UVJQ’s own Ginny Carr is interviewed by Special Correspondent Susan Stamberg for a segment on “The Jazz Singers” exhibition at The Library of Congress on NPR’s “Weekend Edition,” aired May 15th, 2016.
The beginning of August, 2015 marks four straight months of airplay for “Vocal Madness” (Uptown Vocal Jazz Quartet with Richie Cole) on SiriusXM radio’s jazz stations, “Real Jazz” on SiriusXM, Channel 67 and SiriusXM Music for Business, Channel 287.
Thank you, SiriusXM!
(If you don’t have a SiriusXM receiver, check out your listening options at www.siriusxm.com/realjazz.)
The Uptown Vocal Jazz Quartet’s recording of “He Was The Cat” will be featured on the May 21, 2015 episode of “Artworks” on Maryland Public Television. The show features profiles of established and emerging artists from across the country, working in all creative categories: musicians, performers, visual artists, writers, designers, artisans – and experimental others who defy definition. This show airs on MPT-HD on Thursdays at 8:30 p.m. and repeats on Sundays at 12:30 p.m.
Starting in June, the episode featuring “He Was The Cat” will be available at the MPT Artworks website at http://www.mpt.org/programs/artworks-season3
David Kenney, host of the “Everything Old Is New Again” show on WBAI (99.5 FM in New York City), selected “Vocal Madness” as his new CD “PICK OF THE WEEK” for the episode that was broadcast on April 19, 2015.
Mr. Kenney, who has hosted the show for 35 years, described Uptown Vocal Jazz Quartet as having “hit it out of the park” with the release of this album, adding that he also considered it, “a grand slam.”
For those who missed it, the broadcast will be included in the website’s archives.
Learn more at the EVERYTHING OLD IS NEW AGAIN website.
(NOTE: The website plays music by default, so adjust speakers accordingly. The “Sound On” and “Sound Off” buttons are located at the top of the main page.)
Ginny Carr, representing UVJQ, is a featured artist on Behind The Mic, a site that features video interviews and insights from the innovators of group vocal jazz. You can also watch interviews from Bobby McFerrin, The Manhattan Transfer, The Real Group, and other great vocal jazz artists.
(Note: You must sign in to watch, but registration is free. Try it… this is a terrific website!)