Jazz

WFIU - Producers / Night Lights Classic Jazz

Airs Friday, April 8, at 9 p.m. If you're searching the pages and records of jazz history for early and important women instrumentalists, then stop and take note any time you come across the name of Mary Osborne.  She started out as a little girl playing violin and guitar on the radio in Depression-era Minot, North Dakota, listening to jazz broadcasts on the radio out of Chicago--then one night she went to a club and heard Charlie Christian play, and her path as a jazz guitarist was set.

Press Image - LeAnn Mueller / Hot Sardines

Aired Tuesday, April 5, at 12 noon. Bill Beckett spoke with Tracy Pinkerton, Executive Director for the Angelina Arts Alliance, along with Evan ‘Bibs’ Palazzo, one of the founder of Hot Sardine, who will be at the Angelina Arts Alliance tonight at 7:30 p.m. For complete details visit them online at Angelina Arts Alliance or Call 936-633-5454. That’s 936-633-5454.

Airs Thursday, November 19, at 8 p.m. Guitarist, composer and arranger Julian Lage is often categorized as a jazz musician, though his music is also rooted in traditional and acoustic forms. In addition to five prior SMF performances both solo and with a variety of collaborators including Mark O'Connor, Martin Taylor, Mike Marshall and Casey Driessen, Julian Lage has served on the faculty of SMF's Acoustic Music Seminar since its inception in 2012.

Chris McCaa / Chris McCaa

Airs Wednesday, October 7 at 8 p.m. Chris McCaa, AKA Professor Pork Chop will be cooking up some musical gumbo LIVE this Wednesday night at 8 pm on Red River Radio. His CD U R My Everything has made a big splash on the roots and blues charts and he'll be here to share some of the music with you. All About Jazz says the "Professor ...

Airs Thursday, September 17, 8 p.m. While most jazz piano trios have the piano front and center, there is one trio in which all members share equally in shaping the direction of the music. The Marcus Roberts Trio, made up of Roberts on piano, Rodney Jordan on bass and Jason Marsalis on drums, does so with lighting quick musical reflexes and creative imaginations, and with an almost telepathic communication on the stage. In this episode, we listen to a 2015 concert given by the Marcus Roberts Trio at the Charles H. Morris Center. 

Pages