This episode of I Love Jazz highlights the Jazz Studies program at Webster University, and includes performances from their TKT Endowed Scholarship Benefit Concert - "Jazz Interpretations of the Music of Irving Berlin". Performers include students and faculty of Webster University - with special guests Erin Bode and Peter Ayres. Our Jazz Gem features the Bob Wilber Big Band doing a jazz take of a classical composition by Mozart. And on Building Blocks of Jazz, Phil Dunlap and his guest Debby Lennon discuss the role of vocals in jazz.
Show open and overview of the program.
We visit the Gaslight Square era with a musical tribute. Catch a Jazz Gem with Joe Wilder. Experience the opening of the Center for Jazz with Wynton Marsalis.
An Emmy winning look at the life and work of native St. Louisian, Al Hirschfeld- through a special exhibition at the Sheldon Art Gallery that explores the artist's lifelong fascination with jazz and the musical...
Swing with Miss Jubilee and the Humdingers at the historic Casa Loma Ballroom. And hear music from Duke Ellington & his Orchestra and trumpeter Sean Jones.
Hear MAXJAZZ Record All-stars - Carla Cook, Terell Stafford, Tim Warfield ,Bruce Barth - as they perform in a tribute for the label's founder, Rich McDonnell.
A memorial tribute to the late Mat Domber, jazz fan and founder of Arbors Records.
his "I Love Jazz" features jazz trumpeter Jeremy Davenport, a Jazz Gem with Clark Terry, a look back at the St. Louis Ragtimers, and Building Blocks of Jazz.
Catch never-seen performances from Dawn Weber, Marlena Shaw, Webster University, Marilyn Maye & Billy Stritch, and Willie Akins & Montez Coleman.
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|DATE||Wednesday March 30th 2013|