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Come join the jazz revolution as Cres O'Neal lights up the internet with some of the greatest jazz masters around...from old to new on Jazzin Em Up. Cres O'Neal's guests represent the entire jazz spectrum - whether it be smooth jazz, fusion jazz, bebop jazz, standard jazz, or straight ahead jazz.

Come join the jazz revolution as Cres O'Neal lights up the internet with some of the greatest jazz masters around...from old to new on Jazzin Em Up. Cres O'Neal's guests represent the entire jazz spectrum - whether it be smooth jazz, fusion jazz, bebop jazz, standard jazz, or straight ahead jazz.
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Come join the jazz revolution as Cres O'Neal lights up the internet with some of the greatest jazz masters around...from old to new on Jazzin Em Up. Cres O'Neal's guests represent the entire jazz spectrum - whether it be smooth jazz, fusion jazz, bebop jazz, standard jazz, or straight ahead jazz.

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Arturo O'Farrill

10/14/2015
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Grammy Award Winning Pianist/Composer/Educator - Arturo O'Farrill Founder and Artistic Director of the nonprofit Afro Latin Jazz Alliance, and Grammy award winner, Arturo O'Farrill, can appropriately be dubbed "the apple that did not fall far from the tree." He is the son of the late great Cuban composer and arranger, Chico O'Farrill. Arturo has worked with a wide range of jazz greats including: Dizzy Gillespie, Steve Turre, Freddy Cole, The Fort Apache Band, Lester Bowie, and Wynton...

Duration:02:42:42

Jazzin Em Up Christmas Special

12/23/2014
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Ho, Ho, Ho!!! Time to hang that mistletoe, stuff those stockings, decorate the tree, and kickback with some eggnog and your favorite Christmas tunes. We have a great show lined up as we celebrate the holidays, and my brithday, with some very special guests! Have you been nice this year? I sure hope so!

Duration:02:18:00

Jazz Organist Brian Charette

12/8/2014
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December 8 - Grammy Nominated Jazz Organist/Pianist - Brian Charette Brian Charette has established himself as a leading voice in modern jazz. Charette is a Grammy-nominated, Hammond-endorsed artist who was just named the winner of the 2014 Downbeat Critics’ Poll in the "Rising Star: Organ" category. Besides being a critically acclaimed composer and bandleader, Brian has worked with notable artists such as Joni Mitchell, Chaka Khan, Paul Simon, Cyndi Lauper, and many more.

Duration:02:01:00

Blues Guitarist Memphis Gold

11/13/2014
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November 13 - Blues Guitarist/Composer - Memphis Gold Blues fans all over the world continue to discover the incredible sounds of Memphis Gold. Born in Memphis, Tennessee in 1955, Memphis Gold, Chester Chandler was the thirteenth child of fourteen. His father also a musician introduced his son to the guitar at the tender age of 4. By the age of 8, he was a regular on historic Beale Street in Memphis where he played the guitar and danced for pocket change from the crowd. Following in the...

Duration:02:28:30

Kyle Eastwood

10/16/2014
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October 16 - Bassist/Composer - Kyle Eastwood Among other things, Kyle Eastwood comes from a musical family. Both parents, Clint Eastwood and Maggie Johnson, played the piano; and, his maternal grandmother taught music at Northwestern University. So, I guess one can say that his entry into the realm of music was inevitable. Accompanied by a London-based crew of stellar young musicians, Eastwood and company blend infectious grooves and outstanding improvisations throughout eleven...

Duration:01:54:50

Pete Gitlin

11/15/2012
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November 15 - Guitarist/Bassist/Composer - Pete Gitlin Pete Gitlin is a guitar player, bassist and composer who is creating a new kind of jazz…part smooth, part contemporary, part funk, part rock…call it alt jazz. Pete's latest CD, Amplify, is being heard loud and clear on the jazz music charts. Stop on by to check out why.

Duration:02:14:00

John D Green SR

11/7/2012
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November 7 - Keyboardist/Composer/Actor - John D Green, Sr John is making a return visit to Jazzin Em Up With Cres O'Neal to discuss his newest release, "Perceptions", and get us caught up on what's been happening.

Duration:02:01:48

Dan Cipriano

11/5/2012
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November 5 - Saxophonist/Flautist - Dan Cirpiano Ok, so if you notice, there is no job description listed in front of Dan's name in the show title. There is a very good reason. One of the most sought after Sax players around, Dan has had the fortune to perform with just about everyone...from Sting, Bruce Springstein, Jon Bon Jovi, Wilson Pickette, David Sanborn, and Les Paul, to Stanley Clark, Buster Poindexter, Buddy Miles, and Ms. Cindy Bradley to name just a few. Dan is like the Charles...

Duration:02:02:42

Eric Essix

11/1/2012
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November 1 - Jazz Guitarist/Composer/Educator - Eric Essix Eric Essix began his career as a recording artist in 1988 with his debut recording, First Impressions followed by Second Thoughts in 1989 on the Los Angeles based contemporary jazz label, Nova Records. As a performing artist, composer, teacher and businessman, Eric is more active and productive than ever and continues to strive for excellence in everything with which he is involved. Already having produced his own self tiled new...

Duration:02:00:12

Avery Sharpe

10/26/2012
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October 26 - Bassist/Composer - Avery Sharpe Born in Valdosta, Georgia, Avery Sharpe, the sixth of eight children, was taught the piano by his mother. He picked up the bass in high school; and, in 1980, joined the acclaimed McCoy Tyne Trio, and the rest is history. Please join me in welcoming my distinguished guest to Jazzin Em Up.

Duration:02:03:44

Cameron Ross

10/12/2012
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October 12 - Saxophonist - Cameron Ross There's a new Kid on the block, and he is pumping out some fine tunes. Cameron Ross, a native of Osceola, AR, comes from a heritage deeply rooted in God and music. As a child, he always knew that he had a place in music, but didn't know exactly where. Well ladies and gentlemen, I think Cameron has found hs place quite nicely. Having played as a sideman for many artists, Cameron has finally broken the mold, and set out on his own. Join us as we talk...

Duration:01:58:02

Greg Hill

10/11/2012
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October 11 - Bassist/Former Member of the Grammy Award Winning group, The Delfonics /CEO, Soul 1 Entertainment- Greg Hill Ok, yes this show is usually about jazz in one form or another; but, when you have the opportunity to interview one of the Delfonics, you just don't turn that down. Join me as I chat with Greg Hill, who is now touring with his own group called, "The Delfonics Revue," and is the CEO of Soul 1 Entertainment.

Duration:02:04:20

Renetta DeBlase

10/5/2012
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October 5 - Author of "With Stars In My Eyes" - Renetta DeBlase In the late 1960’s against a backdrop of civil unrest, race riots and the Vietnam war, Renetta DeBlase, a young white college student from the suburbs, fell in love with the uniquely African American music emanating from the hipster jazz clubs of New York. Soon, she was a valued insider in that world, fighting to bring the music of jazz pianist Billy Taylor and the hugely influential Duke Ellington to audiences no matter what...

Duration:02:03:04

Ragan Whiteside

9/25/2012
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September 25 - Flautist - Ragan Whiteside Join me in welcoming the phenominal flautist, Ragan Whiteside, back to Jazzin Em Up With Cres O'Neal, to discuss her hot off the press, brand spankin new, sophmore CD titled, "Evolve".

Duration:02:03:50

Gary Bias

9/6/2012
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September 6 - Grammy Award Winning Saxophonist/Composer - Gary Bias A native of South Central Los Angeles, Gary Bias began playing the saxophone at the age of eleven. Early on, his musical peers included Gerald Albright, (they met in the seventh grade), along with Patrice Rushen, Ndugu Chancler and trumpeter Ray Brown, all high school pals. A highlight in Bias' career occurred when he co-authored the song "Sweet Love" with Anita Baker in 1985. The tune garnered him a Grammy Award for R&B...

Duration:02:01:11

Carlos Camilo

8/29/2012
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August 29 - Pianist/Composer - Carlos Camilo Born in the city of Santa Clara, Cuba on February 14, 1989, Carlos Camilo was, by the age of 13, playing piano and singing on live tv shows, radio, and performing with live cuban bands. Today, Carlos has had the great distinction of performing around the world with many well known Cuban and International musicians such as Paulo FG, Pancho Cespedes, Amaury Gutierrez, Lucrecia, Farah Maria, and Manolin El Medico De La Salsa to name just a few.

Duration:02:03:58

Keith McKelley

8/24/2012
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August 24 - Saxophonist - Keith McKelley “It’s nice to feel part of something that can potentially make somebody’s life go a little better at the moment,” This is what Keith McKelley says about his love music. McKelley’s energetic talent transcends genres with a rich, beautiful tone that travels the edgy frontiers of jazz, rock, R&B, funk, hiphop, and gospel. He has performed with some of the best artists in the business, sharing the stage with Secu Bunch, Angela Bofill, Humberto Ramirez...

Duration:01:48:05

Carlos Camilo

8/22/2012
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August 22 - Pianist - Carlos Camilo Born in the city of Santa Clara, Cuba on February 14, 1989, Carlos Camilo was, by the age of 13, playing piano and singing on live tv shows, radio, and performing with live cuban bands. Today, Carlos has had the great distinction of performing around the world with many well known Cuban and International musicians such as Paulo FG, Pancho Cespedes, Amaury Gutierrez, Lucrecia, Farah Maria, and Manolin El Medico De La Salsa to name just a few.

Duration:00:59:17

Tyrone Smith

8/15/2012
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August 15 - Saxophonist/Composer - Tyrone Smith Growing up in Dallas, TX, Tyrone Smith's strong musical influence came from his father, who traveled immensely as a professional pianist. This NAACP Act-so winner has had the pleasure of performing and collaborating with such notables as Al Jarreau, Eryka Badu, and Josh Stone to name a few. Please join me in welcoming Tyrone as we discuss his latest project, his new CD, "Ready or Not This Party's Hot".

Duration:02:03:16

Tony Exum, Jr.

8/10/2012
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August 10 - Saxophonist - Tony Exum, Jr Why do I like doing this show? One good reason is that, after interviewing an incredible artist to introduce one fabulous CD, I can bring them back when they come out with a brand new HOT ticket. And, that is just what Tony, Exum, Jr. has done. With his brand spanking new CD, "The One" in tow, please join me in welcoming Tony Exum, Jr. back to Jazzin Em Up With Cres O'Neal.

Duration:02:01:03