Up to Date host Steve Kraske welcomes KCUR morning news anchor and Up to Date jazz critic Lee Ingalls for their regular discussion of the latest jazz. This segment features new music outstanding female jazz artists: Sarah Gazarek, Anat Cohen, Deborah Cox, and Hiromi.
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Up to Date host Steve Kraske welcomes KCUR morning news anchor and Up to Date jazz critic Lee Ingalls to play some new tunes. This segment features some up-and-coming "jazz ladies":
Vocalist Sarah Gazarek brings her lovely lilting-ness to her new release, "Return to You."
Anat Cohen, The Jazz Journalist Association's Clarinetist of the Year, featured here on The Waverly Seven's, "Yo, Bobby," a tribute to Bobby Darin.
Platinum-selling R&B vocalist Deborah Cox (pictured) crossing over to jazz with "Destination Moon," her tribute to Dinah Washington.
Keyboard phenom Hiromi Uehara, the brain and fingers behind "Hiromi's Sonicbloom."
For notes on these selections and more of musings on jazz, check out Lee's blog, The New Low Down.