[JPL] NPR's Convention Coverage

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Tue Aug 19 18:03:07 EDT 2008


All...Oh, the joys of NOT being an NPR affiliate!!! It'll be jazz as
usual 'round here. Instead, our crack News Rangers have scored 3
(count 'em) 3 floor passes at the DNC to provide our listeners with
info with a decidedly local flavor...Gene Abkarian  KRFC Ft Collins

On 8/19/08, Tom Reney <tr at wfcr.org> wrote:
> This week's sponsor:  Resonance Records
>
> GOING FOR ADDS NOW:
>
> Resonance Records has re-serviced MIKE GARSON's CONVERSATIONS WITH MY FAMILY
> [ ****1/2 Downbeat '' A glowing achievement''] stickered with some fine jazz
> tracks. This is our first official solicitation for adds (due to  Reference
> Recordings having a title out in the spring which we did not want to create
> any conflict with).   GARSON is a piano and keyboard wizard, who has worked
> with Stan Getz, Stanley Clarke, his band Freeflight and many others. There
> are some gorgeous tracks ready for airplay.  As a bonus, the DVD features
> Peter Erskine and the sadly, late great LA bass player, Dave Carpenter + a
> preview of Resonance artist Lori Bell on flute.
>
> Resonance has just released Pittsburgh native CATHY ROCCO's debut YOU'RE
> GONNA HEAR FROM ME. Check out her take on ''Autumn Leaves'', ''Come Rain or
> Shine'' and ''Give Me One Reason'' (with a guest turn on organ from John
> Beasley).   ROCCO is not some newbie-want-to-be a-jazz-singer.  ''She is a
> formidable swinger'' Will Friedwald, New York Sun, from the liner notes,
> which are worth a read.  Cathy is supported by Tamir Hendelman on piano,
> Dave Carpenter on bass and Vic Stevens on drums.  CATHY ROCCO has a big
> voice and a keen sense of drama.
>
> ...and if you haven't yet added ANDREAS OBERG MY FAVORITE GUITARS, why not?
> as fine a guitar debut as jazz has seen this year!
>
> ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
>
> Jazz à la Mode is being pre-empted for both conventions, so I'm grabbing an
> unanticipated 2nd summer vacation; guess which week I've elected to not sit
> on the board?
>
> Tom Reney
> "Jazz à la Mode"
> Monday-Friday, 8-11 p.m.
>
> WFCR 88.5 FM
> NPR News and Music for Western New England
> Hampshire House
> 131 County Circle
> Amherst, MA 01003-9257
>
> tr at wfcr.org
> www.wfcr.org
>
> ----- Original Message ----- From: "Jae Sinnett" <jaejazz at yahoo.com>
> To: <jazzproglist at jazzweek.com>
> Sent: Tuesday, August 19, 2008 3:13 PM
> Subject: [JPL] NPR's Convention Coverage
>
>
>
> > This week's sponsor:  Resonance Records
> >
> > GOING FOR ADDS NOW:
> >
> > Resonance Records has re-serviced MIKE GARSON's CONVERSATIONS WITH MY
> FAMILY [ ****1/2 Downbeat '' A glowing achievement''] stickered with some
> fine jazz tracks. This is our first official solicitation for adds (due to
> Reference Recordings having a title out in the spring which we did not want
> to create any conflict with).   GARSON is a piano and keyboard wizard, who
> has worked with Stan Getz, Stanley Clarke, his band Freeflight and many
> others. There are some gorgeous tracks ready for airplay.  As a bonus, the
> DVD features Peter Erskine and the sadly, late great LA bass player, Dave
> Carpenter + a preview of Resonance artist Lori Bell on flute.
> >
> > Resonance has just released Pittsburgh native CATHY ROCCO's debut YOU'RE
> GONNA HEAR FROM ME. Check out her take on ''Autumn Leaves'', ''Come Rain or
> Shine'' and ''Give Me One Reason'' (with a guest turn on organ from John
> Beasley).   ROCCO is not some newbie-want-to-be a-jazz-singer.  ''She is a
> formidable swinger'' Will Friedwald, New York Sun, from the liner notes,
> which are worth a read.  Cathy is supported by Tamir Hendelman on piano,
> Dave Carpenter on bass and Vic Stevens on drums.  CATHY ROCCO has a big
> voice and a keen sense of drama.
> >
> > ...and if you haven't yet added ANDREAS OBERG MY FAVORITE GUITARS, why
> not? as fine a guitar debut as jazz has seen this year!
> >
> > ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
> >
> > Was curious...anyone having their show put on hold because of NPR's two
> week coverage of the conventions? Mine will be...That's a lot of music not
> heard in that period but what concerns me it's not far from the fall
> fundraiser. Hopefully it won't affect it much.
> >
> > Jae Sinnett
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >
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