IT’S JACO PASTORIUS WEEK ON MOJA RADIO!
One of the living legends of MOJA, innovative bassist, composer and Fusion pioneer JACO PASTORIUS would have turned 63 on Monday, December 1st so this week on “The World’s MOdern JAzz Radio Channel” we’ll celebrate his life and music with a number of special shows. We’ll begin things with one last celebration of the great RANDY BRECKER, on MONDAY WITH THE MASTERS and begin next week with an hour dedicated to JACO next Monday on the day of his birthday. We’ll give you a rare, live performance by JACO recorded at the 1982 Montreal Jazz Fest on LIVE @ MOJALand. We’ll give you a Friday filled with JACO’s Greatest Live performances solo and with Weather Report on FUSION FRIDAY. We’ll spend the day talking to some of the greats of MOJA who knew and worked with JACO on Saturday’s WORDS & MUSIC. And we’ll give you our special features that focus on ACID JAZZ and THE JAZZY JAMBANDS too. Of course there’s always much more coming your way every week!
Here’s a brief rundown of all the special programs this week on MOJA Radio…
Monday (November 24th)…We’ll celebrate RANDY BRECKER on MONDAY WITH THE MASTERS. ***PLUS we’ll start next week with a MONDAY MASTERS all about JACO PASTORIUS on Monday December 1st!
Tuesday…On Tuesday you hear our patented features THE ATTACK OF THE JAZZY JAMBANDS and THIS IS ACID JAZZ, with an hour of the music plus comments from the man who created the genre, English Pirate Radio DJ Gilles Peterson.
Wednesday…Wednesday and Sunday we’ll present JACO PASTORIUS LIVE IN MONTREAL 1982 on LIVE @ MOJALand + more Jazzy Jambands!
Thursday…THE ALL NEW MUSIC REVUE where we’ll debut 4 new releases including the new import from Holland’s NEW COOL COLLECTIVE + more Jazzy Jambands!
Friday…On Friday you’ll hear JACO’S LIVE FUSION HITS (Solo & with Weather Report) on FRIDAY FUSION.
Saturday…On Saturday, we’ll spend the day talking to a host of MOJA Greats who knew and worked with JACO on WORDS & MUSIC!
Sunday…The Sunday Specials (9 AM-1 PM Eastern & replayed 9 PM-1 AM ET/6-10 AM & PM Pacific)!
There’s so much more to enjoy this week on MOJA Radio!
Now you get all of this as a citizen of MOJA Nation for only 33 cents a day if you join as a monthly subscriber and about 27 cents a day if you join for a year. But, there’s a FREE side to MOJA Radio too and everyone’s invited to enjoy any of those free features found on the MOJA Radio homepage. Just look for the links to see interviews and live performance video on our MOJA Vision YouTube channel (Our most recent videos include RTF IV, Pat Metheny and Bill Frisell in concert and in conversation with Russ Davis!), read all about MOJA on our MOJA Radio Blog Site (the latest gives you my reflections on the 35th edition of “The World’s Biggest FREE Jazz Festival,” the DETROIT Jazz Fest!), and hear my weekly program JAZZ AMERICA on Voice of America, the U.S. Government service. Plus you can hear a 90-minute sample of MOJA Radio and the latest edition of THE NEW JAZZ SINGERS with CAROLYN BEDNARSKI, all on demand by clicking on the correct link. Come & Get It & Spread the Word!
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