This Week on MNN it’s Jazz Appreciation Month (JAM)!

Come JAM with our producers as they introduce us to Jazz artists that include a world renowned reeds player, an amazing New York based japanese quartet and a legendary singer/songwriter. Don’t miss out! 

Minding Your Business with host June Middleton was lucky enough to gather a group of musicians that will blow you away. Join June as she JAMS with Reeds Player Jay Rodriguez ,  Drummer Victor Jones and Bassist Alex Blake. JAM with this Trio only on MNN! 

If you love jazz and appreciate it’s rhythm, harmony and improvisation then you must check out NY Events, a program that visits music venues across NYC. On this episode we visit Jazz at Kitano and listen to the rhythmic sounds of the Erika Matsuo Quartet. This quartet features jazz vocalist Erika Matsuo, Art Hirahara on piano, Moto Fukushima on bass, and Ronen Itzik on drums. You are guaranteed to have a soulful afternoon with this group. 

Ginger New York invites “Jazz Child” Sheila Jordan to the show. Sheila is a Jazz singer/songwriter with tons of awards and is credited with pioneering a bebop and scat singing style. Join Sheila as she discusses her legendary career. 

JAM with MNN on Sunday, April 4 at 1PM and Wednesday, April 7 at 7PM on MNN 5 (Spectrum 1993).