May 5, 2014. Posted by Tim Wilkins.
Pianist Bill Charlap talks with WBGO's Gary Walker about "My Favorite Things," a tribute concert to songwriter Richard Rodgers he performs at Newark's NJPAC on May 9, 2014. Enjoy!
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April 17, 2014. Posted by Tim Wilkins.
Producer Larry Rosen talks with Rhonda Hamilton about the 2014 Sarah Vaughan International Vocal Competition. The contest is called "the search for the next great female jazz singer" and accepts submissions online through September for a final competition which will be held at NJPAC in November. Enjoy!
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November 7, 2013. Posted by Tim Wilkins.
Singer Teira Church talks with WBGO's Rhonda Hamilton about her participation in the 2013 Sarah Vaughan International Jazz Vocal Competition, and her inspirations, including Ella Fitzgerald and Nancy Wilson.
Church is one of five finalists who perform November 10 at 3 p.m. at the New Jersey Performing Arts Center's Victoria Theater for this year's "Sassy" Award, named for jazz singer and Newark native Sarah "Sassy" Vaughan. Hamilton will present this concert, which is part of the TD Bank James Moody Democracy of Jazz Festival.
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