Bryant Liggett

Willie Waldman delivers jazz Memphis-style

It was on Beale Street in 1983 when trumpeter Willie Waldman began his musical relationship with saxophone player Herman Green.

Waldman was a young musician on a marching band scholarship at Memphis State College, spending his evenings hanging around the downtown Memphis strip that was home to numerous clubs. Green was a saxophone player...


Bryant Liggett is a freelance writer and KDUR station manager. Reach him at Liggett_b@fortlewis.edu

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