November 2012

Tommy Dorsey

Tommy dorsey Bandleader Tommy Dorsey created a unique sound with his band and with his horn.  Frank Sinatra said he learned his phrasing by listening to Tommy Dorsey play trombone.  Enjoy the swinging sounds of the Dorsey band and learn what made Tommy different than Jimmy.  It's a big band party  Monday night  on the 9 O'clcok special.  Jazz awakes at 8.

Diana Krall

Diana Singer and pianist Diana Krall has been wowing jazz fans since the 90s.  Whether she performs with a piano trio or with an orchestra her smoky voice will win your heart.  Tonight you'll hear her Grammy winning CDs and her latest release, which is in a whole new style.  Enjoy the golden girl of jazz tonight on the 9 O'clock Special.

Denise Donatelli

Denise Donatelli  Vocalist Denise Donatelli studied classical piano as a child in Pennsylvania, but always loved listening to jazz.  After she raised her boys in Atlanta  she started singing in clubs with a jazz trio and eventually moved to LA.  That has led to her Grammy nominated CD with Geoffry Keezer.  Tonight Denise stops by the studio to talk about her how she got here, her music and her Friday night show at the Tempe Center for the Arts.  Jazz awakes tonight at 8!