Judy Carmichael tells us about her new memoir; Jeff Rupert introduces his newest album w/ fellow UCF Jazz Professor Richard Drexler and more!
Kamasi Washington tells us about his new album "Heaven & Earth", Curtis Stigers talks life on the road and more!
KD Lang talks about the revival of her timeless album "Ingenue", Steve Turre catches up with Kayonne Riley and more!
Bob James talks about "Espresso", The Major Scale's Kyle Eagle interviews Grace Kelly about being dubbed a "notable millenial" and more!
Chip White tells us about his newest album in the dedication series, Amanda Petrusich and Jeff Cultabiano discuss the Sonny Rollins Bridge Project and more!
Scotty Barnhart talks about "All About That Basie" and his experience leading the Count Basie Orchestra. The Major Scale's Kyle Eagle honors Della Reese's career. We celebrate the birth of guitarist and composer Kevin Eubanks.
Debra Mann honors Joni Mitchell in her new album "Full Circle." We'll hear from artists about their favorite Thanksgiving dishes and our thanks back to you with a holiday playlist. We celebrate the birth of tenor saxophonist Coleman Hawkins.
Stefon Harris talks about his newest album "Sonic Creed". Kendra Weaver interviews Bria Skonberg about becoming a musician and distinguishing between inspiration versus influence. We'll take a look back at the recording of Duke Ellington's "I'm Just a Lucky So-and-So."
Noah Haidu talks about his new album "Infinite Distances." Kayonne Riley interviews Meredith Ochs about her new book "Rock and Roll Woman." We take a look back at the recording of "A Love Supreme."
Harold Mabern talks about his new album "Iron Man: Live at Smoke." The Major Scale's Kyle Eagle interviews legendary pianist and composer Ahmad Jamal about his career, we celebrate the birth of the one and only Frank Sinatra, and one of our listeners, Gerda, tells us her jazz story.
Jack Jezzro and Beegie Adair get into the holiday spirit with their brand new albums "Christmas Jazz Guitar" and "Some Enchanted Christmas." The Major Scale's Kyle Eagle pays homage to the legendary American photographer Chuck Stewart. We celebrate the birth of Chet Baker and one of our listeners, Juan, tells us his jazz story.
We continue celebrating the season with a look and listen to Vince Guaraldi's "A Charlie Brown Christmas." We talk with some of our favorite jazz artists about their favorite Christmas memories, we honor the anniversary of Wayne Shorter's recording of Speak No Evil, and one of our listeners-- and master musician-- Alan Vache tells us his jazz story.
Curtis Stigers tells us about life on the road - The Major Scale's Kyle Eagle interviews Kamasi Washington about his new album - we take a look back at the recording of "Blue Rhythm Fantasy" and one of our 89.9 listeners - Steve - from Orlando tells us his jazz story.
The Major Scale's Kyle Eagle pays homage to photographer Chuck Stewart - Bobby Broom talks about his new album "Soul Fingers" - we honor the birth of percussionist Max Roach and 89.9 listener and friend - singer Carol Stein - from Orlando - tells us her jazz story.
Young saxophonist Mike Casey talks about the future of jazz - Helen Sung has a brand new jazz and poetry collaborative album "Sung with Words" - we celebrate the monumental Benny Goodman Carnegie Hall Jazz Concert and 89.9 listener and friend - trumpeter Charlie Bertini - from Orlando - tells us his jazz story.
Singer Mary Stallings talks about a life in jazz - the Hot Club of San Francisco celebrates thirty years together with a new album - we honor the birth of saxophonist Benny Golson and 89.9 listener and friend - singer Jacqueline Jones - tells us her jazz story.
Dick Hyman talks about his six decades in music and composing for Woody Allen, Kayonne Riley brings us "Orlando Fandango" - the new album from 'The Right Stuff' in her talk with bandleader Ron Cangro - we honor the birth of tenor saxophonist Stan Getz and 89.9 listener musician and recording studio owner - Ed Krout - tells us his jazz story.
The Major Scale's Kyle Eagle highlights Cannonball and Nat Adderley's careers - Kayonne Riley reviews "In the Moment" with Jazz organist Pat Bianchi - we celebrate the recording of "Soul Station" from tenor saxophonist Hank Mobley and 89.9 listener - Phil Townes - from Orlando - tells us his jazz story.
The Major Scale's Kyle Eagle interviews trumpeter Josef Leimberg about his debut album "Astral Progressions" - Kayonne Riley catches up with pianist Lenore Raphael about her life in jazz - we celebrate the recording of "Downhearted Blues" from the "Empress of Jazz" - Bessie Smith - and 89.9 listener - Joanne Granberry - from Orlando - tells us her jazz story.