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Alonzo Bodden: Mixing Comedy with Jazz

A conversation with the noted comedian about his appearances on the jazz cruises, and about his affinity for the music

Comedian Alonzo Bodden

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Comedian Alonzo Bodden got his first break as one of the finalists in the popular TV show Last Comic Standing, and since then has developed into a headliner at clubs and festivals throughout North America.  He’s a regular guest on the weekly NPR radio show “Wait, Wait, Don’t Tell Me,” which looks at the latest news and current events in a humorous way in front of a live audience.  Bodden is also a regular on several of the cruises produced by Entertainment Cruise Productions, including the Smooth Jazz Cruise, the Jazz Cruise and the Blue Note at Sea Cruise.  He talked with JazzTimes publisher Lee Mergner about doing the cruises as well as about his affinity for jazz.

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