GLT Jazz Next

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GLT Music Director and Jazz Host Jon Norton and Arts Editor and Jazz Host Laura Kennedy share their jazz picks in this weekly podcast. Listen for up-and-coming artists and tunes deserving a bit more attention. You'll also learn a little about the artist and with this weekly podcast, you'll stay on top of what's happening in jazz.More from GLT Jazz Next »

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It Ain't Jazz If It Ain't Got The Blues

To sell San Francisco based Kim Nalley as just a vocalist and songwriter would be selling her short. She's also an actor, a featured writer in various B...

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Frank Kohl Is Under The Radar No More

New York City area native Frank Kohl was drawn to the guitar at a very young age. He became proficient enough to be admitted to the prestigious Berklee...

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Roberta Donnay: As a Child, I Thought I Was Black

Recent GLT Jazz Cabaret performer Roberta Donnay says when she found out as a small child that she was white, she got angry. On this edition of GLT Jazz...

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Steve Turre: From Ray Charles to Saturday Night Live

Trombone and conch shell player Steve Turre has been a member of the Saturday Night Live band since 1984. He also played in the Jazz Messengers, the...

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Jazz Bug Pulls Keri Johnsrud to Chicago From Her Rural Iowa Hometown

On this edition of GLT Jazz Next, meet a Chicago based vocalist and composer who just released her second album. In her own words, Keri Johnsrud...

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The Future Is Now For Young Tenor Player

Philadelphia native Sam Taylor is a talented young tenor player now immersed in the New York City jazz community. On this edition of Jazz Next, Taylor...

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Traveling The World With a Pocket Trumpet

Trumpeter, vocalist, and composer Ginetta M is the leader of the jazzy, funky New York City based Ginetta's Vendetta. She also records under the moniker...

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Brazilionaires Play 'Something Different' in Peoria

Rico Wayne Johnson and Dove Benoit are a pair of Peorians bringing the sounds of Brazil, and other Latin American rhythms, to central Illinois. The...

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Veteran Vocalist Kim Nazarian Surrounded By Family On Debut Release

After 27 years with the vocal ensemble New York Voices, vocalist Kim Nazarian has finally released an album under her own name. On this edition of Jazz...

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This "I Scream Scone" Comes With Many Flavors

Hammond B3 master Adam Scone has has been a sideman in a diverse array of settings. Among others, he's played in the bands of jazz legend Lou Donaldson...

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