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Welcome to The Jazz Room

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Broadcast on CyberStationUsa.com, "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.

Stream older episodes at our Podcast Page  our
Current shows Click Here
                     NEW!! "The Jazz Room" can now also be heard as part of the Podcast "Are We Here Yet"

For comments or questions joan@joanwatsonjones.com
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Newport Jazz Festival Photos Through the Years
 
Interview with Jon Batiste and Band
Interview with Jon Batiste and Band

Interview Jon Batiste just as they were ready to be the house band on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert

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Sun Ra Newport 2019

Tall Joan by Steve Klamkin
Tall Joan by Steve Klamkin

In the photography pit at Newport 2019 Photo Steve Klamkin

Interview with Jon Batiste and Band
Interview with Jon Batiste and Band

Interview Jon Batiste just as they were ready to be the house band on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert

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June 2021   "The Jazz Room"  Highlights from Newport Jazz Festival
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The Royal Bopsters with Shelia Jordan

Week 22

We met the Royal Bopsters at the Newport Jazz Festival . We talked with each member of the group and their special guest legendary Singer, Shelia Jordan. We  learned about the beginning of the group and their support from Shelia Jordan. Sadly in 2020 the alto, Holli Ross passed away. Learn more about the Royal Bopsters at royalbopsters.com

The Royal Bopsters with Shelia Jordan
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Week 23

We were a able to talk with Saxophonist,Tia Fuller after her set at the Newport Jazz Festival. She talked about her early work with Beyonce , her Mom’s influence on her career and much more. Learn more about Tia at tiafuller.com

Interview Tia Fuller
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 Saxophonist -Tia Fuller

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Weeks 24 &25

In this two part interview we talk with

Pianist, Jason Moran about his CD 

 "All Rise a Joyful Elgy for Fats Waller" 

and the legacy of Fats. He also tell us about the Fats mask that he uses in performances. Learn more at www.jasonmoran.com  

P. 1 Rene Marie Interview
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P. 2 Rene Marie Interview
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Jason Moran at Newport

Jason Wearing  His Fats Waller Mask