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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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Starting Wed. Dec.27
Meet Trumpeter Jimmy Owens. He stopped by Studio 952 in  New York City to chat about his CD "The Monk Project". He shares stories about his career and teaching.
Learn more about Jimmy at

 Wednesday December 27, 2017 10:30-11:00PM ET ( Week 52)

Radio Promo

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


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Dee Dee Bridgewater
Interviewing Jon Batiste
Al Jarreau
Eddie Palmieri

Starting Wed. Dec. 20
Meet Flutist/Multi-Instrumentalist ,Chip Shelton. We listen to cuts form his CDs "Flute Bass-ics" with Bassist Ron Carter and "Imbued with Memories". Chip tells about his journey from Dentist to Jazz Musician. Learn more about Chip at
Wednesday December 20, 2017 10:30-11:00PM ET ( Week 51

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Starting Wed. Dec 6&13
We chat with Poet and Spoken Word Artist , Jessica Care
Moore at the APAP Conference.  After discovering that we had actually lived one block from each in NYC at one time, Jessica talks about her poetry and her first CD adding music to tell her stories about people she's met in her time in Harlem and in Detroit. Learn more at 
Wednesday December 6 &13, 2017 10:30-11:00PM ET ( Week49/50)

November 2017

Startng Wed. Nov. 8 and 15th
We 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. www.jonfaddis.com
Starting Wednesday November 8 &15, 2017 10:30-11:00PM ET( Week 46/47)

Starting Nov. 29th
Meet Multi-instrumentalist Carol Sudhalter. She stops by to visit us at Studio 952 in NYC to talk about her recent CD. "The Octave Tunes" Hear Carol play Flute, Alto Saxophone and Baritone Saxophone.
Carol tells us of her work in Italy and how she became such a diverse musician. Learn more about Carol at
www. sudhalter.com.
Wednesday November29, 2017 10:30-11:00PM ET (Week 49)

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Wed. Nov. 1st
 We continue our chat with Eddie Palmieri. In Part 2 of this feature Eddie tells us about the many musicians he has collaborated with through the years to make his music not just Latin and not just Jazz but his own brand and style.  He also shares stories about his performances across the globe. www.palmierimusic.com 
Wednesday November 1, 2017 10:30-11:00PM ET (Week 44)

Carol Sudhalter
Starting Wed. Nov.22nd.
We present an interview with Jazz Legend, Trumpeter Clark Terry. Back in 1994 when we first started in the media, we had the opportunity to meet and talk with Clark Terry during one of his annual visits to the University of NH. He took the time for a chat and then allowed us to listen in as he gave a master class to Jazz students. We also talk with, Professor Emeritis, Paul Verrette who was at the University at that time. He gives us the background into
Clark Terry's relationship with the University of NH.
Starting Wednesday November 222017 10:30-11:00PM ET (Week 48)
A Chat with Clark Terry ( I did say 1994)
Chip Shelton
Jimmy Owens
Wed. Oct.25th.
We have a spirited conversation with Latin Jazz Legend Eddie Palmieri. In ,Part One, of this feature he tells about his early beginnings and about his brother Charlie Palmieri getting him started in music. He also tells us who were his major influences in Jazz. Learn more about Eddie Palmieri at
Wednesday October 25, 2017 10:30-11:00PM ET ( Week43)
Eddie Palmieri
Meeting Jon Faddis
December 2017
Meeting Jessi care More

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)

November 2017