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The Jazz Treasury Podcast

The Jazz Treasury Podcast is devoted to exhibiting the best of jazz history in the format of an auditory tour of America’s rich indigenous music. Bi-weekly a different aspect of jazz will be presented. It may be a portrait of a musician such as Duke Ellington or John Coltrane. It could be a specific instrument like the bass or trumpet. We may visit a jazz city like Chicago or New Orleans. Other exhibits will focus on genera such as bebop or swing.
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Mar 30, 2017

Never get enough of Billie.

Mar 23, 2017

Learn about the roots of jazz.  King Oliver was the first to use various mutes.  He taught Louis Armstrong!

Feb 26, 2017

Listen to the roots of Jazz Vocals featuring Frank Sinatra, Bing Crosby, and The Ink Spots!

Jan 25, 2017

Hear the early work of Lester Young and learn about the man.

Jan 8, 2017

Learn all about the man and the music of Jelly Roll Morton.

Dec 5, 2016

Learn all about the man and the music of Artie Shaw.

Oct 9, 2016

Take a trip to New Orleans and learn about the evolution of Jazz from it's roots.

Sep 17, 2016

Learn more about Duke Ellington's life and music.  This is a re-broadcast.  Continue listening to The Jazz Treasury for all new episodes beginning in October.

Aug 18, 2016

Part II  Rebroadcast of this episode featuring jazz guitarists such as Barney Kessell and Django Reinhardt.

 

All new episodes of The Jazz Treasury will be coming in October!

Jul 1, 2016

One of the most influential jazz guitarists of all time, Django Reinhardt, the King of Gypsy Swing.

Jun 17, 2016

Learn about the man and the music of Cab Calloway.

May 15, 2016

A snapshot of the great cornet player Bix Beiderbecke.

May 1, 2016

Louis Jordan made the blues jump and brought a good-time feeling to jazz.  He was widely influential in pointing the way to Rhythm & Blues and Rock n' Roll!

Apr 15, 2016

Learn about the man and the music of Nat King Cole in the 1940s.  He was much more than just a great singer, he was also a great leader and pianist.

Apr 1, 2016

Learn about the life and early musical career of a jazz legend, Count Basie.

Mar 15, 2016

Listen to and learn about the early years of Benny Goodman who defied a destiny of poverty to become the first great international star of jazz.

Mar 2, 2016

A glimpse into the life and music of The First Lady of Jazz, Ella Fitzgerald.

Jan 15, 2016

A brief history of Lady Day, Billie Holiday and her music.

Dec 15, 2015

A very brief overview of the Jazz Treasury Podcast. Michael Wood on the voice.

Dec 14, 2015

Learn about Fats Waller, the man and the music.

Nov 1, 2015

The Jazz Treasury Podcast is devoted to exhibiting the best of jazz history in the format of an auditory tour of America’s richest indigenous music. Bi-weekly a different aspect of jazz will be presented. It may be a portrait of a musician such as Duke Ellington or John Coltrane. It could be a specific instrument like the bass or trumpet. We may visit a jazz city like Chicago or New Orleans. Other exhibits will focus on genera such as bebop or swing. Your curator and tour guide, Rich Sylvester, has over 40 years of jazz background to share. So, whether you’ve just begun to explore the art of jazz or consider yourself a connoisseur, tune into The Jazz Treasury. The Jazz Treasury podcast is always open!

Nov 1, 2015

The Jazz Treasury Podcast is devoted to exhibiting the best of jazz history in the format of an auditory tour of America’s richest indigenous music. Bi-weekly a different aspect of jazz will be presented. It may be a portrait of a musician such as Duke Ellington or John Coltrane. It could be a specific instrument like the bass or trumpet. We may visit a jazz city like Chicago or New Orleans. Other exhibits will focus on genera such as bebop or swing. Your curator and tour guide, Rich Sylvester, has over 40 years of jazz background to share. So, whether you’ve just begun to explore the art of jazz or consider yourself a connoisseur, tune into The Jazz Treasury. The Jazz Treasury podcast is always open!

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