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  • November BlueNotes

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    The November BlueNotes features the work of American saxophonist, arranger, and composer Oliver Nelson along with the program’s traditional mix of classic and contemporary jazz favorites.  Joining host Larry Beck will be Dr. James Rhinehart from the Ball State School of Music in conversation about his career and an upcoming tribute concert to the music of Dave […]

  • October BlueNotes

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    The October BlueNotes returns to its traditional format of classic and contemporary jazz favorites.  Featured on the playlist is 15-year old piano sensation Joey Alexander.  Joining host Larry Beck are Dr. John ‘Doc’ Peterson and Phil Dunn who together make up the jazz and blues duo the Peterson and Dunn Project. ‘Doc” was also the driving force behind Doc’s Music Hall […]

  • September BlueNotes

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    Join host Larry Beck and music librarian Amy Edmonds for an ‘audio tour’ of the Bracken Library Jazz Collection at Ball State University. Hear selected recordings from the collection and learn about available jazz resources. John Coltrane’s lost studio sessions will also be featured.   Airs 8-10 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 28.

  • Latin Jazz

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    Latin jazz is the focus of the August BlueNotes program with bands from Central and South America. Featured artists include Joao Gilberto, Antonio Carlos Jobim, Arturo Sandoval, David Sanchez and many others. Paula Monsalve, Chilean vocalist and musician, joins host Larry Beck in conversation about her career. Saturday, Aug. 25

  • Great Jazz Vocalists

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    The great jazz vocalists are the focus of the July BlueNotes program. Featured artists include Ella Fitzgerald, Frank Sinatra, Billie Holiday, Mel Torme, Peggy Lee and many others. Mark Buselli, Director of the Jazz Studies Program at Ball State University, joins host Larry Beck in conversation about BSU jazz students and Mark’s career as a […]

  • Movie and TV Jazz

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    BlueNotes: Jazz on Indiana Public Radio begins its regular monthly appearance on the IPR broadcast on Saturday, June 30 from 8-10pm.  The June focus is on jazz from movies and television with theme songs and incidental music from many films and TV programs popular in the 1950s and ’60s. Songs by composers Lalo Schiffrin, Earle […]

  • Spring BlueNotes

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    Jazz returns to Indiana Public Radio with the spring broadcast of BlueNotes on Saturday, March 31. Join host Larry Beck for a departure from earlier program formats. This month will feature an eclectic mix of contemporary jazz artists with a blend of smooth jazz, funky jazz, R&B inspired jazz, soulful jazz, and even Latin-influenced jazz. Featured musicians include […]

  • All Jazz Christmas 2017

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    BlueNotes returns to Indiana Public Radio with the third annual All Jazz Christmas on Saturday, December 23 from 8-10pm. Join host Larry Beck for a two-hour celebration of the holidays with jazz covers of Christmas carols, pop holiday songs, and Christmas hymns. Featured artists include Chet Baker, Carmen McRae, John Coltrane, Mel Torme, Billie Holiday, Charlie Parker, […]

  • Jazz Legends

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    Jazz returns to Indiana Public Radio with a salute to Jazz Legends on the fall broadcast of BlueNotes, Saturday, September 30 from 8-10pm. Join jazz host Larry Beck as he examines jazz artists who came of age in the 1950s and ’60s and who set the standards for modern American jazz. Featured musicians on the […]

  • Scott Routenberg Trio

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    Jazz returns to Indiana Public Radio with the summer broadcast of BlueNotes on Saturday, June 24 from 8-10pm. Join jazz host Larry Beck as he welcomes the Scott Routenberg Trio (Scott Routenberg, piano, Nick Tucker, bass, and Cassius Goens III, drums) for in-studio interviews and performances from their new album, “Every End is a Beginning.” […]

  • Just Jazz

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    Jazz returns to Indiana Public Radio with the spring broadcast of BlueNotes on Saturday, March 25 from 8-10 p.m. Join jazz host Larry Beck for an eclectic blend of modern American jazz with the music of Miles Davis, Maynard Ferguson, Oliver Nelson, David Sanborn, Lalah Hathaway, J.J. Johnson, and many others. Several historical recordings will […]

  • Christmas Jazz

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    First Hour Big Bad Voodoo Daddy – Christmas is Starting Now from Cool Yule Holiday Party, Universal, 2010 Bette Midler – I’ve Got My Love to Keep Me Warm from Cool Yule, Columbia, 2006 Dexter Gordon Quartet – Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas from Jazz for the Holidays, Epic/Legacy, 2005 Terence Blanchard – Oh […]

  • Indiana Bicentennial Salute to Hoosier Jazz

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    First Hour Louis Armstrong – Back Home Again in Indiana from Louis Armstrong Original Album Classics, Sony, 2010 State Street Ramblers – Someday You’ll Know from Gennett Jazz 1922-30, JSP Records, 2009 Bunk Johnson’s Jazz Band – The Thriller Rag from Indiana Ragtime, Indiana Historical Society, 2003 New Orleans Rhythm Kings – That Eccentric Rag […]

  • Smooth Jazz

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    First Hour Paul Taylor – Nightlife from Nightlife, Peak Records, 2005 Wes Montgomery – Angel from A Day in the Life, A&M Records, 1988 Bud Shank & Chet Baker – Gotta Go from Safe Sax, LaserLight, 1996 Herbie Hancock – Tell Me a Bedtime Story from Mwandishi, Jazz Heritage Society, 1994 Weather Report – Birdland […]

  • Swing Era Jazz

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    First Hour Benny Goodman – Ridin’ High from Crossroads in Music, Sony Music, 2003 Louis Armstrong & His Hot Seven – Wild Man Blues from Louis Armstrong – Wildman Blues, TIM, 2000 Louis Armstrong and His Hot Seven – Twelfth Street Rag from Louis Armstrong – Wildman Blues, TIM, 2000 King Oliver’s Creole Jazz Band […]