Phillip Greenlief
13 Feb
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
Steve McQuarry
05 Jun
Zack Rogow
24 Apr
Patrick Wolff
16 Jan