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    Jewish Jazz hits the airwaves

    Posted: 2010-10-19 14:15:51

    Mike Gerber, known for his well-received book Jazz Jews, is taking his knowledge of the subject to the masses. He has been asked to host a show on UK Jazz Radio, one of the best, most widest-ranging jazz stations out there.

    UK Jazz Radio is one year old this month and has already garnered some 500,000 listeners all over the world. Listeners can access the show via the UK Jazz Radio website.rnrn

    The show will future all sorts of Jewish-Jazz, and fusions of every kind. From rootsy Jewish music like Klezmer and Israeli Jazz to the singer-songwriters from the Jewish Great American Songbook composers of yesteryear. In addition, Mike Gerber is planning various specials, interviews, and documentaries.

    Mikes debut show will broadcast at 9:00 PM Tuesday, October 26th, UK time.

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