Erik Jackson (Erik in the Evening) R. I. P. I should have listened more

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Dad loved Jazz, and what I listened to growing up was stuff like Parker, Monk, Ella, Coltrane, the Duke, and his favorite Django Rhinehart etc. Erik loved that stuff (Coltrane especially). He was a fixture on Boston Radio. forever. I listened to Erik in the Evening on GBH mostly when I stumbled on it and would just listen to a few cuts. Erik was an extremely personable and knowledgeable host, I really enjoyed him and his music. I should have listened more.


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He was great. I didn't love all the stuff he played, but his enthusiasm for jazz and the depth of his knowledge on
the topic opened my eyes and ears to it.

I loved the version of "Peace" by Horace Silver that was Jackson's theme song, but I couldn't find the same one, so hopefully this
tasteful version will do as a small tribute to a guy that I really enjoyed listening to.

View: https://youtu.be/Kiaed-m4yvw
 

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Here's something with a little energy in it. David Sanborn and Hiram Bullock go off at the end of this.

It's a song that would have made Eric Jackson smile.

 
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