Blue Wisp http://wvxu.org en New CD from local jazz musician Rick VanMatre http://wvxu.org/post/new-cd-local-jazz-musician-rick-vanmatre <p><strong><a href="http://rickvanmatre.com/">Rick VanMatre</a></strong>, Adjunct Professor Emeritus of Jazz Studies and Saxophone at UC’s <a href="http://ccm.uc.edu/music/jazz.html"><strong>College-Conservatory of Music </strong></a>stops by the studio to talk with Ron Esposito about his new CD, <a href="http://www.amazon.com/Lines-Above-Rick-Vanmatre/dp/B00CM9JO86/ref=sr_1_1?tag=wvxuorg-20&amp;ie=UTF8&amp;qid=1376492929&amp;sr=8-1&amp;keywords=rick+vanmatre"><strong>Lines Above</strong></a>, and the upcoming release party at the <a href="http://www.thebluewisp.com/"><strong>Blue Wisp Jazz Club</strong></a> on September 6.</p><p> Fri, 16 Aug 2013 05:30:10 +0000 Ron Esposito 16156 at http://wvxu.org New CD from local jazz musician Rick VanMatre Jazz Guitarist Stanley Jordan presents "Keys to Optimal Learning for Musicians" http://wvxu.org/post/jazz-guitarist-stanley-jordan-presents-keys-optimal-learning-musicians <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Guitarist <strong>Stanley Jordan</strong> will present a music seminar entitled "</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Keys to Optimal Learning for Musicians</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">" at <strong>The Blue Wisp Jazz Club</strong> on Monday, June 24th&nbsp;at 7pm. &nbsp;The seminar is open to all people interested in music, regardless&nbsp;of instrument, style or playing ability.</span></p><p></p><p> Fri, 21 Jun 2013 17:14:00 +0000 Frank Johnson 14080 at http://wvxu.org Jazz Guitarist Stanley Jordan presents "Keys to Optimal Learning for Musicians" Jazz Drummer Jeff Hamilton http://wvxu.org/post/jazz-drummer-jeff-hamilton <p>Acclaimed jazz drummer <a href="http://www.hamiltonjazz.com/trio.html"><strong>Jeff Hamilton</strong></a> is coming back to downtown’s <a href="http://thebluewisp.com/"><strong>Blue Wisp Jazz Club</strong></a> on May 2 to play with the <a href="http://music.depaul.edu/ensembles/"><strong>DePaul University Jazz Ensemble</strong></a>, a group he recorded a CD with last year. <strong>Jeff Hamilton</strong> dropped by the studio to talk with Lee Hay to talk about this gig and other projects he’s been working on.</p><p> Fri, 26 Apr 2013 05:32:20 +0000 Lee Hay 11715 at http://wvxu.org Jazz Drummer Jeff Hamilton Blue Wisp Jazz Club http://wvxu.org/post/blue-wisp-jazz-club <p>Lee Hay sits down with local attorney, musician and co-owner of the <a href="http://thebluewisp.com/"><strong>Blue Wisp Jazz Club</strong></a>, <strong>Ed Felson</strong>, to discuss the current financial problems facing the club and the efforts he is undertaking to stabilize the business. The <strong>Blue Wisp</strong>’s move to a larger space downtown, plus adding a full food menu, have both increased costs exponentially. While making no guarantees, he does want to try everything possible to keep the club open and a home for live music.</p><p> Fri, 11 Jan 2013 05:32:30 +0000 Lee Hay 7767 at http://wvxu.org Blue Wisp Jazz Club