Meeting Ahamad Jamal at the Newport Jazz Festival

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"The Jazz Room" Joan Watson-Jones

"The Jazz Room" is a half hour Podcast.
For many years we have covered the Newport Jazz Festival. View our Photo Gallery of Jazz Artists from the Festival through the years.

Each program features 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

 
Terri-Lyn Carrington- photo Joan Watson-Jones
Terri-Lyn Carrington- photo Joan Watson-Jones

Terri Lyn Carrington Newport Jazz Festival 2021

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Chick Corea at 2016 Newport Jazz Festival
Chick Corea at 2016 Newport Jazz Festival

Here's Chick Corea at Newport. It's fun being in the photographers pit at the festival.

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Tall Joan by Steve Klamkin
Tall Joan by Steve Klamkin

In the photography pit at Newport 2019 Photo Steve Klamkin

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Terri-Lyn Carrington- photo Joan Watson-Jones

Terri Lyn Carrington Newport Jazz Festival 2021

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August 2022 Features in  "The Jazz Room"  

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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 early 2020 the alto, Holli Ross passed away.

Learn more about the Royal Bopsters at

www.royalbopsters.com

The Royal Bopsters with Shelia Jordan
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We begin the two part series of our interview with Trumpeter,  Jon Faddis. He talks about his long relationship with Dizzy Gillespie and the many influences in his career.

Learn more at www.trengajazz.com 

Jon Faddis Interview P.1
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Jon Faddis Interview - P. 2
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A chat with Vocalist,Dee Alexander We met Dee at the Newport Jazz Fe stival. She took time to talk with us before her show. She tell us about her Mentor, Henry Huff, and her CD's "Wild is the Wind" and "Songs My Mother Loves". Learn more about Dee at www.deealexander.net

Dee Alexander Interview
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This week’s show is part of  the series "Kitchen Table Chats" from Studio 952 in New York City. We talk with Vocalist, Judi Silvano.
She tells about her  CD " Women's Work" . Judi  also talks about her husband Saxophonist , Joe Lovano , improvisation and personal style in
jazz. Learn more about Judi at
www.judisilvano.com

Judi Silvano "Womens Work" Interview
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