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Albert Dailey

Date: 
Wednesday, November 23, 2011 - 6:00pm

Tune in, as we pay tribute to Albert Dailey, an active pianist, who made waves in the world of Jazz from his first major gig in 1964 until his untimely death 20 years later. He was lauded by critics as a constantly evolving jazz musician, showing constant development and creativity throughout his career, which lead him into numerous musical collaborations with artists such as Damita Jo, Freddie Hubbard, Woody Herman, Sonny Rollins, and Stan Getz.

Doc Cheatham's Life in Jaz Part II of II

Date: 
Thursday, November 24, 2011 - 6:00pm

Join us as we continue our two part series paying tribute to Doc Cheatham, a trumpeter, singer, and bandleader who abandoned his family's plan to become a pharmacist to create a Jazz scene in his hometown of Nashville, Tennessee where there was previously no Jazz music at all. Cheatham has played in numerous famous bands such as those of Albert Wynn, Ma Rainey, the bands of Bobby Lee and Wilber de Paris. He also performed a short stint with Chick Webb and Sam Wooding's band. 

Doc Cheatham's Life in Jazz Part I of II

Date: 
Thursday, November 17, 2011 - 6:00pm

Join us as we pay tribute to Doc Cheatham, a trumpeter, singer, and bandleader who abandoned his family's plan to become a pharmacist to create a Jazz scene in his hometown of Nashville, Tennessee where there was previously no Jazz music at all. Cheatham has played in numerous famous bands such as those of Albert Wynn, Ma Rainey, the bands of Bobby Lee and Wilber de Paris. He also performed a short stint with Chick Webb and Sam Wooding's band. Stay tuned next week for part two!

John Lewis

Date: 
Wednesday, November 16, 2011 - 6:00pm

Tune into Piano Jazz for a highlight of John Lewis, a widely celebrated jazz pianis and composer who helped to pioneer the bop style, and one of the best known directors of the Modern Jazz Quartet.

Christopher Guest

Date: 
Tuesday, November 15, 2011 - 6:00pm
Program: 

Join us as the writer, director, and actor of "Best in Show", "Waiting for Guffman", and "This is Spinal Tap" equates his movie-making process with Jazz performance.

Pamela Hines

Date: 
Thursday, November 10, 2011 - 2:00pm

On Thursday another favorite  visits the WICN studios. Pianist Pamela Hines has release another critically-acclaimed recording, is staying as busy as ever and will once again lead the WICN house band on our upcoming annual Holiday Jam next month.

Yoko Miwa

Date: 
Wednesday, November 9, 2011 - 2:00pm

Wednesday one of our favorite musicians joins us by telephone. Pianist and composer Yoko Miwa has performed around the world and recently took part in the celebration and last public performance of the great Marian McPartland in New York. Tune in Wednesday when we catch up with Yoko Miwa.

George Lernis

Date: 
Tuesday, November 8, 2011 - 2:00pm

On Tuesday Drummer & Percussionist  George Lernis make his Jazz New England debut. This Cyprus-born musician attended Berklee and the Longy School of Music and is in the process of establishing his band. They have a new release and an upcoming New England appearance. Hear all about it Tuesday at 2 p.m.

John Stowell and Joe Weinberg

Date: 
Monday, November 7, 2011 - 2:00pm

It's a guitar celebration on Monday's Jazz New England when John Stowell and Joe Weinberg join us. Portland, Oregon based John Stowell is described by virtuoso Larry Coryell as " master creator with incredible originality." Joe Weinberg has performed and taught in New England for years and works regularly with John Stowell on his trips east. Join us Monday at 2 pm for some serious "picking."

Roy Hargrove Quintet At The Village Vanguard

Date: 
Friday, November 11, 2011 - 6:00pm

Join us as we explore the musical stylings of the Roy Hargrove Quintet! For Roy, Jazz isn't just about repeating the tired and true.  "It's about being innovative, which is cool. But innovation right now will come in music that's swinging and feels good. It's meaningless if it doesn't make you feel something.” If your looking for a taste of something new, or want to see what the most creative artists in Jazz have to offer then tune in!

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