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    America's Classical Music Jazz

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    This evening, I will interview Ron Kearns a saxophonist, composer/arranger, conductor, educator and record producer. He has performed with Ernie Andrews, Stanley Turrentine, Rick Henderson, Kenny Reed and many other notable artists. He has produced 41 recordings by artists such as Terell Stafford, Buck Hill, the late Ronnie Wells, Ruby Hayes, Ernie Andrews, Paul Carr, Janine Gilbert-Carter, Eric Byrd and others. In 2005 Ron received the Down Beat magazine Achievement in Jazz Education Award. He is a three time GRAMMY Educational Award winner.  Join us as we listen to his music and discuss his performances and projects. Keeping jazz alive on Jazz Notes. 

  • 00:36

    America's Classical Music Jazz

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    This evening, I will interview and play the music of vocalist Loide Jorge.  Although she was born in France to her Mozambican mother and Guinea-Bissauan father, Loide grew up in California.  Presently, she is residing in the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area. For the last ten years, she has shared her music in jazz clubs throughout the United States and Europe.  At a tribute for Miriam Makeba in a jazz club in New York, she opened for  Paul Simon. In addition, she has opened for the legendary Hugh Masekela and Oliver Mtukudzi. Loide cites Sarah Vaughn, Cesaria Evora and Miriam Makeba as some of her greatest musical influences, but she believes it is her African heritage that has provided her with a fresh musical perspective, a unique sound, and her native tongue.  Join us this, evening at Jazz Notes where we are keeping jazz alive.

  • 00:36

    America's Classical Music Jazz

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    This evening I will interview and share the music of Integriti Reeves who is a Washington, D.C. Metropolitan area vocalist and composer.  She attended Duke Ellington School of the Arts and Peabody Institute of The Johns Hopkins University.  Adding to her studies, she acquired a Master’s degree in Vocal Jazz Studies at Howard University. Integriti uses her gifts of diction, tone, and improvisation well in delivering a song.  She states that her music occupies the genre of straight-forward/ modern jazz. In addition, she states that her original compositions reflect her roots in classical jazz, whilst incorporating the storytelling elements of folk and rock music. She has performed with Herbie Hancock, Ernie Andrews, Geri Allen, Eperanza Spaulding, Stevie Wonder, Terri Lynne Carrington, Liz Wright and Patrice Rushen.  Join us this evening at Jazz Notes where Jazz lives!

  • 00:37

    America's Classical Music Jazz

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    Join us this evening when I interview Renee Collins Georges a vocalist.  She is a native of Los Angeles, California who lives in the Washington, D.C. Metropolitan Area.   While working for a Los Angeles music agent, she acquired a spot as a Raelette, singing and touring with the legendary Ray Charles and his Orchestra.  Whether she is performing a duo or with an 18-piece band, her approach and delivery of the song captures your ear.  Most recently, she has performed in Ljubljana, Slovenia and has performed on the stages of many historic festivals and venues (including the Kremlin); and shared the stage with many legendary artists and music icons.  Jazz lives on Jazz Notes!

  • 00:31

    America's Classical Music Jazz

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    This evening, I will interview Sally Linderman a vocalist living in Metropolitan, D.C. Area. Sally is a vocalist who has sung cabaret, show tunes and jazz in the DC area.  After a long hiatus from singing due to professional commitments, Sally retired and returned to singing by taking up the study of Jazz and the American Standard Songbook.  Her favorite female vocalists are Sarah Vaughan, Ella Fitzgerald, Shirley Horn, Ann Hampton Callaway, Barbara Streisand and Judy Garland, just to name a few.  Join us this evening at Jazz Notes where jazz lives!

  • 00:31

    America's Classical Music Jazz

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    This evening I will interview and play the music of Shannon Gunn.  She is a trombonist living in the Washington, D.C. Metropolitan area.  Every Monday night, you can hear her perform with the Bohemian Caverns Jazz Orchestra.  Likewise, you can hear her perform with her own all women jazz orchestra, Shannon Gunn and the Bullettes, in jazz venues around the Metropolitan Area.  They know how to put the s in swing. Recognizing the jazz masters, she has done a retrospective of Blue Note recordings by Curtis Fuller and Hank Mobley. Some of the musicians that Shannon has played with are Billy Taylor, Rodney Whitaker, and Wycliffe Gordon.  Join us this evening at Jazz Notes where jazz lives!

  • 00:35

    America's Classical Music Jazz

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    Please join me this evening when I interview Sharon Raquel. She is a Washington, D.C. Metropolitan Area vocalist who knows how to deliver a message when she sings.  Whether she is singing in English or Spanish her approach and delivery of a song is engaging.  On her debut CD, Infinite, she shares her original lyrics/poetry as well as her interpretation of jazz standards.  Tonight she will share information about her new projects.  Don’t forget to join us.  Jazz lives at Jazz Notes.

  • 00:36

    America's Classical Music Jazz

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         Join me this Sunday, May 18, 2014, at 10:00am when I will speak with and play the music of CHAD CARTER a vocalist who is a Washington, DC native.  He has performed at major jazz venues throughout Washington, DC.  In addition, he has performed at the famous Lenox Lounge in Harlem New York.   In 2002, Chad performed for Lionel Hampton in Washington D.C. at the Rayburn House Office Building.  He   has  performed  with Frank Owens, Lisle Atkinson, Aaron Graves, Bootsie Barnes, Buck Hill, Danny Mixon, Fred Hughes, Nasar Abadey, Mike Bowie, Bob Butta, Steve Novosel, Ronnie Wells, Ron Elliston, Chuck Redd, Robert Redd, Ron Compton, James King, Nadine Rae, Vince Smith, Cheyney Thomas, Alfredo Mojica, Pepe’ Gonzalez, Mickey Roker, and Keith Killgo just to name a few.  Thank you so much for joining me every Sunday.  Keeping jazz alive!!!!

  • 00:32

    America's Classical Music Jazz

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       Join us this evening, when I interview Thad Wilson a composer and trumpeter.  Thad was raised in New Jersey; however, he has lived and performed in Atlanta, Georgia, New York and now resides in Washington, D.C.  After college, he studied privately with Jimmy Owens, former member of Dizzy Gillespie's Big Band.  While living in New York, Thad was a member of Charlie Persip's Super Band.  He has performed with musicians; such as, James Moody, Benny Golson, Arnie Lawrence, Cecil Bridgewater, Vanessa Ruben, Ted Curson, and many others.  Jazz lives at Jazz Notes on Blogtalkradio.

  • 00:41

    America's Classical Music Jazz

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    Join me this evening when I interview and play the music of Duane Eubanks composer and trumpeter.  He is a Philadelphia native who presently lives in New York.   Duane has performed throughout the United States and internationally with Dave Holland two time Grammy Award winning big band and the late Mulgrew Miller band, Wingspan, as well as; many other vocalists and musicians.  Actually, Duane was born into a musically talented family.  His brothers are trombonist, Robin Eubanks and guitarist, Kevin Eubanks, former bandleader of the Tonight Show with Jay Leno.  Jazz lives on Jazz Notes!  

  • 00:32

    America's Classical Music Jazz

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    Join us tonight. I am interviewing and playing the music of Antonio Parker Jazz saxophonist, composer, arranger, songwriter, producer, educator, and USIA Jazz Ambassador.  He is a native of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.  Antonio has performed music nationally and internationally for over 20 years.  After hearing the music of the legendary alto saxophonist, Charlie Parker, jazz became the focus of his musical pursuits.  While attending Howard University in Washington DC, he joined the Jazz Ensemble, and has written, recorded and toured with the band, and now resides in the Washington DC Metropolitan.  Jazz Notes keeping jazz alive!