[JPL] PLAYLIST: The next Jazz America on VOA

Russ Davis davispro at nyc.rr.com
Sun Apr 3 21:07:13 EDT 2011

Following is the log for the next JAZZ AMERICA program from the Voice of America, now heard by more listeners than ever before, not only on the entertainment service MusicMix, but also on the worldwide VOA service via shortwave transmission. The show is two hours long and reaches a potential audience of 134 million listeners worldwide each weekend. 
Jazz America airs twice each weekend online in the Eastern time zone on Saturday from 1-3 AM (That's 11 PM-1 AM Pacific time, Friday into Saturday AM) and Sunday from 9-11 AM Eastern time (That's 6-9 AM Pacific). To get more info on Jazz America and to listen to the latest program in MP3 form or on Windows Media Player go to the Jazz America web site: 
http://www1.voanews.com/english/programs/radio/64963177.html Jazz America is available on demand on this web page. Each show is only available through Friday evening when it is replaced by the next week’s program. You can download them by 
right clicking on the MP3 icon and clicking "Save Target As." 
Listen on Shortwave:  1300 GMT/UTC Saturdays and Sundays 
Africa - 4.95 6.08 13.57 15.58 17.895 mhz 
Middle East and Europe - 12.005 15.53 mhz 
Asia and Pacific - 7.43 7.575 9.7 12.15 mhz 
Jazz America is also heard on affiliate FM & AM stations worldwide. International listeners should check their local radio station guide for more information. For any comments or communication you can reach me by email at jazz-america at voa.gov. 
Jazz America with Russ Davis

105 east 16th street/# 7 south•new york, ny 10003   

phone...212 614-0424   email…jazz-america at voa.gov


JAZZ AMERICA...SHOW #1225...9-10 APRIL 2011

CHARLIE PARKER...april in paris (charlie parker with strings)

COLEMAN HAWKINS & HIS ORCHESTRA...body and soul (jazz: the smithsonian anthology)

* John Edward Hasse Interview

DUKE ELLINGTON & HIS ORCHESTRA...black & tan fantasy (jazz: the smithsonian anthology)

BILL EVANS...cool eddie (van’s joint)

GEORGE BENSON...my latin brother (bad benson)

CASSANDRA WILSON…caravan (loverly)

* John Edward Hasse Interview

DUKE ELLINGTON...mood indigo (1962)

KURT ROSENWINKEL & OJM...zhivago (our secret world)


JAZZ AMERICA...SHOW #1226...9-10 APRIL 2011

COUNT BASIE & HIS ORCHESTRA...meet b.b. (jazz: the smithsonian anthology)

NAT “KING” COLE...when I grow too old to dream (jazz: the smithsonian anthology)

* John Edward Hasse Interview

DUKE ELLINGTON...satin doll (1972-live at the whitney)

NICHOLAS PAYTON…fleur de lis (into the blue)

DAVE BRUBECK QUARTET...take five (time out)

ELLA FITZGERALD/DUKE ELLINGTON...cotton tail (jazz: the smithsonian anthology)

* John Edward Hasse Interview

DR. BILLY TAYLOR...looking up (it’s a matter of pride)

JOE ZAWINUL...madagascar (75)


Next Show…SHOWS #1227-1228...16-17 APRIL 2011


Russ Davis talks to with the originator of the Jazz Appreciation Month celebration, John Edward Hasse,-Author, Lecturer and Curator of American Music at Smithsonian Institution. The theme of week two is “The Jazz Singers: Ella, her Sisters & Her Fellas!” This segment will feature John’s thoughts on the great Ella Fitzgerald and how jazz vocalizing evolved from its blues roots with the work of Bessie Smith & Billie Holiday to the sophistication of Ella and those who followed including male vocalists like Jon Hendricks, Joe Williams & Kurt Elling.

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