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Broadcast on CyberStationUsa.com, "The Jazz Room" is a half hour Internet Radio program.

For many years we have covered the Newport Jazz Festival. Click Here to view our photos of Jazz Greats from the Festival through the years. Each show we feature an interview with an independent artist, or a Jazz Legend. Somtimes there may be a Jam Session where the music is performed live in the studio.

The show can be heard Wednesdays at 10:30 PM on www.cyberstationusa.com. You may listen to archived programs by clicking this link www.dqrm.com/thejazzroom/

Join me in " The Jazz Room" each week. Here are some of the upcoming shows! Click here this this month's Schedule.

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Newport Jazz Festival Photos Through The Years

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Starting Wed. Apr. 5.
Meet multi-faceted grammy winnng artist,  Martha Gonzalez. A singer/musician/percussionst/ educator and community builder or as she would say Artivista. We mat at APAP in January in NYC.  In P1 we talk about her community work, her music, and Fandano and her band, Quetzal. Learn more about Martha Gonzalez at www.marthagonzalez.net/quetzal/
Starting Wednesday April 5, 2017 10:30-11:00PM ET (Week 15)

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Jon Batiste
Chris Botti
George Wein- Newport Jazz Festival Founder
Joe Saylor- Stay Human Band



In 2016 we celebrated 10 Years covering the Newport
Jazz  Festival. Here are some of our favorite photos.

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Dee Dee Bridgewater
Interviewing Jon Batiste
Al Jarreau
Eddie Palmieri

Starting Wed.Apr. 12th
We continue with our interview with Martha Gonzanez, at APAP In this Part 2 of her interview we’ll talk more about Fandango and Community Songwriting Learn more about Martha Gonzalez at www.marthagonzalez.net/quetzal/
Starting WednesdayApril 12, 2017 10:30-11:00PM ET (Week 16)

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Meetng Martha Gonzalez
Starting Wed. Apr. 19
Singer Allan Harris returns to the Jazz Room to talk about his CD ‘Nobody’s Gonna Love You Better”. We caught up with him at APAP in NYC in January. In this Part 1 he give us insight to his songwriting. Learn more about Allan at www.allanharris.com
Wednesday April 19, 2017 10:30-11:00PM ET ( Week17)
May 2017

Startng May 3
We chat with Jon Catherwood-Ginn, program director at the Moss Center of Virginia Tech. We met with him in January at the APAP Conference in New York City. We’ll be talking about his work at the Center and the music they present and how they include the community. Also about the mission of the center and listen to the diverse music of some of the artists they have presented.Learn more at www.artscenter.vt.edu
Starting Wednesday May, 5, 2017 10:30-11:00PM ET( Weedk 19)

Jon Catherwood-Ginn

Starting Wed. May 10th
We were lucky enough to get to meet the Programming Director of the Association of Presenters of Arts Performers, Scott Stoner. He tells us about this annual event that has been held in NYC for  over 50 years. This is the place most performers and presenters go to meet and learn about each other. Learn more about APAP at
Wednesday May 10, 2017 10:30-11:00PM ET (Week20)

Wed May 17th
We caught up with the members of  “The Rhythm Future Quartet” at the APAP Conference in NYC. Meet each member of the band and listen to why they call their style of music Gypsy Jazz.
Learn more about the Rhythm Future Quartet at
Starting Wednesday May 17, 2017 10:30 -11:00PM ET (Week 21


Starting Wed. May 24th
Baritone Saxophonist Claire Daly returns to the Jazz room for the third time. Claire talks about her CD ‘Baritone Monk” and how it came be to be produced by the North Coast Brewing Company  What a great story! Learn more about Claire at   www.clairedalymusic.com.
Wednesday May 24, 2017 10:30-11:00PM ET (Week 22)

Claire Daly

Wed. Apr. 26th
In Part 2 of our chat with Allan Harris at APAP we talk about the Great American Songbook and much more. Learn more about Allan at
Wednesday April 26, 2017 10:30-11:00PM ET ( Week18)

Scott Stoner
April/May 2017
In "The Jazz Room"

Starting Wed. May 31st
Singer Roseanna Vitro stopped by to talk about her latest CD "TheRandy Newman Project"
An interesting project that focuses on the music of composer Randy Newman, Rosenanna gives us insights into his music and also tell us about her interest in passing on the skills of her Jazz Singing to young singers.
Learn more about Roseanna at
Wednesday May 31, 2017 10:30-11:00PM ET (Week 23)

Roseanna Vitro

Allan Harris

Wednesday Sept.30th
We have and interesting conversation with
Trombonist Wycliffe Gordon. We were able to meet with him after his set at the Newport Jazz Festival. In Part 1 of our interview he talks about his love for the Traditional Jazz  and about his book “Sing it First” Learn more about Wycliffe Gordon at www.wycliffegordon.com
Wednesday September 30, 2015 10:30-11:00PM ET ( Week 42)