04/17 – 04/23: Jazz on the Tube Weekly Review

Monday, April 17, 2017

Joe Turner & Jay McShann – Piney Brown Blues
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Happy Birthday Buster Williams
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NEW – Collective Improvisation New Orleans-Style
Video link: http://www.jazzonthetube.com/page/30907.html

Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Remember Bob Cunningham
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NEW – Joseph Bowie & Defunkt – Avoid The Funk
Video link: http://www.jazzonthetube.com/page/7121.html

Wednesday, April Read more

Latin Jazz Camp

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Directed by Bobby Sanabria, the Roberto Ocasio Latin Jazz Camp is a project of the Cleveland-based Roberto Ocasio Foundation.

Bobby Sanabria talks with jazz on the Tube about a one-of-a-kind educational opportunity for young people between Grades 8 and 12.

The camp is chance for aspiring young musicians to be exposed to professional-level training in one … Read more

In the workshop with Don Caly

The story of Cuban music is also the story of the Havana-New York connection.

And look, you can’t talk about New York without talking about the beautiful Bronx.

And you can’t talk about the Bronx without talking about the beautiful Puerto Rican community and its incalculable contribution to American music.

Today we leave the bandstand and visit the workshop of … Read more

All about the bongo

Bobby Sanabria tells the story of the bongo.

This archetypal Cuban instrument was developed in Oriente, eastern Cuba.

Understanding a little about it will explode your appreciation of Cuban music exponentially.

Want more?

Of course, you do!

– Ken McCarthy
Jazz on the Tube

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Going deeper into Changüí

Last week we dropped in on a Changüí party in Oriente (eastern Cuba.)

We witnessed a friendly and sincere dispute between a young rapper from Havana and a Changüisero.

Today we go back to the music and learn how Changüí lyrics are improvised and why there’s more to it than meets the eye.

– Ken McCarthy
Jazz on the Tube… Read more