Benny Golson http://kwgs.org en Benny Golson, an NEA Jazz Master, Performed in Tulsa Friday Night http://kwgs.org/post/benny-golson-nea-jazz-master-performed-tulsa-friday-night <p>[Aired Thursday, March 8th.] While growing up in Philadelphia, Benny Golson (born 1929) --- our guest today on StudioTulsa --- jammed and woodshedded with the likes of John Coltrane, Red Garland, Jimmy Heath, Philly Joe Jones, and Red Rodney. Later, he played alongside the great be-bop composer/pianist/arranger Tadd Dameron --- a major influence, and a mentor of sorts --- before doing stints with such notable bandleaders as Lionel Hampton, Dizzy Gillespie, Art Blakey, and Tulsa&#39;s own Earl Bostic. Fri, 09 Mar 2012 00:18:24 +0000 Rich Fisher 14502 at http://kwgs.org Benny Golson, an NEA Jazz Master, Performed in Tulsa Friday Night