NEWPORT JAZZ FEST @ 60…CHICK COREA LIVE…CASSANDRA WILSON SALUTE & MORE…This Week on MOJA Radio!
It’s one of those weeks on MOJA Radio when we have more cool stuff to cover than we have time for in seven days, including a salute to “The Grandfather of all Jazz Festivals” happening this week in Newport, Rhode Island, a rare, live performance by CHICK COREA’S Elektric Band in 2004 at the Montreux Jazz Fest, a salute to one of the greatest of the New Jazz Singers, CASSANDRA WILSON, & more!
Here’s a brief rundown…
Monday (JULY 28th)…We’ll kick things off with a 69th birthday salute to the great saxophonist DAVID SANBORN (born on July 30th!) on our weekly feature Monday with the Masters.
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 CHICK COREA’S ELEKTRIC BAND LIVE @ THE 2004 MONTREUX JAZZ FEST on LIVE @ MOJALand + more Jazzy Jambands!
Thursday…THE ALL NEW MUSIC REVUE where we’ll debut 4 new releases + more Jazzy Jambands (including our week-long celebration of WILL BERNARD’S Birthday)!
Friday…On Friday you’ll hear incredible live Fusion classics recorded at the NEWPORT and MONTREUX JAZZ FESTIVALS on FRIDAY FUSION.
Saturday…On Saturday, we’ll spend the day talking to 12 of the artists playing the 60th edition of THE NEWPORT JAZZ FESTIVAL each hour from Noon-Midnight ET as we celebrate 60 SUMMERS IN NEWPORT on WORDS & MUSIC! + this months edition of THE NEW JAZZ SINGERS with CAROLYN BEDNARSKI features an hour-long salute to THE AMAZING CASSANDRA WILSON!
Sunday…The Sunday Specials (9 AM-1 PM Eastern & replayed 9 PM-1 AM ET/6-10 AM & PM Pacific) + this months edition of THE NEW JAZZ SINGERS with CAROLYN BEDNARSKI featuring an hour-long salute to THE AMAZING CASSANDRA WILSON!
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 give you my reflections on the 5th anniversary of MOJA Radio and more!), 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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