Are We Here Yet?

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Episode 7 The Jazz Room

Episode 7 The Jazz Room

Rufus Reid Part I from Jazz Congressphoto courtesy of Joan Watson-JonesMeet 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”   Learn more...

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Episode 48 Are We Here Yet? Podcast

Episode 48 Are We Here Yet? Podcast

The Idea Generator Lisa Drexhage, Worcester Business Development Corp. Photo used with permission Lisa Drexhage Lisa Drexhage spoke of playing the long game when it comes to the vision of a city.  She also spoke eloquently on the importance of inclusion, of a vibrant...

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Episode 47 Are We Here Yet? Podcast

Episode 47 Are We Here Yet? Podcast

What Art Means To A Community Ann Ormond, Town of Andover Photo used with permission Ann OrmondThis week we're discussing the intersection of art and commerce with Andover (MA) Director of Business, Art & Culture Ann Ormond. Ann Ormond is Director of Business,...

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Episode 46 Are We Here Yet? Podcast

Episode 46 Are We Here Yet? Podcast

Worcester on the Move Grant Welker, News Editor, Worcester Business Journal Photo used with permission Grant Welker This week we're all things Worcester speaking with Grant Welker of the Worcester Business Journal Grant Welker joined us in virtual studio this week....

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Episode 45 Are We Here Yet? Podcast

Episode 45 Are We Here Yet? Podcast

Reap What You Sow Chris Gibbons, founder of the National Center for Economic Gardening Photo used with permission Chris GibbonsIn Episode 45 we welcome the founder of the National Center for Economic Gardening, Mr. Chris Gibbons.  A discusion on the framework by which...

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Episode 44 Are We Here Yet? Podcast

Episode 44 Are We Here Yet? Podcast

Undertoe Brian Chaffee & Sarah Clarke +Kevin Eubanks on The Jazz Room Photo Credit: Theresa BourassaThe pandemic wreaked havoc on all performing artists around the globe this year.  Local veteran musical artists Brian Chaffee and Sarah Clarke spent much of 2019...

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