Student co-host of The Stage
What’s your show about and when does it air?
Our show discusses a specific artist within the genre of jazz each week, and focuses on the history or theory behind their music.
How long has your show been on the air?
Our show has been on the air since August 2017.
What do you like to do in your spare time? I like to play jazz music. I play the trumpet & piano, and have played at many local restaurants in Flint, as well as in my hometown of Royal Oak.
If you knew you were going to be stranded on a desert island, what are 10 of the songs you’d want with you?
- Joy Spring – Clifford Brown
- You’re Driving Me Crazy – Chet Baker
- Moanin’ – Lee Morgan
- Jordu – Clifford Brown
- Tangerine – Chet Baker/Paul Desmond
- Gospel John – Maynard Ferguson
- Night in Tunisia – J.J. Johnson/Kai Winding
- Nica’s Dream – Horace Silver
- Blue Bossa – Dexter Gordon
- Concerto for F Horn No. 1 – Reinhold Gliere
What is one of your most memorable concert experiences? Seeing Chick Corea play with the Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra. He is one of the greatest pianists of all time, and it was obvious that the whole orchestra was in awe of his skill.
In the movie “WKUF: The Untold Story”, who would you cast as yourself? Ryan Reynolds