PubJazz On Jazz Wyoming http://wyomingpublicmedia.org en A New Standard? Jackson Singer Adds A New Song To The Jazz Repertoire http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/new-standard-jackson-singer-adds-new-song-jazz-repertoire <p>A new album by Jackson Hole jazz singer Nicole Madison jazzes up a '60s pop song and gives it a place among classic jazz standards. The album’s name—‘In My Life’—comes from a song written by the Beatles. Wyoming Public Radio’s Micah Schweizer reached Nicole Madison at home.</p> Fri, 06 Jun 2014 23:07:56 +0000 Micah Schweizer 59474 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org A New Standard? Jackson Singer Adds A New Song To The Jazz Repertoire First Annual UW Jazz Fest Draws Student Groups From Around The State http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/first-annual-uw-jazz-fest-draws-student-groups-around-state <p>The University of Wyoming is hosting its <a href="http://www.uwyo.edu/finearts/jazzfest/">first annual jazz festival</a> Thursday, March 27 and Friday, March 28. Both days are filled with concerts by high school and middle school jazz groups from around Wyoming. Guest artists from around the country will provide feedback to the performers and conduct clinics with the groups. UW professor and festival organizer Scott Turpen says first and foremost, the festival is about education.</p><p></p> Fri, 21 Mar 2014 23:14:52 +0000 Micah Schweizer 55695 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org First Annual UW Jazz Fest Draws Student Groups From Around The State Ben Markley and Scott Turpen: And The Wind Came http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/ben-markley-and-scott-turpen-and-wind-came <p><strong><a href="http://www.uwyo.edu/music/faculty-staff/benmarkley.html">Ben Markley</a></strong> is a composer and jazz pianist. He is also a visiting Assistant Professor of Music for the University of Wyoming Music Department. <strong><a href="http://www.uwyo.edu/music/faculty-staff/scottturpen.html">Scott Turpen</a></strong> is a saxophonist and Professor at the University of Wyoming Music Department, teaching Jazz Studies. "And The Wind Came" was written and composed by Ben Markley.</p><p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p6z2PQM9Tiw</p> Mon, 11 Nov 2013 20:39:18 +0000 Anna Rader, Micah Schweizer & Ben Slater 49728 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Ben Markley and Scott Turpen: And The Wind Came Nicole Madison - Jazz vocalist and actor http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/nicole-madison-jazz-vocalist-and-actor <p></p><p></p><p>Nicole Madison's musical roots came from her father, who played a major part in the development of the Mississippi River Festival at Southern Illinois University in her home town of Edwardsville, Illinois.&nbsp; You can download her songs on iTunes.</p> Tue, 23 Apr 2013 17:57:25 +0000 Emy DiGrappa 39727 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Nicole Madison - Jazz vocalist and actor