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Juke In The Back (Encore at 10pm)
Juke In The Back (Encore at 10pm) Sun, Feb 5th from 7:00AM - 8:00AM
Groove Records
In late 1953, RCA Victor launched a new subsidiary to focus on the Rhythm & Blues market, called Groove Records intending to compete with the independent labels like Chess, Atlantic and Vee-Jay that were dominating the genre. It's hard to imagine, but Piano Red, King Curtis, Mickey "Guitar" Baker, Sonny Terry, Sam Butera, Big John Greer and Arthur "Big Boy" Crudup were all on the same label for a time. This week, we’re digging up the grooviest sides from Groove Label.
Annals of Jazz with Richard Hadlock
Annals of Jazz with Richard Hadlock Sun, Feb 5th from 8:00AM - 9:00AM
A Large Helping of Joe’s
(originally aired 12/04/16)
Jazz Inspired with Judy Carmichael
Jazz Inspired with Judy Carmichael Sun, Feb 5th from 9:00AM - 10:00AM
Eric Reed
Pianist, Eric Reed had long stints with many jazz masters—Freddie Hubbard, Buster Williams, Joe Henderson, Benny Carter and Wynton Marsalis. In this program he discusses how the arts shouldn’t be viewed as contemporary, modern, traditional, old or new and how he discourages cliques or camps, referring to how jazz musicians are often labeled as being from one school or another.
Annals of Jazz with Richard Hadlock
Annals of Jazz with Richard Hadlock Sun, Feb 12th from 8:00AM - 9:00AM
Freddie Green Without Basie
(originally aired 01/22/17)
Jazz Inspired with Judy Carmichael
Jazz Inspired with Judy Carmichael Sun, Feb 12th from 9:00AM - 10:00AM
Freda Payne Vocalist Freda Payne is best known for her 1970s R&B hit, “Band of Gold,” but it’s her jazz roots she celebrates on her recent recording “Let There Be Love”. Payne studied acting, dancing and voice throughout her young life and started performing professionally as a teen, going on to work with Pearl Baily, Quincy Jones, Count Basie, Lionel Hampton and many other jazz greats.