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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
April 2021   "The Jazz Room"
P. 1 Reggie Workman Interview
00:00 / 29:31

Weeks 14 & 15 

Meet Bassist. Reggie Workman. He's worked with John Coltrane, Art Blakey's Jazz Messengers, Yousef Latife, Pharoh Sanders, Miles Davis,Tommy Flannagan and many more. He's currently working as a composer, arranger and teacher. 

Reggie talked about his life since that historic time. We talked and talked and the one interview became two parts. Learn about Reggie and his work at

P. 2 Reggie Workman Interview
00:00 / 29:08

Weeks 16&17

We met Lou at the Newport Jazz Festival

He was unable to talk with us at Newport so we met at Studio 952 in Manhattan.

In Part 1 of our interview Lou tells us how he got started in the business and why he took up the Saxophone. In Part 2 he tells us about working with Miles Davis, Jimmy Smith and offers his own observations on the future of Jazz. Learn more  at

P.1 Lou Donaldson Interview
00:00 / 29:36
P. 2 Lou Donaldson Interview
00:00 / 28:41

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