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Melody Gardot At Monterey Jazz Festival: the KUSP Interview (2012 archive)

Melody Gardot At Monterey Jazz Festival: the KUSP Interview (2012 archive)

admin September 22, 2012 0

 Interview by: Brett Taylor & Geo Warner | KUSP Friday night on the Jimmy Lyons main stage, vocalist Melody Gardot mixed musical accents from Latin America, North Africa and beyond, drawing upon her acclaimed

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Gordon Goodwin’s Big Phat Band Rocks the Big Beat  (2012 archive)

Gordon Goodwin’s Big Phat Band Rocks the Big Beat (2012 archive)

Jeff Dayton-Johnson September 21, 2012 0

By Jeff Dayton-Johnson | KUSP – Gordon Goodwin’s Big Phat Band took the main stage at 8:30 with tight large-ensemble arrangements warmly appreciated by the audience. Goodwin seeks the same mix of precision and

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Catherine Russell: “The Freedom To Sing The Blues, Over A Swing Beat, With A Jazz Band” <em>(2012 archive)</em>

Catherine Russell: “The Freedom To Sing The Blues, Over A Swing Beat, With A Jazz Band” (2012 archive)

admin September 17, 2012 0

Vocalist Catherine Russell appears Saturday night, September 22, on the Garden Stage at the Monterey Jazz Festival. In a far-ranging conversation, Catherine spoke with KUSP’s Jeff Dayton-Johnson about her new record, Strictly Romancin’, about

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Gregoire Maret – Pre-Festival Interview <em>(2012 archive)</em>

Gregoire Maret – Pre-Festival Interview (2012 archive)

admin September 16, 2012 0

Interview by Jim Sintetos Gregoire Maret performs in a live webcast – carried on KUSP – at this year’s Monterey Jazz Festival, Friday night at 9:30 PM in the Night Club

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2011 Archive Interview: Poncho & Terence <em>(2011 archive)</em>

2011 Archive Interview: Poncho & Terence (2011 archive)

admin September 16, 2012 0

Poncho Sanchez and his Latin Jazz Band were joined by jazz royalty in the form of Terence Blanchard last night on the Jimmy Lyons (Arena) stage. Together they closed out Day 1 with Cubano Be!

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Eddie Palmieri – Pre-Festival Interview <em>(2012 archive)</em>

Eddie Palmieri – Pre-Festival Interview (2012 archive)

admin September 15, 2012 0

Interview by Jim Sintetos The Eddie Palmieri Salsa Jazz Orchestra performs at this year’s Monterey Jazz Festival, Friday night, September 21, at 11:10 PM on the Jimmy Lyon’s Stage. KUSP will broadcast the performance

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