Jazz America with Russ Davis


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Jazz America with Russ Davis*


*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

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This Week…SHOWS #1945-1946…18-25  MARCH 2018


Join Russ Davis as he talks to four jazz greats who’ve reached the top of the jazz charts in the USA in the first three months of 2018. We’ll talk to and hear the chart-topping music of Chick Corea (Chinese Butterfly), Christian McBride (Bringin’ It), Pat Martino (Formidable),& Dr. Lonnie Smith (All In My Mind). It’s on the next Jazz America.

JAZZ AMERICA…SHOW #1945…17-18 MARCH 2018

AL DI MEOLA…notorius (opus)

WYNTON MARSALIS SEPTET & RAY CHARLES…I’m gonna move to the outskirts of town  (united we swing)

* Pat Martino Interview

PAT MARTINO…el hombre (formidable)

CANNONBALL  ADDERLEY…one for daddy (somethin’ else-1958)            

GROVER WASHINGTON, JR…Sausalito (live at the bijou-1977)

LOUIS ARMSTRONG…what a wonderful world (the Elizabethville concert-1960)

 * Chick Corea Interview

CHICK COREA & STEVE GADD BAND…a Spanish song (Chinese butterfly)

MAHAVISHNU ORCHESTRA…celestial terrestrial commuters (birds of fire-1973l)




JAZZ AMERICA…SHOW #1946…17-18 MARCH 2018

JEFF HAMILTON TRIO…gina’s groove (live from san pedro)

KURT ELLING…a happy thought (the questions)

* Christian McBride Interview

CHRISTIAN McBRIDE BIG BAND…full house (bringin’ it)

DAVE BRUBECK QUARTET…take 5 (time out)

MILES DAVIS…so what (kind of blue)

ELLA FITZGERALD.…cotton tail (ella sings the duke ellington songbook-1958)

* Dr. Lonnie Smith Interview

DR. LONNIE SMITH…up jumped spring(all in my mind)

ADA ROVATTI…your highness (green factor)


Next Week…SHOWS #1947-1948…24-25  MARCH 2018


Join Russ Davis as he shares the thoughts and music of one of the most versatile and influential saxophonists in modern jazz, MICHAEL BRECKER, who would have been 69 on March 29th, and died at the age of 57 in 2007. We’ll hear his brilliant solo work, his collaboration with his brother RANDY in The Brecker Brothers, and with many more. It’s on the next Jazz America.