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Special Bobby Hutcherson Broadcast Saturday @ 3am on 89.9 KCRW.com

by on Aug.18, 2016, under Interviews, Jazzcat Hosting, News, Radio

LD and Bobby

Hello Beautiful Jazz People!

We have lost a tremendous radiant being. Bobby has meant so much to me in my career as a musician, father figure and friend. Of course his vibraphone resonates throughout the Universe but, so does his smile, his laugh and his presence.

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Special 3hr Bobby Hutcherson Broadcast

Listen Live

Saturday August 20th

(Late Friday Night/Early Saturday Morning)

3am – 6am

KCRW

Wherever you are in the world, Paris, London, Tokyo, Brazil, Chicago, Amsterdam I promise that if you tune in, you are going to hear some great music, some musicians talk about how Bobby influenced them and, you get to hear from Bobby himself from an interview we did way back in the day. Love, Laugh, Cry, LISTEN….

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Teddy Hutcherson, Bobby Hutcherson, McCoy Tyner, LeRoy Downs

A night to honor our beloved hero of the music, dear friend and sweetest man in Jazz!

Bobby Hutcherson 

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Aug 20th, 2016

Saturday Morning

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3AM to 6am Pacific Standard Time

3 Hours of Progressive, Eclectic Jazz for you dome!

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The Light is ON!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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Listen to The Jazzcat SLAMMING’ on KCRW.Com

by on Aug.12, 2016, under Events, Jazzcat Hosting, News, Radio

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Hello Beautiful Jazz People!

Are you ready for more love and music! The Jazzcat slinging’ that old school avant guard! Jazz presented at it’s finest! Click any picture and enjoy!

Saturday August 13th

3am – 6am

KCRW

The Jazzcat sitting in for Bo Leibowitz spinning a menagerie of sonic brilliance and whippin’ up magic with lot of great music by the cats you know and some you don’t!

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Bring your enthusiasm for sound and your blank canvas to listen to the colors of jazz unfold, blossom and enlighten! Come on you nocturnals, weather its wine or a cup of java, stay up and let’s jam together!

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I’m just sayin’ tune in for a great night/morning of good music! As usual I have scoured my record collection and have selected way too many cd’s to carry into the studio but, they will for sure help me in carving out the most delectable sound experience for you!

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Aug 13th, 2016

Saturday Morning

kcrwcom

3AM to 6am Pacific Standard Time

3 Hours of Progressive, Eclectic Jazz for you dome!

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The Light is ON!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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Listen to The Jazzcat July 29th show on KPFK! Beautiful Sound Experience!!!!

by on Jul.29, 2016, under Jazzcat Hosting, News, Radio

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 Friday July 29th show was AWESOME!

Click any pic and enjoy!!!!

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This music is so precious and I love all of our creative jazz monuments young and old. It is my duty to present the best in the music for an experience in sound!

Click it and Dig it !!!!!

Let’s spend some time together, I’ll spin and you enjoy. That sounds like a good deal!

Happy to once again be on the air at 90.7 FM KPFK. Click any pic and Listen Live!!

June 17, 2016 Show

KPFK

90.7 FM or KPFK.ORG

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Listen and Love Jazz with LeRoy Downs 2 hours on 90.7 FM KPFK Friday June17th Show

by on Jun.16, 2016, under Jazzcat Hosting, News, Radio

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Friday June 17th

8pm to 10pm 

90.7 FM KPFK.ORG

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A Special Blend of Jazz!!! Freedom you don’t hear anywhere else!

Let’s spend some time together, I’ll spin and you enjoy. That sounds like a good deal!

Happy to once again be on the air at 90.7 FM KPFK. Click any pic and Listen!!

June 17, 2016 Show

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90.7 FM or KPFK.ORG

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LD Spinning The JAZZ Creatively on KPFK Fri June 3rd Listen

by on Jun.02, 2016, under Jazzcat Hosting, News, Radio

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Friday June 3rd

8pm to 10pm 

90.7 FM KPFK.ORG

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Click Jazzcat Pic and get 2 Hours of ExtraOrdinarySonicLove!!!

Happy to once again be on the air at 90.7 FM KPFK. Tune in this Friday

June 3, 2016

8pm – 10pm PST

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90.7 FM or KPFK.ORG

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The Jazzcat on 90.7 KPFK.org March 11th on LISTEN!!!

by on Mar.08, 2016, under Events, Jazzcat Hosting, News, Radio

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Friday March 11th

8pm to 10pm 

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Click Jazzcat Pic and get 2 Hours of ExtraOrdinarySonicLove!!!

Happy to once again be on the air at 90.7 FM KPFK. Tune in this Friday

KPFK March 11 2016

Ernest Dawkinsvipassana_600x600Logan Richardson Shift

Ernest Dawkins New Horizons Ensemble – Mal-Lester – The Prarie Prophet

Eric Harland Voyager – Passana – ViPassana

Logan Richardson – Creeper – Shift

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Daryl Harper – The Need’s Got to be so Deep – The Needs Got to be do Deep

Managerie – They Shall Inherit – They Shall Inherit

Jason Kao Hwang – Ashes, Essense – Burning Bridge

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Linda Oh – Thicker Than Water – Initial Here

Jason Adasiewiczs – Two Comes One – From the Region

Joseph D. Mitchell – Chorale – Songs of the Diaspora

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Derrick Hodge – Holdin’ On to You – Live Today

Jeff Lederner – Albert’s Sun – Sun Watcher

Matana Roberts – My Sister – Live in London

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Kyoko Kitamura – Parasite – Armadillo in Sunset Park

Jody Proznick Quartet – Duke of York – Foundations

Artyom Manukyan – Sailor’s Song – Citizen

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Brian Walsh – Userman – Three

Avishai Cohen’s Triveni – You in All Directions – Dark Nights

Rob Mazurek Pulsar Quartet – Folk Song Neptune – Stellar Pulsations

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New West Guitar Group – Send One Your Love – Send One Your Love

James Brandon Lewis – A Gathering of Souls – Divine Travels

Vijay Iyer – Starlings – Break Stuff

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March 11, 2016

KPFK

90.7 FM or KPFK.ORG

 @ 8PM PST/10PM EST

2 Hours of Progressive Jazz music from 8-10pm PST, 10-Midnight EST on the right! Jazzzzzz a Supreme Experience in Sound!!!

A Sneak Peak at the next

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 “living on the front lines of a new generation in sound!!!!!”

Click to listen to Jan show! 

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LeRoy Downs Talks “The Jazz Creative” on KCRW Premiering Feb 26th!

by on Feb.09, 2016, under Interviews, News, Radio

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Click on Pictures above to Listen and Enjoy!!!!

On Saturday Feb 13th Brother Bo Leibowitz invited me back to join him in the studio to talk about the New Jazz TELEVISION Series called, The Jazz Creative Logo

The Jazz Creative Premiers 

February 26, 2016

10PM PST and 1am EST

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on the Aspire TV Network

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The first episode of The Jazz creative features guests include famed jazz trumpeter, film scorer Terence Blanchard, Kennedy Center Artistic Director and accomplished composer, arranger and pianist Jason Moran, the one and only four time Grammy Winning, super bass player Christian McBride, Cameron Graves and Theo Croker Los Angeles, California

Screen Shot 2015-12-14 at 2.53.43 PMThe Jazz Creative, the only regularly scheduled music television series to feature both established and up and coming jazz artists, is set to premiere online at www.allmusictelevision.net and on the ASPIRE TV NETWORK on Friday, February 26th at 10pm (PST)/1am (EST). The ASPiRE Television Network was created by legendary athlete and entrepreneur Earvin ‘Magic’ Johnson. The new music series is produced by All Music Television, LLC and features in depth interviews and new music from many of the biggest, brightest and popular artists and musicians in Jazz.

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Hosted and curated by popular Los Angeles Jazz Radio Personality LeRoy Downs, the premiere episode of The Jazz Creative celebrates African American History Month, the GRAMMY’s and the Academy Awards as we peek inside the creative process of composing Music for Film with multiple GRAMMY winning artists Terence Blanchard (CHI-RAQ) and Jason Moran (SELMA), a visit with Philadelphia born bassist Christian McBride, who talks Gamble & Huff, the Sound Of Philadelphia, Grover Washington Jr. and the 76er’s and two sets of great new music from The Planetary Prince, pianist Cameron Graves and the Afrophysicist, trumpeter Theo Croker.

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Bo and I will spin a few tunes and rap the Premiere Episode Featuring all of the above super cool beautiful jazz cats!

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I hope you enjoyed the music and please Check out the Brand New Television Series!!

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PREMIERE Feb 26th on the Aspire Television Network

10pm PST / 1am EST

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and we will all have the best time loving this music!

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 Progressive Jazz Music Lovers from all over the world UNITE!

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To Listen Click KCRW Above

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Listen to the Jazzcat with Mark Torres On Air at KPFK.org

by on Feb.04, 2016, under Events, Interviews, Jazzcat Hosting, Radio

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Saturday Feb 6th Show

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Mark Torres & LeRoy Downs

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Talking about The Jazz Creative

And spinning some of LA’s Finest!

 

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Got some Get Down Tickets for you too!

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2016 presents some great opportunities for our music JAZZ! Happy to once again be on the air at 90.7 FM KPFK. Tune in this Friday

February 6, 2016

90.7 FM or KPFK.ORG

Click Logo Above to enjoy show!

2 Hours of LA’s finest from 10pm PST to Midnight / 1AM -3am EST on the right!

Jazzzzzz Music Supreme!!!

 “living on the front lines of a new generation in sound!!!!!”

 

 

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The Jazzcat on 90.7 KPFK.Org Click and Listen!!!

by on Jan.26, 2016, under Events, Jazzcat Hosting, Radio

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Friday Jan 29th

8pm to 10pm 

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Click Jazzcat Pic for 30 sec Promo!!!

2016 presents some great opportunities for our music JAZZ! Happy to once again be on the air at 90.7 FM KPFK. Tune in this Friday

January 29, 2016

90.7 FM or KPFK.ORG

 @ 8PM PST/10PM EST

2 Hours of Progressive Jazz music from 8-10pm PST, 10-Midnight EST on the right! Jazzzzzz Music Supreme!!!

 “living on the front lines of a new generation in sound!!!!!”

Click logo at top to listen 

 

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