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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

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This Week…SHOWS #1963-1964…19-26 MAY 2018

Special  Feature…MILES DAVIS & JOHN COLTRANE: THE FINAL TOUR!

Join Russ Davis as he shares music from the newly re-leased last live recordings featuring legendary artists Miles Davis, John Coltrane and a stellar all-star band in concert in Sweden, France and Denmark in 1960. As part of what would have been the 92nd birthday of Miles Davis on May 26th, we’ll give you some of the most famous songs in Jazz history played by these masters as well as the thoughts of Miles & Trane in classic interviews on the next Jazz America.

JAZZ AMERICA…SHOW #1963…19-20  MAY 2018

EDDIE HENDERSON…smoke screen (be cool)

MICHELLE COLTRANE…same ole love (awakening)

* John Coltrane Interview

MILES DAVIS & JOHN COLTRANE…oleo (the final tour)

AHMAD JAMAL-blue moon (blue moon-the paris concert-2011)

NINA SIMONE…my baby just cares for me (little girl blue-1958)

DR. BILLY TAYLOR…local color’can you dig it?  (urban griot)

 * Miles Davis Interview

MILES DAVIS & JOHN COLTRANE…bye, bye blackbird  (the final tour)

KAMASI WASHINGTON…humility (harmony of difference)

HOUR TWO…

JAZZ AMERICA…SHOW #1964…19-20  MAY 2018

JASON MORAN…yaght club swing (all rise: a joyful elegy for fats waller)

TOM SCOTT & THE L.A. EXPRESS…tom cat (tom cat-1974)

* John Coltrane Interview

MILES DAVIS & JOHN COLTRANE…so what  (the final tour)

CHRISTIAN McBRIDE BIG BAND…used ‘ta could (bringin’ it)

AIRMEN OF NOTE & NNENNA FREELON…lately (live) (best of the jazz heritage series vol. 1)

* Miles Davis Interview

MILES DAVIS & JOHN COLTRANE…walkin’  (the final tour)

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Next Week…SHOWS #1965-1966…26-27 MAY 2018

Special  Feature…SALUTE TO DEE DEE BRIDGEWATER & MORE OF THE WOMEN OF JAZZ!

Join Russ Davis as he shares some of the many conversations with the award-winning vocalist and actress DEE DEE BRIDGEWATER, as she turns 68 on May 27th. We’ll hear the thoughts of the 3-time Grammy winner, Tony award winner and NEA Jazz Master and lots of her wonderful music. We’ll also focus on some of the brilliant women who’ve made jazz history in the past as well as the present on the next Jazz America.