Cool Jazz Cafe Artist Interviews
The anniversary fest marks Diane Dayton’s 15th year covering the Boscov’s Berks Jazz Fest with Cool Jazz Cafe!
Diane and the Cool Jazz Cafe crew go behind the scenes to get up close and personal TV interviews with artists, capture moments with concert goers and check out the many shows.
The Cool Cast Podcast interviews highlight artists scheduled to appear at this year’s Fest, a one-on-one conversation that gives a look at the artist and a taste of what to expect in their shows.
Cool Jazz Cafe TV is airing in the Reading and Lancaster areas. The shows give a glimpse of the passion and excitement that is Berks Jazz Fest, from artists who will be appearing this year. Interviews and concert clips are included.
In Lancaster, check local listings on Blue Ridge Cable 11 and LCTV Comcast Channel 66.
Artist interviews are also on Diane’s You Tube channel at www.youtube.com/dianedayton
Below are Diane’s podcast interviews from the 2014 Berks Jazz Fest.
Jason Miles Interview
Jason Miles talks to Diane Dayton of Cool Jazz Cafe about his performance at the Berks Jazz Fest on Saturday April 18, 7:30 p.m., in the Miller Center for the Arts.
“Kind of New, A journey into the Future of Jazz,” is a collaboration with outstanding trumpeter Ingrid Jensen.
Jason gives details on this exciting new project and the musicians are a part it!
Jeff Lorber Interview
Jeff Lorber talks to Diane Dayton of Cool Jazz Cafe about his appearances at the Berks Jazz Fest.
Jeff shares thoughts about the “Jazz Funk Soul’ show and recording with Chuck Loeb and Everette Harp on Sunday April 12, at 2 p.m., Crowne Plaza Reading Ballroom, a part of Soulful Sunday with Gerald Albright.
Jeff also discusses the Berks Bop Big Band shows set for Tuesday and Wednesday April 14 and 15 at 7:30 p.m., at Building 24 Live.
Brian Bromberg Interview
Brian Bromberg talks to Diane Dayton of Cool Jazz Café about the 30th Anniversary of Boscov’s Berks Jazz Fest in August of 2021!
Keiko Matsui Interview
Keiko Matsui talks to Diane Dayton of Cool Jazz Cafe about her musical collaboration with Kirk Whalum! Keiko Matsui discusses their upcoming performance at the 30th Anniversary of Boscov’s Berks Jazz Fest and new compositions for the future. Keiko shares her fond memories of past performances at Berks Jazz Fest throughout the years.
Maysa spoke with Diane Dayton about the 30th Anniversary of Berks Jazz Fest. She shares the excitement of her upcoming performances at Berks Jazz Fest! Maysa shares a her special connection to the Music of Stevie Wonder.
Rick Braun Interview
Rick Braun talks about the 30th Anniversary show, he shares about a composition that will be played at the Berks Bop Big Band event, thoughts on the Chuck Loeb Memorial All Star Jam and excitement for the closing night show RNR: Rick Braun, Richard Elliot, and special guest Peter White. Rick shares a beautiful memory from Berks when his daughter was small and along with him.