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Telling Stories In Song

Date: 
Thursday, January 16, 2014 - 7:00pm
Program: 

Featuring songs from Woody Guthrie, Pete Seeger, Barbara Dane, Schooner Fare, Harry Chapin, Gordon Lightfoot, the Limeliters, and so many more; and featuring an interview with the wonderfully talented singer-songwriter Jen Chapin.

Lincoln Paine and Richard A. Bradley

Date: 
Sunday, January 19, 2014 - 9:00pm
Program: 

Since the beginning of civilizations, people have been developing technologies to allow them to go out on the water. Seafaring has been critical for trade, conquest and warfare. Our guest tonight on Inquiry is maritime historian Lincoln Paine who has written a stunning new monumental book titled The Sea and Civilizaton: A Maritime History of the World. Tune in and learn about how the peoples of Oceania navigated out-riggers and double canoes across the wide Pacific thousands of years ago. Tonight we welcome back Richard A.

Incognito

Date: 
Wednesday, January 29, 2014 - 6:00pm
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The enduring success of Incognito is one of the great stories of UK music during the last 20 years. Look at the recent history of soulful UK artists and you will find any number of short-lived acts that have achieved pop success. Narrow the list to those that have created a uniquely British sound and that have endured as a global phenomenon on their own terms and the list becomes short. Dues, then, to Jean-Paul 'Bluey' Maunick and Incognito, formed in 1980 and celebrating 25 years of positive vibes and undiluted jazz funk in 2005.

Ronny Jordan

Date: 
Wednesday, January 22, 2014 - 6:00pm
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Contemporary/acid/urban jazz guitarist, Ronny Jordan.

Javon Jackson

Date: 
Wednesday, January 15, 2014 - 6:00pm
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Javon Jackson is a jazz tenor saxophonist who came into international prominence as a member of Art Blakey and the Jazz Messengers. As a member of Blakey’s Jazz Messengers, Javon toured and made many recordings with the legendary drummer. In addition to Blakey, Jackson has toured and recorded with Elvin Jones, Freddie Hubbard, Betty Carter, Cedar Walton, Ron Carter, Donald Byrd, Dr. Lonnie Smith, Richard Davis, Bobby Hutcherson, Curtis Fuller and Stanley Turrentine. He's appeared on 125 recordings, including his own as bandleader.

Dave Tull

Date: 
Tuesday, January 28, 2014 - 6:00pm
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Drummer Dave Tull has provided rhythm for everyone from Chuck Magione and Michael Buble, to JackSheldon and Family Guy creator Seth McFarlane. While Dave has also occasionally sung a tune or two with these groups and others, he has recently focused on performing his own beautiful melodies and often hilarious lyrics. Dave is a favorite among jazz musicians, who relish his spot on laments of the sometimes ridiculous challenges jazz musicians face.

Warren Vache

Date: 
Tuesday, January 21, 2014 - 6:00pm
Program: 

Trumpeter Warren Vaché discusses the realization of his life-long dream to play with strings, what makes a perfect jazz festival, and how to accompany a singer.

Jay Leonhart

Date: 
Tuesday, January 14, 2014 - 6:00pm
Program: 

Bassist Jay Leonhart discusses his career from TV appearances as a teen playing BANJO, to working with everyone from James Taylor and Queen Latifah to Tony Bennett and Ozzy Osbourne.

Ryan Montbleau, The Sea The Sea opens*

Tickets: $30, members $28

Event Date: 
Fri, 01/31/2014 - 20:00

Ryan Montbleau, Lyle Brewer opens*

Tickets: $30, members $28

Event Date: 
Thu, 01/30/2014 - 20:00

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