The Jazz Room

Music & insightful interviews with your favorite Jazz Masters

Episode 73 The Jazz Room

Episode 73 The Jazz Room

Jon Faddis, Pt II An AWHY? Music Feature Photo courtesy of  Joan Watson-JonesWelcome to part two 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...

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Episode 72 The Jazz Room

Episode 72 The Jazz Room

Jon Faddis, Pt I An AWHY? Music Feature Photo courtesy of  Joan Watson-JonesWe 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...

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The Jazz Room: Full Photo Essay Newport 07.28.22

The Jazz Room: Full Photo Essay Newport 07.28.22

Newport Jazz Festival Photo Essay An AWHY? Music Feature Courtesy of  Joan Watson-Jones As promised, in time for the 2022 Newport Jazz Festival we have the complete Photo Essay that has been compiled by our resident Jazz expert, Vocalist, Composer, Performer,...

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Episode 71 The Jazz Room

Episode 71 The Jazz Room

The Royal Bopsters An AWHY? Music Feature Photo courtesy of  Joan Watson-JonesWe met the Royal Bopsters at the Newport Jazz Festival in 2019. We talked with each member of the group and their special guest legendary singer, Sheila Jordan.  We learned about the...

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Episode 70 The Jazz Room

Episode 70 The Jazz Room

Henry Butler An AWHY? Music Feature Photo courtesy of  Joan Watson-JonesPianist, Composer, Photographer, Arranger Henry Butler We were able to chat with him for a bit at the Newport Jazz Festival. Sadly we learned that he passed away on July 2, 2018.  Blind from...

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Episode 69 The Jazz Room

Episode 69 The Jazz Room

Jack DeJohnette Pt II An AWHY? Music Feature Photo courtesy of  Joan Watson-JonesWe talk with Drummer, Jack DeJohnette. This was our first interview with Jack at the Newport jazz Festival. In Part 2 we continue our chat. This time he talks more about the musicians on...

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