07/16 – 07/22: Jazz on the Tube Weekly Review

Monday, July 16, 2018

Jazz Birthdays: Cal Tjader, Teddy Buckner, Nat Pierce, Bola Sete

* Cal Tjader

Video link: https://jazzonthetube.com/video/soul-sauce/

* Teddy Buckner

* Bola Sete

* Nat Pierce

NEW – Dexter Gordon: “A Night in Tunisia”

Video link: https://jazzonthetube.com/video/a-night-in-tunisia-3/

Tuesday, July 17, 2018

Jazz Birthdays: Lionel Ferbos, Ray Copeland, Vince Guaraldi, Ben Riley, Chico Freeman, George Barnes, Read more

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Salsa Meets Jazz at the Village Gate…

One of the great shining episodes of American music history came to an abrupt end in 1993 when the Village Gate could not maintain in the ferocious Manhattan real estate market (such is the fate of so many creative venues in NYC.) . 

When exactly it started is hard to say, but in … Read more

Ken’s first solo radio show since 1981

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In a distant galaxy deep in the ancient mists of time, I used to have a daily radio show. I also hosted many long overnight slots.


You were as likely to hear opera as trad jazz as Moroccan trance music – and all in the same hour – and if I may be … Read more

West Side Story Reimagined

Interview with Bobby Sanabria

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What do you get when you combine Broadway’s most complex score from one of America’s greatest and most jazz-friendly composers with some of New York’s finest musicians and most imaginative arrangers playing for one of the world’s hippest jazz orchestras?

“West Side Story Reimagined” by Bobby Sanabria’s Multiverse Big Band.

We’ve … Read more

Bobby Carcassés y Afrojazz Blues con Montuno

The latest album from Bobby Carcassés: “Blues con Montuno”

The last time I was in Cuba, I had the great good fortune to spend time with Bobby Carcassés.

A man of vast skills and accomplishments, he is, in many ways, the lynch pin of the Cuban jazz scene and has been for many years.

Born on August 29, 1938, he … Read more