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 … Read more

John Ernesto and Berks Jazz Fest

Interview with John Ernesto of Berks Jazz Fest

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Jazz on the Tube’s Ken McCarthy interviews John Ernesto of Berks Jazz Fest.

Berks is a world class, community-supported jazz festival that takes place every spring in southeastern Pennsylvania. One commentator has called it the “biggest jazz festival in the world.” 

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Michele Rosewoman

The Jazz on the Tube interview


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Concert info

Michele Rosewoman and New Yor-Uba Sunday, January 7, 2018, at 3:00 PM
DiMenna Center for Classical Music
450 W 37th Street, New York, NY


Alex Norris Trumpet
Roman Filiu Alto & soprano saxophones
Maria Grand Tenor saxophone
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Rich Pulin – A big band veteran brings jazz to kids


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Rich Pulin of talks about his life in jazz which included seven years with the Tommy Dorsey Band on trombone. Rich has been running a most innovative jazz education program for kids in Clark County, Nevada (Las Vegas) that could be a model for the nation.

– Ken McCarthy
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Darren Hoffman – Tradition is a Temple


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It’s clear that there’s no place like New Orleans – but why is that so?

In spite of all its material challenges, culture, community, and tradition lives there.

We talk with director/musician/producer Darren Hoffman about the making of this marvelous film.

We also talk about this music work with New Orleans drumming master Shannon … Read more