Sunday, January 22, 2017

Jazz Guitarist & Composer Rale Micic

Welcome to a new edition of the Neon Jazz interview series with Jazz Guitarist & Composer Rale Micic  ..  He spent his childhood in Serbia .. then came to the Berklee College of Music in Boston and now lives in New York .. His latest album is 2016’s Night Music and it’s the culmination of him garnering a cult-like following among music fans with his mix of jazz and haunting melodies from the Balkans.

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Neon Jazz is a radio program airing since 2011. Hosted by Joe Dimino and Engineered by John Christopher in Kansas City, Missouri giving listeners a journey into one of America's finest inventions. Take a listen on KCXL (102.9 FM / 1140 AM) out of Liberty, MO on Saturday Mornings from 7:00 - 8:00 a.m. and Sunday Mornings from 6:00 – 7:00 a.m. Listen to KCXL on Tunein Radio at http://tunein.com/radio/Neon-Jazz-With-Joe-Dimino-p381685/. For all things Neon Jazz, visit http://theneonjazz.blogspot.com/

Jazz Double Bassist George DeLancey

Welcome to a new edition of the Neon Jazz interview series with Jazz Double Bassist George DeLancey  .. He grew up in Cambridge, OH and went on to learn at prestigious programs like the Columbus Youth Jazz Orchestra and the Michigan State University Jazz Studies Program studying under Rodney Whitaker – In 2016 he released his Self Titled Alubm and it’s taking off .. He’s learned from cats like Johnny O’Neal, Houston Person, Tia Fuller and  Bria Skonberg over the years .. and there’s so much more to do in this career of his ..

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Neon Jazz is a radio program airing since 2011. Hosted by Joe Dimino and Engineered by John Christopher in Kansas City, Missouri giving listeners a journey into one of America's finest inventions. Take a listen on KCXL (102.9 FM / 1140 AM) out of Liberty, MO on Saturday Mornings from 7:00 - 8:00 a.m. and Sunday Mornings from 6:00 – 7:00 a.m. Listen to KCXL on Tunein Radio at http://tunein.com/radio/Neon-Jazz-With-Joe-Dimino-p381685/. For all things Neon Jazz, visit http://theneonjazz.blogspot.com/

Monday, January 9, 2017

Jazz Pianist & Composer Marc Copland

Welcome to a new edition of the Neon Jazz interview series with Jazz Pianist & Composer Marc Copland  ..  He spent his childhood in Philadelphia – he took piano lessons at age seven, stopped at ten when his public school offered the option of saxophone – In the  early 1960s as a saxophonist learning from earning and playing with Michael Brecker – in 1966 he moved to New York City – then went on to the Baltimore-Washington D.C. area as a jazz pianist and back to his home of New York in the mid-1980s – the keys are his home and he’s got so many tales to share ..

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Neon Jazz is a radio program airing since 2011. Hosted by Joe Dimino and Engineered by John Christopher in Kansas City, Missouri giving listeners a journey into one of America's finest inventions. Take a listen on KCXL (102.9 FM / 1140 AM) out of Liberty, MO on Saturday Mornings from 7:00 - 8:00 a.m. and Sunday Mornings from 6:00 – 7:00 a.m. Listen to KCXL on Tunein Radio at http://tunein.com/radio/Neon-Jazz-With-Joe-Dimino-p381685/. For all things Neon Jazz, visit http://theneonjazz.blogspot.com/

Veteran Jazz Saxophonist Joe McPhee

Welcome to a new edition of the Neon Jazz interview series with Jazz Multi-Instrumentalist Joe McPhee  .. He was born in Miami, Florida and grew up in Poughkeepsie, New York – His 1st  recording came in 1967, when he appeared on the Clifford Thornton – at the age of 32 he taught himself the saxophone after eperiencing the music of John Coltrane – Since the late 1960’s he’s well known for his free jazz work all the way up until the present day ..

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Neon Jazz is a radio program airing since 2011. Hosted by Joe Dimino and Engineered by John Christopher in Kansas City, Missouri giving listeners a journey into one of America's finest inventions. Take a listen on KCXL (102.9 FM / 1140 AM) out of Liberty, MO on Saturday Mornings from 7:00 - 8:00 a.m. and Sunday Mornings from 6:00 – 7:00 a.m. Listen to KCXL on Tunein Radio at http://tunein.com/radio/Neon-Jazz-With-Joe-Dimino-p381685/. For all things Neon Jazz, visit http://theneonjazz.blogspot.com/

Friday, January 6, 2017

Jazz Drummer & Composer Harris Eisenstadt

Welcome to a new edition of the Neon Jazz interview series with Jazz Drummer and Composer Harris Eisenstadt  .. He was born in Toronto and went to Maine to attend school then on to Cal Arts for more schooling and now New York City is home – His latest CD is 2016's Old Growth Forests and he opened up about it, along with how he is one of the most respected names in jazz and improvised music, West African and Afro-Cuban drumming – He’s curious and good at what he does with performance credits in jazz, film, theater, poetry, dance, contemporary concert music and opera ..

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Neon Jazz is a radio program airing since 2011. Hosted by Joe Dimino and Engineered by John Christopher in Kansas City, Missouri giving listeners a journey into one of America's finest inventions. Take a listen on KCXL (102.9 FM / 1140 AM) out of Liberty, MO on Saturday Mornings from 7:00 - 9:00 a.m. and Sunday Mornings from 6:00 – 7:00 a.m. Listen to KCXL on Tunein Radio at http://tunein.com/radio/Neon-Jazz-With-Joe-Dimino-p381685/. For all things Neon Jazz, visit http://theneonjazz.blogspot.com/

Friday, December 16, 2016

Kansas City Jazz Duo A La Mode

Welcome to a new edition of the Neon Jazz interview series with KC Jazz Duo A La Mode or bettern known as  Clayton DeLong and Jesica “Baby J” Poell .. They are busy promoting their newest and very tasty new album 2016’s Cest Si Bon .. The duo met at the once hoppin’ KC jazz house Jardine’s and discovered their shared chemistry .. Clayton is on the guitar and over the years studied under Kansas City greats such as Rod Fleeman, Danny Embrey, and Bobby Watson .. while Jesica takes care of the vocals and studied classical voice for 8 years and attended Stephens College in Columbia, MO, pursing a degree in Musical Theatre Performance .. Together, they have checmistry, a great Paul McCartney story, dreams, music and ambition ..

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Neon Jazz is a radio program airing since 2011. Hosted by Joe Dimino and Engineered by John Christopher in Kansas City, Missouri giving listeners a journey into one of America's finest inventions. Take a listen on KCXL (102.9 FM / 1140 AM) out of Liberty, MO on Saturday Mornings from 7:00 - 8:00 a.m. and Sunday Mornings from 6:00 – 7:00 a.m. Listen to KCXL on Tunein Radio at http://tunein.com/radio/Neon-Jazz-With-Joe-Dimino-p381685/. For all things Neon Jazz, visit http://theneonjazz.blogspot.com/

KC Jazz Percussionist, Wind Player and Composer Pat Conway

Welcome to a new edition of the Neon Jazz interview series with KC Jazz Percussionist, Woodwind Player and Composer Patrick Alonzo Conway Smith – He has been a fixture on the Kansas City jazz and music scene for quite some time .. These days, one of his main gigs is playing with Chris Hazelton’s Boogaloo 7 at the Green Lady Lounge, along with many other gigs around the Kasnas City metro. This cat brings a great deal of world knowledge to his approach on the bandstand and teaching .. He’s got great stories, a lot of jazz mileage and loves Kansas City ..

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Neon Jazz is a radio program airing since 2011. Hosted by Joe Dimino and Engineered by John Christopher in Kansas City, Missouri giving listeners a journey into one of America's finest inventions. Take a listen on KCXL (102.9 FM / 1140 AM) out of Liberty, MO on Saturday Mornings from 7:00 - 8:00 a.m. and Sunday Mornings from 6:00 – 7:00 a.m. Listen to KCXL on Tunein Radio at http://tunein.com/radio/Neon-Jazz-With-Joe-Dimino-p381685/. For all things Neon Jazz, visit http://theneonjazz.blogspot.com/