Saturday, 10 to 11 a.m.
This program is available for sponsorship!
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Hosted by David Holt and Jim Cullum, RIVERWALK JAZZ celebrates the lives and music of America's top jazz musicians, past and present. Each week, The Jim Cullum Jazz Band salutes these jazz pioneers in live performances featuring classic jazz and swing music, as well as fascinating stories that bring to life remarkable moments in the history of jazz.
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Riverwalk Jazz does it up big for this New Year’s Eve celebration. An all-star cast featuring vocalists Stephanie Nakasian and Topsy Chapman with trumpet star Nicholas Payton join bandleader Jim Cullum and host David Holt. Spend the evening dancing and romancing with an expanded Jim Cullum ‘Big’ Band performing favorites— “A Kiss To Build A Dream On”, “When You’re Smiling,” “High Society” and more.Dec 19th, 2015: Hot Jazz for a Cool Yule: Guests Carol Woods, Clark Terry & Savion Glover
Hot Jazz makes for a very cool Yule as The Jim Cullum Jazz Band and friends “jazz up” holiday classics. Guest performances feature trumpet master Clark Terry, Broadway’s Carol Woods, bass man Milt Hinton and a special rendition of Little Drummer Boy with tap dance sensation Savion Glover.Dec 12th, 2015: At the Jazz Band Ball: With Jazz Journalist Nat Hentoff
NEA Jazz Master Nat Hentoff joins host David Holt to discuss his book, At the Jazz Band Ball, Sixty Years on the Jazz Scene and shares recollections of the genre’s important figures. The Jim Cullum Jazz Band sets the mood, performing music from the playing of early jazz greats.Dec 5th, 2015: Class of ‘26: Soundtrack of the Jazz Age
America was booming in 1926. The country enjoyed peace and prosperity— and the 20s roared. The Jim Cullum Jazz Band celebrates the soundtrack of the Jazz Age with music from the repertoires of Louis Armstrong, Bix Beiderbecke and Jelly Roll Morton with special guests: guitarist Marty Grosz, vocalist Nina Ferro and Vernel Bagneris, and more.