Jazz with OT

Sundays at 10 PM
Oscar Treadwell

In the Summer of 2005 Cincinnati Public Radio was delighted to announce the return of Oscar Treadwell to Cincinnati’s airwaves. The beloved former WGUC and WVXU jazz host reprised Jazz with OT on 91.7 WVXU every Sunday evening. As a tribute to OT, these programs continue, taking jazz fans on a wonderful musical journey. In these programs OT spins the tunes of the jazz masters, tells their stories, and provides counterpoint with his beautiful poetry narrations.

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3:07 pm
Mon August 4, 2014

Chris Comer has new jazz group!

Chris Comer, jazz pianist and leader of The Chris Comer Trio, has reformed and revamped the lineup for the new JAZZ EXPLOSION. The Chris Comer Jazz Explosion performs at MOTR Pub on Sunday August 17 at 7:00pm. No opening act. Named in tribute of great traditional ensembles like The Jazz Messengers, The Jazz Crusaders and The Jazz Passengers, the all-new JAZZ EXPLOSION adds a funk, rock, avant-experimental art-damage element to improvisational music and promises to sound nothing like traditional jazz.

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2:19 pm
Tue July 8, 2014

Jazz at the Music@BCM concert series

There’s a change for this Thursday’s, 7/10, concert in the Music@BCM series. Mike Wade & Dannita Wade and the Jazz Ambassadors will be at BCM instead of the Leroy Ellington Band. Mike's unique brand of jazz will be injected with a healthy dose of R&B and funk.

Doors open at 6 pm for food and drinks, and the concert runs from 7 to 9 p.m. Admission is only $5 for adults and $3 for children.  Concertgoers can also purchase great food from Colonial Cottage, and support local youth and community organizations in the process. BCM members will receive one free drink ticket.

Fred Hersch
8:48 am
Tue July 8, 2014

Jazz pianist Fred Hersch releases new cd

Cincinnati native Fred Hersch has released a cd, Floating,  with his trio that The Wall Street Journal calls "one of the major ensembles of our time".  Fred Hersch is on piano along with bassist John Hebert and drummer Eric McPherson.  The cd features 7 new compositions by Fred Hersch along with music by Dietz/Schwartz, Lerner/Loewe and Thelonious Monk.

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2:27 pm
Mon June 30, 2014

CCJO concert at Burnet Woods with fireworks!

Cincinnati Parks presents an American Red, White and Blue concert this Thursday, July 3rd beginning at 6pm at the Burnet Woods Lake, 3251 Brookline Avenue.  Food and non-alcoholic beverages will be available for purchase. Kids’ games and activities will be offered, too. 

6pm: CCM Prep Ensembles... 7:15pm: Cincinnati Contemporary Jazz Orchestra performing jazz standards like "In the Mood", "Tuxedo Junction," and "Take the A-Train." ...8:30pm: CCO Brass Quintet......Dusk: Fireworks!!!

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9:10 am
Wed June 25, 2014

A Tribute concert to Benny Goodman at Music Hall

The Boilermaker Jazz Band will present a tribute concert to Benny Goodman in Music Hall's Ballroom on Sunday, July 6th, at 2pm.  Benny Goodman, the bandleader known for such memorable songs as "Stompin' at the Savoy" and "Sing Sing Sing," was dubbed "the king of swing" during the Big Band era.

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