Tuesday, August 25, 2020

Jazz Guitarist Jack DeSalvo

Welcome to a new edition of the Neon Jazz interview series with Jazz Guitarist Jack DeSalvo  .. We caught up with him in early August 2020 to talk about his 2020 CD – Unseen Rain Records to release debut recording from Quintrepid coming out during the strange COVID-19 pandemic .. Jack started guitar lessons at at 8 and by his early teens he was rehearsing and performing with local rock groups. But, art has been a big part of his life .. sketching and painting were the center of his activities from early childhood began taking a back seat to music – even though he always felt they emanated from the same impulse. He’s got a great story .. Enjoy…

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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. Listen to KCXL on Tunein Radio at http://tunein.com/radio/Neon-Jazz-With-Joe-Dimino-p381685/. You can now catch Neon Jazz on KOJH 104.7 FM out of the Mutual Musicians Foundation from Noon - 1 p.m. CST Monday-Friday at https://www.kojhfm.org/. Check us out at All About Jazz @ https://kansascity.jazznearyou.com/neon-jazz.php. For all things Neon Jazz, visit http://theneonjazz.blogspot.com/

Jazz Singer, Artist & Educator Sandra Marlowe

Welcome to a new edition of the Neon Jazz interview series with Jazz Singer, Artist & Educator Sandra Marlowe .. We caught up with her in early August 2020 to talk about her new CD coming out in September 2020 – The Heart Always Remembers… We touched on this new world of COVID-19, as well .. She was born into a family of singers, musicians and poets on the rural plains of North Dakota and her solo career began at six with a shy, but righteous rendition of “Do, Lord!” before an old-time, revival meeting congregation. She has great stories .. Get to know her ..

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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. Listen to KCXL on Tunein Radio at http://tunein.com/radio/Neon-Jazz-With-Joe-Dimino-p381685/. You can now catch Neon Jazz on KOJH 104.7 FM out of the Mutual Musicians Foundation from Noon - 1 p.m. CST Monday-Friday at https://www.kojhfm.org/. Check us out at All About Jazz @ https://kansascity.jazznearyou.com/neon-jazz.php. For all things Neon Jazz, visit http://theneonjazz.blogspot.com/

Jazz Guitarist, Composer & Bandleader Dan Liparini

Welcome to a new edition of the Neon Jazz interview series with Jazz Guitarist, Composer & Bandleader Dan Liparini  ..  We caught up with him in late June 2020 during the pandemic to discuss his latest 2020 CD Tessellations and so much more .. His identity has been shaped by a plethora of influences, spanning genres, generations, and styles .. On this new project, worlds of music overlap and blend in a way that feels both organic and profound as his compositions and improvisation meet .. He is based in West Hartford, CT and has a great story .. Enjoy…

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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. Listen to KCXL on Tunein Radio at http://tunein.com/radio/Neon-Jazz-With-Joe-Dimino-p381685/. You can now catch Neon Jazz on KOJH 104.7 FM out of the Mutual Musicians Foundation from Noon - 1 p.m. CST Monday-Friday at https://www.kojhfm.org/. Check us out at All About Jazz @ https://kansascity.jazznearyou.com/neon-jazz.php. For all things Neon Jazz, visit http://theneonjazz.blogspot.com/

Swedish Jazz Trombonist Nils Landgren

Welcome to a new edition of the Neon Jazz interview series with Swedish Jazz Trombonist Nils Landgren  ..  We caught up with him in the middle of April 2020 from his home in Sweden to talk about the COVID-19 lockdown and his life well lived in jazz .. He released his first solo album in 19834 and has been at it every since .. He opens up about this and so much more .. Enjoy…

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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. Listen to KCXL on Tunein Radio at http://tunein.com/radio/Neon-Jazz-With-Joe-Dimino-p381685/. You can now catch Neon Jazz on KOJH 104.7 FM out of the Mutual Musicians Foundation from Noon - 1 p.m. CST Monday-Friday at https://www.kojhfm.org/. Check us out at All About Jazz @ https://kansascity.jazznearyou.com/neon-jazz.php. For all things Neon Jazz, visit http://theneonjazz.blogspot.com/

Jazz Trombonist John Fedchock on the new 2020 CD Into the Shadows & COVID-19

Welcome to a new edition of the Neon Jazz interview series with Jazz Trombonist John Fedchock on the new 2020 CD Into the Shadows & COVID-19 .. We caught up with him in early July 2020 and talked about his  latest 2020 CD On the Edge… The inspiration for this group first came in 2000 after recording a few three-horn arrangements. The first official gigs as a sextet came in 2005. This group has become a “working band” maintaining its personnel, developing a group concept, and growing. He has been at it for three decades as a world-class trombone soloist, a heralded bandleader, and a Grammy-nominated arranger. Enjoy…

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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. Listen to KCXL on Tunein Radio at http://tunein.com/radio/Neon-Jazz-With-Joe-Dimino-p381685/. You can now catch Neon Jazz on KOJH 104.7 FM out of the Mutual Musicians Foundation from Noon - 1 p.m. CST Monday-Friday at https://www.kojhfm.org/. Check us out at All About Jazz @ https://kansascity.jazznearyou.com/neon-jazz.php. For all things Neon Jazz, visit http://theneonjazz.blogspot.com/

Monday, August 24, 2020

Japansese-born, NYC Jazz Organist Akiko Tsurgura

Welcome to a new edition of the Neon Jazz interview series with Japanese-born, NYC Jazz Organist Akiko Tsurgura  .. We caught up with her in late April 2020 during the Coronavirus lockdown to talk about a great many things in this new world of our .. like her 2019 CD Equal Time .. She started on the organ at the age of three and learned quite a bit at the famed Yamaha Music School .. That led her to New York City and a career that is taking off ..  She’s got a great story .. Enjoy…

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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. Listen to KCXL on Tunein Radio at http://tunein.com/radio/Neon-Jazz-With-Joe-Dimino-p381685/. You can now catch Neon Jazz on KOJH 104.7 FM out of the Mutual Musicians Foundation from Noon - 1 p.m. CST Monday-Friday at https://www.kojhfm.org/. Check us out at All About Jazz @ https://kansascity.jazznearyou.com/neon-jazz.php. For all things Neon Jazz, visit http://theneonjazz.blogspot.com/

Legendary Jazz Trumpeter Eddie Henderson on the 2020 CD Shuffle & Deal

Welcome to a new edition of the Neon Jazz interview series with Legendary Jazz Trumpeter Eddie Henderson  .. We caught up with him on August 21, 2020 to talk about his latest 2020 CD Shuffle & Deal with his All-Star Quintet featuring
Kenny Barron, Donald Harrison, Gerald Cannon and Mike Clark
Released on the Eve of his 80th Birthday on July 31, 2020 via Smoke Sessions Records .. He opened up about this new COVID-19 world, pandemic jazz and so much more .. Enjoy…

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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. Listen to KCXL on Tunein Radio at http://tunein.com/radio/Neon-Jazz-With-Joe-Dimino-p381685/. You can now catch Neon Jazz on KOJH 104.7 FM out of the Mutual Musicians Foundation from Noon - 1 p.m. CST Monday-Friday at https://www.kojhfm.org/. Check us out at All About Jazz @ https://kansascity.jazznearyou.com/neon-jazz.php. For all things Neon Jazz, visit http://theneonjazz.blogspot.com/

Sudanese Jazz Musicain Sharhabil Ahmed

Welcome to a new edition of the Neon Jazz interview series with Sudanese Jazz Musician Sharhabil Ahmed during Mid July 2020 to talk about a host of things .. Like his latest 2020 CD The King of Sudanese Jazz .. it is a wonderful listen… He was born in 1935 and he is the founding father of the Sudanese Jazz scene. His aim was to modernize Sudanese music by bringing it together with western influences and instrumentation – This cat is one that can usher in a  revolution in music with his sound .. We had a good talk .. Enjoy…

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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. Listen to KCXL on Tunein Radio at http://tunein.com/radio/Neon-Jazz-With-Joe-Dimino-p381685/. You can now catch Neon Jazz on KOJH 104.7 FM out of the Mutual Musicians Foundation from Noon - 1 p.m. CST Monday-Friday at https://www.kojhfm.org/. Check us out at All About Jazz @ https://kansascity.jazznearyou.com/neon-jazz.php. For all things Neon Jazz, visit http://theneonjazz.blogspot.com/

UK Jazz Keyboardist, Producer & Composer Oli Silk

Welcome to a new edition of the Neon Jazz interview series with UK Jazz Keyboardist, Producer & Composer Oli Silk .. He opended up about his latest 2020 CD called 6 and his life in music .. He made his debut at the Catalina Island JazzTrax Festival, and later that year he was named Debut Artist of the Year .. Along with a great name, he’s got a grand story .. Enjoy..

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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. Listen to KCXL on Tunein Radio at http://tunein.com/radio/Neon-Jazz-With-Joe-Dimino-p381685/. You can now catch Neon Jazz on KOJH 104.7 FM out of the Mutual Musicians Foundation from Noon - 1 p.m. CST Monday-Friday at https://www.kojhfm.org/. Check us out at All About Jazz @ https://kansascity.jazznearyou.com/neon-jazz.php. For all things Neon Jazz, visit http://theneonjazz.blogspot.com/

Kansas City Jazz Trombonist, Bandleader, Arranger & Educator Marcus Lewis on UNESCO 2020

Welcome to a new edition of the Neon Jazz interview series with Kansas City Jazz Trombonist, Bandleader, Arranger & Educator Marcus Lewis .. UNESCO Creative City KC recognized him as the winner of the 2020 American Music International Innovator Award for his leadership and creativity in musical composition and as a creative director for the Marcus Lewis Big Band for his original compositions fusing the big band jazz tradition of Kansas City with the latest and greatest hip hop from Kemet and Kadesh Flow with Brass and Boujee. This award recognizes musicians who have demonstrated a unique combination of American musical genres by fusing these sounds into new contemporary music that sustains the American music heritage and legacy of sound. He has a BM in jazz performance from Valdosta State University and MM in trombone performance from the University of Nebraska at Omaha. These days he is a busy cat leading his own quintet and 18-piece big band. Over the years, he has been doing this for years performing with the likes of Aretha Franklin, Prince, Janelle MonĂ¡e, Bruno Mars, among many others .. He also has a passion for education and is the Founder and Artistic Director of Future Jazz, a nonprofit dedicated to jazz education, along with being the Adjunct Jazz Trombone Professor at the University of Missouri-Kansas City Conservatory of Music and Dance. Dig this interview.

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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. Listen to KCXL on Tunein Radio at http://tunein.com/radio/Neon-Jazz-With-Joe-Dimino-p381685/. You can now catch Neon Jazz on KOJH 104.7 FM out of the Mutual Musicians Foundation from Noon - 1 p.m. CST Monday-Friday at https://www.kojhfm.org/. Check us out at All About Jazz @ https://kansascity.jazznearyou.com/neon-jazz.php. For all things Neon Jazz, visit http://theneonjazz.blogspot.com/



Friday, August 21, 2020

Jazz Vocalist Robin McKelle

Welcome to a new edition of the Neon Jazz interview series with Jazz Singer Robin McKelle  .. We caught up with her in Paris to talk about the 2020 CD Alterations that came out in February 2020 and this odd COVID-19 world of no live jazz .. On this new  album she delves into the catalogue of some of the most celebrated women of song, interpreting these masterworks through the lens of the jazz idiom. She is a powerful vocalist with a great story .. Get to know her…

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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. Listen to KCXL on Tunein Radio at http://tunein.com/radio/Neon-Jazz-With-Joe-Dimino-p381685/. You can now catch Neon Jazz on KOJH 104.7 FM out of the Mutual Musicians Foundation from Noon - 1 p.m. CST Monday-Friday at https://www.kojhfm.org/. Check us out at All About Jazz @ https://kansascity.jazznearyou.com/neon-jazz.php. For all things Neon Jazz, visit http://theneonjazz.blogspot.com/

Jazz Guitarist & Educator Ron Jackson

Welcome to a new edition of the Neon Jazz interview series with Jazz Guitarist & Educator Ron Jackson .. We caught up with him in New Jersey in late April 2020 during the Coronvirus lockdown to talk about this strange new world and his latest 2019 CD Standards and Other Songs .. He was born in the Philippines, moved around all over America and began playing the guitar at the age of 11 .. He has quite a story in jazz .. Get to know him ..

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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. Listen to KCXL on Tunein Radio at http://tunein.com/radio/Neon-Jazz-With-Joe-Dimino-p381685/. You can now catch Neon Jazz on KOJH 104.7 FM out of the Mutual Musicians Foundation from Noon - 1 p.m. CST Monday-Friday at https://www.kojhfm.org/. Check us out at All About Jazz @ https://kansascity.jazznearyou.com/neon-jazz.php. For all things Neon Jazz, visit http://theneonjazz.blogspot.com/

Wednesday, August 19, 2020

New York-based Jazz Pianist & Vocalist Champian Fulton on the 2020 CD Release Birdsong

Welcome to a new edition of the Neon Jazz interview series with New York-based Jazz Pianist & Vocalist Champian Fulton .. We caught up with her about her newest release of her highly-anticipated album Birdsong. This new project is a celebration of Charlie Parker’s centennial – She surrounds herself around great musicians including saxophonist Scott Hamilton - bassist Hide Tanaka - drummer Fukushi Tainaka and her father, Stephen Fulton on flugelhorn. It will be available worldwide on August 28th, 2020, the day before Charlie Parker’s 100th birthday. The music of Charlie Parker has played an integral part in her life since the very beginning .. We dig into this album during a pandemic and a strange time on the planet circa 2020 .. Enjoy…

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https://www.champian.net/birdsong

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. Listen to KCXL on Tunein Radio at http://tunein.com/radio/Neon-Jazz-With-Joe-Dimino-p381685/. You can now catch Neon Jazz on KOJH 104.7 FM out of the Mutual Musicians Foundation from Noon - 1 p.m. CST Monday-Friday at https://www.kojhfm.org/. Check us out at All About Jazz @ https://kansascity.jazznearyou.com/neon-jazz.php. For all things Neon Jazz, visit http://theneonjazz.blogspot.com/

Sacramento, California-based Jazz Singer Beth Duncan

Welcome to a new edition of the Neon Jazz interview series with Sacramento, California-based Jazz Singer Beth Duncan  .. We caught up with her in late June 2020 during the COVID-19 shutdown of jazz as we know it to discuss her latest 2020 CD I’m All Yours .. Beth sang early and often: school singing club, musical theater, church choir and always knew she was destined to be a solo artist .. It all started with a chance stop at a local radio station with a drummer friend of hers .. and it was in 2001 that she got back into the music scene.  It’s a great story .. get to know her ..

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https://www.bethduncan.com/

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. Listen to KCXL on Tunein Radio at http://tunein.com/radio/Neon-Jazz-With-Joe-Dimino-p381685/. You can now catch Neon Jazz on KOJH 104.7 FM out of the Mutual Musicians Foundation from Noon - 1 p.m. CST Monday-Friday at https://www.kojhfm.org/. Check us out at All About Jazz @ https://kansascity.jazznearyou.com/neon-jazz.php. For all things Neon Jazz, visit http://theneonjazz.blogspot.com/

Tuesday, August 18, 2020

President of Buttonwood Financial Group & A Key Architect of Kansas City Jazz ALIVE Jon McGraw

Welcome to a new edition of the Neon Jazz interview series with President of Buttonwood Financial Group & A Key Architect of Kansas City Jazz ALIVE Jon McGraw .. Bird is 100 in 2020 and this COVID-19 world with a pandemic taking out live events is going to present a very different 7th Annual  Charlie Parker Centennial Celebration with Musical Performances, Tributes & Education .. It’s a time for Kansas City to celebrate “Bird” Spotlight 2020 – a jubilant citywide celebration of his life and music throughout August 2020. KC Jazz Alive, University of Missouri Kansas City, the American Jazz Museum, Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Mutual Musicians Foundation, Bruce Watkins Cultural Center and other cultural and civic organizations will host jam sessions, tours, lectures, exhibits, panel discussions, poetry slams, workshops and concerts .. It’s going to be a symbol of recovery and resilience this year .. Jon talks about this and so much more .. Enjoy…

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Full list of events: https://spotlightcharlieparker.org/

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. Listen to KCXL on Tunein Radio at http://tunein.com/radio/Neon-Jazz-With-Joe-Dimino-p381685/. You can now catch Neon Jazz on KOJH 104.7 FM out of the Mutual Musicians Foundation from Noon - 1 p.m. CST Monday-Friday at https://www.kojhfm.org/. Check us out at All About Jazz @ https://kansascity.jazznearyou.com/neon-jazz.php. For all things Neon Jazz, visit http://theneonjazz.blogspot.com/

Jazz Singer Svetlana Shmulyian on the new COVID-19 Jazz World

Welcome to a new edition of the Neon Jazz interview series with Jazz Singer Svetlana Shmulyian ... We caught up with her in in the Middle of May 2020 during the COVID-19 Quarantine to discuss this new world of ours .. She has new music out .. The song is a cover of Lana Del Ray Young and Beautiful from the 2013 movie Great Gatsby .. she released it during the pandemic to lift up the listeners’ spirits with music .. The song expresses hopefulness for the future and power of love .. She talks about this and so much more .. Enjoy…

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https://open.spotify.com/track/2uY70tWyGQjlqOAsuK7rjz?si=QD0rOChEStSu00oIq9bK_Q

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. Listen to KCXL on Tunein Radio at http://tunein.com/radio/Neon-Jazz-With-Joe-Dimino-p381685/. You can now catch Neon Jazz on KOJH 104.7 FM out of the Mutual Musicians Foundation from Noon - 1 p.m. CST Monday-Friday at https://www.kojhfm.org/. Check us out at All About Jazz @ https://kansascity.jazznearyou.com/neon-jazz.php. For all things Neon Jazz, visit http://theneonjazz.blogspot.com/

Jazz Trombonist Jennifer Wharton

Welcome to a new edition of the Neon Jazz interview series with Jazz Trombonist Jennifer Wharton .. We caught up with her in Mid April 2020 to talk music and this strange new COVID-19 world. Her debut CD is Bonegasm and these days she is low brass specialist based in New York City .. and things have taken off .. she has been a member of two multiple Grammy-nominated ensembles and has a bright future ahead of her .. Enjoy…

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https://jenniferwharton.com/

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. Listen to KCXL on Tunein Radio at http://tunein.com/radio/Neon-Jazz-With-Joe-Dimino-p381685/. You can now catch Neon Jazz on KOJH 104.7 FM out of the Mutual Musicians Foundation from Noon - 1 p.m. CST Monday-Friday at https://www.kojhfm.org/. Check us out at All About Jazz @ https://kansascity.jazznearyou.com/neon-jazz.php. For all things Neon Jazz, visit http://theneonjazz.blogspot.com/

Jazz Bassist & Singer Nicki Parrott

Welcome to a new edition of the Neon Jazz interview series with Jazz Bassist & Singer Nicki Parrott .. We caught up with her on April 20, 2020 to talk about this new Covid-19 world, along with her latest 2019 CD From New York to Paris…. She was born in Newcastle and began on the piano at age four  & switched to double bass at the age of 15 .. She came to New York in May 1994 and has had quite a musical ride .. Enjoy…

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http://www.nickiparrott.com/

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. Listen to KCXL on Tunein Radio at http://tunein.com/radio/Neon-Jazz-With-Joe-Dimino-p381685/. You can now catch Neon Jazz on KOJH 104.7 FM out of the Mutual Musicians Foundation from Noon - 1 p.m. CST Monday-Friday at https://www.kojhfm.org/. Check us out at All About Jazz @ https://kansascity.jazznearyou.com/neon-jazz.php. For all things Neon Jazz, visit http://theneonjazz.blogspot.com/

Jazz Trombonist, Composer & Arranger Pete McGuiness

Welcome to a new edition of the Neon Jazz interview series with Jazz Trombonist, Composer & Arranger Pete McGuiness  .. We caught up with him in mid April 2020 during the heat of the Coronavirus lockdown to talk about a a great many things .. like his latest 2019 CD Along for the Ride ..  Originally from West Hartford, Connecticut, he has been an active New York City-based jazz musician since 1987 and spent many years as a long-time in demand NYC-based freelance jazz trombonist. He is also a well respected educator that opens up about his life in music .. A one well lived .. Enjoy…

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http://www.petemcguinness.com/

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. Listen to KCXL on Tunein Radio at http://tunein.com/radio/Neon-Jazz-With-Joe-Dimino-p381685/. You can now catch Neon Jazz on KOJH 104.7 FM out of the Mutual Musicians Foundation from Noon - 1 p.m. CST Monday-Friday at https://www.kojhfm.org/. Check us out at All About Jazz @ https://kansascity.jazznearyou.com/neon-jazz.php. For all things Neon Jazz, visit http://theneonjazz.blogspot.com/

Jazz Bassist & Composer Scott Colley

Welcome to a new edition of the Neon Jazz interview series with Jazz Bassist & Composer Scott Colley .. We caught up with him in Mid April 2020 during the Coronvirus lockdown in New York to talk about quite a bit .. Like this new world of ours, his latest 2020 CD Angular Blues and his career .. The New York Times has called “one of the leading bassists of the postbop era, and a composer-bandleader of quietly serious resolve” He is a three time Grammy nominee &  has performed on over 200 recordings .. He’s got a great jazz bio .. Enjoy…

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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. Listen to KCXL on Tunein Radio at http://tunein.com/radio/Neon-Jazz-With-Joe-Dimino-p381685/. You can now catch Neon Jazz on KOJH 104.7 FM out of the Mutual Musicians Foundation from Noon - 1 p.m. CST Monday-Friday at https://www.kojhfm.org/. Check us out at All About Jazz @ https://kansascity.jazznearyou.com/neon-jazz.php. For all things Neon Jazz, visit http://theneonjazz.blogspot.com/

Grammy Award Winning Jazz Composer & Orchestra Leader Maria Schneider

Welcome to a new edition of the Neon Jazz interview series with Grammy Award Winning Jazz Composer & Orchestra Leader Maria Schneider on August 13, 2020 during the surreal COVID-19 world to talk about this new world of no live jazz, what she has bee doing lately, her latest 2020 CD Data Lords  - A new double-album inspired by conflicting relationships between the digital and natural worlds featuring her acclaimed orchestra of 18 world-class musicians .. This native of Windom, Minnesota has gone on to be a favorite of both and peers alike .. Enjoy…

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https://www.mariaschneider.com/

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. Listen to KCXL on Tunein Radio at http://tunein.com/radio/Neon-Jazz-With-Joe-Dimino-p381685/. You can now catch Neon Jazz on KOJH 104.7 FM out of the Mutual Musicians Foundation from Noon - 1 p.m. CST Monday-Friday at https://www.kojhfm.org/. Check us out at All About Jazz @ https://kansascity.jazznearyou.com/neon-jazz.php. For all things Neon Jazz, visit http://theneonjazz.blogspot.com/

Friday, August 14, 2020

North Carolina Jazz Guitarist Daniel DeLorenzo

Welcome to a new edition of the Neon Jazz interview series with North Carolina Jazz Guitarist Daniel DeLorenzo .. We talked to him in mid April 2020 about his latest 2020 CD  How Thoughtful released during a pandemic and navigating this new world of ours .. He has a great jazz story .. Get to know him .. Dig…

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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. Listen to KCXL on Tunein Radio at http://tunein.com/radio/Neon-Jazz-With-Joe-Dimino-p381685/. You can now catch Neon Jazz on KOJH 104.7 FM out of the Mutual Musicians Foundation from Noon - 1 p.m. CST Monday-Friday at https://www.kojhfm.org/. Check us out at All About Jazz @ https://kansascity.jazznearyou.com/neon-jazz.php. For all things Neon Jazz, visit http://theneonjazz.blogspot.com/

Grammy Nominated Jazz Singer & Composer Theo Bleckmann

Welcome to a new edition of the Neon Jazz interview series with Grammy Nominated Jazz Singer Theo Bleckmann .. We caught up with him in Mid April 2020 to discuss the new Coronvirus lockdown world and his history in music .. His  diverse recorded work includes albums of Las Vegas standards and popular “bar songs” .. He’s got some great stories and background in music .. Enjoy…

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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. Listen to KCXL on Tunein Radio at http://tunein.com/radio/Neon-Jazz-With-Joe-Dimino-p381685/. You can now catch Neon Jazz on KOJH 104.7 FM out of the Mutual Musicians Foundation from Noon - 1 p.m. CST Monday-Friday at https://www.kojhfm.org/. Check us out at All About Jazz @ https://kansascity.jazznearyou.com/neon-jazz.php. For all things Neon Jazz, visit http://theneonjazz.blogspot.com/

Bay Area Jazz Trumpeter, Composer & Educator Ian Carey

Welcome to a new edition of the Neon Jazz interview series with Bay Area Trumpeter, Composer & Educator Ian Carey .. We caught up with him on April 15, 2020 to talk about his latest 2020 CD Fire in My Head and this new COVID-19 world.. He was born in Binghamton, New York, and educated in Northern California, Nevada, and New York City and has lived and worked in the Bay Area since 2001 .. He’s got a great road in jazz going and he opens up about it .. Enjoy…

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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. Listen to KCXL on Tunein Radio at http://tunein.com/radio/Neon-Jazz-With-Joe-Dimino-p381685/. You can now catch Neon Jazz on KOJH 104.7 FM out of the Mutual Musicians Foundation from Noon - 1 p.m. CST Monday-Friday at https://www.kojhfm.org/. Check us out at All About Jazz @ https://kansascity.jazznearyou.com/neon-jazz.php. For all things Neon Jazz, visit http://theneonjazz.blogspot.com/

Thursday, August 13, 2020

German Jazz Pianist & Singer Jacky Terrasson

Welcome to a new edition of the Neon Jazz interview series with German Jazz Pianist & Singer Jacky Terrasson .. We caught up with him in late April 2020 during the Coronvirus lockdown to talk about his latest 2019 CD 53 .. He has been hailed as one of the bright young lions on the traditional jazz scene since he captured everyone’s attention when he won the Thelonious Monk Competition in 1993. Born in Berlin to a French mother and an American father, his distinctive piano style reflects his old and new influences .. He studied jazz at the Berklee College of Music in Boston with many other new traditionalists as classmates like Danilo Perez. He has moved on to

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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. Listen to KCXL on Tunein Radio at http://tunein.com/radio/Neon-Jazz-With-Joe-Dimino-p381685/. You can now catch Neon Jazz on KOJH 104.7 FM out of the Mutual Musicians Foundation from Noon - 1 p.m. CST Monday-Friday at https://www.kojhfm.org/. Check us out at All About Jazz @ https://kansascity.jazznearyou.com/neon-jazz.php. For all things Neon Jazz, visit http://theneonjazz.blogspot.com/

Veteran Jazz Pianist & Composer Roger Kellaway

Welcome to a new edition of the Neon Jazz interview series with Veteran Jazz Pianist & Composer Roger Kellaway .. We caught up with him in early May 2020 during the heat of the Coronvirus Lockdown to talk with this Grammy Award winner and Academy Award nominated performed about his latest 2019 CD The Many Opens Minds of Roger Kellaway and his long, fruitful career in music .. He has recorded more than two hundred and fifty albums and worked with everyone from Ellington to Elvis, Joni Mitchell to Barbra Streisand, and Quincy Jones to Yo-Yo Ma. He’s got great tales to tell .. Enjoy…

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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. Listen to KCXL on Tunein Radio at http://tunein.com/radio/Neon-Jazz-With-Joe-Dimino-p381685/. You can now catch Neon Jazz on KOJH 104.7 FM out of the Mutual Musicians Foundation from Noon - 1 p.m. CST Monday-Friday at https://www.kojhfm.org/. Check us out at All About Jazz @ https://kansascity.jazznearyou.com/neon-jazz.php. For all things Neon Jazz, visit http://theneonjazz.blogspot.com/

Jazz Pianist & Composer Andy Milne on the 2020 CD with Unison – The Remission & COVID-19

Welcome to a new edition of the Neon Jazz interview series with Jazz Pianist & Composer Andy Milne .. We caught up with him in late April 2020 to talk about his latest 2020 CD with Unison – The Remission coming out during at pandemic .. For more than 25 years this Juno Award winning musician has been quite active in the world of jazz .. He opened up about this new material, this pandemic and the future .. Enjoy..

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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. Listen to KCXL on Tunein Radio at http://tunein.com/radio/Neon-Jazz-With-Joe-Dimino-p381685/. You can now catch Neon Jazz on KOJH 104.7 FM out of the Mutual Musicians Foundation from Noon - 1 p.m. CST Monday-Friday at https://www.kojhfm.org/. Check us out at All About Jazz @ https://kansascity.jazznearyou.com/neon-jazz.php. For all things Neon Jazz, visit http://theneonjazz.blogspot.com/

Jazz Saxophonist Teodross Avery

Welcome to a new edition of the Neon Jazz interview series with Jazz Saxophonist Teodross Avery…..Talk about your latest 2019 CD After the Rain – Coltrane … He’s a very powerful live performer .. He grew up in Oakland and his parents exposed him to a wide range of music including traditional Eastern and Western African music, Soul, Rock, and Jazz. He started out on the guitar, but was jolted the sound of John Coltrane’s ‘Giant Steps’ and switched to the saxophone at thirteen. As a testament to his young promise, the great Wynton Marsalis purchased a saxophone for him. At 17, Teodross eventually won a full music scholarship to attend the prestigious Berklee College of Music .. He has gone on to quite a career .. Enjoy…

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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. Listen to KCXL on Tunein Radio at http://tunein.com/radio/Neon-Jazz-With-Joe-Dimino-p381685/. You can now catch Neon Jazz on KOJH 104.7 FM out of the Mutual Musicians Foundation from Noon - 1 p.m. CST Monday-Friday at https://www.kojhfm.org/. Check us out at All About Jazz @ https://kansascity.jazznearyou.com/neon-jazz.php. For all things Neon Jazz, visit http://theneonjazz.blogspot.com/

Tuesday, August 11, 2020

Oakland-based Jazz Singer Kenny Washington

Welcome to a new edition of the Neon Jazz interview series with Oakland-based Jazz Singer Kenny Washington .. We talked to him on during the Coronvarius Quarantine of no live jazz about his brand new CD What’s The Hurry .. That’s the soundtrack for how things are going here in the world of jazz lately .. He was born and raised in New Orleans and grew up singing gospel in the church where his parents were choir members and playing saxophone in school bands .. He has gone on to thrill audiences across the globe .. He opened up about this new world of ours, another wonderful new album .. and he’s got some great insights and stories .. Dig ..

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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. Listen to KCXL on Tunein Radio at http://tunein.com/radio/Neon-Jazz-With-Joe-Dimino-p381685/. You can now catch Neon Jazz on KOJH 104.7 FM out of the Mutual Musicians Foundation from Noon - 1 p.m. CST Monday-Friday at https://www.kojhfm.org/. Check us out at All About Jazz @ https://kansascity.jazznearyou.com/neon-jazz.php. For all things Neon Jazz, visit http://theneonjazz.blogspot.com/

Friday, August 7, 2020

Jazz Pianist Monika Herzig on the new CD Eternal Dance & COVID-19

Welcome to a new edition of the Neon Jazz interview series with Jazz Pianist Monika Herzig .. We caught up with her on the last day of May 2020 during the COVID-19 Quarantine to talk about this strange new world of no live jazz and the release of her latest CD Eternal Dance .. She opened up about quite a bit .. Enjoy ..

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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. Listen to KCXL on Tunein Radio at http://tunein.com/radio/Neon-Jazz-With-Joe-Dimino-p381685/. You can now catch Neon Jazz on KOJH 104.7 FM out of the Mutual Musicians Foundation from Noon - 1 p.m. CST Monday-Friday at https://www.kojhfm.org/. Check us out at All About Jazz @ https://kansascity.jazznearyou.com/neon-jazz.php. For all things Neon Jazz, visit http://theneonjazz.blogspot.com/

Jazz Drummer & Composer Rajiv Jayaweera

Welcome to a new edition of the Neon Jazz interview series with Jazz Drummer & Composer Rajiv Jayaweera .. We caught up with him on June 1, 2020 to talk about his debut CD – 2020’s Pistils – He is a global citizen and that is the backbone to his playing and composing. He was born in London, grew up in Melbourne, is of Sri Lankan heritage and is currently based in New York City. He has toured extensively around the world playing with the best cats in the business .. Get to know him…

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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. Listen to KCXL on Tunein Radio at http://tunein.com/radio/Neon-Jazz-With-Joe-Dimino-p381685/. You can now catch Neon Jazz on KOJH 104.7 FM out of the Mutual Musicians Foundation from Noon - 1 p.m. CST Monday-Friday at https://www.kojhfm.org/. Check us out at All About Jazz @ https://kansascity.jazznearyou.com/neon-jazz.php. For all things Neon Jazz, visit http://theneonjazz.blogspot.com/

A Neon Jazz Interview with Jazz Cellist Matthieu Saglio

Welcome to a new edition of the Neon Jazz interview series with Jazz Cellist Matthieu Saglio .. We caught up with him from his home base in Spain during April 2020 and the beginnings of the Coronvirus lockdown .. Originally from France, he opened up about his latest 2020 CD El Camino de lost Vientos – along with his history, what has been going on lately and the future .. Over the years, he has been in so many projects ranging from classical music to improvised music .. Enjoy ..

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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. Listen to KCXL on Tunein Radio at http://tunein.com/radio/Neon-Jazz-With-Joe-Dimino-p381685/. You can now catch Neon Jazz on KOJH 104.7 FM out of the Mutual Musicians Foundation from Noon - 1 p.m. CST Monday-Friday at https://www.kojhfm.org/. Check us out at All About Jazz @ https://kansascity.jazznearyou.com/neon-jazz.php. For all things Neon Jazz, visit http://theneonjazz.blogspot.com/

Thursday, August 6, 2020

Jazz Pianist & Composer Ben Rosenblum

Welcome to a new edition of the Neon Jazz interview series with Jazz Pianist & Composer Ben Rosenblum .. This New York City native talked about his latest 2020 CD with his Trio presenting the music of Gregg Hill .. His is an award winning musician & a graduate of the Columbia-Juilliard program today giving the world his original music combines his extensive knowledge of the history of jazz with a free-wheeling, modern melodic sensibility and powerful narrative approach to the piano. He’s got great stories .. Get to know him ..

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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. Listen to KCXL on Tunein Radio at http://tunein.com/radio/Neon-Jazz-With-Joe-Dimino-p381685/. You can now catch Neon Jazz on KOJH 104.7 FM out of the Mutual Musicians Foundation from Noon - 1 p.m. CST Monday-Friday at https://www.kojhfm.org/. Check us out at All About Jazz @ https://kansascity.jazznearyou.com/neon-jazz.php. For all things Neon Jazz, visit http://theneonjazz.blogspot.com/

Jazz Improviser Adam Rudolph on COVID-19 Jazz World and Imaginary Archipelago

Welcome to a new edition of the Neon Jazz interview series with Visionary Improviser Adam Rudolph – We caught up with him in early May 2020 during the COVID-19 Shutdown of no live jazz and a world of surreal to talk about his new 2020 CD Imaginary Archipelago (ARK-I-PELL-I-GO) released on May 1 .. It featrues three visionary musicians that make up the Karuna Trio coming together in a singular voice .. Adam is a deep cat that always has very wise and welcome insights .. much needed in this world that is craving silver linings and brillians .. Enjoy….

Visit here: https://drakejonesrudolphkaruna.bandcamp.com/

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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. Listen to KCXL on Tunein Radio at http://tunein.com/radio/Neon-Jazz-With-Joe-Dimino-p381685/. You can now catch Neon Jazz on KOJH 104.7 FM out of the Mutual Musicians Foundation from Noon - 1 p.m. CST Monday-Friday at https://www.kojhfm.org/. Check us out at All About Jazz @ https://kansascity.jazznearyou.com/neon-jazz.php. For all things Neon Jazz, visit http://theneonjazz.blogspot.com/

Veteran New York Jazz Drummer & Pianist Rick Cutler

Welcome to a new edition of the Neon Jazz interview series with Veteran New York Jazz Drummer & Pianist Rick Cutler .. We had a good talk with Rick about a long life he has had in the music world .. It all began when he started playing drums at 5 1/2 & keyboards in his teens .. He studied with the mighty  Chick Corea and has gone on to have a very storied career with the likes of tap dance legend Gregory Hines and Liza Minnelli .. He has performed with many legends .. for Presidents and been involved with many TV, Film and Commercial spots ... Get to know him .. Enjoy…

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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. Listen to KCXL on Tunein Radio at http://tunein.com/radio/Neon-Jazz-With-Joe-Dimino-p381685/. You can now catch Neon Jazz on KOJH 104.7 FM out of the Mutual Musicians Foundation from Noon - 1 p.m. CST Monday-Friday at https://www.kojhfm.org/. Check us out at All About Jazz @ https://kansascity.jazznearyou.com/neon-jazz.php. For all things Neon Jazz, visit http://theneonjazz.blogspot.com/

Tuesday, August 4, 2020

Jazz Drummer Austin McMahon, Pianist Joe Davidian & Bassist Dr. Jamie Ousley on 2020's The Lost Melody

Welcome to a new edition of the Neon Jazz interview series with Jazz Drummer Austin McMahon, Pianist Joe Davidian & Bassist Dr. Jamie Ousley ..  We spoke in mid April 2020 about their new and impressive CD The Lost Melody- New Songs for Old Souls ..  This trio has a lot of history together and are simply making some tasty jazz .. The speak about releasing a CD during a pandemic, what has been going on to cope and what the future might just be .. Dig this interview.

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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. Listen to KCXL on Tunein Radio at http://tunein.com/radio/Neon-Jazz-With-Joe-Dimino-p381685/. You can now catch Neon Jazz on KOJH 104.7 FM out of the Mutual Musicians Foundation from Noon - 1 p.m. CST Monday-Friday at https://www.kojhfm.org/. Check us out at All About Jazz @ https://kansascity.jazznearyou.com/neon-jazz.php. For all things Neon Jazz, visit http://theneonjazz.blogspot.com/

Australian Jazz Bassist Lloyd Swanton

Welcome to a new edition of the Neon Jazz interview series with Australian Jazz Bassist Lloyd Swanton ..  We caught up with him in early April 2020 to talk about the pandemic world of no live jazz and and so many other things .. like is his long association with a band that he co-founded – The jazz trio The Necks .. He loves music and has great tales to tell .. Enjoy…

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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. Listen to KCXL on Tunein Radio at http://tunein.com/radio/Neon-Jazz-With-Joe-Dimino-p381685/. You can now catch Neon Jazz on KOJH 104.7 FM out of the Mutual Musicians Foundation from Noon - 1 p.m. CST Monday-Friday at https://www.kojhfm.org/. Check us out at All About Jazz @ https://kansascity.jazznearyou.com/neon-jazz.php. For all things Neon Jazz, visit http://theneonjazz.blogspot.com/

Canadian Jazz Saxophonist Petr Cancura

Welcome to a new edition of the Neon Jazz interview series with Canadian Jazz Saxophonist Petr Cancura ... We caught up with him in mid April 2020 as Coronavirus lockdown began, we talked about his newest & latest 2020 CD – Songs of Tales .. where the strange meets the beautiful, where simple songs are juxtaposed with sonic outlandishness, rhythmic complexity, and the excitement of uncertainty that makes you think and rethink what you’re hearing. It was a great talk .. have a listen ..

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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. Listen to KCXL on Tunein Radio at http://tunein.com/radio/Neon-Jazz-With-Joe-Dimino-p381685/. You can now catch Neon Jazz on KOJH 104.7 FM out of the Mutual Musicians Foundation from Noon - 1 p.m. CST Monday-Friday at https://www.kojhfm.org/. Check us out at All About Jazz @ https://kansascity.jazznearyou.com/neon-jazz.php. For all things Neon Jazz, visit http://theneonjazz.blogspot.com/

Columbus, Ohio-born Jazz Pianist Micah Thomas

Welcome to a new edition of the Neon Jazz interview series with Columbus, Ohio-born Jazz Pianist Micah Thomas .. He opened up about his 2020 Debut CD Tide .. It’s a live album and it is quite important during a time of no live jazz as the coronavirus pandemic stretches on .. He started playing songs on the piano by ear at the age of 2 and has gone on to make jazz his life .. He’s got a great story .. Enjoy…

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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. Listen to KCXL on Tunein Radio at http://tunein.com/radio/Neon-Jazz-With-Joe-Dimino-p381685/. You can now catch Neon Jazz on KOJH 104.7 FM out of the Mutual Musicians Foundation from Noon - 1 p.m. CST Monday-Friday at https://www.kojhfm.org/. Check us out at All About Jazz @ https://kansascity.jazznearyou.com/neon-jazz.php. For all things Neon Jazz, visit http://theneonjazz.blogspot.com/