An author, pianist, singer, composer, historian, producer, scholar, award-winning broadcaster, record & video producer & much more. Our visit with this renaissance man was a huge thrill & I know you will enjoy hearing Ben talk about his new book & CD as well as his life in music & in general.
Life's A Lesson & so is visiting with Ben Sidran.
Norm Drubner is a lawyer-turned-singer who now inspires all of us would-be singers to follow our dreams while there is still time. His focus is the Great American Songbook. Enjoy my interview with Norm Drubner.
March Of Jazz 1995 celebrated the 80th Birthday of Flip Phillips. Our 2nd segment of the 2013 party film was chosen by Mat Domber even though it was included in Arbors DVD of that party in Deerfield Beach, Fl. Our thoughts & prayers are with Clark Terry & his family.
This selection was the Grand Finale at the party & included most all of the musicians.
Mat Domber passed away on September 19, 2012 but he will never be away from our hearts, as well as our ears & our eyes.
See our Memorial Page, and the first segment of the video that would have been shown at the upcoming Arbors Invitational Jazz Party, which has been cancelled. The video that Mat wanted to show was a review of of the past March of Jazz Parties, highlighting the musician honored in that particular year.
Natalie Cressman (Link to Interview) is a beautiful, young & talented singer, trombonist & composer. Her debut release is Natalie Cressman & Secret Garden UNFOLDING. Natalie plays in a variety of musical styles & her versatility for her new music results in diverse musical pleasure. She is a great improviser & she brings youth & excitement to to the music scene for young & old alike. Wait till you hear her rendition of honeysuckle rose. Fats would have loved it & so do we. Jazz is alive & well & Natalie Cressman is proof thereof.
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Her debut recording,VA, displays her vocal talent & swinging style as she mixes standards & original compositions. Her tribute to Abbey Lincoln is touching as she handles these signature songs with ease & style.
Mary Bogue's debut release is "Don't Go To Strangers" & after you listen to it & her-she will no longer be a stranger. Her unique style comes from her heart & soul to yours. Each song has a story & she tells a few of them in this interview.
Mary says " Once you share a dream, you're no longer strangers-only like-spirited souls who have yet to meet."
So come along with me & meet MARY BOGUE.
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Norm Drubner is, for us, a newly discovered singer that has released his new CD-YOU MAKE ME FEEL SO YOUNG. Its full of standards performed in a fresh simple yet pleasing sound that will make you feel so young-again.
Our 1st interview in some time features talented, lovely, exciting, & so much fun to listen to on her CDs & here--Ellen Kaye.
Ellen's new release is a big hit on the national charts & for good reason.
You will enjoy 3AM the dogs, the milkman & me for many reasons. Not the least is her beautiful voice & sensitive delivery-her choice of eclectic material-& you can't help but have fun & enjoy Ellen as she shares her humor & enjoyment in what she does.
Ellen Kaye is "delicious"!
Listen & learn for yourself!
Great video of Teddy Presberg Funktet performing at the Riverfront Times Music Showcase on Washington Avenue in St. Louis.
Over 50 bands played at multiple venues.
Dave Black in on guitar, one of the area's best performers.
Jack Furlong is a composer, arranger, musician & educator. His new CD is And That Happened by the Jack Furlong Quartet. In our interview Jack tells the story behind the title. We talk baseball-jazz-the appeal of the baritone saxophone-both past & future of jazz music and much more.
I learned a great deal listening to Jack & so will you.
Dr. Arthur White is the Director of Jazz Studies at the University Of Missouri-Columbia. He is also the Director of the MU Jazz Band as well as a performing musician on the saxophone, composer, & arranger.
In our interview Dr. White talks about their debut recording VERTIGO-The Music of Mike Mainieri which has already received high acclaim.
Hear how my Tigers of Mizzou will henceforth be known for their jazz study program as well as on the field & on the court.