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									                                                 P U B L I C            R A D I O            winter 2006

                                                                                       KJZZ Welcomes New Reporters

                                                                                       Metropolitan Opera Season Begins

                                                                                       Holidays On Air

KJZZ and ASU Announce Media Partnership
Organizations work together to benefit jazz
By Michele Robins

              hen KJZZ suggested a media   and to recognize the interest and

W             partnership for the ASU
              Herberger College of Fine
Arts new MainStage Jazz Series, everyone
                                           enthusiasm for jazz in the community.
                                           “We want to provide opportunities for
                                           our student stars to interact with some
—including Director of Jazz Studies        of the best professional artists around,”
Michael Kocour—agreed it was a match       Kocour says.
made in heaven.                               Flutist Joe Corral kicked off the
   “KJZZ is synonymous with jazz in        MainStage Series on Oct. 25 at Katzin
the Valley. That makes this partnership    Concert Hall. Doc Severinsen says all
such a natural because of the interests    you need to know about Corral. “I have
of both organizations to promote great     known Joe for 20 years as both a jazz
music,” says Kocour.                       flutist and as flutist with The Phoenix
   Jazz was added to the MainStage         Symphony. He does not straddle the
lineup to highlight the tremendous         two disciplines but plants his beautiful
talent and diversity related to the ASU    talent firmly in whichever he is doing
jazz program under Kocour’s leadership,    at a given moment,” Severinsen says.

                                           Continued on page 8
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KJZZ & KBAQ Senior Managers
  Dr. Linda Thor, President, Rio Salado College
  Carl Matthusen, General Manager
  Scott Williams, Program Director
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  Lou Stanley, Development Director                                                                              Cover Story
  Bob Glazar, Senior Development Officer                                                                         KJZZ and ASU Announce Media Partnership
                                                                                                                 Organizations work together to benefit jazz
Friends of Public Radio Arizona Board Officers                                                                   By Michele Robins
  Linda Saunders, Chair
  Phil Hagenah, Vice Chair                                                                                       2 Inside KJZZ:
  Armando Roman, Treasurer                                                                                       New voices in the newsroom, and new
  Susan E. Edwards, Secretary                                                                                    music for the New Year
                                                                                                                 By Larry Clark and Blaise Lantana
Friends of Public Radio Arizona
Board of Directors
                                                                                                                 3 Inside KBAQ:
  Mike Chiricuzio       Edward Plotkin
                                                                                                                 The Metropolitan Opera returns
  Mark Dioguardi        Dan Schweiker
                                                                                                                 By Katrina Becker
  Sandra Etherton       John D. Thomas
  Karen Greenberg       Jessica Turvey
  Laura W. Martin       Paulina Vazquez-Morris                                                                   4 | 5 KJZZ Calendar:
  Matt Metz             Paul A. Wheeler II                                                                       Great music in every direction
  Carol L. McElroy                                                                                               By Michele Robins
                                                                Nnenna Freelon

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INSIDEKJZZ            New Voices in the Newsroom
                      By Larry Clark

                         ames Garcia and Marcos Najera are taking    from the American presidency to culture
                      J  KJZZ listeners to locales unfamiliar to
                      many of them. They’re staffing the station’s
                                                                     clashes in Arizona schools.
                                                                        Garcia and Najera bring a local Latino
                      new Latino Affairs Desk, as the news team      perspective to the issues they cover,
                      puts increased emphasis on stories affecting   producing stories that reflect the culture
                      its growing Latino audience.                   and interests of the Valley’s growing Latino
                          Garcia is a 20-year veteran of print,      population, and explaining how they relate
             James    broadcast and online journalism in the         to everyone.
             Garcia   United States and abroad. He covered Cuba,        By extension they act as a “liaison to the
                      Mexico and Central America as a foreign        community, but not cheerleaders,” Garcia
                      correspondent for Cox newspapers, was          says.“We approach these stories as
                      editor-in-chief of Latino Perspectives         journalists and will attempt to get them
                      Magazine, and still contributes freelance      on the air, good or bad.”
                      articles to the publication. He also teaches      While most Arizona Latinos speak
                      writing at ASU.                                English, both Garcia and Najera are bilingual.
                          Najera, a Phoenix native, is an award-     “As a bilingual reporter, I can go out into
                      winning reporter and producer. He’s worked     the community and listen to voices that
             Marcos   at television stations in California and       otherwise wouldn’t be heard and ask
             Najera   Arizona and has been part of several
                      multimedia projects on subjects ranging        Continued on page 14

                      A Musical Offering                             posthumously, it sounds like it was meant
                      Looking for holiday gifts or new music for     to be. You’ll want to start every day with
                      the New Year? Here are some suggestions,       Ray singing “Oh,What a Beautiful Morning.”
                      courtesy of KJZZ music director                > Metheny/Mehldau, Pat Metheny and
                      Blaise Lantana.                                Brad Mehldau
                      > From This Moment On, Diana Krall             This CD is harmonically enchanting—just
                      and the Clayton Hamilton Jazz Orchestra        guitar and piano dancing,thanks to two greats.
                      Krall’s phrasing and piano playing just        > Goin’ to Town, Deep Blue Organ Trio
                      keep getting better. Her voice pulls you in    Some serious Chicago cookin’, with
                      while the band keeps your toes tappin’.        good organ grooves and Bobbie Broom
                      > Duets, Tony Bennett                          on guitar.
                      Bennett works with everyone from the Dixie     > Radiant Blue, Anton Schwartz
                      Chicks to Sting on this release, but with      This is a young Midwestern sax player
                      his sense of timing and swing, he keeps it     you’ll want to know about. Good tone,
                      Bennett no matter who’s singing with him.      great ideas, and he put this out without
                      > Ray Sings, Basie Swings, Ray Charles         a major label. You’ll be looking for the
                      with the Count Basie Orchestra                 next project from this mathematician
                      Even though they put this together             turned musician.

                        LOVE THE MET? LET US KNOW!
                                                                                                             The Metropolitan Opera Returns
                                                                                                             By Katrina Becker

                                                                                                             T    he Toll Brothers-Metropolitan
                                                                                                                  Opera International Radio Network
                                                                                                                                                               interviews with singers, designers and
                                                                                                                                                               directors; behind-the-scenes stories; and
                                f you enjoy the Metropolitan
               I                Opera broadcasts, please consider
                        recording a brief testimonial for
                                                                                                             begins its new season on KBAQ on
                                                                                                             Saturday, Dec. 9 with dynamic new
                                                                                                                                                               the beloved Opera Quiz. All start times
                                                                                                                                                               for the live performances are listed in
                        the next on-air KBAQ fund drive.                                                     intermission programs, including live             Arizona time, below.
                        For information, call Katrina
                        Becker at 480-774-8417.                                                              Dec. 9, 2006 at 11:00 a.m. . . . . . . . . . Idomeneo by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (in Italian)
                                                                                                             Dec. 16, 2006 at 11:30 a.m. . . . . . . . Rigoletto by Giuseppe Verdi (in Italian)
                                                                                                             Dec. 23, 2006 at 11:00 a.m. . . . . . . . Don Carlo by Giuseppe Verdi (in Italian)
                                                                                                             Dec. 30, 2006 at 11:30 a.m. . . . . . . . The Magic Flute by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
                                                                                                                                                            (abbreviated version in English)
                                                                                                             Jan. 6, 2007 at 11:30 a.m. . . . . . . . . . . I Puritani by Vincenzo Bellini (in Italian)
                                                                                                             Jan. 13, 2007 at 11:30 a.m. . . . . . . . . The First Emperor by Tan Dun (in English)
                                                                                                             Jan. 20, 2007 at 11:30 a.m. . . . . . . . . Lucia di Lammermoor by Gaetano Donizetti (in Italian)
                                                                                                             Jan. 27, 2007 at 11:30 a.m. . . . . . . . . Madama Butterfly by Giacomo Puccini (in Italian)
                                                                                                             Feb. 3, 2007 at 11:30 a.m. . . . . . . . . . La Bohème by Giacomo Puccini (in Italian)
                                                                                                             Feb. 10, 2007 at 11:30 a.m. . . . . . . . Cavalleria Rusticana by Pietro Mascagni and
                                                                                                                                                            Pagliacci by Ruggero Leoncavallo (in Italian)
                                                                                                             Feb. 17, 2007 at 11:30 a.m. . . . . . . . Jenufa by Leos Janác (in Czech)
                                                                                                             Feb. 24, 2007 at 11:30 a.m. . . . . . . . Eugene Onegin by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
                                                                                                                                                            (in Russian)
                                                                                                             March 3, 2007 at 11:30 a.m. . . . . . Simon Boccanegra by Giuseppe Verdi (in Italian)
                                                                                                             March 10, 2007 at 10:00 a.m.. . . . Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg by Richard Wagner
                                                                                                                                                            (in German)
                                                                                                             March 17, 2007 at 10:30 a.m.. . . . Faust by Charles Gounod (in French)
                                                                                                             March 24, 2007 at 10:30 a.m.. . . . . . Il Barbiere di Siviglia by Gioacchino Rossini (in Italian)

                                                                                                             March 31, 2007 at 10:30 a.m. . . . . . . Die Ägyptische Helena by Richard Strauss (in German)
                                                                                                             April 7, 2007 at 10:30 a.m.. . . . . . . . Andrea Chénier by Umberto Giordano (in Italian)
                                                    Ekaterina Siurina as                                     April 14, 2007 at 10:30 a.m. . . . . . . Turandot by Giacomo Puccini (in Italian)
                                                        Gilda and Joseph                                     April 21, 2007 at 10:30 a.m. . . . . . . Giulio Cesare by George Frideric Handel (in Italian)
                                                   Calleja as the Duke of
                                                       Mantua in Verdi’s                                     April 28, 2007 at 10:30 a.m. . . . . . . Il Trittico by Giacomo Puccini (in Italian)
                                                                Rigoletto.                                   May 5, 2007 at 10:30 a.m. . . . . . . . . . Orfeo ed Euridice by Christoph Willibald von Gluck
                                                                                                                                                            (in Italian)
                                            The Magic Flute

                                                                                                                       roadcast information is current at publication date; however, artists
                                                                             KEN HOWARD/METROPOLITAN OPERA

                                                                                                                       and programs are subject to change. More information is available
                                                                                                                  at the Metropolitan Opera Web site, metopera.org, or at the Met Opera
                                                                                                                  Guild’s comprehensive Opera Information Center, operainfo.org. Both
                                                                                                                  can be reached through our station Web site, kbaq.org.
                                          Great Music in
                                          Every Direction
                                          By Michele Robins

                                               or the next several months, the Valley     Her fans note that the show’s style is like
                                          F    of the Sun, shunned during dust
                                          storms and monsoons, will become a
                                                                                          listening in on a conversation in someone’s
                                                                                          living room. A lot of that is due to her immense
                                          mecca for jazz legends, classy crooners,        charm, humor and charisma, which she brings
                                          divine divas and swingin’ orchestras.           to the stage each time she performs. McPartland
                                          From Mesa to Scottsdale and even “Out           is a legend among pianists and at 89 can
                                          Wickenburg Way,” this season’s jazz lineup      still delight audiences with her impeccable
                                          is a beautiful thing.                           technique and unique harmonic sense.
                                                                                              Visit scottsdaleperformingarts.org or call
                                          Grand Diva and Grande Dame                      480-994-ARTS for more information about
                                          Return to Scottsdale                            these upcoming concerts.
                                          Each season, Scottsdale Center for the          Four Freshman & Gene Krupa
                                          Performing Arts has kept jazz on the main             Orchestra—Jan. 20
                                          menu, and this year is no exception. The        Dirty Dozen Brass Band—Feb. 18
                                          venue recently hosted a rare concert by “Sax-   Glenn Miller Orchestra—March 17
                                          ophone Colussus”Sonny Rollins in November.      Dianne Reeves—March 30
                                          Fans who missed his incredible perfor-          Marian McPartland—May 2
                                          mance can look forward to concerts by two
Dianne Reeves                             of the greatest female stars in jazz today.     Jane Monheit Wings Her
                                              Dianne Reeves’ latest award for Best Jazz   Way to Chandler
                                          Vocal Album for the soundtrack to Good          The pure, otherworldly voice of Jane Monheit
                                          Night, and Good Luck brings her Grammy          will once again grace the stage of Chandler
                                          count to four. The New York Times said of       Center for the Arts. The L.A. Times said,
                                          her performance, “The powerful but              “She is an immense talent … an informed
                                          mellow alto of Ms. Reeves wafts through         voice for her musical generation.” Add Mel
                                          the film, as ubiquitous and atmospheric as      Torme’s son Steven, Rosemary Clooney’s
                                          the smoke from Murrow’s cigarettes.” It’s       daughter-in-law Debby Boone, and today’s
                                          no wonder Valley jazz aficionados clamor        hottest piano sensation Eldar, and there are
                                          for her return every year. Reeves, who has      plenty of reasons to visit what once was a
                Marian McPartland         recorded and performed extensively with         small agricultural town and is now what
                                          Wynton Marsalis and the Lincoln Center          America’s Promise—The Alliance for Youth
                                          Jazz Orchestra, will soon be featured in a      voted one of the “100 Best Communities for
                 Dianne Reeves and        film on the remarkable and all-too-brief        Young People.” Information on the 2006-07
                Marian McPartland         life of Billy Strayhorn.                        season is available at chandlercenter.org, or
                are two sophisticated
                  ladies on the bill at       Since 1979, millions of NPR listeners       by calling 480-782-2680.
                Scottsdale Center for     have tuned in every Saturday night for an       Torme Sings Torme—Jan. 13
                the Performing Arts.      intimate hour of duets and conversation         Cab Calloway Orchestra—Jan. 20
                                          with Marian McPartland and her guests.          Jane Monheit—Feb. 17

T   he information listed was
    correct at press time; how-
ever, all events are subject to
change. Updated information
and many other events can be
found through the “Events”
link at kjzz.org.
                                              Jacqui Naylor with Eldar—March 9
                                              Debby Boone: Reflections of
                                                 Rosemary Clooney—March 10

                                              Go West for Great Jazz
                                              Many folks visiting Arizona head to
                                              Wickenburg for its cowboy charm. The Del
                                                                                                Delphine Cortez, Nancy Gee, Margo
                                                                                                    Reed and Sherry Roberson—Feb. 7 to 9
                                                                                                Jazz Goes Broadway with Jerry Donato
                                                                                                    Band—March 4
                                                                                                Judy Roberts—March 14
                                                                                                Blaise Lantana and Michael Kocour
                                                                                                    —April 4
                                              E. Webb Center for the Performing Arts            Cinco de Moio—May 6
                                              hopes to entice Phoenicians to travel west
                           Dennis             to hear some hot jazz. Nnenna Freelon is          Party Time!
                          Rowland             always a must-see, no matter where she            The 30th annual two-day Paradise Valley
                                              performs. USA Today says, “Freelon makes          Jazz Party, set for May 26 and 27, features
                                              each song such a personal statement that          more than 25 national and international
                                              they all seem fresh and new.” Add some            jazz artists and more than 16 hours of
                                              swing, and you’ve got just the thing! For         music. Rub elbows with Shelly Berg, Dick
                                              information, visit delewebbcenter.org             Hyman, Lewis Nash, Warren Vaché, Carl
                                              or call 928-684-6624.                             Saunders, Houston Person and others.
                                              Nnenna Freelon—Feb. 3                             This season, the party moves to the
                                              Gene Krupa Orchestra—March 4                      Scottsdale Plaza Resort. Go to
                                                                                                paradisevalleyjazz.com for more
                                              Local Thrills at ASU Kerr                         information.
                                              The partnership formed several years ago
                                              between Jazz in AZ and ASU Kerr Cultural          Ella on Stage
                                              Center has been a blessing for fans of the        “You’ll ooh, you’ll ahhh, you’ll swing,
                                              local jazz scene. By presenting Arizona’s         you’ll sway, you’ll lose yourself in the
                         Tina Fabrique as
                          the First Lady of   best jazz musicians and artists in one of the     music. And you’ll fall in love with Ella
                            Song — “Ella”     more intimate venues in town, the                 all over again.”—SDTheatreScene.com
                                              organizations have created a stunning                 It’s 1967 and Ella Fitzgerald has invited
                                              celebration for jazz lovers young and old.        a few of her favorite musicians (and you)
                                              Four exceptional pianists—Bob Ravenscroft,        to journey to Nice, France, to jam,
                                              Charles Lewis, Andy Margolis and Mike             reminisce, reveal a few secrets and
                                              Kocour—will tear up two pianos playing            celebrate her love of music in a landmark
                                              holiday tunes in a concert bound to leave         concert. Arizona Theatre Company
                                              everyone spellbound. And nothing raises           invites Fitzgerald fans to join Tina
                                              the roof more than former Count Basie big         Fabrique as the First Lady of Song in
                                              band singer, “Big D”—Dennis Rowland,              an unforgettable evening featuring
                                              with the Extreme Decibel Big Band.                memories from her extraordinary life,
                                                 Highlights from the Jazz in AZ/ASU             as well as 14 of her greatest hits
                                              Kerr Center season include the following          in this swinging new musical. Visit
                                              concerts. For more details, visit jazzinaz.org,   arizonatheatre.org for performance
                                              asukerr.com or call 480-596-2660.                 dates and times, or call 602-256-6995.
                                              Holiday Piano Extravaganza—Dec. 3                 ATC presents Ella:
                                              Dennis Rowland—Jan. 17 and 18                     Herberger Theater Center—Dec.31 to Jan.28
                                              Ted Goddard-Prince Shell Quintet                  Mesa Arts Center—Feb. 2 to 11
                                                   —Feb. 11
                       The Four Freshman
                                                            KBAQ 6
                                                            Best Bets in the Months Ahead
                                                            By Katrina Becker

                                                                he event-packed performing arts         Cratchit’s Wild Christmas Binge
                                                            T   season continues, and you can
                                                            always find the latest information at
                                                                                                        by Christopher Durang, a semi-
                                                                                                        musical based loosely on A Christmas
                                                            KBAQ’s Web site. Just visit kbaq.org        Carol colliding with It’s a Wonderful
                                                            and click on the “Events” link for          Life and The Gift of the Magi
                                                            details on the events listed below,         (southwestshakespearecompany.org
                                                            and many more.                              or 480-641-7039). At Scottsdale Center
                                                                                                        for the Arts (scottsdaleperformingarts
                                                            Tis the Season for Music                    .org or 480-994-2787), the creator
                                                            Celebrate the holidays with                 of Late Nite Catechism brings Sister
                                                            performances throughout the Valley.         back to town Nov. 30 to Dec. 31 with
                                                            Ballet Arizona offers more than 20          Sister’s Christmas Catechism: The
        Actress Patti Hannon stars in                       performances of an all-new production       Mystery of the Magi’s Gold, a hilarious
       Sister’s Christmas Catechism:                        of The Nutcracker (Dec. 9 to 27),           search that includes Christmas carol
     The Mystery of the Magi’s Gold
                                                            with Tchaikovsky’s music played by          analysis and a living nativity.
                                                            The Phoenix Symphony, and fresh
                                                            scenery, costumes and choreography          Seeing Stars
                                                            (balletaz.org or 602-381-1096). The         In the coming months, several top
                                                            Symphony also performs a Christmas          stars will visit Valley stages. Pianist
                                                            pops program, Handel’s Messiah in           Emanuel Ax (March 14) and violinist
                                                            various forms, and a Baroque                Sarah Chang (April 1) perform in
                                                            Christmas concert from Nov. 30 to           recital at Scottsdale Center for the
                                                            Dec. 14. Visit phoenixsymphony.org,         Arts (scottsdaleperformingarts.org
                                                            or call 602-495-1999 for information.       or 480-994-2787), and violinist
                                                               Two choirs present programs called       Midori plays Beethoven with The
                                                            “Home for the Holidays”: the Phoenix        Phoenix Symphony Jan. 11 to 14
                                                            Bach Choir, with a selection of beloved     (phoenixsymphony.org or 602-495-
                                        CHRISTIAN STEINER

                                                            holiday favorites mixed with exciting       1999). At the Mesa Arts Center
                                                            new pieces presented in five venues         (mesaartscenter.com or 480-644-
                  Olga Kern                                 from Globe to Scottsdale Dec. 15 to         6500), pianist Olga Kern joins
                                                            19 (bachchoir.org or 602-253-2224)          conductor Vladimir Spivakov
                                                            and the Sonoran Desert Chorale, featuring   and the National Philharmonic of
                                                            the Southwest Brass and seasonal carols     Russia on March 8, while violinist
                                                            Dec. 9 and 10 (sonorandesertchorale.org     Joshua Bell conducts the Academy
                                                            or 480-820-2764).                           of St. Martin in the Fields on March
                                                               Southwest Shakespeare Company            25, playing Vivaldi’s Four Seasons.
                                                            lightens winter with an offbeat
                                                            parody Nov. 16 to Dec. 2: Mrs. Bob
                                                                               Scenes from
                                                                               (left) and
                                                                               Butterfly     Schumann (April 20).
                                                                               (right).         Arizona Opera’s season (azopera.com
                                                                                             or 602-266-7464) includes Giacomo
                                                                                             Puccini’s Madama Butterfly (Jan. 25
                                                                                             to 29 in Phoenix; Feb. 2 to 4 in
                                                Rich Choral                                  Tucson), Beauty and the Beast by
                                                Performances Abound                          André Modest Grétry (March 3 and 4
                                                The Phoenix Bach Choir celebrates            in Tucson; March 8 to 11 in Phoenix)
                                                St. Patrick’s Day with “Celtic Chorale”      and Carlisle Floyd’s Susannah (April
                                   KEN HOWARD

                                                March 17 and 18, while in May, the           19 to 22 in Phoenix; April 28 and 29
                                                Bach Choir joins the Kansas City             in Tucson).
Anna Christy as Zemire and John                 Chorale under the direction of Charles          Chamber music can create an
   Osborn as the Beast (Azor) in                Bruffy in music for double and               intimate program of unforgettable
   Grétry’s Beauty and the Beast
                                                expanded choir—the program is                music. The Phoenix Chamber Music
              (Zemire and Azor)
                                                titled “The Two Choirs,” May 19 and          Society’s season, Nov. 1 through March
                                                20 (bachchoir.org or 602-253-2224).          16, includes eight performances by
                                                Dr. Christopher Samuel leads the Valley      ensembles ranging from the Ying
                                                Chamber Chorale in May 5 and 6               and Cavani Quartets to K*SS (the
                                                concerts (valleychamberchorale.com           Kavafian-Schub-Shifrin trio), covering
                                                or 602-993-7685), and the Sonoran            works by Brahms, Beethoven, Shosta-
                                                Desert Chorale’s season includes             kovich, Piazzolla and many others
                                                “American Landscapes: Part II” on            (phoenixchambermusicsociety.org or
                                                March 4 and “Italian Landscapes”             602-252-0095). Violist Nokuthula
                                                on May 6, with director Jeff Harris          Ngwenyama (Dec. 11), the Fine Arts
                                                (sonorandesertchorale.com or                 Quartet (Jan. 8) and the vocal
                                                480-820-2764).                               ensemble Cantus (Feb. 5) all appear
                                                                                             during the Sun Cities Chamber
                                                Onward and Upward                            Music Society’s 30th season
                                                With the Arts                                (sccmsonline.com or 623-972-0478).
                                                Discover the unique performance
                                                space at ASU’s Kerr Cultural Center
                                                (asukerr.com or 480-596-2660) with                  LOG ON FOR MORE
                                                                                                        he information listed was
                                                concerts by Quartet Sabaku (Feb. 18)
                                                and Operatunity (March 11); or                      T   correct as of press time;
                                                                                                    however, all events are subject
                                                enjoy programs spotlighting artists
                                                                                                    to change. Updated information
           Joshua Bell                          Georgia O’Keefe and Frida Kahlo                     and details for many other
                                                (Dec. 1), composer Amy Beach (Jan.                  events can be found through
                                                19) and Marie Schumann, the eldest                  the “Events” link at kbaq.org,
                                                daughter of Robert and Clara                        or by calling 480.833.1122.
                              The next concert will be “Charlie       register to win CDs, and learn more
                          Parker With Strings and More,”              about the Valley’s NPR station at a
                          featuring Eric Schneider on Jan. 27.        special information table in the lobby.
                          Saxophonist Eric Alexander will                 “It’s good for KJZZ to be in a
                          perform with the ASU Concert Jazz           partnership with ASU’s jazz department
                          Band on March 28 and 29 as part of          because we both have a commitment
                          ASU Jazz Week, and Byron Ruth will          to quality and innovation in this
                          delve into “The Music of Charles            music,” Lantana says. “It’s a wonderful
                          Mingus” on April 25.                        opportunity for listeners to get an
                              “Each of these artists performs at      insider’s view of the artists and their
                          the highest level and will share valuable   work when I interview them on
                          insights and new perspectives with          KJZZ, and an added impetus to get
                          music students,” Kocour says. “Their        people out to hear quality jazz in a
                          presence also provides an opportunity       comfortable setting.”
                          for our students to receive objective           While most of the ASU jazz
                          evaluation from outside the School          concerts are free, there will be an
                          of Music community.”                        admission charge for the MainStage
                              Students will also get pointers from    Series. “We’re presenting truly unique
                          each of the guest artists during clinics    performances to our audience that
                          held on campus. In addition, ASU will       they will not be able to see or hear
                          take saxophonist Alexander to local         anywhere else in the Valley,” says
                          high schools so more students have          Kocour. “Where else can someone hear
                          access to what he has to offer. ASU         a live performance of selections from
                          will also launch a Saturday Latin           Charlie Parker’s Bird With Strings?”
                          Jazz Workshop in February.                      Kocour hopes the partnership with
                              In the week prior to each concert,      KJZZ will help the community identify
                          KJZZ music director Blaise Lantana          ASU as one of the best places to hear
                          will interview the artists during The       live jazz in the Valley, and raise awareness
                          9 O’Clock Special, and give away tickets    about the many concerts throughout
                          to each of the concerts to several lucky    the year that are free to the public,
                          listeners. Station announcers, including    including Jazz Week this March.
                          Lantana and Paul Anderson, will emcee           “What we’ve put together for
                          the concerts and meet listeners. Before     MainStage Jazz will undoubtedly be a
                          each performance, audience members          feast for the ears,” Kocour says. “I can
             Joe Corral   can sign up for the KJZZ e-newsletter,      hardly wait for our next performance!”
                                               MainStage at a Glance
                                               All concerts begin at 7:30 p.m. and take
                                               place in Katzin Concert Hall (except
                                                                                              saxophonist Eric Alexander and the
                                                                                              ASU Concert Jazz Band for two
                                                                                              exhilarating nights. A veteran of New
                                               Eric Alexander, who will perform in the        York jazz clubs, Alexander has
                                               Evelyn Smith Music Theater). For more          recorded several albums, including
                                               information on the MainStage Jazz              Stone Blue with legendary guitarist
                                               Series, visit mainstage.asu.edu or call        Pat Martino.
                                               480-965-6447.                                  > “The Music of Charles Mingus,”
                                               > “Charlie Parker With Strings,”               featuring Byron Ruth—April 25
                                               featuring Eric Schneider—Jan. 27               The jazz studies department honors
                             Eric Schneider    Saxophonist Eric Schneider will play           the musical legacy of Charles Mingus
                                               selections from Parker’s classic album         with the ASU Jazz Repertory Band
                                               Bird With Strings. Schneider’s distinguished   and Byron Ruth on tenor sax. A
                                               career includes appearances with Count         virtuoso bass player, accomplished
                                               Basie, Earl Hines and Eddie “Lockjaw”Davis.    pianist, bandleader and composer,
                                               > Eric Alexander—March 28 and 29               Mingus was one of the most important
                                               Jazz Week 2007 welcomes tenor                  figures in 20th century American music.

                                               About Michael Kocour                           Babe, starring John Goodman.
                                               “A career in teaching is not                      Although Kocour loves his
                                               something I planned, but it has                hometown of Chicago, when
                                               become an inseparable part of my               Charles Marohnic retired as
                                               life as a performer,” says Michael             director of jazz studies at ASU,
                                               Kocour, ASU director of jazz                   Kocour and his wife Heather
                                               studies. It causes me to reevaluate            thought a change might be good.
                                               my own musical thinking and find               (He had previously served on
                                               other approaches that may prove                the jazz studies faculty at
                                               more effective.”                               Northwestern University.)
                                                   A gifted pianist, Kocour was                  Now Kocour says, “I’ve found
                                               hired by a classmate’s parents to              that being based in the Valley
                                               play background music at a party               allows me to maintain my travel
                                               when he was in 8th grade—his first             schedule while enjoying the
                                               gig! He has since performed with               fantastic quality of life and
                                               some of the legends of jazz,                   natural beauty we have here
                                               including Eddie Harris, Dizzy                  and throughout the state.”
                                               Gillespie, James Moody, Eddie                     In recognition of excellence
Michael Kocour, ASU director of jazz studies   Daniels and Benny Golson. Kocour               in teaching, Kocour was awarded
                                               played on the movie soundtracks                the Herberger College of Fine Arts
                                               for A League of Their Own, starring            Distinguished Teacher Award for
                                               Madonna and Tom Hanks, and The                 the academic year 2004-05.
ON THEAIR                                                              Old-Time Radio, Right Now
                                                                       The Citrus Valley Players bring nostalgia and laughs to KJZZ
                                                                       By Larry Clark

                                                                             rian Nissen would have been very
                                                                       B     comfortable 60 years ago, when
                                                                       radio plays and variety shows were the
                                                                                                                     another key Citrus Valley Player. A lawyer
                                                                                                                     in real life, Arnett has been collaborating
                                                                                                                     on creative projects with Nissen since high
                                                                       major source of in-home entertainment.        school. “Brian writes the show, but I have
                                                                           Nissen is the creator and host of, and    the greatest job,” Arnett contends, referring
                                                                       writer for, Citrus Valley Playhouse, a live   to his role as chief sounding board and
                                                                       stage show at the Mesa Arts Center that’s     technical guru.
                                                                       based on radio theater of years gone by.          Nissen started Citrus Valley Playhouse
                                                                       And now Nissen’s production is actually       in 2004 as a way of attaching himself to his
                                                                       on the radio, because the Citrus Valley       state. The NAU graduate spent time in
                                                                       Players are performing on KJZZ.               California furthering his education and
                                                   BRANDT SEEGMILLER

                                                                           KJZZ program director Scott               doing screenplays and voice-overs. But he
                                                                       Williams describes the show as                longed for radio theater and Arizona. And
                                                                       “Arizona-based sketch comedy,” adding,        now, Nissen points out he’s “literally
                 Mark Arnett and Brian Nissen                          “It’s an opportunity to expose local          getting to act out the dream.”
                  in their element at the Citrus                       artists to a mass audience.”                      The Citrus Valley Players want to
                              Valley Playhouse.
                                                                           The first show aired in November,         connect Arizonans to Arizona. “The radio
                                                                       and other performances are scheduled          show is a nostalgic thing, allowing people
                                                                       for broadcast Dec. 16 and 17, and Feb.        to return to a time when the connection
                                                                       17 and 18.“We’re taking our best stuff        to country, community and family was
                                                                       and cobbling it together for the shows,”      generally stronger,” Nissen explains.
                                                                       Nissen says.                                      Nissen also enjoys taking his show on
                                                                           Some of that “best stuff” includes the    the road. In schools, he introduces young
                                                                       adventures of the Blind Ranger, a Lone        people to something old that is new to
Upcoming Citrus Valley                                                 Ranger-wannabe who sports a mask              them, offering “an hour away from all the
Playhouse Performances                                                 with no eye holes. The Blind Ranger—          screens in their lives—video, computer
“Arpaio-palooza,” March 22 to 24                                       sightless by choice—stumbles through          and others,” Nissen says.
   Live performances will take                                         life with his faithful sidekick, Berto.           In addition, he throws in a history lesson.
place at the Virginia Piper Theater                                        It isn’t all slapstick. “The Life and     “The King of Pumpkinville,” for instance,
at the Mesa Arts Center on Main                                        Times of Elliot Power” is set during          explains how water came to the Phoenix
and Center Streets in Mesa. For                                        World War II and focuses on Power,            area. More than 4,000 fourth graders saw
information and tickets, call the                                      who gave up a comfortable life in             it at the Mesa Arts Center in March.
Mesa Arts Center at 480-644-6500,                                      California to help run his father’s               Brian Nissen and the Citrus Valley
or visit mesaartscenter.com.                                           Arizona citrus farm after the bombing         Players are reviving an art form that
   To learn more about the Citrus                                      of Pearl Harbor.                              largely disappeared 50 years ago. And
Valley Players, go to citrusvalley.org.                                    While Nissen created and plays many       they’re bringing it back to four gener-
                                                                       of the characters, he has plenty of help.     ations, opening eyes to a genre where
                                                                       Producer/director Mark Arnett is              it’s O.K. to close them.
Holiday Specials
KBAQ and KJZZ celebrate the season
By Scott Williams
      ere’s your guide to the holiday music        program of Christmas stories presented in the
H     you can expect on KBAQ and KJZZ.             style of Britain's celebrated mystery plays.
KBAQ, 89.5 FM

Dec.11,7 p.m.—Christmas with Cantus 2006
One of America’s great professional choirs,
the 10-voice a capella men’s choir Cantus
                                               *   Dec. 22, 1 p.m.—Christmas Around
                                                   the Country 2006
                                                   Performance Today’s annual tradition of
                                                   holiday concerts from coast to coast.
joins host Brian Newhouse for a rare studio
performance of Christmas classics.
                                               *   Dec. 23, 7 p.m.—A Chanticleer Christmas
                                                   From the acoustic excellence of St. Vincent's

Dec. 15, 7 p.m.—Eight Candles:
A Hanukkah Celebration
Sterling Beeaff explores the origins and meaning
                                                   Church in Petaluma, California, come
                                                   inspiring sounds of the season from the 12
                                                   men of Chanticleer, led by Joseph Jennings.
of Hanukkah with music by some of America’s
most distinguished composers, as well as
more traditional sounds with recordings from
the Milken Archive of American Jewish Music.
                                               *   Dec. 24, 9 a.m.—A Festival of Nine
                                                   Lessons and Carols
                                                   Coming live from the chapel of King's College
                                                   in Cambridge, England, this program features

Dec. 16, 6 p.m.—Bach’s Christmas Oratorio
While Handel composed his oratorio Messiah
to be performed at a single performance,
Bach composed his Christmas masterpiece as
                                                   the legendary Festival of Nine Lessons and
                                                   Carols service of Biblical readings and music.
                                                   Dec. 24, 5 p.m.—Christmas with the
                                                   Philadelphia Singers 2006
six separate cantatas which were presented on      A one-hour performance of traditional and
as many occasions beginning Christmas Day          contemporary holiday music by the much-
and concluding Jan. 6, or Epiphany.                loved Philadelphia Singers.

Dec. 17, 7 p.m.—Vigil for Christmas
In this one-hour concert hosted by Phillip
Byrd, the famed Trinity Church Choir performs
a special devotional program of Christmas
                                               *   Dec. 25, 5 p.m.—Phoenix Boys Choir Special
                                                   Join the Phoenix Boys Choir in a program of
                                                   Christmas and Hanukkah songs recorded live
                                                   by the KBAQ production studio in the KAET-
music at the church that survived 9/11.            TV studios.

Dec. 18, 7 p.m.—Echoes of Christmas 2006
Dale Warland, the famed music director of
the Dale Warland Singers, hosts a one-hour
celebration of Christmas choral music new
                                               *   Jan. 1, 7 p.m.—New Year’s Day from
                                                   Vienna 2007
                                                   NPR takes you to the Golden Hall of the
                                                   Musikverein in Vienna for the most popular
and old.                                           classical concert in the world—the Vienna

Dec. 19, 7 p.m.—The Best Gifts
Christmas spoken, sung and played in a
program of treasures from the KBAQ archive.

                                                   Philharmonic New Year’s Day concert.
                                                   KJZZ, 91.5 FM
                                                   Dec. 16, 1 p.m. and Dec. 17, 3 p.m.—Citrus

Dec. 21, 9 p.m.—Footprints to Paradise:
Medieval Christmas
Bill McGlaughlin hosts this one-hour
                                                   Valley Playhouse Holiday Special
                                                   Join this local radio troupe as it paints
                                                   pictures for your eyes with irreverent holiday

                                                   Continued on page 14
   SUNSOUNDS                         Power Broker Elected to Third Term
                                     By Shari Bombeck

                                                                                    the Great Arizona Beer Festival
                                                                                    committee with fellow board member
                                                                                    Linda Montgomery. Asked why he
                                                                                    would add another duty to his busy
                                                                                    schedule, Kevin replies, “I’ve enjoyed
                                                                                    the dedication and willingness of the
                                                                                    board members to work like crazy
                                                                                    people to put on the Beer Festival, and I
                                                                                    wanted to become more involved with
                                                                                    the raising of funds to insure the
                            Kevin                                                   station’s continued success.”
                           Wright          evin Wright, a real time trader for          Presented by the Sun Sounds
                                     K     APS and a Sun Sounds volunteer
                                     since 1995, was appointed to the Sun
                                                                                    Foundation, the festival will take place
                                                                                    March 10 and 11 at Tempe Town Lake.
                                     Sounds foundation board in 2001 and            It is an all volunteer-run event and the
                                     elected to his first term as chairman in       first of three annual fundraising efforts
                                     2004, succeeding Bill Davis. The board         for Sun Sounds of Arizona, a reading
                                     re-elected Wright to serve a third term        and information service for blind,
                                     last July.                                     legally blind, visually impaired or
                                        Wright started volunteering after           otherwise print-disabled populations
                                     hearing Sun Sounds in the hospital             throughout Arizona.
                                     where his late wife was staying while              Every penny of proceeds from the
    un Sounds of Arizona is a
    community outreach service       fighting cancer. “I felt I needed to           festivals supports this one-of-a-kind
of Rio Salado College and KJZZ       repay all the unexpected help we had           charitable organization. Check
FM. Sun Sounds provides audio        received during her illness,” he says.         azbeer.com for more details about
access to information normally          This year he volunteered to co-chair        this refreshing event.
published in printed form. The
                                     Magazines On Air
service can be heard using special
                                     Sun Sounds broadcasts an eclectic mix of printed material—everything from books to
radios, on the Web, and on an
                                     newspaper ads. It also airs a broad array of current periodicals. Here are some of the
interactive phone system called
                                     magazines heard every week on Sun Sounds.
Sun Dial. For more information,
call 480-774-8300.                   American Scholar       Hispanic                Playboy                 Soap Opera Digest
                                     Boys’ Life             Men’s Health            Popular Science         Sporting News
                                     Cat Fancy              Mother Jones            Ranger Rick             The New Yorker
                                     Discover               Ms. Magazine            Reason                  Time
                                     Esquire                O, the Oprah Magazine   Saturday Evening Post   TV Guide
                                     Forbes                 Organic Gardening       Seventeen               Working Woman
                                     GQ                     People                  Smart Money             World Traveler
                                Underwriter Profile:
                                Lewis and Roca
                                By Stacy Feducia Bertinelli

                                     ewis and Roca LLP is a name very
                                                                                   Lewis and Roca. They received 32 calls,
                                L    familiar to Phoenix public radio
                                listeners, and not just because of the law
                                                                                   generating $3,590 to help cover the cost of the
                                                                                   public radio business and finance program.
                                firm’s more than 50 years of storied history.          From answering the phones at pledge
                                    After all, Lewis and Roca attorneys            drives, to providing pro bono legal services, to
                                shepherded the Miranda Case to the U.S.            lending their expertise to charitable boards
                                Supreme Court and won. Attorney John P.            and committees, Lewis and Roca’s engagement
                                Frank handled the case that determined             in the communities where their lawyers
                                Colorado River water rights for Arizona in         practice “goes well beyond dollars,” Van Winkle
                                1955. That same year, namesake Paul Roca           explains. The firm supports causes important
                                revised the state insurance code, which is the     to clients and attorneys, ranging from the arts
                                basis for today’s statutes. And lest we forget,    and culture to health and social services in
                                Governor Janet Napolitano became a partner         Phoenix and Tucson, as well as in Las Vegas,
                                at the firm in 1989.                               Reno and Albuquerque, where the firm has
                                    But KJZZ and KBAQ listeners have a more        opened or acquired new offices.
                                personal connection to the firm, because our           “With growth, we seek individuals and
                                listeners have been hearing Lewis and Roca’s       offices that have similar core values,” Van
                                messages of corporate support for Phoenix          Winkle says.“One of my mantras is that this is
                                public radio for more than five years.             one firm—it’s just a longer elevator ride to
                                    “As a firm, one of our missions is to give     Reno. Meetings are firm-wide, practices are
                                back to the community, and it always has           firm-wide. The interaction among the
                                been,” says Ken Van Winkle, managing               different offices is intense.”
Lewis and Roca attorneys and    partner for Lewis and Roca.“If we’re going to          Because of the long hours involved with their
    staff man the phones at a
                                do ‘advertising,’ which is something law firms     profession, spending time with family, friends
    recent KJZZ pledge drive.
                                don’t normally do, the best way is to support      and community activities is another important
                                institutions like KJZZ and KBAQ. It fits our       value at Lewis and Roca. For Van Winkle
                                mission because we are giving back to the          personally, family time includes public radio.
                                community and it gives us positive recognition.”       “I’ve listened to public radio every morning
                                    Giving back to the community also              since I was in law school,” he says.“I will admit
                                extends to volunteer time. For the past five       that sometimes Cardinals football will take me
                                years, Lewis and Roca has had a presence on-       away, but when I drive my kids to school, my
                                air and on the phone, as the firm has              children (Ally, 8, and Carter, 10) will ask me to
                                sponsored challenge grants for the KBAQ and        switch to the news.”
                                KJZZ fall and spring pledge drives.                    Listening along with Van Winkle’s family—
                                    In October, 11 attorneys and staff members     and the families of Lewis and Roca lawyers
                                answered the phones during the Lewis and           and staff—are thousands of KJZZ and KBAQ
                                Roca Marketplace challenge. The goal for that      fans who are grateful for underwriters like
                                half hour was to raise $3,000 in order to          Lewis and Roca, who help bring public radio
                                receive a challenge donation of $2,500 from        to the airwaves.
                New Voices in the Newsroom
                Continued from page 2
                                                                 Holiday Specials
                                                                 Continued from page 11
                questions that wouldn’t normally be asked        performances like “Pass the Cactus Wassail”
                because of the language barrier,” Najera says.   and “Santa Clause is Falling to Town.”
                   As Garcia and Najera take their micro-
                phones on the road, KJZZ news reporter
                Steve Goldstein comes to you from the studio
                of Here and Now. Since March, Goldstein
                                                                 Dec. 23, 9 p.m.—Jazz Piano Christmas 17
                                                                 Allen Toussaint headlines another stellar
                                                                 program mixing established jazz stars with
                                                                 promising newcomers to offer unique
                has been hosting the locally produced show,      interpretations of holiday favorites.
                which airs on Wednesdays from 11 a.m. to
                noon with occasional specials. His producer,
                Paul Atkinson, joined KJZZ in June from
                                                                 Dec. 31, 6 p.m. to 2 a.m.—Toast of
                                                                 the Nation 2006
                                                                 Rhonda Hamilton hosts this coast-to-coast
                                                                 program of live New Year’s jazz revelry.
                   “We want to make the show as relevant         Headliners include Kendrick Oliver &
                as possible to what’s going on in Arizona,”      The New Life Orchestra in Boston, Steven
                Atkinson says, “but also do what public          Bernstein’s Millennial Territory Orchestra in
                broadcasting does best: provide context,         New York, Karrin Allyson in Kansas City
                perspective and information that you need        and the McCoy Tyner Trio in Oakland.
                to know to really understand the issues.”
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                                                       9:25 The Writer’s Almanac with Garrison Keillor
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    Delicious Donations
    W       e would like to acknowledge the following donors for providing food for
            the volunteers during the recent KBAQ and KJZZ pledge drives:
    BARB’S BAKERY, 24th Street and Thomas Road, Phoenix
    BLIMPIE SUBS AND SALADS, Tatum Boulevard and Cave Creek Road,
      Cave Creek; Broadway and Rural Roads, Tempe
    BROWNIE CONNECTION, 397 S. Gilbert Road, Gilbert
    CHIPOTLE, 54th Street and Ray Road, Chandler; Alma School Road and
      Southern Avenue, Mesa
    DUNKIN DONUTS, University and Priest Drives, Tempe
    EINSTEIN BROS. BAGELS, Guadalupe Road and McClintock Drive, Tempe
    FUZE ENERGY DRINKS, fuzebev.com
    HONEY MOON SWEETS, 1030 W. 23rd St., Tempe
    PIZZA HUT, Broadway Road and Hardy Drive, Tempe
    RIMA FINE ART, 7077 E. Main St., Scottsdale; rimafineart.com
    SAFEWAY, INC., Phoenix Division
    WILDFLOWER BREAD COMPANY, Guadalupe Road and McClintock Drive, Tempe

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