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Notre Vie Comme Un Western

Read "Notre Vie Comme Un Western" reviewed by Mary Foster Conklin

The Bastille Day broadcast included new releases from John Finbury & Thelma De Freitas, Calabria Foti, Peter Eldridge & Kenny Werner and Maggie Gould plus birthday shout outs to songwriters Jimmy McHugh, Joan Whitney, saxophonist Lauren Sevian, drummer Gayelynn McKinney, cellist Akua Dixon, bassist Iris Ornig, vocalists Suzanne Pittson, Debbie Harry, Luciana Souza and trumpter Carol ...

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEWS

The Jim Cullum Jazz Band: Porgy and Bess Live

Read "Porgy and Bess Live" reviewed by Jack Bowers

Since its New York City debut in September 1935, George Gershwin's beloved folk opera Porgy and Bess has been recreated and performed in almost every possible context, from classical opera to musical theatre to mainstream jazz, in America and overseas. The opera has been probed and dissected so often, in fact, that at first blush another ...

ARTICLE: LIVE REVIEWS

Pat Martino Trio at Bucks County Community College

Read "Pat Martino Trio at Bucks County Community College" reviewed by Victor L. Schermer

Pat Martino Trio
Kevin and Sima Zlock Performing Arts Center
Bucks County Community College
Newtown, PA
April 23, 2015

In the 1960s and 70s, spurred on by the support he received from the great Les Paul, a youthful guitarist Pat Martino evolved his unique style of controlled intensity, “fat" ...

NEWS: RADIO

Benny Goodman Small Combos Tribute This Week On Riverwalk Jazz

Benny Goodman Small Combos Tribute This Week On Riverwalk Jazz

This week on Riverwalk Jazz, guests Allan Vaché and Chuck Hedges on clarinet, vocalist Rebecca Kilgore, and John Sheridan on piano join the Jim Cullum Jazz Band in a tribute to the Benny Goodman small combos. The program is distributed in the US by Public Radio International, on Sirius/XM satellite radio and can be streamed on-demand from ...

NEWS: RADIO

Comfort And Joy This Week On Riverwalk Jazz

Comfort And Joy This Week On Riverwalk Jazz

This week on Riverwalk Jazz, it’s Hot Jazz for a Cool Yule as Jim Cullum and the Band welcome an all-star cast of jazz players, outstanding vocal artists and one masterful tap dancer to the stage of The Landing to interpret carols and holiday classics in a jazz mood. The program is distributed in the US by ...

NEWS: RADIO

"Gershwin Cabaret" With Dick Hyman This Week On Riverwalk Jazz

"Gershwin Cabaret" With Dick Hyman This Week On Riverwalk Jazz

George Gershwin’s bold and innovative compositions embraced high and low culture—and just about everything in between. Gershwin enjoyed giving parties in the living room of his Manhattan penthouse, sitting at the piano entertaining his friends. With a nod to that intimate setting, jazz piano master Dick Hyman joins host David Holt in the studio with “A ...

NEWS: RADIO

Remembering Ralph Sutton This Week On Riverwalk Jazz

Remembering Ralph Sutton This Week On Riverwalk Jazz

In an encore presentation this week, Riverwalk Jazz presents pianist Ralph Sutton’s 2000 visit to The Landing in San Antonio with The Jim Cullum Jazz Band. Between tunes, Sutton talked with host David Holt about his early experiences and influences and how he came to join Jack Teagarden’s band. Longtime Jim Cullum Jazz Band pianist John Sheridan ...

NEWS: RADIO

Special Riverwalk Jazz Christmas Show Available on PRX

Special Riverwalk Jazz Christmas Show Available on PRX

This holiday season, Riverwalk Jazz offers to listeners and longtime fans a special hour-long Christmas broadcast, “Hot Jazz for a Cool Yule," fro streaming through the PRX website. This show will not be broadcast over the airwaves or on Sirius/XM satellite radio. Here's the link to this special Christmas show. The special holiday show features musical guests singer ...

NEWS: RADIO

Battle of the Bands This Week on Riverwalk Jazz

Battle of the Bands This Week on Riverwalk Jazz

This week, Riverwalk Jazz presents an epic battle of the bands between The Jim Cullum Jazz Band and Banu Gibson's Hot Jazz from New Orleans. The battle, captured for our broadcast, took place in 1994 at the Zaragoza Theater at the Fiesta Texas Park in San Antonio Stage legend William Warfield acted as referee. Tap dancing sensation Savion Glover performed ...

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Boogie Woogie Trio This Week on Riverwalk Jazz

Boogie Woogie Trio This Week on Riverwalk Jazz

This week, Riverwalk Jazz celebrates the rocking rhythms of Albert Ammons and his partnership with Meade Lux Lewis and Pete Johnson. Frequent guest artist Dick Hyman teams up with The Jim Cullum Jazz Band and former band member, pianist John Sheridan for an evening of classics of the boogie woogie piano genre. The program is distributed in the US by ...