[JPL] interview with Syracuse Jazz Fest director

TomtheJazzman tomthejazzman at embarqmail.com
Fri Jul 3 14:13:43 EDT 2009


Rather than _personal _criticisms regarding Jazz we must be stressing 
the positives.  As said previously just look at the Xerox Rochester Jazz 
Festival and the recent Jazz Summit.  There is much positive energy out 
here spreading the word.  ALOHA  Tom

Ed Trefzger wrote:
> Absolutely. We have the possibility of almost limitless programming 
> via the internet, and NPR is doing a great job, as are others -- 
> various streaming stations, content from individual artists, podcasts 
> like Jason Crane's "The Jazz Session" -- and so we've got more than 
> we've ever had.
>
> On Jul 3, 2009, at 11:51 AM, Joshua Jackson wrote:
>
>> I would have to disagree with "the systematic removal of NPR jazz 
>> programming."
>> If anyone's paying attention to NPR Music - www.npr.org/music - they 
>> would find an abundance of programming.
>>
>> Village Vanguard concerts, studio sessions, curated lists, 
>> interviews, a blog chock full of interesting new perspectives...
>>
>> What else can we do???
>>
>> JazzSet is still on the air.  So is Piano Jazz with Marian McPartland 
>> (god bless her!).
>> Jazz From Lincoln Center is distributed by WFMT.
>>
>> Do the math.  There's more jazz than ever.  Someone's just looking in 
>> the wrong places.
>>
>
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