WUCF'S MAGAZINE PODCAST
A weekly one hour program designed to further the arts and cultural programming in Orlando, and gain national interest. Magazine takes a look back at the current week in jazz history, with lifestyle and culture interviews, album reviews and listener generated content.
Episode 1 (10/8/18):
Judy Carmichael tells us about her new memoir; Jeff Rupert introduces his newest album w/ fellow UCF Jazz Professor Richard Drexler and more!
Episode 2 (10/15/18):
Kamasi Washington tells us about his new album "Heaven & Earth", Curtis Stigers talks life on the road and more!
Episode 3 (10/22/18):
KD Lang talks about the revival of her timeless album "Ingenue", Steve Turre catches up with Kayonne Riley and more!
Episode 4 (10/29/18):
Bob James talks about "Espresso", The Major Scale's Kyle Eagle interviews Grace Kelly about being dubbed a "notable millenial" and more!
Episode 5 (11/5/18):
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!
Episode 6 (11/12/18)
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.
Episode 7 (11/19/18)
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.
Episode 8 (11/26/18)
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."
Episode 9 (12/03/18)
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."
Episode 10 (12/10/18)
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.
Episode 11 (12/17/18)
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.
 
Episode 12 (12/24/18)
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.
Episode 13 (12/31/18)
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.
Episode 14 (1/7/19)
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.
Episode 15 (1/14/19)
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.
Episode 16 (1/21/19)
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.
Episode 17 1/28/19
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.
Episode 18 2/4/19

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.

 

Episode 19 2/11/19
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.
Episode 20 2/18/19
Kayonne Riley interviews Max Hatt and Edda Glass about how they got together as a duo - Jesse Morgado talks to guitarist Charlie Hunter about life as a touring musician - we celebrate the birth of vocalist Nina Simone - and 89.9 listener - Rebecca DeGoyler - from Orlando - tells us her jazz story.
Episode 21 2/25/19
Kayonne Riley interviews organist Caesar Frazier about his new album "Closer to the Truth" - The Major Scale's Kyle Eagle pays tribute to Cecil Tayler - we celebrate the recording of one of the greatest selling albums of all time by Miles Davis - and 89.9 listener and Executive Director - Phil Hoffman - tells us his jazz story.
Episode 22 3/4/19
Jesse Morgado reviews "Soulophone" from the Chicago Soul Jazz Collective - in celebration of International Women's Day Charlie Young and Cathy Richey highlight Una Mae Carlisle - We celebrate the birth of saxophonist George Coleman - and 89.9 listeners and musicians - Don Soledad and Niki Om - tells us their jazz story.
Episode 23 3/11/19
Kayonne Riley reviews an Etta Jones album that was previously unreleased - The Major Scale's Kyle Eagle speaks with Nate Werth about Ghost Note's 2018 release - "Swagism" - we celebrate the birth of pianist and vocalist Nat "King" Cole - and 89.9 long time listener, vibraphonist and pianist - Bruce Rosenberg tells us his jazz story.
Episode 24 3/18/19
Kayonne Riley reviews "The Future Ain't What It Used To Be" - by Dan Bonsanti and the 14 Jazz Orchestra - The Major Scale's Kyle Eagle pays tribute to Roy Hargrove - we celebrate the birthday anniversary of pianist and long time host of NPR's "Piano Jazz" - Marian McPartland - and 89.9 listener, pianist and vocalist - Kelly Green - tells us her jazz story.
Episode 25 3/25/19
Kayonne Riley reviews "Parallel Universe" by Behn Gillece - The Major Scale's Kyle Eagle speaks with vibraphonist Karl Berger about his career - we celebrate the birth of jazz singer Sarah Vaughan - and 89.9 listener, guitarist and vocalist - George Grosman - tells us his jazz story.
Episode 26 4/01/19
Kayonne Riley reviews Steve Turre's latest album "The Very Thought Of You" - Kendra Weaver speaks with pianist and host of "Jazz Inspired" Judy Carmichael about her new memoir - We celebrate the birth of vocalist Billie Holiday - and 89.9 listener - June Flowers - tells us her jazz story.
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