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Jazz America with Russ Davis*

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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, online and via local radio affiliates around the world.

*Listen to the latest Jazz America program anytime on the MOJA Radio website at http://russdavismoja.com/voice-america-2/

*Jazz America airs online at the follow sites and airtimes:

It is heard live online on the Global English feed     (https://www.voanews.com/a/3878432.html)

Hour 1 – Saturday 1300 UTC/Hour 2 Sunday 1300 UTC

VOA1 – The Hits

Saturday…0500 – 0700 UTC       1000 – 1200 UTC

Sunday…0700 – 0900, 1300 – 1500 UTC and 2000 – 2200 UTC

VOA Africa Stream  (https://www.voanews.com/a/3880678.html)

Saturday…0700 – 0900 UTC

Sunday…1000 – 1200 UTC

Jazz America with Russ Davis

105 east 16th street/# 7 south•new york, ny 10003       

email…jazzamerica@voanews.com

This Week…SHOWS #1927-1928…13-14 JANUARY 2018

Special  Feature…CATCHING UP WITH AHMAD JAMAL!

Join Russ Davis as he talks to the legendary pianist, composer and NEA Jazz Master Ahmad Jamal. We’ll get his background, growing up in Pittsburgh, developing his unique and influential style, how he composes and more. Plus we’ll hear from his latest release Marsielle. That’s on the next Jazz America.

JAZZ AMERICA…SHOW #1927…13-20 JANUARY 2018

JOE PASS…night and day (virtuoso-1973)

ANGELIQUE KIDJO…try everything (jazz loves Disney 2)

* Ahmad Jamal Interview

AHMAD JAMAL…sometimes I feel (marseille)

JOANNE BRACKEEN…Haiti b (aft)

SUNDAYGAR DEARBOY…zionkah (Liberia best music, vol. 1)

MILES DAVIS…it ain’t necessarily so (porgy & bess)

 * Ahmad Jamal Interview

AHMAD JAMAL…poinciana (live at the pershing lounge, Chicago-1958)

WAYNE ESCOFFERY…to the ends of the earth (vortex)

HOUR TWO…

JAZZ AMERICA…SHOW #1928…13-14 JANUARY 2018

GEORGE DUKE…500 miles to go (illusions)

CARMEN McRAE…bye bye blackbird (1958)

* Ahmad Jamal Interview

AHMAD JAMAL…pittsburgh (pittsburgh)

MIKE STERN…scotch tape and glue (trip)

JAVON JACKSON…love and happiness (pleasant valley)

JACKIE ALLEN…time (rose fingered dawn)

* Ahmad Jamal Interview

AHMAD JAMAL…baalbeck (marseille)

JULIAN LAGE…the ramble (modern lore)

J.J. JOHNSON…turnpike (the eminent, vol. one-1953)

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Next Week…SHOWS #1929-1930…20-21 JANUARY 2018

Special  Feature…CELEBRATING ROSWELL RUDD & HIS FELLOW TROMBONISTS!

Join Russ Davis as we remember the great trombonist Roswell Rudd, who just passed away. We’ll hear his music as well as that of some of his fellow trombonists that are active today including Steve Turre, Conrad Herwig and Robin Eubanks. That’s on the next Jazz America.