Seven Questions with Vocalist Jackie Jones

NBJP: If you could only own one CD, what would it be?  JJ: TOUGH question, but If I had to narrow it down, it would either be The Carmen McRae- Betty Carter DUETS or -Bobby McFerrin-Vocabularies NBJP:   What’s your favorite non-jazz tune? JJ: OLD FRIEND...Phyllis Hyman NBJP:   What would you want to be if you weren’t a musician? JJ: Probably

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MARK SOSKIN PERFORMS WITH ROSEANNA VITRO WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 22 at the HYATT   NBJP: Other than the instrument you play, what’s your favorite instrument to listen to? RE: My favorite instrument to listen to besides the piano would be the Cello NBJP: What’s the worst (non-musical) job you ever had? MS: The non musical job which was the worst lasted but 1 day

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ADRIENNE WEST SINGS WEDNESDAY, JULY 25, 2012 AT THE HYATT NBJP:  What’s the worst (non musical)  job you ever had? AW: Hmmm... yeah...and the answer is..... a chemical factory office job in Atlanta, Georgia NBJP: Who's your favorite, non living jazz composer? AW: Duke Ellington NBJP:  What one word would your friends use to describe you? AW:  Open NBJP:    How old were you when

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CARRIE PERFORMS WEDNESDAY JULY 11 AT THE HYATT  NBJP: What's the worst job you ever had? CJ: Performing In a venue with no air conditioning.  NBJP: Who's your favorite jazz performer? CJ: Sarah Vaughan NBJP: What inspires you creatively? CJ: Originality & Spontaneity NBJP: If you could only own one CD, what would it be? CJ: Sarah Vaughan's Greatest Hits NBJP: What's one liquid (other than

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Seven Questions with Najwa Parkins

Najwa sings Wednesday June 20, at The Hyatt    NBJP: What musician influenced you the most? NP: I'm not sure I can say that just one musician influenced me the most, but I guess some of my biggest influences have been Sarah Vaughan and Carmen McRae. NBJP :If you were about to have your last meal, what would it be? NP:  In this

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TAEKO SINGS WEDNESDAY MAY 16 AT THE HYATT NBJP: What’s the worst job you ever had? T: Real estate broker inNew York. NBJP: Who's your favorite jazz performer? T: Betty Carter NBJP: What inspires you creatively? T: Working out NBJP: If you could only own one CD, what would it be? T: "Audience with Betty Carter" NBJP: What’s one liquid

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