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Bobby Short

Wednesday, September 14, 2011 - 6:00pm

Pianist and singer Bobby Short was a champion of American Popular Song and an institution among cabaret singers — he had a gig at the Carlyle in New York for over 35 years. Short accompanies his unforgettable voice as he and McPartland explore some of the lesser known chapters of the Great American Songbook, including "Shout 'Em Aunt Tillie" and Jimmy McHugh's "Where Are You."

Ted Rosenthal

Tuesday, September 13, 2011 - 6:00pm

Join us as we celebrate the music of Ted Rosenthal, an internationally renowned jazz pianist, who has collaborated with jazz greats, including Gerry Mulligan, Art Farmer, Phil Woods, Bob Brookmeyer and James Moody. 

Russian Jazz with Eugene Maslov

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

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

Tuesday, September 6, 2011 - 6:00pm

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.

Jimmy Noone (Part 2 of 2)

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)

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!

Jazz Inspired at the Tanglewood Jazz Festival with, Judy Carmichael

Wednesday, August 31, 2011 - 2:00pm

On Wednesday pianist and "Jazz Inspired" creator and host Judy Carmichael joins us. She'll be taping an episode of "Jazz Inspired" this weekend at the Tanglewood Jazz Festival with actress Blythe Danner. We'll hear about that and more when the lady Count Basie anointed as "Stride" joins us on Jazz New England Wednesday at 2 pm. 

Giacomo Gates -- "The Revolution Will Be Jazz"

Tuesday, August 30, 2011 - 2:00pm

We've been calling it the 'most interesting project of the year' and on Tuesday Giacomo Gates discusses that new recording "The Revolution Will Be Jazz." The irrepressible vocalist has tackled the soulful and socially-conscious music of Gil Scott-Heron and taken it to number one on the jazz charts. Join us Tuesday at 2 on Jazz New England for a "revolution."

Luiz Simas

Tuesday, August 30, 2011 - 6:00pm

Join us as we celebrate Luiz Simas, a talented Keyboardist/Vocalist with an eclectic style ranging from Bossa Nova to Brazilian Progressive Rock n' Roll (and everything in between!).


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