The best kept secret in jazz – Puerto Rico’s master musicians

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Jazz on the Tube interviews music journalist Tomás Peña.

Peña is editor of JazzdelaPena.com and co-editor/contributing writer to the Latin Jazz Network. He also writes the monthly column “The Latin Side of Hot House” for Hot House Magazine.

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Bruce Conforth and the real Robert Johnson

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Musician, educator and historian Bruce Conforth introduces us to the real Robert Johnson.

Far from the one-dimensional “native genius” he is often portrayed as, Robert Johnson was a well read, well traveled, versatile artist whose genius was no accident.

Dead at the age of 26, in his short life Johnson’s art left an indelible … Read more

Jazz on the Tube returns to New Orleans

Jazz poet Chuck Perkins and Jazz on the Tube's Ken McCarthy

New Orleans poet Chuck Perkins and Jazz on the Tube’s Ken McCarthy

After the 2005 levee collapses (don’t call it “Katrina”), Jazz on the Tube’s Ken McCarthy started visiting New Orleans.

After a few week-long visits here and there, he started spending nearly half of every year there, arriving in December and leaving after Jazzfest.

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Interview with NC Heikin, director of “The Sound of Redemption: The Frank Morgan Story”

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NC called in from the set of “Boss” where Episode #8 was being filmed.

“The Sound of Redemption” was conceived and co-produced by novelist and jazz fan Michael Connelly

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Interview with Richie Gerber author of “Jazz America’s Gift: From Its Birth to George Gershwin’s Rhapsody in Blue and Beyond”

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Jazz America's Gift From Its Birth to George Gershwin's Rhapsody in Blue & BeyondJazz America’s Gift: From Its Birth to George Gershwin’s Rhapsody in Blue and Beyond

Videos that reference things Ken and Richie discussed

Gershwin plays “I’ve Got Rhythm” – live

Gershwin plays “I’ve Got Rhythm” variations for piano and orchestra (1934)

Gershwin plays Gershwin: “Sweet
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