Remembering Bob Wilber, A Standard Bearer For Traditional Jazz The saxophonist and clarinetist, a student of Sidney Bechet and thusly a specialist in early styles, died Aug. 4 at the age of 91. He spoke with Terry Gross in 1988.
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Remembering Bob Wilber, A Standard Bearer For Traditional Jazz

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Remembering Bob Wilber, A Standard Bearer For Traditional Jazz

Remembering Bob Wilber, A Standard Bearer For Traditional Jazz

Remembering Bob Wilber, A Standard Bearer For Traditional Jazz

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The saxophonist and clarinetist, a student of Sidney Bechet and a specialist in early styles of the music, died Aug. 4 at the age of 91. He spoke with Terry Gross in 1988, excerpted here. (Hear the full interview through the Fresh Air archive.)