JazzE-Lounge Podcast Launch Party Live with Alvin Frazier (Jazz and Tequila Nights)
While I launched my podcast in April 2020 during The Global Pandemic I never had the chance to celebrate this accomplishment. … Until Now. Welcome to the official JazzE-Lounge Podcast Launch Party Live With Alvin Frazier.
July 24, 2021
Touring, Performing and Sharing the Stage with Stacey (Sarah’s Girl) Richardson an Interview
Stacey (Sarah’s Girl) Richardson shares her memories of Touring with Gerald Levert, Performing with Anthony Hamilton and Sharing the stage with Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees Stevie Wonder , Bill Withers and Many more
June 24, 2021
The Gary Bartz Interview: Our Link to Bop, Bebop and Jazz History....
Gary Bartz’s career spans over 60 years. With nearly 40 Solo recordings and live performances, Bartz has played with everyone from Miles Davis and Max Roach to Phyllis Hyman, Art Blakey, McCoy Tyner, Rance Allen, Wallace Rodney, Andy Bey and many, many more. He joins me to discuss, ‘ owning your master recordings to Hip Hop heavy weights that sampled his music.
April 27, 2021
Jazz-N- The Basement Facebook Group: The Interview with ‘Spring’ Denise Gray
‘Jazz’ Facebook groups are represented across several platforms. From Bop and BeBop to Latin, World, Smooth and international, Facebook users have dedicated their time and energy to pursue passions by building communities as Facebook groups. Today we explore Jazz-N- The Basement Listen now.
April 10, 2021
Painting Jazz Live with portrait artist Mike Fields: an Interview
Artist and owner of Fields of Art Mike Fields’ Art is displayed throughout the homes of George Benson, Trombone Shorty and Gregory Porter just to name a few.... listen to the interview now.
April 08, 2021
Lady Sings, Plays and Scats the Blues.....
April is Jazz Appreciation Month and on this episode host Lemrahc examines the worlds fascination with Jazz and its Love affair with its musicians by talking about Films, movies and documentaries that portray Black women in Jazz.
April 01, 2021
The Afro Set: Black Nationalism in Cleveland, it’s Legacy and the Author who shares this story.
Author, Entrepreneur and Global Elite Taye Uhuru (Camp Cleveland) shares stories of Purpose, His travels to Africa and Music inspired by his Unique Journey.
February 16, 2021
Best Jazz Civil Rights Song or Album....
If The Grammy‘s presented an Award for ‘Best Jazz Civil Rights Song... Black History Month Edition of JazzE-Lounge explores JAZZ and its influence on the Civil Rights Movement.
February 02, 2021
A Drummer’s Journey: From Jazz to Go-Go to launching a P-Funk Ensemble. The David Cowan Interview
From performing with Lalah Hathaway and Roy Hargrove to George Clinton and Walter Beasley. Prof Cowan’s talent has taken him from Cleveland to Berkelee College of Music to Japan where he learned to play an array of traditional Japanese instruments.
January 19, 2021
Saxophone Saturday Edition with Cleveland, Ohio’s Own Andre Cavor
In just 2 decades, saxophonist Andre Cavor has gone from experimenting with the Saxophone to having his debut Album ‘ Road Trip’ reach accolades that most musicians dream of achieving.... Listen now.
January 09, 2021
The Art of Jazz, Bop & BeBop as told by Jean-Michel Basquiat
World-renowned Artist Basquiat pays homage to Charlie Parker, Dizzy Gillespie, Billie Holiday, Max Roach , Louis Armstrong & Lester Young in his oeuvre of Jazz Paintings.
January 04, 2021
I Crossed Paths With Jazz: Bobby Jackson Jazz Memorial (December)
Taken from my upcoming book ‘ Jazz Sessions Lessons He Taught Me, this is the 4th story.
December 07, 2020
Saxophone Sunday Edition with my guest Saxtress Brittany Atterberry
‘Starting Now’ is the name of her new Single and theme for this Interview. Listen now.
December 06, 2020
Jazz had Fallen on Cleveland that Night in November
Lemrahc reads an excerpt from her book Jazz Sessions, Lessons He taught Me.
November 23, 2020
It’s All About The Bass: Jazz Bassist Mark Wade stops by the Lounge for an exclusive Interview.
During the Pandemic, Jazz Bassist Mark Wade recorded his first solo project. Find out his inspiration and musical influences.
November 18, 2020
‘Digging in the Crates’ We Got The Jazz in Hip Hop part 2
Explore Jazz Hop Artists From Amsterdam to Japan.... and Blue Note Record Jazz samples
November 15, 2020
‘We Got the Jazz’ in Hip Hop: Blue Note Samples that changed the Rap Game
Samples from Jazz hits are recreated in Hip Hop Culture. Check out what songs were sampled by Kendrick Lamer- Nas and The Wu Tang Clan ....
November 07, 2020
Jazz Sessions: How We Met....
It was October in Cleveland....
October 25, 2020
Jazz Replaced My Blues
Help me Select a Cover for my Book Jazz Sessions, Lessons He Taught Me go to Facebook.com/JazzLiteratureandfestivalsb
September 30, 2020
Jazz Album Art: The Collectors New Avant-garde
It’s all about Vinyls and Album Art on this episode. Lemrahc discusses her Miles Davis Album Art collection and why vinyls continue to resurge with a 260% increase in sales since 2009.
September 29, 2020
More Sacred than a Monet: Miles Ahead Movie Review
Don Cheadle’s ‘Miles Ahead’ is a passionate protest...... throughout the film, Miles’ only mission is to reclaim a Master Copy of his Music.......
September 26, 2020
Returning to Cleveland: a Jazz Tribute... it was September
September. I had not planned on staying in Cleveland when I returned Home to visit. It was September, autumn 2013...
September 21, 2020
From Verzuz Battles to Virtual Jazz Festivals..... This edition informs you of the latest in Virtual Vibrations.
September 14, 2020
Black Movie Soundtrack Edition
This episode was inspired by Director, Writer and Producer Reginald Hudlin’s vision to mount the Black Movie Soundtrack Concert and Film series.
September 03, 2020
What is Jazz E-Lounge
Introducing Lemrahc’s JazzE-Lounge
August 26, 2020
The Miles Davis Series
Host a Lemrahc shares her stories about Miles Davis the Artist, Musician and the Icon.
August 26, 2020
Virtual Vibes: Jazz Festivals, Concerts & Interviews
This episode highlights Virtual Events and Live Streamed Jazz Festivals taking place today from the end of September. Tri C Cleveland Jazz Festival , Detroit Jazz Festival, Montclair Jazz, Festival and the Monterey Jazz Festival.
August 21, 2020
Gil Scott Heron: Jazz Poetry and Small Talk at 125th and Lenox
Hearing Rivers of my Father performed by Gil Scott Heron, for the first time was the inspiration for this episode.
August 11, 2020
The Art of Miles Davis: ‘ Two Minds One Canvas’ a Review
This episode explores the art of Miles Davis, His collaboration with Jo Gelbard and a Short story about the time I saw the Miles Exhibit sponsored by Cleveland State University.
August 10, 2020
‘Electric’ Miles Davis: His Muse & Music
Betty Davis, Miles’ Muse and Inspiration for His Classic Jazz Funk and Fusion albums; In a Silent Way and Bitches Brew in on the menu for this episode.
August 05, 2020
‘ A Love Supreme’: The Embodiment of Coltrane
Jazz is Spontaneous.... Lemrahc reads from her blog ....
August 03, 2020
Rage, Hope and Music that Empowers: Clevelands Rock- Hall’s New Exhibit.
Host Lemrahc explores “ Its Been Said All Along: Voices of Rage, Hope and Empowerment” features lyrics from Nina Simone and NWA to Photographs of Nat King Cole and Billie Holiday as a reaction to current social justice movements.
August 02, 2020
The Jazz Festival: an Intriguing Mystique
Host Lemrahc shares her memory of meeting Jazz Vocalist and Living Legend Dee Dee Bridgewater at the 2018 Detroit Jazz Festival.
July 28, 2020
‘Round About Midnight’ Edition
I read an excerpt from My book ‘ Jazz Sessions: Lessons He Taught Me, share my infatuation for Jazz musicians and recite my erotic Jazz Epigrams. Night, Night...
July 24, 2020
Hendrix, Woodstock, Miles and Jazz Album Releases of 1968
An article from my blog: Jimi Hendrix’s Expression of ‘ The Star Spangled Banner’ led to a discussion on expression and protest during the 1960’s as well as examine the titles of 1968 Jazz releases including Herbie Hancock’s ‘Speak Like a Child’ which features a song called Riot’.
July 23, 2020
OUR Top ‘50 Black Music Artists’ of All Time
Taken from an article with the same Title, Host Lemrahc explore the word ‘Our’ in the Title and examines writer Troy L. Smith’s #1 Choice for his list of top 50 Black Music Artists of all time. Troy writes for the Cleveland plain dealer Newspaper in Cleveland, Ohio.
July 10, 2020
Jazz and Jean -Michel Basquiat
This episode is from my Blog Professoronpoint.blogspot.com and my Art Review of ‘ the Unknown NoteBooks’ by Jean -Michel Basquiat . I talk about Basquiat’s many influences including Jazz and Miles Davis.
July 06, 2020
My Moment With Ky-Mani Marley. Dear Dad “ Where’s the Family in Our Family Today?” Book Interview
This year marks the 10th Anniversary of Dear Dad and my moment with Ky-Mani Marley. I share how I landed the interview, selected a small production company and made my goal a reality. I talk about the book signing and late night Reggae at Skullys. Photos can be found on JazzE-Lounge on Facebook
June 24, 2020
‘Sprinkle a Little Soul on That’: Soul Music’s Soul
June is Black Music Month. From Ragtime - Hip Hop, Black Music has shaped America and it’s content has always been a reflection of Black Culture. This episode looks at Soul Music as the Root of Protest songs that often accompanied Racial tension due to injustices in America.
June 14, 2020
Jazz, Identity and Protest
Host Lemrahc Shares a Story about the Time when Miles Davis experienced Police Brutality by the New York City Police department.
June 06, 2020
Jazz Saxophonist Chris Coles stops by JazzE-Lounge to discuss ‘The Nine Lives Project’
Jazz Saxophonist and professor Chris Coles shares in an interview the inspiration for the 9 Lives Suite: a fusion of Music, Dance, Theatre and Film, in order to bring awareness to the ‘ Charleston Shooting’ a mass shooting that claimed the lives of 9 church goers in Charleston, South Carolina on June 17, 2015.
May 26, 2020
The ‘Plandemic’ : Staying Relevant in 2020 with Guest Ms. BBC
Artist and Entrepreneur Ms. BBC joins the Lounge to discuss her journey from Music to manufacturing and of her love for Reggae which prompted her visit to Jamaica to witness and experience the Buju Banton ‘Long Walk to Freedom Concert. ‘
May 17, 2020
Virtual Concerts and Live Streams With Barbara J Barrett
Barbara J Barrett joins Host Lemrahc as we discuss Online Entertaining.
May 16, 2020
Jazz, Bed and Breakfast
From my upcoming Book Jazz Sessions: Lessons He taught Me
May 14, 2020
JAZZ SESSIONS: Kind of Blue
An excerpt from my book Jazz Sessions Lessons He Taught Me
May 14, 2020
Coltrane, Cocktails and Conversation Edition
Host Lemrahc shares her Jazz Epigrams that pays homage to THE music of JohnnColtrane
May 13, 2020
How I Acquired a Miles Davis Album Collection
This episode details how I acquired 23 Miles Davis Albums from a childhood friend after the passing of his father.
May 10, 2020
Unveil and Release! Inspired by John Coltrane’s ‘Both Directions at Once : The Lost Album’
Unveil and release. Host Lemrahc shares an inspirational message about preparing for a comeback by sharing a short story about John Coltrane, New music and his comeback.
May 09, 2020
Virtual Concerts & Live Streams: Lemrahc1’s Picks
From Bennie Man Vs Bounty Killer, Erykah Badu VS Jill Scott, Jazz Brunch with Sean Jones and Warren Wolf, to Conversations with Christian McBride, Virtual Concerts and Live Streams via Social Media platforms has become both popular and necessary.
May 09, 2020
JazzE-Lounge Special Guest: Dr. James DeBerry DDS,: Oral Hygiene and COVID19
JazzE- Lounge takes time out to encourage listeners to take care of their health, especially oral health during this time.
May 06, 2020
Sonny Rollins: The Bridge and the Project NYC.
Host Lemrahc discusses the Sonny Rollins Bridge Project. A quest to rename New York City’s Williamsburg Bridge to the Sonny Rolls Bridge.
May 04, 2020
How I Celebrated International Jazz Day 2020 Cleveland Style.
I’m inspired. I challenged myself and I made it happen.
May 01, 2020
Paris, Picasso and Jazz
Pablo Picasso spent much of his time within the French Art district of Montmartre. It was here, where he came across and was influenced by African American Servicemen who brought Jazz, Blues-and Ragtime To Europe. This influenced, in my observation was the inspiration for his work ‘Three Musicians’.
April 28, 2020
Erotic Jazz Epigrams: Your Trumpet My Pleasure
Bolden, Parker, Miles, Dizzy, Louis, Freddie, Wallace, Wynton, Roy, Blanchard, etc...
April 28, 2020
Good Morning Jazz Fans How was Your Weekend.
Host Lemrahc shares words of encouragement and urges everyone to stay safe and stay home if possible. Remember Jazz Day is Thursday April 30th so catch me live on Facebook at 3pm on 4/30
April 27, 2020
4/20 Jazz ‘Rare Grooves’ Playlist
YouTube channel. https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLwQ9MwEVx4lXYSaz-e_PK8vJb594-G3_n
April 20, 2020
JAZZ Appreciation Month
Celebrate International Jazz Day on April 30th with a Live broadcast and online Jazz Album Art exhibit hosted by your’s truly Lemrahc.
April 19, 2020
Jazz-Matic Vibrations : Trombone Shorty
An excerpt from my upcoming book Jazz Sessions: Lessons He Taught Me
April 09, 2020
My Brush With Marcus Miller
I met my Jazz crush at the Pittsburgh International Jazz Festival.
April 09, 2020
Dr. DeBerry on Oral Hygiene during the COVID 19 pandemic.
Dr. James DeBerry shares his expertise on ways to practice effectively dental hygiene during the 2020 COVID 19 pandemic otherwise known as The Corina Virus.
April 07, 2020
Lemrahc reads from her up and coming book, Jazz Sessions:Lessons He Taught Me
March 31, 2020
Welcome to Jazz E-Lounge
Lemrahc Reads an excerpt from her Up and coming book Jazz Sessions: Lessons He Taught Me
March 31, 2020