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ARTICLE: RADIO

Contemporary Carols by Women and Grammy nominations

Read "Contemporary Carols by Women and Grammy nominations" reviewed by Mary Foster Conklin

This Christmas Eve's broadcast included new releases by Allison Au, Camille Thurman and John Daversa Big Band, with a first look at some Grammy nominees, plus birthday shout outs to Edith Piaf, Bob Brookmeyer and Lil Green , among others.

Playlist Geri Allen “Joy and Wonder" from The Gathering (Verve) 00:00 Champian Fulton “Merry ...

NEWS: RECORDING

A jazz project with important messages

A jazz project with important messages

Miami-based trumpeter and educator John Daversa's newest recording project is important on many levels that stretch far beyond jazz—or music. American Dreamers: Voices of Hope, Music of Freedom (BFM Jazz) was recorded by the John Daversa Big Band supplemented by 53 so—called “Dreamers"—undocumented young people who were brought to the U.S. as children and have grown up ...