WYCLIFFE GORDON SWINGS (AND SINGS) ON THIS WEEK’S
12th STREET JUMP, PUBLIC RADIO’S WEEKLY JAZZ, BLUES & COMEDY JAM
Jazz Journalist and Downbeat Critics Poll Trombonist of the Year Wycliffe Gordon tears it up on this week’s 12th STREET JUMP, public radio’s weekly jazz, blues and comedy jam. Heard each week on forty-two stations around the country, 12th STREET JUMP is one of America’s most popular live jazz variety shows on the radio. Ask your local public radio station to check it out on PRX or Content Depot.
“We had a great time with Wycliffe on the show,” commented 12SJ host Pete Weber.” Besides the Dizzy tune Blue ‘N Boogie and the Bird’s Now Is the Time, Wycliffe cut loose on three numbers from his great tribute to Louis Armstrong Hello Pops—Basin Street Blues,
Swing that Music and Gordon’s own composition Hello Pops. The cat can swing…and sing, too; and the sounds he gets out of that trombone are amazing.”
12th STREET JUMP’s tribute to Wycliffe Gordon can be heard on-line on most of its affiliate stations; for a listing, check out the show’s website at www.12thstreetjump.com. Here’s a sample of stations and broadcast times this week
(now thru Feb 17); all times are EDT:
THUR 7PM www.wdna.org or www.wvpe.org
FRI 6PM www.bostonfreeradio.org
FRI 7PM www.wwfm.org
SUN 1AM www.kcur.org
SUN 1PM www.radiophoenix.org
SUN 4PM www.kjza.org
Upcoming guest artists on 12th STREET JUMP include Randy Brecker (broadcast March 18-24), Joe Sample (April 1-7) and drummer Jeff Hamilton (April 29-May 5). For a complete list of weekly shows, check out the show’s website.
Jim Eigo Jazz Promo Services T: 845-986-1677 E-Mail: firstname.lastname@example.org