Season 2 Episode 1 

Award Winning Composer/Orchestra Leader

Maria Schneider 

Check it out!

Episode 52  Hannah Baiardi

A Conversation About Her Latest Release

Episode 51

National Museum of African American Music

Curator Dr. Steven Lewis

Photo credits: NMAAM/353 Media Group

Episode 50

Gonzalo Rubalcaba & Aymee Nuviola

Discuss Their Grammy Nominated Release

Viento y Tiempo

Episode 49 The Baylor Project

A Conversation With Jean & Marcus Baylor 

About Their Grammy Nominated Release

"Sit On Down"

Episode 48 A Conversation With
Educator/Vocalist/Jazz Artist
Andromeda Turre
"Growing Up Jazz" Education Program


Episode 47 Vocalist Allan Harris talks about his latest release called "Kate's Soulfood" which is a reflection on growing up in Harlem.

Episode 45 The Effort To Save Birdland From Closing Permanently. We Discuss The Successful Fundraising Campaign With Birdland Owner Gianni Valenti And Club Booking Manager & Host Jim Caruso

Episode 44 Historian/Educator Jason Burt

Uncovers Rare World War Two Big Band/Jazz Recording

Episode 43 Bassist/Composer/Educator 

Gregg August

Explores His Grammy Nominated Release

"Dialogues On Race"

Episode 42 The Amazing Jazz Artist/Composer/Author

Ben Sidran

Explores His Book "The Ballad of Tommy LiPuma"

And Latest Music Projects

Episode 41 Grammy Nominated Vocalist

Thana Alexa

Episode 40 Emily Olcott

Former Staffer at the now closed

Jazz Standard NYC

Episode 39 Candice Reyes & Abel Mireles Co-Founders

The Jazz Exchange

Episode 38 Performer/Composer/Educator Chris Brubeck

A conversation on the release of "Time Outtakes" featuring

previously unpublished music from the 1959 recording of

the iconic Dave Brubeck Quartet album "Time Out"

Episode 37 Drummer/Activist/Composer/Arranger/Educator/Sideman

Jerome Jennings

Episode 36 David Chesky 

Pianist/Composer  Co-Founder of Chesky Records

Episode 35 Jazz Violinist Regina Carter

Episode 34 Chien Chien Lu describes how it all began for

"The Path" her first recording as a Band Leader

Episode 33 Turning The Tables on the ATJ Team

Episode 32 Charles McPherson & Family

"Jazz Dance Suites"

Episode 31 "Rising Star" Vocalist Noa Levy

Conversation about "You, Me & Cole" release

Episode 30 Jazz Drummer/Executive Movie Producer

Richard Baratta

Richard Baratta's New release is "Music In Film: The Reel Deal" in this episode we talk about his transition from major movie producer back to his love for jazz music as a drummer. In this video he explains how that happened

Episode 29 Trumpeter Alsonzo Demetrius

Alonzo combines music and message in this recoding by using dialog from activist Mumia Abu-Jamal...

Episode 28 Donald Rossa Owner Dazzle Jazz Denver

Episode 27 Antonio Adolfo

Brazilian Pianist/Composer/Arranger

Episode 26 Tim Jackson

Artistic Director

Monterey Jazz Festival

Episode 25  Benedetto Guitars.

Episode 24 Arranger/Composer/Instrumentalist Jason "Spicy G" Goldman

featuring the newly released EP


Episode 23 Ken Schaphorst Chair Jazz Studies Department New England Conservatory 

HotPPhoto Credit: Andrew Hurlbut/NEC

Episode 22  Canadian Vocalist/Pianist Carol Welsman

Episode 21 The Iconic Birdland Jazz Club NYC

Episode 20 Saxophonist Eric Person

Episode 19 Italian Guitarist Simone Gubbotti

Episode 18 Trumpeter/Composer

Shunzo Ohno

Episode 17 Oscar Hernandez and the Spanish Harlem Orchestra

Episode 16 Vocalist/Composer/Educator

Lenora Zenzalai Helm

Episode 15 Hannah Baiardi


Episode 14 features the stunning new recording called

Night Devoid of Stars

featuring a 16-piece orchestra under the direction of

Composer and Trumpeter

Daniel Hersog

Episode 13 Melissa Walker President & Founder

Jazz House Kids

Episode 12 features Trombonist, Composer and Educator Delfeayo Marsalis

Episode 10 Trio Caliente

Episode 9 features publicist and promoter Lydia Liebman

Episode 8 with Wayne Escoffery explores his latest release

Humble Warrior.

During this episode 7 you'll hear the story behind legendary jazz artist George Cables composing a song for Monifa called "The Mystery of Monifa Brown" Here is that beautiful song for your listening pleasure:

Episode 5 here's a video of Wayne Wilkinson playing with guitar legend Bucky Pizzarelli

Episode 4 Amina Figarova video sampling of her latest release "Persistence"

As a host of a jazz radio program on KUVO Denver we were asked to pick our favorite jazz collaborations to celebrate 

Jazz Appreciation Month...this is my pick:

Episode #2 guest Catherine Russell video sampling of Grammy nominated album "Alone Together"

Episode #1 guest Ben Sidran jammin' with Kurt Elling at Chicago's Green Mill

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