Jazz in Louisville
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Spoke about Dr. Banks' music and jazz education and career, as well as his impressions on the development of the Louisville Jazz scene in his 13 years teaching at the University of Louisville.
Kiana Benhoff talked about her musical education and how she was drawn to jazz music. She covered highlights of her career and explained what makes the Louisville Jazz scene so unique.
Allison discusses her experience in music, with emphasis as her experience in the Louisville Jazz scene. She discusses her early mentors, choices and preferences in music, as well as her professional career as a trombone player with bands such as Billy Goat Strut Revue. She explains her professional choices and preferences including what types of audiences, venues, and artists she prefers to work with. She also discusses her experience as a music therapist and the direction she believes the future of Jazz is headed in Louisville, Kentucky.
Spoke about Prof. Fitzgerald's upbringing, and his experiences as a musician of the course of his life. Asked about impressions of the local jazz community as well as about the jazz scene itself.
Discussion of Meghan V. Pund's musical experience, including how she began with music, her transition from classical to jazz music, and why she chose to stay in Louisville.
Meg Samples discusses the path that brought her into the Louisville music scene. She talks about career highlights as well as what its like to perform in Louisville ans various Louisville music venues. She also discusses her own future as well as the future of jazz.
Mr. Wheeler is a jazz musician in Louisville. He plays the bass guitar and trombone. He aslo teaches at the University of Louisville. He plays with Jamie Afersoul. He is a contributor to the Louisville Jazz scene.