• 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!

  • 01:01

    Cuñao: Latin, African rock fusion. Joanna Borromeo : alt soul from Canada

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    Cuñao is a Los Angeles-based, Latin Folk group with roots in New York City. Founder and songwriter Julio Montero, born in Ecuador, brings his South American background & influences to create evocative, poetic songs that transcend time and leave listeners with lush images.  A group of multi-ethnic musicians, Cuñao puts a global twist on their Latin sound combining  African rhythms, Eastern European melodies and American Rock.


    Joanna Borromeo is a alternative R&B/Soul artist/songwriter from Canada who is no stranger to the US, especially to California.  A superb R&B and blues singer-songwriter who fuses jazz, gospel, hip hop, pop and R&B, She graces the stage with a keyboard and her band and wows audiences and critics with her crystal smooth voice and lively songwriting.  On tour right now, she will be playing dates in California, including the prestigious State Social House Champaign series. Her first EP, Kaleidoscope, was nominated for a Juno Award as the best R&B recording in Canada. She is comfortable in a jazz club, a hip hop scene, rock venue or a medley music showcase- wherever people love music.

  • 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.

  • 00:32

    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.

  • 02:04

    THE ALL CARIBBEAN JAZZ SHOW

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    Last week we had a fantastic playlist,....hmmm... can I do it again?   We'll see...Join me 8pm sharp for some of the best Caribbean jazz you won't hear  anywhere else.
     

  • 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!  

  • 00:57

    2015 Jazz Legacy Foundation Gala Weekend.

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    President & CEO Alvin Keels joins us to talk about his Jazz Legacy Foundation's Fundraising Gala weekend happening November 13-15, 2015, in Hampton, VA.  Line-up includes, Brian Culbertson, Gerald Albright, El Debarge, Marcus Johnson, Boney James, Maysa, Richard Elliott, Rick Braun and more! 


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  • 00:59

    BIG RAY & LOIS JAZZ MASTERS & BLUES

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    TONIGHT JAZZ MASTERS HAVE A GREAT TREAT ITS ANOTHER SAX, RICHARD ELIOT IS  SCOTTISH-BORN AMERICAN SAXOPHONE PLAYER. HE WAS A MEMBER OF THE FUNK BAND TOWER OF POWER PLAYING TENOR SAX FOR 5 YEARS DURING THE 1980S. 


    THE GRAMMY AWARD FOR BEST CONTEMPORARY INSTRUMENTAL ALBUM IS AN AWARD PRESENTED AT THE GRAMMY AWARD


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