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Music on the Road Documentary Premiering on FUSE TV Dec 9th!! DON’T MISS!!

by on Nov.27, 2017, under Events, Jazzcat Hosting, News, Television

The Jazzcat, Voice of the incredible music documentary Music on The Road! Makes it’s television premiere…

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The webseries won “Best documentary” at the Baltimore web fest, and “Best music score” at the Dublin web fest this weekend.

Producers and film makers Benoit Percent and Yoanne Le Gruiec from France traveled all across America capturing intimate encounters with musicians in the crux of the fabric of this country.

Music blossoming in our artistic communities is potent and these gentlemen jumped in the trenches with their cameras to give you a visual and an audible of the brilliance that lies in your own backyard. Don’t miss this spectacular documentary premiering on Fuse TV!!

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Musicians Talk Race In America – New series on All Music Television

by on Oct.17, 2017, under Jazzcat Hosting, News, Television

Far too much for Far too long. Jazz music, the healing vibration through times of love, hope, desperation, ignorance and down right stupidity in the highest order of the land. We need to speak on it to release it and we do it from a place of love! Music is the healing source and a place where all colors and vibrations can come together, right now, over me!

                                                                          


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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The Jazzcat Brunch Jam was as Smashing Success!!!!!!!

by on Aug.27, 2017, under Events, Jazzcat Hosting, News, Television

As you all know by now, I love my Jazz Musicians!! So, I decided to create an environment JUST FOR THE CATS to hang, eat, relax and enjoy! It’s always extremely hard to catch everyone in town and available but, I would say that we had a splendid time! Please enjoy a few photos by Bob Barry and Kristina Dixon of 11One Visuals.

All made possible by The Jazzcat, All Music Television, Tone Mesa, Anne Keeler and Samuel Pace!

If you are wondering about this event, here is an article by Paula Edelstein http://www.soundsoftimelessjazz.com/features.html

Good times certainly had by all. And in the midst of these good times, our little bubble of celestial, sonic heaven, we can’t help but be cognicent of our world at large and the constant peril that persists with the fools whose rose color glasses only see white. This music, this world is a prism of brilliant color and true love sees them all! With that, we took the opportunity to create a new digital series on All Music Television called….

Here are the first two episodes featuring Ryan Porter, Jamael Dean, John Beasley and Billy Childs…

Enjoy your life, Enjoy the music and stay WOKE and stay tuned!!

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Christmas Jazz with “The Jazzcat” LeRoy Downs

by on Dec.20, 2016, under Events, Jazzcat Hosting, News, Television

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Merry Christmas to you all; All lovers of music, all lovers of JAZZ!!!

This year once again we give to you as our gift 30 minutes of great Jazz Music for the Holidays! It’s a great show to watch on Christmas morning so please watch, enjoy and PLEASE share with your family and friends!!

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Happy Holidays from All Music Television 

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LeRoy Downs “The Jazzcat” in association with All Music Television has produced a special holiday gift for you, Jazz on TELEVISION!!! AMTV logo
This holiday season, we present to you once again “Christmas Jazz with LeRoy Downs”. Christmas Jazz is JAZZ for Christmas, original music by some extraordinary musicians who have come together to share their talents with you!

Photographs on set by Bob Barry Photography

The show will feature performances by …

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Theo Croker, Nicole Mitchell, Danny Janklow, Dontae Winslow and the Winslow Dynasty, The Cameron Graves Trio and Introducing 2015 Thelonious Monk Vocal Competition Winner Jazzmeia Horn! Special appearances by Terence Blanchard, Jason Moran, Don Was, Christian McBride and Peter Erskine. WOW!!!!

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Enjoy Christmas Jazz with LeRoy Downs!!

Have a Very Merry Christmas and a fantastic New Year!!

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Music on the Road – Meet a New Generation of Musicians across America!

by on Nov.03, 2016, under Jazzcat Hosting, News, Television

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Embark on a roadtrip across the US to meet a new generation of musicians who reinvent genres and are looking for new sounds. From New York to New Orleans via Chicago and the Wild West,  Music on the Road takes you to the against-comings of American culture.

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From east to west, Brooklyn Los Angeles  Music on the Road is a musical web series that headphones to make the most of spatial sound. Guided by the voice of the American radio host LeRoy Downs, immersed in the environment and the community of each of the artists, enjoy the tempo of the 2016 America!

New York Episode 1                                   Detroit Episode 2

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Chicago Episode 3                                      Nashville Episode 4

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Memphis Episode 5                                  New Orleans Episode 6

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Austin Episode 7                                          Far West Episode 8

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Los Angeles Episode 9                               San Francisco Episode 10

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Yoann Le Gruiec is cinematographer and director. He recently worked on various documentaries for the American channel PBS, the last was Solar Impulse , The perpetual flight. Benoit Pergent Benoit Pergent was notably editor and cameraman for a New York television show sofa . Since he has made short films and documentaries mounted. He also wrote a thesis on film by Steven Spielberg. #MOTR

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