NEWURBANJAZZ REMEMBERS GEORGE DUKE
George Duke (January 12, 1946 – August 5, 2013) was an American musician, known as a keyboard pioneer, composer, singer and producer in both jazz and popular mainstream musical genres. He had worked with numerous acclaimed artists as arranger, music director, writer and co-writer, record producer and professor of music. He first made a name for himself with the album The Jean-Luc Ponty Experience with the George Duke Trio. He was known primarily for thirty-odd solo albums as well as for his collaborations with other musicians, particularly Frank Zappa.
The NewUrbanJazz network will be featuring the music of George Duke the week of August 9 on it's network as well as shows through the African American Public Radio Consortium. You can listen to the show "on demand" after August 9, simply by clicking here, and clicking on the show dated 08/05/2013. It will be up for several months.
NEWURBANJAZZ IS NOW HEARD ON 28 STATIONS IN 18 STATES NATIONWIDE
01/01/13 - NEW YORK, NY -
NewUrbanJazz can now be heard on 28 stations nationwide.
"We are pleased with our growth, this being our 5th year in the trenches", says Bob Baldwin/Founder. "The movement is slow and steady, but we are growing without compromise.
Shows are covered from as far south as Tennessee and Alabama, and all the way as far as Valdez, Alaska. The African-American Public Radio Consortium has been a major contributor to the presence of NewUrbanJazz.
THE MUCH ANTICIPATED NEWURBANJAZZ WEB STREAM GOES LIVE....
05/22/13 - NEW YORK, NY - NewUrbanJazz has been loading up new music on a regular basis to keep things refresh and revived for contemporary jazz programming.
"The music is exciting due to the increase of indie artists around the country. The jazz community is responding to the new refreshing artists and we see that trend continuing", says Programmer Bob Baldwin.
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