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Riverwalk Jazz on WUOT-2
Riverwalk Jazz presents, promotes and preserves Classic Jazz through national and international radio broadcasts, live music performances and jazz education for young people. The program educates audiences around the world to the value and excitement of this American art form. Distributed by PRI, Public Radio International.
December 2014 programs:
12/7 RW #49 A New Generation: Clarinetist Virtuoso Dave Bennett
The Jim Cullum Jazz Band and clarinet phenom Dave Bennett, described as an authentic musical prodigy, explore the legacy of Benny Goodman and the infectious sounds of swing.
12/14 RW #50 Licorice Stick Gumbo: The Masters of New Orleans Jazz Clarinet
The Jim Cullum Jazz Band welcomes clarinet dynamo Evan Christopher as they spotlight the rich legacy of jazz clarinet players from the Crescent City.
12/21 RW #51 Swinging on a Riff: The Legacy of the Benny Goodman Sextet
The Jim Cullum Jazz Band salutes the Benny Goodman Sextet, which originally started as a quintet — that’s until Charlie Christian and his electric guitar came along. Included are featured performances by clarinetists Ron Hockett and Allan Vaché, with Harry Allen on sax.
12/28 RW #52 Songstress Nina Ferro: Live in Concert with the Jim Cullum Jazz Band
Soulful songstress Nina Ferro has a quality of tone, an honest emotion, and a technique that make her performances nothing short of inspirational. Her energetic style and musical grace shine through as she joins the Jim Cullum Jazz Band for a concert of jazz standards and sultry ballads.