Jazz Journeys http://waer.org en Jazz Journeys - Episode 13 http://waer.org/post/jazz-journeys-episode-13 <p>Just last month, bassist and composer Mimi Jones was the featured performer at the Community Folk Art Center in Syracuse&nbsp;as WAER in collaboration with National Grid and University College of Syracuse University presented An Evening Of Jazz&nbsp;And Wine to celebrate Jazz Appreciation Month. Earlier in the day, Mimi dropped by the WAER studios and among other things took part in the latest installment of <strong>Take Ten.&nbsp;&nbsp;</strong></p><p></p><p><strong>&nbsp;&nbsp;</strong></p><p><strong>&nbsp;</strong></p><p></p><p></p><p></p> Sat, 10 May 2014 04:46:10 +0000 Eric Cohen 18031 at http://waer.org Jazz Journeys - Episode 13 Jazz Journeys - Episode 12 http://waer.org/post/jazz-journeys-episode-12 <p>It's slogan is "The Finest In Jazz Since 1939."&nbsp; The historic Blue Note record label celebrates its 75th anniversary in 2014.&nbsp;Grant Green, Jimmy Smith, John Coltrane, Dexter Gordon...the list goes on and on.&nbsp;A label with a rich history and so much tradition that has provided jazz lovers some of the most memorable recordings ever made.&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p></p> Fri, 18 Apr 2014 21:45:23 +0000 Eric Cohen 17035 at http://waer.org Jazz Journeys - Episode 12 Jazz Journeys - Episode 11 http://waer.org/post/jazz-journeys-episode-11 <p>In Part 2 of my interview with the legendary pianist, composer and singer Bob Dorough, we touch on a variety of topics including Bob's feelings about the term "vocalese", his friendship with Miles Davis and a certain number that falls between 2 and 4.</p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p></p> Fri, 04 Apr 2014 03:07:03 +0000 Eric Cohen 16414 at http://waer.org Jazz Journeys - Episode 11 Jazz Journeys - Episode 10 http://waer.org/post/jazz-journeys-episode-10 <p></p><p></p><p>In a career that has spanned seven decades, pianist, singer and composer Bob Dorough has maintained his carefree approach and wonderful sense of humor.&nbsp;At the age 0f 90,&nbsp;he recently released a new album titled <strong>Eulalia. </strong>&nbsp;In Part 1 of this episode of Jazz Journeys, we explore the mind and the world of the man who gave us <strong>Schoolhouse Rock</strong>, Mr. Bob Dorough.</p> Tue, 25 Mar 2014 16:09:28 +0000 Eric Cohen 15958 at http://waer.org Jazz Journeys - Episode 10 Jazz Journeys - Episode 9 http://waer.org/post/jazz-journeys-episode-9 <p></p><p></p><p>This week, we'll head down to New Orleans and&nbsp;get a taste of Mardi Gras 2014 with some of the artists and songs that have helped make this event become an international celebration.</p> Tue, 04 Mar 2014 16:54:03 +0000 Eric Cohen 15030 at http://waer.org Jazz Journeys - Episode 9