Jack Sullivan – New Orleans Remix

Interview with Jack Sullivan

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Click here for more information about the book New Orleans Remix by Jack Sullivan

With the critical role it played in the origins of jazz, R & B and early rock and roll, and funk, New Orleans can rightly stake a claim for being the country’s most important musical hotbed.  

However, anyone … Read more

John Gennari – Flavor and Soul

Interview with John Gennari

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“There is no other than Gennari—a huge-hearted scholar of voracious curiosity and impeccable taste—to productively mine what happens when black and Italian meet. He sees the third thing those two galaxies of history and self-expression create at … Read more

Mary Lou Williams The Lady who Swings the Band

Interview with Carol Bash

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Do you know Mary Lou?

Here’s why you should…

She held her own in the rough and tumble world of Kansas City jazz in the 1930s.

She was a “go to” arranger for Duke Ellington, Count Basie and Benny Goodman.

She mentored “young lions” like Bud Powell, Thelonious Monk, Dizzy Gillespie … Read more

Howard Mandel and Jazz Journalism

Interview with Howard Mandel of the Jazz Journalists Association

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A lot goes into the creation of our “jazz world.”

First come the musicians. Equally necessary is the audience. Also included is everyone who contributes to the creation and education of the audience – and that’s where our jazz journalists come in.

Author, producer and veteran jazz … Read more

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

Interview

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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.

In this call, we … Read more