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"At the age of 11, Johnny Summers sat in his bedroom, listening for the first time to Harry Connick Jr.’s ‘Blue Light, Red Light’ album. The life, connection and humanity in that music, changed something inside of Johnny. That instant, he knew he was going to be a part of making that change happen inside of others. Johnny Summers He immediately began seeking out the best teachers he could, wherever he could. His dynamic talent as a vocalist, trumpet player, arranger and composer, was born out of a true passion to exceed the status quo at every turn. Johnny has intentionally filled his life with top professionals in numerous disciplines and continues to be inspired by many he has met along the way, from the incomparable Wynton Marsalis to the core members of Harry Connick Jr.'s band
by Mary Foster Conklin
The broadcast features new releases from vocalist Aubrey Wilson, saxophonist Dean Tsur, pianists Jihee Heo and Jeni Sotchiver plus birthday shoutouts to Jazz Master Sheila Jordan, Diana Krall, Cindy Blackman Santana, Hoagy Carmichael, Johnny Mercer, Michelle Ann May, Cynthia Hilts and Kari van der Kloot, among others. Thanks for listening and please support the artists you ...
by Joe Dimino
The show must always go on. We have been reaching out to the jazz community to discuss the loss of live jazz due to COVID-19 and, with our programming we offer our contribution to keeping the jazz flame alive in these trying times. We profile new music from Ahmed Abdullah, Dave Liebman, Johnny Summers and Jill ...
by Mary Foster Conklin
Halfway through April, which is also Jazz Appreciation Month, the broadcast includes new releases from vocalist Nanette Frank, composer Wayne Alpern, trumpeter Johnny Summers and pianist Monika Herzig, with birthday shoutouts to the Empress of the Blues, Bessie Smith, pianist Herbie Hancock, plus vocalists Marilyn Maye and Dusty Springfield. Thanks for listening and please support the ...
by Michael Ricci
All About Jazz tracks how often an album review is recommended, and the reviews listed below represent our top 25 published in 2016. Local Color University of Northern Iowa Jazz Band One 2014-15 by Jack Bowers Published: February 9, 2016 Blues, Ballads, and Beyond: ...
Track listing: #1;Ain't I Brilliant #2; The Way You Make Me Feel #3; You'll Never Work a Day In Your Life #4; Star Dust #5 Outta My Mind #6 Rockin Chair #7 If You Have to Askack #8 Free Since I Met You #9 Blues In The Night #10 You're The One #11 Moonglow #12 So Much In Love #13 If I Could Be #14 The Long Hot Summer
Label: Nu Jazz Records
Track listing: Ain't I Brilliant; The Way You Make Me Feel; You'll Never Work a Day In Your Life; Star Dust; Outta My Mind; Rockin Chair; If You Have to Askack; Free Since I Met You; Blues In The Night; You're The One; Moonglow; So Much In Love; If I Could Be;The Long Hot Summer.
by Steve Bryant
Canada's contribution to jazz may not be as well documented as that of the United States, but our neighbors to the North have produced some fine players such as Oscar Peterson, Jane Bunnett, Diana Krall, and Renee Rosnes. Now add to that heralded group a young trumpet player by the name of Johnny Summers who has ...