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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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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
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Starting Wed. Sept 5 & 27
We have a spirted conversation with pianist Eddis Palmiere at the Newport Jazz Festival. In this two part series 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. 
Learn more at www.palmierimusic.com
Starting Wednesdays September 5 & 12, 2018 @10:30PM ET (Weeks 37-38)


Startng Wed. Aug 1st
We have a brief chat with Bassist  Christian Mc Bride to talk about his work time as the new Artistic Director for the Newport Jazz Festival and how the job came about. Learn more at
Starting Wednesday Aug 1, 2018 10:30-11:00PM ET ( Week32)

Wed. July 11
We were able to talk with Pianist, Monty Alexander after his set at the Newport Jazz Festival. He talks about his musical  journey, being lifted by many of the jazz greats along the way. Learn more about Monty Alexander at www.montyalexander.com
Wednesday July 11 , 2018 10:30-11:00PM ET (Week 29)

September 2018

Wed. Jul 4th
We chat with Grammy Winning Drummer, Terri Lyne Carrington at the Jazz Congress at Lincoln Center in NYC. We talk about her CDs The Mosaic Project and Mosaic Project:Love and Soul and how she developed her ideas for both projects. Learn more at www.terrilynecarringnton.com
Wednesday July 4, 2018 10:30PM ET (Week 28)

Meeting Terri Lynne Carrington
Talking With Monty Alexander
Meeting Eddie Palmieri
In "The Jazz Room
Jon Faddis
July/ August / September 2018
Henry Butler
Wed. July 16&25
We talk with Pianist,Jason Moran at the Newport Jazz Festival. We chaat about his CD "All Rise a Joyful Elgy for Fats Waller" and the legacy of Fats. He also tells us about the Fats mask that he uses in performances. Learn more at 
Wednesday July 16&25, 2018 10:30-11:00PM ET (Week 30-31)
Talking with Jason Moran/Fats
August 2018
Starting Wed Aug 8th
Meet Multi-Instrumentalist Jon Batiste and two members of his band Stay Human, Joe Saylor and Eddie Barbesh. We had a chance for a brief sit down and chat after their set at the Newport Jazz Festival. They talked about how they met and how they were looking forward to working with Stephen Colbert on the Late Show. Learn more about Jon Batiste and Stay Human
Learn more at www.jonbatiste.com
Wednesday Aug 8, 2018 @ 10:30PM ET (Week33)
Talking with Jon Batiste and Stay Human
Starting Wed. Aug 15th
Meet Pianist, Composer, Photographer, Arranger Henry Butler . We were able to chat with him for a bit at the Newport Jazz Festival. Blind from birth, his story is inspiring! Learn more about Henry Butler at www.henrybutler.com 
Starting Wednesday August,15,2018 @10:30PM ET(Week 34)
Starting Wed. Aug 22&29
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. Learn more at www.trengajazz.com 
Starting Wednesdays August 22 & 29, 2018@10:30PM ET (Week 35 & 36)

Starting Sept 19 &26
We have an interesting two part conversation with Trombonist Wycliffe Gordon.In Part 1 he talks about his love Traditional Jazz and baout his book"Sing It First" In Part 2 of our interview he talks about the Soprano Trombone and his approach to teaching the current generation of tech savvy young musicians. Lean more about Wycliffe Gordon at
Starting Wednesdays September 19 & 26 at 10:30 PM ET
Weeks(39 & 40)

Wycliffe Gordan