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Each weekend on Jazz America host Russ Davis brings you the best in jazz, present and past. Each week Russ interviews a musician and features music from their latest recordings.

August 2015

August 29, 2015

Jazz America

Russ Davis Previews the 36TH Annual Detroit Jazz Festival. He will play some of the artists who will perform during the 4 day Labor Day Weekend. Artist include Pat Metheny, Steve Turre, Carmen Lundy and Monty Alexander.


August 29, 2015

Jazz America

Russ Davis Previews the 36TH Annual Detroit Jazz Festival. He will play some of the artists who will perform during the 4 day Labor Day Weekend. Artist include Pat Metheny, Steve Turre, Carmen Lundy and Monty Alexander.


August 21, 2015

Jazz America

Russ Davis takes to the site of the 61st Newport Jazz Festival to talk with rising jazz stars, vocalist Cecile McLorin Salvant, pianist Hiromi Uehara and Aaron Diehl.


August 21, 2015

Jazz America

Russ Davis takes to the site of the 61st Newport Jazz Festival to talk with rising jazz stars, vocalist Cecile McLorin Salvant, pianist Hiromi Uehara and Aaron Diehl.


August 15, 2015

Jazz America

Russ Davis shares recent conversations with jazz greats Christian McBride and vocalist Diane Reeves, concerning the state of jazz and other topics. We will hear their thoughts along with some of their great music.


August 14, 2015

Jazz America

Russ Davis shares recent conversations with jazz great Diane Reeves concerning the current state of jazz along with other topics, and also hear some of her great music.


August 08, 2015

Jazz America

A Celebration of Four Jazz Greats born in the month of August. This hour Russ Davis shares conversations he's enjoyed with Jack DeJohnette (9 Aug 1942) and Pat Metheny (12 Aug 1954).


August 08, 2015

Jazz America

A Celebration of four Jazz Greats born in the month of August. This hour Russ Davis shares conversations he's enjoyed over the years with Wayne Shorter (25 Aug 1933) and Pat Martino (25 Aug 1944).


August 01, 2015

Jazz America

Jason Miles & Ingrid Jensen: Channeling Miles Davis with "kind of New"! Russ Davis takes you backstage at New York City's famed Blue Note Jazz Club to to speak with keyboardist Jason Miles and trumpeter Ingrid Jensen.


August 01, 2015

Jazz America

Jason Miles & Ingrid Jensen: Channeling Miles Davis with "kind of New"! Russ Davis takes you backstage at New York City's famed Blue Note Jazz Club to to speak with keyboardist Jason Miles and trumpeter Ingrid Jensen.

August 2015

Join Russ Davis each weekend for the best of jazz, past and present, and conversations with the musicmakers on Jazz America.

Russ Davis has been VOA's guide to the diverse, exciting and quintessentially American world of jazz since 1999. He also owns his own company, Moja Radio, a modern jazz channel and online community.

Russ’ goal is “to build a bridge between the glorious past that jazz has enjoyed and its inventive present, with an eye on the future.”

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