04/08/11 Community Articles
For nearly 20 years, radio programmer Bob Parlocha was the music director of the Bay Area’s venerable KJAZ, as well as the host of the station’s crown jewel program, Dinner Jazz. What started as a one hour pick up shift on saturday evenings in 1978, soon...
03/24/11 Community Articles
So what is the jazz brand of today?
03/11/11 Community Articles
The other day my 10-year-old daughter walked into my office as I was listening to one of the prominent jazz radio stations on the east coast. She listened for a bit and then bluntly asked me why jazz sounds like an old fashioned movie. When I realized the...
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Joseph Vella joined the JazzTimes community on Mar 11, 2011