Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Jazz Trombonist Michael Dease - All These Hands

Welcome to a new edition of the Neon Jazz interview series with Jazz Trombonist Michael Dease ... This veteran jazz cat has been at it for quite some time and always finds a way to make fans happy with his sound .. On his latest album – 20167s All These Hands .. Dig this interview, my friends .. It’s a journey in sound going from Mississippi Delta, Chicago, Detroit, Philadelphia, Washington D.C., and New York. Micheal is always brimming with music, teaching and good ideas .. It was a pleasure to catch up with him on the heels of this new album ..

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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/

NYC Pianist Nick Sanders & Saxophonist Logan Stroshal - Janus

Welcome to a new edition of the Neon Jazz interview series with Jazz Pianist Nick Sanders & Saxophonist Logan Strosahl – This is another story about a  strong duo in the world of jazz that has deep roots and makes grand music together .. They met at Boston’s New England Conservatory years ago and they just find a way to keep in touch and make quality music .. Their latest venture is 2016’s Janus and it’s getting some rave reviews in the jazz world and beyond .. They took some time out to discuss this album – their history 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 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, February 13, 2017

UK Jazz Sax & Composer Justin Swadling

Welcome to a new edition of the Neon Jazz interview series with UK Jazz Saxophonist & Composer Justin Swadling  .. This cat was born and bred in the UK and is promoting his 2016 Album - A Place to Be – He went to The London College of Music and graduated in saxophone and composition learning under Jimmy Hastings and Eddie Harvey – He’s gone on to play with the likes of Candi Staton and these days is a highly respected British session musician and composer with 10 years under his belt and his solo career well underway .. there’s much more to come .. and you will find out about it ..

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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/

UK Jazz Trumpeter Laura Jurd

Welcome to a new edition of the Neon Jazz interview series with Jazz Trumpeter Laura Jurd .. She was born and raised in the UK and in this modern world of jazz .. she has been heralded as one of the most creative young musicians to emerge from the UK in recent years .. and chosen as a BBC New Generation Artist for 2015-2017 – Her latest CD with her band is 2016’s Dinosaur – Together as One and she is on the rise ..

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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 Bass & Composer Mark Dresser

Welcome to a new edition of the Neon Jazz interview series with Jazz bass player, improviser, composer and teacher Mark Dresser – He was on his way to NYC from San Diego during our talk and talked about many things .. Like being raised in LA – his latest record – Sendimental You – being a member of Anthony Braxton’s Quartet from 1985 to 1994 and the awards and adventures along the way .. These days he is a Professor of Music at University of California, San Diego –

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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/

Tuesday, February 7, 2017

KC Jazz Pianist Eddie Moore - Kings & Queens

Welcome to a new edition of the Neon Jazz interview series with Kansas City Jazz Pianist & Composer Eddie Moore  .. We discussed in detail his newest CD Kings and Queens .. Which is a very fluid soundscape and worth some worldwide attention .. Eddie got into dept about this album, the motivating forces, his education, the current KC scene and so much more .. This is our second go around with the great Eddie Moore and it just keeps getting richer each time ..

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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/

Legendary Jazz Hammond B-3 Organist Tony Monaco

Welcome to a new edition of the Neon Jazz interview series with the Hammond B-3 Master & LegendTony Monaco – He began working in Jazz clubs as a teenager in his native Columbus, Ohio inspired by local organ gurus Hank Marr and Don Patterson – He even got instruction and advice from the great Jimmy Smith .. and in addition to the music, he’s been a businessman over the years .. In fact, after graduating from college with a B.S.B.A. from Franklin University in 1989 he became the supervisor of Monaco Concrete .... Over the years, he’s played all over .. and with so many talented cats .. he’s also an instructor and has  produced a series of instructional DVDs titled "Playing Jazz Hammond" – Tony is always dabbling in business, music and staying cool ..

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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/