Bob Bernotas

Just Jazz

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Branda's Italian Grill Sinatra Hour

Bob Bernotas has been the host of Just Jazz on WNTI since November 2004. Bob, who lives in Brooklyn, NY, is a jazz journalist, historian, and lecturer. His profiles, interviews, and reviews have appeared in numerous print and Internet publications. He also is the author of Top Brass: Interviews and Master Classes with Jazz's Leading Brass Players and Reed All About It: Interviews and Master Classes with Jazz's Leading Reed Players (Boptism Music Publishing), and Branford Marsalis: Jazz Musician (Enslow Publishers), and has written liner notes for over fifty jazz CDs.

Every Sunday night on Just Jazz Bob presents five hours of the traditional, modern, avant-garde, and Latin sounds of jazz. Each program includes an hour-long Just Jazz Presents... segment, which showcases a particular instrumentalist, singer, composer, or style. Another regular feature of Just Jazz is the "Artist of the Month," a jazz master profiled by Bob and spotlighted during the entire month of programs.

Additionally, Bob now hosts "Branda's Italian Grill Sinatra Hour."

For updates on upcoming features, special programs, guest co-hosts, recommended new CDs, local jazz events, and more, check out Bob's website (www.jazzbob.com) or subscribe to the monthly "Just Jazz e-Newsletter" at bob@jazzbob.com.

Just Jazz with 'Jazz Bob' Bernotas is a production of WNTI and airs Sundays 10 PM - Mondays 3 AM Eastern Time U.S. - 91.9 FM

Ways To Connect

  • The August Artist of the Month and my weekly Just Jazz Presents feature hour schedule
  • Bob’s comment on Donald Trump and his supporters
  • The Quotes of the Month by John Steinbeck and Sinclair Lewis
  • New & Recommended CDs by Duduka Da Fonseca, Nick Finzer, Charlie Haden & Gonzalo Rubalcaba, and Chris Washburne & the SYOTOS Band
  • Recommended Internet radio programs, area jazz events, and more

Here is the August 2015 edition of the Just Jazz Newsletter.

During all of August Just Jazz host Bob Bernotas will feature the music of his Artist of the Month, Lionel Hampton.

During all of July Just Jazz host Bob Bernotas will feature the music of his Artist of the Month, Vic Dickenson. Vic Dickenson (1906-1984) was one of the most original and distinctive trombonists of the swing era and beyond. He began his career in the mid-1920s, playing with local groups in his native Ohio, and went on to perform with some of the most eminent artists and bands of the period, among them Claude Hopkins, Benny Carter, Count Basie, Sidney Bechet, Hot Lips Page, and Lester Young.

In this issue:

-Bob’s comment on domestic terrorism and Republican politics

-The July Artist of the Month and my weekly Just Jazz Presents feature hour schedule

-The Quote of the Month by Hank Aaron

-New & Recommended CDs by Samuel Blaser, Steve Davis, Steve Turre, and Wayne Wallace

-Recommended Internet radio programs, area jazz events, and more

During all of June Just Jazz host Bob Bernotas will feature the music of his Artist of the Month, Kenny Barron.

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