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*Following is the log for the next JAZZ AMERICA program from the Voice of America, heard by an estimated audience of 40 million listeners worldwide each weekend on the entertainment service VOA1 via local radio affiliates.

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Jazz America with Russ Davis*

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This Week…SHOWS #1851-1852…22-23 APRIL 2017

Special  Feature… JAZZ APPRECIATION MONTH 2017…WOMEN IN JAZZ!

Join Russ Davis as we continue our celebration of Jazz Appreciation Month, established in 2002 by The National Museum of American History at the Smithsonian Institution. This year the theme is Woman In Jazz and we’ll present a program filled with nothing but jazz made by the talented ladies of jazz past and present, on the next Jazz America.

JAZZ AMERICA…SHOW #1851…22-23 APRIL 2017

ELLA FITZERALD & LOUIS ARMSTRONG…stompin’ at the savoy (1957)

REGINA CARTER…I’ll chase the blues away (ella: accentuate the possitive)

* Maria Schneider Interview

MARIA SCHNEIDER JAZZ ORCHESTRA…that old black magic (live at the jazz standard)

AMINA FIGAROVA…canal street blues (firewind)

JENNY SCHEINMAN…the open road (12 songs)

NNENNA FREELON…all of me (blueprint of a lady: portrait of billie holiday)

* Terri Lyne Carrington Interview

TERRI  LYNE CARRINGTON…mosaic triad (mosaic)

HIROMI…suite escapism-In between (move: the trio project)

HOUR TWO…

JAZZ AMERICA…SHOW #1852…22-23 APRIL 2017

MARY LOU WILLIAMS…mary’s idea (1937)

GERI ALLEN…feed the fire (twenty one)

* Carmen Lundy Interview

CARMEN LUNDY…fire in the rhythm (solamente)

BETTY CARTER…the good life (betty carter’s finest hour)

CARLA BLEY…ad infinitum (the lost chords find Paulo fresu)

JANIS SIEGEL…night trane (at home)

 * Ingrid Jensen Interview

INGRID & CHRISTINE JENSEN…old time (infinitude)

JANE BUNNETT…nascimento  (spirits of havana)

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Next Week…SHOWS #1853-1854…29-30 APRIL 2017

Special  Feature… JAZZ APPRECIATION MONTH 2017…INTERNATIONAL JAZZ DAY CONCERT!

Join Russ Davis as we continue our celebration of Jazz Appreciation Month, established in 2002 by The National Museum of American History at the Smithsonian Institution, as we celebrate the annual “International Jazz Day Concert” taking place this year in Havana, Cuba. We’ll talk to the artistic directors of the concert, America’s Herbie Hancock & Cuba’s Chucho Valdes, as well as Mexico’s Antonio Sanchez and Cameroon’s Richard Bona. We’ll get their thoughts and hear their music as well as that of many more participants from all over the world, on the next Jazz America.