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Maykel Blanco y su Salsa Mayor

Date: 
Friday, September 16, 2011 - 7:00pm
Program: 

Tune in to The Latin Jazz Beat with Jim Benitez, September 16th for the 9pm “Dancers Delight” portion featuring “Maykel Blanco y su Salsa Mayor”, among other dance greats!!!

Tom Ingrassia and Jared Chrudimsky

Date: 
Sunday, September 11, 2011 - 10:00pm
Program: 

Join us as we speak to Worcester-area business owners \Tom Ingrassia, of, of  Revitalize Massage Therapy, who have formed a new joint venture – Mental Massage – the region’s first service to provide self-motivational workshops and stress-reducing massage in a single, transformative group setting.

Russian Jazz with Eugene Maslov

Date: 
Wednesday, September 7, 2011 - 2:00pm

On Wednesday's edition of Jazz New England we'll talk Russian Jazz.  Russian-born and Leominister-based pianist Eugene Maslov visits. We'll catch up with this 'old friend' and and also hear from Larry Applebaum,  Senior Music Reference Librarian and jazz specialist in the Music Division at the Library of Congress. Larry visited Russian this year to help the country establish a Jazz Archive. All things "Russian Jazz" Wednesday on Jazz New England at 2 pm.

Gerry Beaudoin

Date: 
Tuesday, September 6, 2011 - 2:00pm

Guitarist Gerry Beaudoin returns to Jazz New England this Tuesday. In his long career he's recording with the legendary guitarist Bucky Pizzarelli and was a founding member of the  all-star guitar trio that included Duke Robillard and J. Geils.  Join us Tuesday at 2 pm when Gerry gets us up to date on his activities.

 

 

Jay Shulman

Date: 
Tuesday, September 6, 2011 - 6:00pm
Program: 

Join us as we explore the muisc of Cellist Jay Shulman, who celebrates the music of his father composer/cellist Allan Shulman and his jazz/classical recordings of the 30's and 40's.

THEO CATEFORIS: ARE WE NOT NEW WAVE?

Date: 
Wednesday, August 31, 2011 - 11:00am
Program: 

In the late 70s and early 80s, bands like The Talking Heads, Devo, the B52s and OMD help define an exciting and progressive modern pop music that was called “New Wave”. But is there an easy definition for this extremely varied music ? Tonight on Inquiry, we talk with THEO CATEFORIS, Assistant Professor of Music History and Culture in the Department of Art and Music Histories at Syracuse University. His new book ARE WE NOT NEW WAVE? MODERN POP AT THE TURN OF THE 1980S brings a surprising scholarly analysis to this progressive music that defined a generation of alternative music listeners. Tune in and find out why Devo epitomizes a neurotic disorder of the late nineteenth century and how Adam Ant found his groove in the Burundi Beat.

 

Hard Working Soul

Date: 
Monday, September 5, 2011 - 7:00pm
Program: 

Join host Tom Shaker as he celebrates Labor Day with great soul & funk songs about work. From the hardest working man in show business, James Brown, to “Working on a Chain Gang” with Sam Cooke, end your holiday weekend with some classic soul. It all starts at 7pm this Monday!

Jimmy Noone (Part 2 of 2)

Date: 
Thursday, September 15, 2011 - 6:00pm

Join us at 6pm on Thursday night as finish up our two part series on the influential career of Jimmy Noone (1895-1944).

Jimmy Noone (Part 1 of 2)

Date: 
Thursday, September 8, 2011 - 6:00pm

Join us at 6pm on Thursday night as we celebrate Jimmy Noone (1895-1944), a renowned and influential jazz clarinetist.  Remember to listen in to Jazz Rhythm the following week (on September 15th) for part 2!

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Jim Benitez

A self-taught Latin percussionist since the age of 12 when his father handed him Cal Tjader’s 1960 “Latino” album featuring Mongo Santamaria and Willie Bobo back in 1966, and an LP fiberglass conga and told him, “Here, learn to play right with these”, he’s been living and breathing Latin Jazz since.

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Fridays, 7 to 11 pm

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