Friday, December 8, 2017

Jazz Trombonist & Composer Delfeayo Marsalis on "Kalamazoo"

Welcome to a new edition of the Neon Jazz interview series with Jazz Trombonist, Composer and Record Producer Delfeayo Marsalis .. He talked to us about his latest offering .. a new live album released in 2017 called Kalamazoo captured in April of 2015, in the midst of a mini-tour supporting The Last Southern Gentleman at the Dalton Center Recital Hall at Western Michigan University .. He also talked about a Kansas City gig on Friday May 6, 2016 at the Blue Room when he was presented with a custom trombone .. He also talked about a wide range of topics like how Jazz is in 2017, what responsibility do we have to keep the jazz torch alive, isIs jazz set for a revival and what he learned from masters over the years, along with so much more ..

Click here to listen to the interview.

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/


Hammond B-3 Performer, Teacher, Composer, & Arranger Carey Frank

Welcome to a new edition of the Neon Jazz interview series with Jazz Hammond B-3 Organist, Performer and Educator Carey Frank .. He is from South Florida and these days he is calling Los Angeles, California home .. He’s promoting his latest release .. 2017’s featuring Bruce Forman called Something to Remember Him By .. Over a great career, he’s performed with the likes of Tedeschi Trucks Band, The Wood Brothers, Marshall Tucker Band, Dr. Lonnie Smith and many others .. He is very busy as a touring performing artist, recording artist, arranger, composer, and teacher. He’s got a great story and you should hear it .. '

Click here to listen to the interview.

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/


Big Band Jazz Drum Legend Dick Cully - "Reboot America Musically"

Welcome to a new edition of the Neon Jazz interview series with Veteran Jazz Drummer Dick Cully   .. Right outta New York City, he spent a good life in jazz behind the kit playing big band jazz and entertaining countless fans over the years .. These days, he is heading the “Reboot America Musically” intiative .. A methodology that honors, entertains and benefits our U.S. Veterans thanking them for their service  educating  young and old alike by providing a patriotic “History Concert” full of facts and fun trivia via an entertaining and unique presentation .  It gives folks the chance to see live big band music and creates employment for tens of thousands of musicians and supporting staff nationally that will stimulate the economy in approximately 100,000 public schools. Dick explains ..

Click here to listen to the interview.

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/


Toronto Trombonist, Composer, Teacher William Carn

Welcome to a new edition of the Neon Jazz interview series with Toronto Based Trombonist, Composer and Educator William Cam ..  He spoke on behlf of the band about their latest 2017 release - Carn Davidson 9’s Murphy .. This Toronto-based nonet was formed at the beginning of 2010 as a collaborative project to “reimagine” their compositions giving a new perspective on their existing repertoire .. they have a grand history and big plans for the future .. .

Click here to listen to this interview.

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/


Legendary Jazz Drummer Barry Altschul

Welcome to a new edition of the Neon Jazz interview series with Jazz Drummer Barry Altschul .. He is now promoting his latest 2017 CD - The 3Dom Factor Live in Krakow and it’s a great album .. He is a self taught musician who has learned a lot from stellar mentors over the years .. Like Charlie Persip during the 1960s – Then performing with the likes of Paul Bley, Chick Corea amd Dave Holland .. He talked openly about the world of jazz today, at 74 – what is left to accomplish and much more ..

Click here to listen to this interview.

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, December 1, 2017

Veteran Kansas City Saxophonist Doug Talley

Welcome to a new edition of the Neon Jazz interview series with Kansas City Jazz Saxophonist Doug Talley ..  This veteran KC fixture on the scene is well versed on the stage, studio and in front of the classroom .. His Doug Talley Quartet has been around since 1995 and has performed at numerous festivals, concerts, clubs and schools throughout the Midwest – He has also performed with the likes of many icons like Jay McShann, Clark Terry, Bob Mintzer, Claude "Fiddler" Williams, Bobby Watson and he just keeps on moving in that right direction ..

Click here to listen to the interview.

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/


Veteran Jazz Guitarist Mimi Fox

Welcome to a new edition of the Neon Jazz interview series with Veteran Jazz Guitarist Mimi Fox  .. She is promoting her 2017 CD with the San Francisco String Trio called May I Introduce To You as a tribute to the Beatles .. She has been named a winner in 6 consecutive Downbeat Magazine international critic's polls and came onto the international jazz scene in the 1990s with a pair of CDs .. These days she maintains a whirlwind touring schedule, playing major festivals from New York to Tokyo – she is also a very busy composer and educator ..

Click here to listen to the interview.

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/