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Straight No Chaser - A Jazz Show

Straight No Chaser is the place for jazz lovers (and those who will soon be jazz lovers) to enjoy podcasts with their favorite music and artists. Winner of the 2017 JazzTimes Readers' Poll for Best Podcast, your host Jeffrey Siegel will take you inside the world of jazz, from the new releases to the best festiva;s to remembrances of jazz legends.

Jun 17, 2013

For decades, the United States and Cuba have shared a complex relationship. While there have been many business, travel and diplomatic restrictions between the two countries, U.S. citizens have gravitated to Cuba's tropical culture - taking in the country's sights, sounds and cuisines.

From a musical standpoint, in...

The Joys of a New Bob Dorough CD

Jun 17, 2013

Was I alone in thinking that we had heard the last of the wonderful Bob Dorough on recordings?  A seminal musical figure in the life of anyone who was a child in the 1960’s, he worked onstage with Lenny Bruce and Allen Ginsburg; wrote and recorded with Miles Davis (“Blue Xmas”); produced Spanky and Our Gang...

Jun 17, 2013

It may be hard to believe, but despite the fact that Bob James and David Sanborn have one of the best-selling jazz albums of the last thirty years in Double Vision, they have never toured together. That album spent more than a year on the Billboard charts, and won them each a Grammy Award for Best Jazz Fusion...