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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 June 2020
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Week 24

Meet photographer Adriana Mateo. We were able to chat with her at the Newport Jazz Festival where she was signing copied of her book “AM Jazz Three Generations:. The forward was written by saxophonist Jimmy heath, We feature the music of Jimmy Heath and encourage you to log on to to explore her photos

Adrianna Mateo

Adriana Mateo

Weeks 25&26

Drummer, Jack DeJohnette returns to the Jazz Room to talk about his project.” Made in Chicago” He and his band have created their own musical sound and language to communicate with each other to make something fascinating. In Part 1 of our interview he talks about the development of this project and the AACM the Association for Creative Musicians based in Chicago.

Part 2 of Drummer Jack Dehonette’s return visit to the Jazz Room, he  talks about the long term relationship with  his musicians and upcoming projects.  Learn more about him  at

Meeting Jack DeJohnette

De Johnette Made in Chicago 1
De Johnette Made in Chicago 2

Weeks 27 & 28

We have a spirited conversation with Latin Jazz Legend Eddie Palmieri. In Part 1, of this feature he tells about his early beginnings and about his brother Charlie Palmieri getting him started in music. He also tells us who were  his major influences in Jazz

Meeting Eddie Palmeri

In Part 2 of this feature Eddie tells us about the many musicians he has collaborated with through the years to make his music not just Latin and not just Jazz but his own brand and style.  He also shares stories about his performances across the globe.


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