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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!

JoAnne Brackeen

Date: 
Wednesday, November 9, 2011 - 6:00pm

Join us as we explore the music of JoAnne Brackeen, who has been described as "a visionary of extraordinary depth" by Tony Bennett, and "a pianist-composer of phenomenal capacity" by the late Bill Evans. Brackeen is consistently ranked by critics and jazz magazines as one of the best jazz pianists in the world, along with Keith Jarrett, McCoy Tyner, and Chick Corea. 

Emma Franz

Date: 
Tuesday, November 8, 2011 - 6:00pm
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Acclaimed as one of Australia's finest young jazz vocalists, Emma Franz has had twelve years experience fronting bands ranging from intimate trio settings through to big bands such as the popular Moovin' and Groovin' Orchestra. She has worked with many fine Australian musicians in performances at prominent jazz clubs, festivals, five star hotels, casinos and concert venues in Melbourne, Sydney, and around Australia.

Minnie Riperton

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

Join host Tom Shaker as he celebrates the life and music of a very unique soul singer. Singer Minnie Riperton was well on her way to becoming a pop and soul legend when she died of breast cancer in 1979, at age 31. Riperton was blessed with an astounding five-and-a-half-octave vocal range, and achieved her greatest commercial success with the hit ballad, "Lovin' You."

Craig Symonds on the Battle of "Midway"

Date: 
Sunday, November 6, 2011 - 10:30pm
Program: 

Many consider Americas decisive defeat of the Japanese at "Midway" during WWII as one of great luck and providence. However, my guest this week argues that it was nothing short of superior intelligence and tactics. Tune in this Sunday evening at 10:30 when I will be speaking with Craig Symmonds, professor Emeritus at the United States Naval Academy as we recount this historic moment and once and for all set the record straight.

Veteran's Day Jazz

Date: 
Sunday, November 13, 2011 - 12:00pm
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This Sunday, November 13th, we will be paying tribute to all the men and woman who served and are serving in the armed forces with the music from past of Glenn Miller, Tommy Dorsey, Peggy Lee, Perry Como and many many more on the Sunday Jazz Matinee with Al Dean. Hope you tune in for this very special show and thanks for listening in.

Thanksgiving Eve! Andy Cummings and the Swingabilly Lounge!

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Event Date: 
Wed, 11/23/2011 - 21:00

Dale LePage and The Bobby Gadoury Trio! 6pm, then Andy Cummings 9pm till Close!

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Event Date: 
Sun, 11/20/2011 - 18:00

The Bobby Gadoury Trio w/Jennifer Antkowiak

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Event Date: 
Sat, 11/19/2011 - 21:00

Packing a Punch: Providing Plentiful Potent Potables for Parties

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Event Date: 
Sat, 11/19/2011 - 19:30

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Al Dean

Al grew up listening to the music of the 40’s on his father’s EH Scott radio and 78 records. Glenn Miller, Tommy Dorsey, Frank Sinatra, Ella Fitzgerald and Benny Goodman were family favorites. This is first experience in the broadcasting field and allows him to dig into his closet of old vinyls and share them with his audience on the Sunday afternoon edition of the Jazz Matinee.

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Sundays, 12 to 4 pm

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