Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Jazz Bassist Andrew Lion and Pianist Ruthie Dineen of the Negative Press Project

Welcome to a new edition of the Neon Jazz interview series with Jazz Bassist Andrew Lion and Pianist Ruthie Dineen  .. They talked candidly about their latest 2017 CD 'ETERNAL LIFE | JEFF BUCKLEY SONGS AND SOUNDS .. paying homage to a titan in the world of popular music .. Over our discussion, they go into the beginnigns of their band, why they work so well, their influences, their future and so 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/


Kansas City Jazz Pianist Charles Williams

Welcome to a new edition of the Neon Jazz interview series with Veteran Kansas City Jazz Pianist Charles Williams .. He grew up in Kansas City, Kansas and as a kid was a trombonist studying under Mr. Leon Brady at Sumner High School – that would lead to the piano and the Turner House Jazz series in the 70’s – and playing with legends like Dizzy Gillespie, Max Roach, Clark Terry, and so many more .. These days, he is busy .. and that includes being the pianist for The Kansas City Jazz Orchestra – He is also in music education and has established a Keyboard Academy .. along with 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/



Monday, January 8, 2018

Jazz Singer Laura Ainsworth on the New 2017 Album New Vintage

Welcome to a new edition of the Neon Jazz interview series with Dallas-based Jazz Singer Laura Ainsworth .. We had the honor to catch up with her again on the heels of her newest album - New Vintage - that debuted in August 2017 – She also released her finest cuts on a vinyl LP called Top Shelf – Laura is always full of action and gives the crowed her patent blend of song and rhythm .. We talked about her latest adventures, new albums and so 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/


Serbian-born Jazz Singer Alma Micic

Welcome to a new edition of the Neon Jazz interview series Jazz Singer Alma Micic .. These days she is promoting her new album that is charting very well .. 2017’s That Old Feeling .. She grew up in Belgrade, Serbia and at 16 she started performing with a local quartet at a time when jazz was making a big comeback in Belgrade – In 1995, came to America on a Scholarship to the Berklee College of Music and made New York City home in 2000 .. Since then she has released albums, played at festivals and concert halls in the US and internationally – along with 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/


Danish Jazz Singer Sinne Eeg

Welcome to a new edition of the Neon Jazz interview series Jazz Singer Sinne (see-neh-ee) Eeg (ehg) .. She keeps on releasing albums to increase that large fanbase of hers .. The latest is 2017’s Dreams ..  So, she was born into a musical family in the Danish countryside and started playing music at the young age of four. By 16 she went to the highly competitive Danish Music Conservatory – Over the years, her career has gone very well .. She has received numerous awards and keeps on making that 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


Friday, January 5, 2018

NYC Jazz Drummer Matt Kane on His 12.29.17 KC Gig & New 2018 Album

Welcome to a new edition of the Neon Jazz interview series with New York City-based / Hannibal, Missouri-born Jazz Drummer Matt Kane  .. He’s always busy on the New York City scene, but never forgets his roots and time here in Kasnas City .. he swung through on December 29th, 2017 to play some new material at the Black Dolphin and is gearing up to release a new album in 2018 that will be produced with Master Drummer Michael Carvin .. We got together on a cold KC morning to talk jazz, new hopes, his KC days and so 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/


Thursday, January 4, 2018

KC Jazz Singer Deborah Brown on the Jazz Life & Legacy of Kevin Mahogonay (1958-2017)

Welcome to a new edition of the Neon Jazz interview series relfection on the life of a Kansas City jazz star who left us too soon .. Singer and instrumentalist Kevin Mahogany .. He left us on December 17th suddenly at the age of 59, yet left a huge impact on the world of jazz .. from the streets of KC, to Miami, to NYC and around the globe .. I caught up with his friend and KC singing legend Deborah Brown to get her thoughts on his life and passing

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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/