jazz http://kvpr.org en Bakersfield Jazz Festival Looks To Light Up The San Joaquin Valley http://kvpr.org/post/bakersfield-jazz-festival-looks-light-san-joaquin-valley <p>This weekend the CSU Bakersfield Amphitheatre will be filled with the sounds of some of the top jazz groups in the world for the 28<sup>th</sup> annual <a href="http://www.bakersfieldjazz.com/">Bakersfield Jazz Festival.</a> Top local talent like Mento Buru and the Kern County Honor Jazz Band will share the stage with headliners like Latin jazz legend Poncho Sanchez, trombonist Delfeayo Marsalis and smooth jazz superstar Gerald Albright. Festival founder Doug Davis joined us on Valley Edition to talk about this year’s lineup.&nbsp;</p> Wed, 07 May 2014 02:57:50 +0000 Joe Moore 32300 at http://kvpr.org Bakersfield Jazz Festival Looks To Light Up The San Joaquin Valley Valley Edition: May 6 - California Chrome; Drought And Friant Dam; Bakersfield Jazz Festival http://kvpr.org/post/valley-edition-may-6-california-chrome-drought-and-friant-dam-bakersfield-jazz-festival <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">This week on </span><a href="http://kvpr.org/programs/valley-edition" style="line-height: 1.5;">Valley Edition</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> we talk about Kentucky Derby winner </span><a href="http://kvpr.org/post/kentucky-derby-favorite-california-chrome-owes-success-valley-roots" style="line-height: 1.5;">California Chrome</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;">, drought at </span><a href="http://kvpr.org/post/voices-drought-man-inside-fresnos-friant-dam" style="line-height: 1.5;">Friant Dam</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;">, a health partnership in Bak Tue, 06 May 2014 18:35:27 +0000 Ezra David Romero & Joe Moore 32271 at http://kvpr.org Valley Edition: May 6 - California Chrome; Drought And Friant Dam; Bakersfield Jazz Festival Fresno's Benjamin Boone Mixes Jazz With The Poetry Of Philip Levine http://kvpr.org/post/fresnos-benjamin-boone-mixes-jazz-poetry-philip-levine <p>Fresno jazz artist, educator and composer Benjamin Boone has embarked on a fascinating new musical journey: mixing his music with the poems of former Poet Laureate of the United States and Pulitzer Prize winner Philip Levine.&nbsp;</p><p>Levine, who is a longtime Fresno resident is among the nation's most revered poets. He's also a big jazz fan, dating back to his youth in Detroit. In fact, many of his poems reference jazz, including iconic stars like Clifford Brown and John Coltrane.&nbsp;</p> Tue, 04 Mar 2014 22:31:41 +0000 Joe Moore 29252 at http://kvpr.org Fresno's Benjamin Boone Mixes Jazz With The Poetry Of Philip Levine On Valley Edition: California Politics; Aspen Fire; Transportation; Affordable Care Act; Bluegrass http://kvpr.org/post/valley-edition-california-politics-aspen-fire-transportation-affordable-care-act-bluegrass <p><span style="font-family: Georgia, serif; font-size: 11pt; line-height: 17.5pt;">This week on </span><a href="http://kvpr.org/programs/valley-edition" style="font-family: Georgia, serif; font-size: 11pt; line-height: 17.5pt;">Valley Edition</a><span style="font-family: Georgia, serif; font-size: 11pt; line-height: 17.5pt;"> we take a look at the current state and future of California politics. Will Governor Jerry Brown run for another term? Tue, 30 Jul 2013 18:20:36 +0000 Joe Moore & Ezra David Romero 19196 at http://kvpr.org On Valley Edition: California Politics; Aspen Fire; Transportation; Affordable Care Act; Bluegrass Fresno's Karen Marguth Brings Jazz Stylings to International Audiences http://kvpr.org/post/fresnos-karen-marguth-brings-jazz-stylings-international-audiences <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">It's not often that international jazz critics and festivals turn their attention to artists from Fresno. Wed, 26 Jun 2013 03:27:28 +0000 Joe Moore & Ezra David Romero 17355 at http://kvpr.org Fresno's Karen Marguth Brings Jazz Stylings to International Audiences On Valley Edition: Valley Fever in Prisons; Valley Politics; Shakespeare In The Park; Karen Marguth http://kvpr.org/post/valley-edition-valley-fever-prisons-valley-politics-shakespeare-park-karen-marguth <p>On this weeks show, Valley Public Radio's Rebecca Plevin&nbsp;<a href="http://kvpr.org/post/federal-judge-move-inmates-risk-valley-fever">reports </a>that within 90 days all inmates at risk of catching valley fever in Central California prisons must be relocated. Also on Valley Edition, host Joe Moore chats with Fresno Bee Editorial Page Editor <a href="http://www.linkedin.com/pub/bill-mcewen/35/a21/823">Bill </a><a href="http://www.linkedin.com/pub/bill-mcewen/35/a21/823">McEwen</a> about local and state politics. Tue, 25 Jun 2013 18:37:45 +0000 Joe Moore, Rebecca Plevin & Ezra David Romero 17323 at http://kvpr.org On Valley Edition: Valley Fever in Prisons; Valley Politics; Shakespeare In The Park; Karen Marguth On Valley Edition: Restorative Justice; Valley Fever; Taxes; Nurses; Bakersfield Jazz Festival http://kvpr.org/post/valley-edition-restorative-justice-valley-fever-taxes-nurses-bakersfield-jazz-festival <p></p><p>This week on Valley Edition we explore the region through reports and interviews on valley fever, restorative justice in schools, health care, taxes and a Jazz festival in the area.</p> Tue, 07 May 2013 19:02:59 +0000 Juanita Stevenson, Rebecca Plevin & Joe Moore 14743 at http://kvpr.org On Valley Edition: Restorative Justice; Valley Fever; Taxes; Nurses; Bakersfield Jazz Festival On The Oasis: Sunday July 29, 2012 http://kvpr.org/post/oasis-sunday-july-29-2012 <p></p><p><b>This week on The Oasis, hear music by Bill Evans, Connie Evingson, Mark Sherman and Pearl Django.&nbsp;</b></p><p><strong>9:00 &ndash; 10:00</strong></p><p>Joe Aterman &ndash; &ldquo;Why Do I Love You&rdquo;- Give Me the Simple Life - Miles High 8619</p><p>Sumi Tonooka &ndash; &ldquo;I&rsquo;m Old Fashioned&rdquo; &ndash; Now-Live at Howland Center &ndash; ARC 2369</p><p>Bill Evans &ndash; &ldquo;Yesterdays&rdquo; &ndash; Live at Top of the Gate &ndash; Resonance 2012</p><p>Carol Welsman &ndash; &ldquo;On the Road Again&rdquo; &ndash; Journey &ndash; Justin Time 244</p> Mon, 30 Jul 2012 06:42:18 +0000 Vince DiCiccio 1353 at http://kvpr.org On Valley Edition: Pension Reform; Lowell Rebirth; JazzFresno http://kvpr.org/post/valley-edition-pension-reform-lowell-rebirth-jazzfresno <p>Today&#39;s special election day edition of Valley Edition features a series of report on government reform, from the state&#39;s new top two primary, to effort at pension reform. We&#39;ll also hear about the effort to revitalize Fresno&#39;s historic but troubled Lowell neighborhood, and a new program for music students from the group JazzFresno.</p> Wed, 06 Jun 2012 00:44:37 +0000 Juanita Stevenson 719 at http://kvpr.org