[JPL] Sirius Jazz This Week: Newport 2004, Karrin Allyson, Horace Silver & More

Abramovitz Matt mabramovitz at siriusradio.com
Mon Aug 30 12:55:10 EDT 2004

Only SIRIUS brings you highlights from the 2004 Newport Jazz Festival!

Guest Host:  Karrin Allyson (September 1) 
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Vocalist Karrin Allyson has recently tapped into the Cat Stevens and Joni Mitchell songbooks on her new album Wild For You.  Before tonight's gig at Le Jazz au Bar in New York, she stops by the studios to spend an hour spinning her new CD and some of her favorite classic jazz records.  The show starts at 12 noon ET.

Silver's Gold (September 2) 
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Today the legendary Horace Silver turns 76 and we have an encore presentation of our exclusive interview.  Hear the "Hardbop Grandpop" at 4 p.m. ET and tune in all day for the songs that have made him one of the most popular artists of his generation.

Sirius Celebrates 50 Years of Newport Jazz (September 3-6) 
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Tune in Labor Day Weekend for highlights from the 2004 JVC Jazz Festival at Newport, Rhode Island.  As the official satellite radio service of the festival, Sirius was proud to broadcast the 50th anniversary of the show live from Fort Adams State Park in August.  This long holiday weekend you'll hear the greatest performances from Newport:  Dave Brubeck, Jamie Cullum, Harry Connick, Jr., Bill Cosby and much more.  

Jazz Unlimited:  Live from Mackinac Island, MI (September 3 & 6)
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Paul Anthony takes his show on the road this Labor Day!  On Friday, September 3 and Monday, September 6, you'll hear Jazz Unlimited from the Grand Hotel Labor Day Weekend Jazz Festival on Mackinac Island, Michigan.  With artists like Kurt Elling, Poncho Sanchez, Marlena Shaw and the Count Basie Orchestra appearing at the festival, you never know who'll stop by to say hello.  Jazz Unlimited airs weekdays from 6 am to 12 noon ET.
Johnny Griffin on Jazz Profiles (September 3-4)
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Tenor saxophonist Johnny Griffin is known as the "Little Giant," a man of small stature who casts an enormous shadow over the jazz firmament. His style, technique, and attitude place him among that select group of players who emerged during the heyday of bebop, and he remains a vibrant practitioner and spiritual guru of the idiom today. His career is a classic jazz journey, from Chicago's legendary Du Sable High School to a rhythm and blues band, to Lionel Hampton's orchestra, to sessions with Thelonious Monk, to a masterful leader of his own bands. Hear his story Friday at 11 p.m. ET, repeated on Saturday at 9 p.m. ET.

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