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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 September 2020
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Outside Shelia's Barn

Weeks 33-34-35

Last year we met singer Shelia Jordan at the Newport Jazz Festival. She asked me to schedule an interview with her later in the year . We met at her home in Upstate New York where she gave us lunch and spent a long time telling us her story. Enjoy!

Part 1 Interview Shelia Jordan
Part 2 Interview Shelia Jordan
Part 3 Interview Shelia Jordan

Weeks 36 & 37

We chat with Guitarist ,Kevin Eubanks. We met at Jazz Congress at jazz at Lincoln Center NYC. In Part 1 of our interview we talk about his time on The Jay Leno Show and a mutual friend. In Part 2 we talk about his work doing workshops with young people. Learn more at

Kevin Eubanks Show 1
Kevin Eubanks Show 2

Meeting Rufus Reid at Jazz Congress

Meeting Kevin Eubanks at Jazz Congress

Weeks 38 & 39

Meet Bassist/Composer/ Educator Rufus Reid. We met at Jazz Congress at Jazz at Lincoln Center in NYC. In part 1 of our interview he explains his term  ” Every Song is a playground” and in in Part 2 he tells us about his mentor and boss Band Leader Eddie Harris. Learn more at

Rufus Reid Show 1
Rufus Reid Show 2

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In the photography pit at Newport 2019 Photo Steve Klamkin