Jazz Traditions with the Jazz Masters
Mondays | PiAnge Jackson
PiAnge’s love for music has spanned decades, beginning early in her childhood in New Orleans when her grandmother introduced her to great jazz. PiAnge’s music interest continued when she joined her high school’s orchestra and marching band. She stayed engaged in music by obtaining a Federal Communications Commission radio license and has been in and out of radio over thirty years as an on-air personality for several radio stations. Additionally, PiAnge has served as a Community Liaison for the General Manager of a radio station and also worked as a D.J. at venues on the Las Vegas Strip. PiAnge shares her musical verve every Friday evening at 7 pm until 9 pm; tune in and enjoy her playing many styles of jazz selections!
Tuesdays | Yusef Sudah
Yusef R. Sudah, has made learning his religion and as a student of life and living he is an architect as well as organizational analyst / executive trainer. His greatest interest is studying a wide variety of subject ranging from quantum psychics to epistemology. As a young vocalist, though a R&B singer, he learned at the youthful age of 12 to appreciate listening to jazz from his older brothers. His interest in music would lead him to become one of the singers in the third generation performers the world famous “Ink Spots” here in Las Vegas as well as jazz program announcer in Tampa, Florida and now here KUNV. Bud Powell, Thelonius Monk, John Coltrane, Miles Davis, Billie Holiday, Chico Hamilton, Roy Haynes, Sarah Vaughan, Rachelle Ferelle, Leonopolis Thomas, Lester Young, Sonny Stitt are but a few of his favorite musicians.