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Jazz Night In America with Christian McBride
Jazz Night In America with Christian McBride Mon, Aug 2nd from 9:00PM - 10:00PM
Live Music is Back
Signs of life are sprouting once again in live music – and Jazz Night in America takes you there, to one of the first jazz festivals to re-emerge after the pandemic at Exit Zero in Cape May, New Jersey. We provide a snapshot of some of the jazz stars of tomorrow: vocalist Gabrielle Cavassa conjures some New Orleans vibes; percussionist Pedrito Martinez lays down some heavy Afro-Cuban grooves; and the phenom Matthew Whitaker, who was sightless at birth, wows audiences with his artistic mastery.
I'm Talkin' Jazz
<strong>I'm Talkin' Jazz</strong> Sun, Aug 8th from 8:00AM - 8:30AM
David Liebman with Chris Cortez
Dedicated educator and saxophonist David Liebman studied with Lennie Tristano and Dave Allard as a teen becoming an integral part of the New York loft Jazz scene in the early 1970’s. In 2010 he was awarded the Lifetime Achievement Award by the National Endowment for the Arts and continues to actively tour and record worldwide as a groundbreaking artist.
Annals of Jazz with Richard Hadlock
Annals of Jazz with Richard Hadlock Sun, Aug 8th from 7:00PM - 8:00PM
Harry Warren Addenda
The sound of surprise describes both jazz itself and the enduring premise of "The Annals of Jazz." Since 1959, host Richard Hadlock has been improvising on historical themes and bringing forth worthy performers—from Armstrong to Zorn. Each Sunday, we may find Annals in Europe, Asia, Latin America or Back of Town anywhere.
I'm Talkin' Jazz
<strong>I'm Talkin' Jazz</strong><br> Sun, Aug 15th from 8:00AM - 8:30AM
Ornette Coleman with Richard Hadlock
Principal free jazz pioneer Ornette Coleman’s 1959 album “The Shape of Jazz to Come” has been referred to as a watershed moment in the genesis of avant-garde Jazz. And KCSM’s own Richard Hadlock sat down with him during this breakthrough year to discuss his musical concepts and the public’s reaction to his advanced music.
Annals of Jazz with Richard Hadlock
Annals of Jazz with Richard Hadlock Sun, Aug 15th from 7:00PM - 8:00PM
1959 Revisited: Blue Mondays
The sound of surprise describes both jazz itself and the enduring premise of "The Annals of Jazz." Since 1959, host Richard Hadlock (pictured) has been improvising on historical themes and bringing forth worthy performers—from Armstrong to Zorn. Each Sunday, we may find Annals in Europe, Asia, Latin America or Back of Town anywhere.