Tuesday, April 19, 2005

Jazz Musicians, After the Spotlight Fades

“I wasn't thinking anything about my future the way I should have been. The way I was living, I thought I'd just have fun while I'm here.... I had no idea that I would live beyond 50.”

Saxophonist Frank Foster

Felix Contreras hosts a four-part series on the plight of aging jazz musicians. Listen to the broadcast and more interviews on NPR.


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