Straight Up Swingin'
12:00 am
Fri January 3, 2014

New CD from Cincinnati's Trio Pi

Michael Sharfe and Jim Leslie from the jazz ensemble Trio Pi are in the studio with our Frank Johnson to talk about their new CD, Straight Up Swingin’, and the upcoming release party at Washington Platform on January 12.

12:42 pm
Wed December 18, 2013

Steve Schmidt Organ Trio - Christmas Spectacular

Yes, folks, it's that time of year for drinks, burritos, friends, family and CHRISTMAS FUN ! And behind it all will be a music machine comprised of STEVE SCHMIDT on Hammond organ, BRAD MYERS, guitar and ANTHONY T. LEE, drums.

And, adding sweet vocals on top, will be EUGENE GOSS and - for the first time at this event - DIXIE KARAS !

This soulful, swinging, ebony/ivory juggernaut will be layin' it down for 3 BIG NIGHTS this year : Thurs.,Fri. and Sat., 12/19, 20 & 21. (Thanks to the Comet for its generosity !)

1:27 pm
Wed October 16, 2013

October 19th Swing Show

Tune in Saturday night at 10 for Swing with Bill Cartwright. On this week's program you'll hear from the Rat Pack founders Frank Sinatra and Dean Martin, plus the sensational bands of Benny Goodman, Glenn Miller and Woody Herman. Also along for the ride are The Andrews Sisters, Louie Armstrong, and much more!


Jazz Trumpet Competition
11:40 am
Fri September 13, 2013

Jon Faddis – International Trumpet Guild’s 2013 Carmine Caruso Jazz Trumpet Competition

2013 Carmine Caruso International Jazz Trumpet Solo Competition is Saturday, September 14 at CCM’s Corbett Auditorium

The world's best up-and-coming jazz trumpet players will converge at UC's College-Conservatory of Music (CCM) this week to compete for $15,000 in total prizes during the International Trumpet Guild's 2013 Carmine Caruso International Jazz and Trumpet Solo Competition, sponsored by the Herb Alpert Foundation.

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Special Program
11:21 am
Mon August 26, 2013

Remembering Marian McPartland

Marian McPartland, longtime host of "Marian McPartland's Piano Jazz" on NPR.
Credit npr.org

On Sunday, September 1 at 10:00 pm, we remember Marian McPartland with a memorial program.

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