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Welcome to The Jazz Room

Broadcast on, "The Jazz Room" is a half hour Internet Radio program.
For many years we have covered the Newport Jazz Festival. View our Photo Gallery of Jazz Artists from the Festival through the years.
Each show we feature an interview with an independent artist, or a Jazz Legend. Sometimes there may be a Jam Session where the music is performed live in the studio.

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Newport Jazz Festival Photos Through the Years
Featured Artists  November 2019 "The Jazz Room"
Reggie Workman Interview P. 1
Reggie Workman Interview P. 2

Week 43 &44

Meet Jazz Legend, Bassist Reggie Workman. He's  played for John Coltrane, Art Blakey's Jazz Messengers,Yousef Latife,Pharoh Sanders, Miles Davis,Tommy Flannagan and many more.  


Now a composer, arranger, teacher and more, Reggie talks about his life since that historic time. We talked and talked and the one interview became two parts. Learn about Reggie and his work in this video

Click Here Reggie Workman 

Week 45

Singer/Songwriter Shirley Crabbe

stopped by Studio 952 in NYC to talk about her CD 'Bridges". She tells a bit about her journey into singing Jazz and gives us insight into her original songs

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Rene Marie Interview P.1
Rene Marie Interview P.2

Week 46 & 47

In  this two Part interview we talk with

Singer/ Songwriter Rene Marie.  She shares her life stories that inspired the songs she wrote on her CD "Sound of  Red."

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Featured Artists  December2019 in "The Jazz Room"

Week 48

We chat with Grammy Winning Drummer, Terri Lyne Carrington at the Jazz Congress at Lincoln Center in NYC. We talk about her CDs The Mosaic Project and Mosaic Project:Love and Soul and how she developed her ideas for both projects.


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Terry Lynne Carrington Interview

Week 49

We go back to 1995 and listen to an interview with Singing Legend Dakota Staton who passed away in 2007.

Dakota came to  Studio 952 in New York City to talk with us. She told about how she got started in the music business and her early experiences. 


Here's a link to a video of her , in her early years, performing with George Shearing .  

Dakota Staton with George Shearing  

Interview 1995 with Dakota Staton
Join me in the kitchen while we listen to Holiday Jazz and I prepare two of our favorite family recipies. Potato Garlic Soup and Baked Apples with Maple Syrup. We are "Cookin' with Jazz"!
Tall Joan by Steve Klamkin

In the photography pit at Newport 2019 Photo Steve Klamkin