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I love Jazz!

Higher Education Channel Television

This magazine style program based on Don Wolff's popular jazz radio show, I Love Jazz, showcases his depth of musical knowledge and appreciation of the historical jazz tradition. As a local renowned jazz authority, Don's insightful interviews reveal his dedication to music education and his personal love of jazz. Each episode features local artists, a piece on the history of jazz and an educational segment. The curriculum introduces students to the American art forms of Jazz and Ragtime, inclu...



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Mar 21, 2014 Higher Education Channel Television
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Canadian born Blues artist Anthony Gomes shares his love for Blues with HEC TV. The Blues originated in African-American communities of the “Deep South” at the end of 19th century, but Gomes talks about the evolutionary process of the Blues, it’s newfound musicians and audience.
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Mar 17, 2014 Higher Education Channel Television
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On this I Love Jazz Special Archive Edition, you'll catch music from a collection of the artists we've featured over the last year. These performances are not repeats of what you've seen before on our show, but musical numbers that we just didn't have the time to include. You'll hear Trumpeter Dawn Weber and her band, vocalist Marlena Shaw, jazz from the facility and students from Webster University, A Cabaret performance from Marilyn Maye and Billy Stritch, and a great sax and percussion duo -...
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Jan 16, 2014 Higher Education Channel Television
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This episode of I Love Jazz highlights the Jazz Studies program at Webster University, and includes performances from their TKT Endowed Scholarship Benefit Concert - "Jazz Interpretations of the Music of Irving Berlin". Performers include students and faculty of Webster University - with special guests Erin Bode and Peter Ayres. Our Jazz Gem features the Bob Wilber Big Band doing a jazz take of a classical composition by Mozart. And on Building Blocks of Jazz, Phil Dunlap and his...
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Nov 25, 2013 Higher Education Channel Television
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From this episode's home base at the Moonrise Hotel, I Love Jazz with Don Wolff features an interview and performance with trumpeter, composer, and educator, Dawn Webber - with selected numbers including her band captured at the Big Muddy Blues Festival on Laclede's Landing in St. Louis. The program also contains our educational segment - Building Blocks of Jazz where beat placement is discussed, a Jazz Gem that highlights women in jazz in the 1940s with two "Soundies" clips, and an...
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Sep 23, 2013 Higher Education Channel Television
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The University City Jazz Festival is enjoying the success of it's first venture at bringing together jazz enthusiasts together for a second straight year, to hear an eclectic list of musicians perform in Heman Park for free. The artists on the bill include Dawn Weber, the STL Metrobones, a reunion of the group Tracer, Bach to the Future, along with a tribute to Miles Davis with Maurice Carnes' Hipjaz Quintet and Trio Tres Bien. The University Jazz festival is produced, & founded by...