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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!

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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!

  • 00:35

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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.

  • 00:32

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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.

  • 00:36

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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!!!!

  • 00:41

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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

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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!


     

  • 00:31

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    Please join me tonight when I interview and explore the music of Doug Carn pianist, organist and composer from St. Augustine, Florida. While in college he studied oboe and composition at Jacksonville University. Then finished his education at Georgia State College.  Doug taught piano and jazz improvisation at Jacksonville University for several years.  He worked with Nat Adderley, Earth, Wind & Fire, Shirley Horn, Lou Donaldson, Stanley Turrentine, and Irene Reid.  Jazz lives on the Jazz Notes program.

  • 00:31

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    Join us this evening, when I speak with Judith Korey, the music program director in the department of mass media, visual and performing arts at the University of the District of Columbia (UDC) and Curator of the Felix E. Grant Jazz Archives.  We will discuss the Jazz Alive Series and the Jazz Archives.  In addition, we will listen to the music of Allyn Johnson, director of the UDC Jazz Studies program.  Likewise, we will listen to the music of Bruce Williams a former student and jazz educator and mentor to young jazz musicians in New York.  Allyn Johnson and Bruce Williams are well known jazz musicians who perform in New York and around the world. Jazz Lives!

  • 00:29

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    This evening I will speak with and explore the music of  E.C. Coleman a drummer and composer.   As a musical director for Loretta Holloway, he gained a variety of experience performing around the world.  After that experience, he auditioned and began playing with jazz bassist Al McKibbon.  As a result of a call from drummer Billy Higgins, E. C. played with jazz saxophonist Azar Lawrence.  Join us this evening to learn more about E.C. Coleman.  Jazz lives on the Jazz Notes program.

  • 00:31

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    Washington, D.C. metropolitan area has many talented jazz artists who continue the furtherance of jazz music.  This evening I will speak with George V. Johnson Jr. who is a jazz vocalist, lyricist, and creator of the Washington D.C. Jazz Network.  As a singer who sings in the vocalese singing tradition, George has penned lyrics for a Moment’s Notice on a Pharoah Sanders’ recording.  He was commissioned by Don Sickler of Second Floor Music to pen lyrics to the music of jazz legend and saxophonist, Hank Mobley.  You can see him perform at Bohemian Caverns every Tuesday in November in Washington, D.C.  Join us this evening and learn about vocalese and more.  The program Jazz Notes keeping jazz alive!

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