Dec 31, 2021
We begin our two part conversation for Author, composer, Saxophonist, Paul Combs. We talk about his book ”Dameronia - The Life and Music of Tad Dameron".
Now based in San Diego. CA, Paul was one of our long time Boston area musician and we were very happy to have him on the show. In part 2 we learn in more detail the...
Dec 23, 2021
Mick Carlon, educator novelist and Jazz fan is our guest tonight. He is the author of ‘Riding on Duke’s Train’ and his latest ‘Girl Singer’. He has written for others including a nearly decade long stint at Jazz Times.
Mick doesn’t leave any of it out: the holocaust, racism, poverty. The great joy and...
Dec 23, 2021
Here's a nice primer from your host Joan Watson Jones herself!
I was in a playful, holiday mood when I recorded this program.
Join me in the kitchen while we listen to Holiday Jazz and I prepare two of our favorite family recipies. Potato Garlic Soup and Baked Apples with Maple Syrup. We are "Cookin' with Jazz"!
Dec 16, 2021
The Jazz Room Host, Joan Watson Jones begins her two part conversation with Author, composer, and Saxophonist, Paul Combs.
We talk about his book ”Dameronia- The Life and Music of Tad Dameron." Now based in San Diego. CA, Paul was one of our long time Boston area musicians and we were very happy to have him on...
Dec 9, 2021
When I met Drummer Michael Carvin at APAP he was sitting in the hallway outside one of the performance venues waiting to go on. We started talking and he began telling me about his career as a Drummer and then about the relationship singers have with band members musically. After about 10 minutes I decided we...