Jazz on the Tube Interviews

Conversations with fascinating people about the past, present and future of jazz.

This is not the old Dixieland-to-Swing-to-Bebop story you’ve heard a hundred times.

We go deeper – every week.

A jazz university for serious fans of the music…

If you have any corrections or suggestions, please send them to us at directory@jazzonthetube.com 


A.B. Spellman

Ornette’s boyhood career
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Michael J. Price

Ornette in Amarillo
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Dave Oliphant

Ornette – Deep from the Heart of Texas
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Harvey Averne

Cortijo and His Time Machine – Behind the scenes
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Jazz on the Barbary Coast

Readings from the book
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Harvey Averne

Fireworks – Behind the scenes
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Alexander Ravett

Forgotten Tenor – Wardell Gray
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Vic Hobson

The roots of Armstrong’s music
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Dave Oliphant

Jazz from deep in the heart of Texas
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Gilberto Valdés Zequeira

90 years in Cuba
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Hugh Wyatt

Sonny Rollins: Meditating on a Riff
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Ronnie Burrage

Music for the whole community
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Randy Klein

Jazzheads.com
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Jake Meginsky

Milford Graves Full Mantis
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Bobby Sanabria

West Side Story unleashed
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Judy’s back

Part II of our interview with Judy Carmichael
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Highlights of our first 50 programs

Plus some talk about the future
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Judy Carmichael

Jazz Inspired
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Al Jackson

Telling the truth about Louis Armstrong
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Jack Sullivan

New Orleans Remix – America’s musical heartbeat
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John Gennari

Flavor and Soul – Italian America and its African American Edge
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Carol Bash

Mary Lou Williams – The Lady who Swings the Band
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Rudresh Mahanthappa

Composer, soloist, educator
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Eve Zanni

A singer tells the stories of jazz
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Jamey Aebersold

Teaching the world to improvise
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Carl Gerhard

Anchors Away: The Navy and Jazz
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Howard Mandel

Jazz Journalism
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John Ernesto

Berks Jazz Fest
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Louis Marks

A record label for artists
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Michele Rosewoman

Down home bembé: Blending the American and Cuban traditions
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Tomás Peña

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

The ArtistsofJazz.com film project
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Rich Pulin

A big band veteran brings jazz to kids
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Darren Hoffman

Tradition is a Temple
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Michael Lazaroff

The Jazz Cruise
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Tom Cunniffe

JazzHistoryOnline.com
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Milcho Leviev

East to West to Back Again
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Bruce Conforth

Meet the real Robert Johnson
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Steve Coleman

Music without borders
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Bobby Sanabria

Latin Jazz and the Beloved Bronx
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Paul Steinbeck

Message to Our Folks: The Art Ensemble of Chicago
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Martin Cohen

Latin Percussion and Congahead
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Artt Frank

Chet Baker’s Brother in Bebop
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Ed Polcer

A life in jazz
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Jim Eigo

Heaven is a great jazz record store
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Scott Yanow

Mr. Prolific
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Martin Torgoff

Bop Apocalypse: Jazz, Race, the Beats, and Drugs
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Al Jackson

Treme’s Petit Jazz Museum
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Jane Bunnett

Cuban Odyssey
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William Sabourin O’Reilly

A Cuban Filmmaker looks at race
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Chris Behrens

Beloit Memorial High School Jazz Orchestra
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Frank Malloy IV

South Carolina to Ghana to the Big Apple
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Verna Gills

Exploring the Soundscape: Cuba and Beyond
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Jana La Sorte: Horns to Havana

Instruments, instrument repair, education for young musicians in Cuba
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Matt Geraghty

The Trade Winds Project: NYC, New Orleans, Cuba and beyond
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NC Heikin

Director of “The Sound of Redemption: The Frank Morgan Story”
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Ron Wasserman

NYJazzHarmonic.org – NYC big band commissioning composers
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Richie Gerber

“Jazz America’s Gift: From It’s Birth to George Gershwin’s Rhapsody in Blue and Beyond”
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Douglas Henry Daniels

“Lester Leaps In”. Jazz in Asia, and more
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James Catchpole

TokyoJazzSite.com – The ultimate English language guide to the world’s biggest jazz scene
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Philip Arneill

TokyoJazzJoints.com – Documenting Japan’s jazz shrines
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Ned Sublette

“Music is a text” – The history of music and the music of history
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Bill Crow

“From Birdland to Broadway” – Memoirs of a jazzman
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Margie Baker

A happy, “accidental” life in jazz
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Henry Holloway

“Swing, Sing and All That Jazz” – 40+ years of extraordinary jazz broadcasting
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Deborah Charity – JazzInformance.com

Presenting jazz in a uniquely beautiful way
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John Swenson – New Atlantis

How jazz musicians brought New Orleans back to life
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Dan Sheppard – TheJazzAgency.co.uk

Getting more gigs for jazz musicians
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