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  • 00:45

    America's Classical Music Jazz

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     This evening, I am interviewing and playing music of Bruce Williams an alto saxophonist, composer, producer and educator who was raised in Washington, D.C. but now resides in Northern Jersey near New York City.  In addition to playing the saxophone, he plays the trumpet, drums, and piano.   Bruce has performed, toured, and recorded with Lionel Hampton, McCoy Tyner, The Count Basie Orchestra, Roy Hargrove, T.S. Monk, Little Jimmy Scott, Frank Foster, The Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra, Stanley Cowell, Louis Smith, Cecil Brooks III, The World Saxophone Quartet, Russell Gunn, and Curtis Fuller.  As you can see from the list of musicians that he has performed, toured, and recorded, with he is a very versatile jazz musician that loves playing many styles of music.  He has performed on two Grammy nominated CDs. He has received awards from DownBeat magazine and The Charlie Parker Music and More Foundation.  He has traveled the United States and abroad playing jazz music. Jazz lives at Jazz Notes.

  • 00:40

    America's Classical Music Jazz

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    Washington, D.C. has many exceptional vocalist, join me this evening when I interview one of them, Heidi Martin.  She is a vocalist and composer who is a native Washingtonian.  Also, trumpeter Russell Gunn who grew up in East St. Louis, Illinois will join us. Heidi Martin and Russell Gunn will perform together at Bohemian Caverns this weekend.  Heidi studied at the University of the District of Columbia with Professor Calvin Jones.  In addition, she took private lessons with drummer/vocalist Grady Tate.  Since that time she has performed in New York often and around the world.  Russell Gunn has had a Grammy nominated recording, Ethnomusicology vol. 1.  In 1999, Oliver Lake saw him performing in St. Louis and invited him to perform in New York.  Next, he was heard by Denis Jeter, an assistant to Wynton Marsalis at Lincoln Center, who recommended him for the third trumpet chair in Marsalis' Blood on the Fields.  After receiving rave notices for his performances, he began to earn recognition.  As a result, he has many recordings and has traveled all over the world playing jazz music.  Jazz lives at Jazz Notes!


     

  • 00:43

    America's Classical Music Jazz

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        Many jazz musicians have decided to make Washington, D.C. their home after traveling over the world performing jazz.  This evening, I will interview Herman Burney a bassist, composer and educator who decided to reside in Washington, D.C. after traveling around America and the world performing music. He has performed with many musicians. For instance, he played the bass for 5 years with Freddie Cole and for 4 years with Rene Marie. The list of jazz performers that he has recorded and performed with is extensive.  Rufus Reid described Herman as one of the finest bassist on the scene today.   Join us as he shares information about his music and we listen to his CD, Offering.  Jazz lives at Jazz Notes.

  • 01:19

    NATIONVIBERADIO LATIN SHOW

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    PLAYING OLD SCHOOL LATIN FREESTLYE, LATIN JAZZ, BACHATA, SALSA, MERENGUE, HOSTED BY DJ POPSELSALSERO. NATIONVIBERADIO IS ACCEPTING MUSICA AFRO LATINO.. MY BOY FUNNYFACE WILL BE ON THE SHOW, EVEN THO WE ALL KNOW, WE WILL NOT BE HAVING HIM SPEAK SPAINISH, LMAO, BUT HE WILL BE ON SUPPORTING THE SHOW SALUTE TO FUNNYFACE/ENT.. GUEST CALL INS ARE ACCPETED, IF YOU HEAR MUSIC PLAYING AND YOU CALL IN PLEASE WAIT YOUR CALL WILL BE ANSWER IN ORDER..WHEN YOU CALL IN YOU CAN HIT THE NUMBER 1# TO TALK TO THE HOST OR CAN HIT 2# TO LISTEN IN ON THE SHOW... TODAY SHOW IS ARE FIRST LATIN SHOW... TUNE IN SHOW LOVE (914) 205-5496 WEEEEPA!!!! BORICUA

  • 00:45

    America's Classical Music Jazz

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      Join us this evening as I interview John Kordalewski a pianist and composer who leads the Makanda project.  When you tune in this evening, you will also hear the music of Makanda Ken McIntyre as interpreted by the Makanda project. John studied and performed with Makanda.  As of 2014, he has arranged over 40 compositions for the ensemble.  The project has 14 members who play the unheard compositions of Makanda Ken McIntyre.  Some of the other musicians included in the band are Eddie Allen, Ku-umba Frank Lacy, Bill Lowe, John Lockwood, and Yoron Israel.  In addition, the band includes Diane Richardson on vocals and dancer Mickey Davidson. Learn more about Makanda Ken McIntyre and the project when you listen to the program this evening.   As always, the program Jazz Notes strives to keep jazz alive!

  • 00:52

    THE QUEEN CITY JAZZ FEST 2015

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    Charles Whitfield and R&B artist Will Downing talks to us about The Queen City Jazz Fest happening June 20, 2015 at The Uptown Amphitheater at NC Music Factory in Charlotte, NC. Artists scheduled to performed are Will Downing, Brian Culbertson and Mike Phillips with Karen Briggs.  Tickets are on sale at www.livenation.com.  You'll also hear new music from Will Downing's new release, Chocolate Drops.


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  • 00:36

    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. 

  • 01:53

    Jazz & Classical Crossover Music, Stage & Screen

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    Join Nancy J. Reid & Lisa D. Smith – mother-daughter travel team and publishers of Big Blend Radio & TV Magazine, for Big Blend Radio, airing live from the historic Coronado Motor Hotel in Yuma, Arizona, the headquarters for the Big Blend Spirit of America Tour of all 407 National Park units.
    On This Episode:
    - Nathan Pacheco - From the widely seen 2012 PBS Special “Introducing Nathan Pacheco” to the 11 soaring tracks on his new full-length album ‘Nathan Pacheco II’, this charismatic tenor who rose to prominence by recording and touring with instrumental superstar Yanni, is a star that just continues rising in the classical crossover world of music.
    - Chandra Currelley – Award-winning singer, songwriter, producer and actress, Chandra Currelley is a veteran entertainer with roots in several of Tyler Perry's productions, both plays and films, including "For Better or Worse" on OWN, "Madea's Big Happy Family," "Diary of Mad Black Woman," and "Tyler Perry's A Madea's Christmas."
    - Alex Gershman - Jazz collective ‘Sasha’s Bloc’ releases their second album ‘Heart on Fire’ featuring Grammy-nominated vocalist Jane Monheit. Formed in 2012 by bassist Alexander Gershman, who hails from Moscow, Sasha’s Bloc is an eclectic mix of musicians focused on the revival of the jazz culture of the 1920’s and 30’s, combined with the adaptation of modern jazz original compositions.

  • 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!

  • 00:34

    Independent Music Showcase ''Jazz Night ''

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