Wednesday, April 11, 2018

New York Jazz Flautist & Composer Jamie Baum

Welcome to a new edition of the Neon Jazz interview series with New York Jazz Flautist and Composer Jamie Baum .. She talks to us about her 2018 CD with your Septet called Bridges – and her sound that focuses on jazz, yet she has been involved in several projects, performances and tours performing classical, new music, Brazilian and Latin music – She has toured the US, and over 30 countries performing at major festivals and concert halls – She talks about her life in music .. and much more ..

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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 at 8:00 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/


Tuesday, April 10, 2018

Kansas City Jazz Guitarist Jeff Shirley

Welcome to a new edition of the Neon Jazz interview series with Kansas City Jazz Guitarist Jeff Shirley  .. He grew up in Liberty, Missouri and is a solid part of the KC jazz scene .. on his latest album called Point of the Story he  performs 14 original compositions that mix guitar jazz and European jazz. Joined by Roger Wilder on piano/Rhodes, Bob Bowman on upright bass, Matt Leifer on drums and Ryan Thielman on flugelhorn – it’s a stellar line up and he’s got plenty of more to discuss about his life in music ..

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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 at 8:00 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/


NYC Jazz Drummer & Spin Doctor Aaron Comess

Welcome to a new edition of the Neon Jazz interview series with Jazz Drummer Aaron Comess.. He’s a well versed musician who just released his 2018 CD Sculptures fulla sonic textures .. He talked to us about his childhood in Dallas, Texas and being influenced by the likes of miles davis ,john coltrane, rolling stones,the beatles,led zeppelin, and so many others .. He’s a founding member of the Grammy nominated, ten million plus album selling band Spin Doctors and has played on, written on and/or produced over two hundred albums with an the likes of Joan Osborne, Isaac Hayes, Marc Cohn and many others .. He talks about a well worn journey in music and much more ..

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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 at 8:00 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, April 6, 2018

Clint Ashlock of the Kansas City Jazz Orchestra - European Tour 2018

Welcome to a new edition of the Neon Jazz interview series with the leader of the Kansas City Jazz Orchestra – Clint Ashlock .. He talks at length about performing on their very first international trip in two European cities. The first one will be May 9-10, 2018, at the Hannover Enercity Swinging Jazz Festival in Hannover, Germany. From there, they head to Poland to perform in a smaller concert May 11-12, 2018- Clint opened up about this trip and much more ..

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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 at 8:00 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/


Drummer, Educator & Composer Darryl Kniffen

Welcome to a new edition of the Neon Jazz interview series with Jazz Drummer, Composer and Educator Daryl Kniffen .. He spent some time talking about his newe 2018 CD – News From Planet Kniffen .. Today he is leading the Darryl Kniffen Sextet and  is a busy freelance drummer – He’s an innovative music educator -  In September of 2016, he was named Outstanding Teacher of The Year from the University of Vermont – and he stays busy doing all the things he always wanted to do .. record, perform and teach .. s

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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 at 8:00 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/


Wednesday, April 4, 2018

NYC Saxophonist and Composer Owen Broder

Welcome to a new edition of the Neon Jazz interview series with New York City Jazz Saxophonist Owen Broder .. He grew up in Jacksonville, FL, and also has hometown ties to Detroit, MI, and Washington, D.C. – His latest 2018 CD – Heritage – The American Roots Project is paying homage to O Brother Where Art Thou and it’s some fine jazz .. He got his Bachelor’s degree from the Eastman School of Music, and a Master’s from the Manhattan School of Music – and his career is always heading in the right direction ...

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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 at 8:00 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/

NYC Jazz Guitarist Charlie Apicella

Welcome to a new edition of the Neon Jazz interview series with New York City Jazz Guitarist Charlie Apicella .. He grew up in New York and these days he is promoting his newest 2018 CD – One Night Only – A tribute to Jack McDuff .. His love of guitars came in 1977 with a Starfire IV that was signed by his idol BB King – From there, he studied improvisation and composition with Pat Martino, Yusef Lateef, Archie Sheep, and Dave Stryker .. He is the  founder of the band IRON CITY and he had plenty to say about his jazz walk ..

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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 at 8:00 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/