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Finally got my new computer up and running the way I want and now we are going to try the live show once again.
We'll be talking about whats been going on around this area music wise and media wise.
Working on a new studio that will make it more effortless to have guest hosts. Stay tuned for that.
Jose Reyes of Jazz Con Class Radio will be interviewing author and historian Cary Ginell. They will be concentrating on all the jazz related projects Cary has been involved with and is currently working on. Cary has also written an array of jazz related books on legendary musicians and on essential jazz dicographies. Listen in and or call in, enjoy!
Cary Ginell is a veteran radio broadcaster, folklorist, and author of seven books on American music. Cary has annotated dozens of albums for labels such as Naxos, Living Era, Texas Rose, Rambler, Bear Family, Rhino, Revenant, and Origin Jazz Library. He has been honored five times by the ARSC (Association for Recorded Sound Collections) with awards for "Excellence in Historical Recorded Sound Research" for his books, "Milton Brown & the Founding of Western Swing" (University of Illinois Press, 1994), "Discography of Western Swing & Hot String Bands" (Greenwood Press, 2001), "Good Vibes" (Scarecrow Press, 2003) (an autobiography of jazz musician Terry Gibbs), "Old Shep: The Recordings of Red Foley" (Bear Family Records), and "Hot Jazz for Sale: Hollywood's Jazz Man Record Shop" (Lulu.com) The Gibbs biography also won the prestigious ASCAP/Deems Taylor Award for music journalism in December 2004....Learn More
Finally back at it live. Open lines if you want to call in. We could be talking about you. HA Har.
Joe Sample, who became a jazz star in the 1960s as the pianist with the Jazz Crusaders and an even bigger star a decade later when he began playing electric keyboards and the group simplified its name to the Crusaders, died on Friday in Houston. He was 75.
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Alan (Giants of Jazz Radio) and Jose (Jazz Con Class Radio) are very honored to have with us jazz historian, jazz journalist and author Scott Yanow. We will cover his biography in detail and then concentrate on "West Coast Jazz." We will decipher this sub-genre of "Cool Jazz" by discussing its roots and its history. We will also touch on the 60's Jazz scene in both the Los Angeles and San Francisco areas. Join us, listen and/or call in!
Scott Yanow (Bio):
.....Jazz Journalist and historian. Since then, I have been involved in many projects. Being the Senior Editor for the 3rd edition of the All Music Guide For Jazz resulted in a countless number of my CD reviews and biographies being utilized throughout the internet including Pandora Radio. In addition to having written ten books so far (most recently The Jazz Singers) and writing for the Jazz Heritage Club, I have written several episodes for the popular jazz radio series Jim Cullum's Riverwalk - Live At The Landing.
I have written over 750 liner notes, hundreds of press biographies and press releases, and it has been said that I have reviewed more jazz recordings than anyone in history. I have contributed to virtually all of the major jazz magazines including Downbeat, Jazz Times, Jazziz, Cadence, Coda, The Mississippi Rag, Jazz Forum, Jazz News, The Jazz Report, Planet Jazz, Jazz Now and Jazz
Improv. These days I write regularly for Jazz Inside, Downbeat, Jazziz, Los Angeles Jazz Scene and The Jazz Rag.....Learn More
LEE MACK RITENOUR IS ANAMERICAN JAZZ GUITARIST SESSION MUSICIAN AND COMPOSER. RITENOUR HAS CONTRIBUTED TO OVER 3,000 SESSION, AND HAS CHARTED OVER 30 CONTEMPORARY JAZZ HITS SINCE 1976. HIS PROLIFIC CAREE INCLUDES A GRAMMY AWARD FOR THE COLLABORTIVE WORK HARLEQUIN AND 19 GRAMMY NAMINATIN .
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ARTHUR LEE "ART"PORTER, JR.(AUGUST 3, 1961-NOVEMBER 23,1996 WAS AN AMERICAN JAZZ SAXOPHONIST. Arthur Lee "Art" Porter, Jr. (August 3, 1961 - November 23, 1996) was an American jazz saxophonist.
PORTER HAS BEEN INDUCTED INTO THE ARKANSAS JAZZ HALL OF FAME AND THE ARKANSAS ENTERTAINERS HALL OF FAME. PORTER RECEIVED THE ARKANSAS JAZZ HALL OF FAME LIFETIME ACHIEVENEMT AWARD IN 1998.
BOBBY LYLE IS A JAZZ SOUL JAZZ AND SMOOTH JAZZ PIANIST. HE WAS BORN IN MEMPHIS ,TENNESSEE BUT GREW UP IN MINNEAPOLIS. MN. HE MOVED TO LOS ANGELES IN 1974 AND SOON WENT ON THE ROAD WITH SLY AND THE FMILY STONE. THIS LED TO A MEETING WITH WAYNE HENDERSON OF THE JAZZ CRUSADERS WHO THEN TOOK HIM TO CAPITOL RECORDS FOR HIS FIRST SOLO RECORDING DEAL IN 1977.
HOST TONIGHT BIG RAY
This is Mike OLi, the host of Smooth Caribbean (Jazz) with a touch more..., I wanna fulfill your need to relax, unwind and shake away this busy day. I invite you to "visit for the experience" Smooth Caribbean Jazz, soulful R&B and, music from The Mother Land - Africa . . . how about Lite Rock, as well as a touch of kool modern Jazz. Looking forward too it. Check out our music channel 'WatchMusicChannel.com' to catch-up with us or anything you might have missed prior.
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