Allen Lowe Interview on All That Jazz, Thursday 2/15 at 10:00AM

Allen Lowe, alto sax player, composer, historian and author will be in the studio on Thursday 2/15 for a wide-ranging interview with announcer Rus Perry, host of Jazz at 100.

Lowe, a provocative chronicler of American culture, is the author of numerous books on music history, such as:

That Devlin’ Tune, A Jazz History 1900 – 1950
God Didn’t Like It: Electric Hillbillies, Singing Preachers, and the Beginning of Rock and Roll, 1950-1970
American Pop – From Minstrel to Mojo On Record 1893-1956

Lowe is in Charlottesville for a Charlottesville Jazz Society / WTJU presentation of the Shipp/Lowe/Ray/Cleaver Quartet at the Thomas Jefferson Memorial Church. Lowe will perform with highly-regarded veteran pianist Matthew Shipp, along with first call jazz drummer Gerald Cleaver and bassist Kevin Ray. The concert will be on Thursday February 15th at 7:30 pm.

For tickets and other information visit or call Gary at 434 249-6191.

More Recent Posts

  • This Saturday: WTJU live broadcasts from the Community Chalkboard rededication

    Earlier this year, The Bridge PAI became the owner and caretaker of the Community Chalkboard on Charlottesville’s downtown mall. All this week, The Bridge is celebrating a rededication of the community chalkboard with art and performances of all kinds. This Saturday, September 18th, WTJU will air two live music performances from the Community Chalkboard. At […]

  • Tune in and donate to WTJU’s Jazz Marathon, Oct 4 – 10

    WTJU Jazz connects you to our community and transcendent music. We need your support to keep WTJU going! WTJU is different. We’re a free public service dedicated to sharing the transcendent experience of jazz & blues – while counting on listeners like you to provide the funding to make it possible. Every note of every song […]

  • Listen to this show with legendary underground artist Lydia Lunch

    The legendary Lydia Lunch joined WTJU host Erin O on September 14 for a special edition of Ye Olde Tuesday Afternoon Rocke Show. Listen up: wtju · Lydia Lunch on WTJU’s “Ye Olde Tuesday Afternoon Rocke Show” You don’t want to miss this interview with punk performance provocateur as you ready for Wednesday’s free show at Champion Brewing […]

  • Christopher Gunning Symphony 5 and String Quartet 1 an interesting pairing

    Tags: , , ,

    Signum Classics continues their survey of Christopher Gunning’s music with a mix. This release features an orchestral and a chamber work. But there is a connection. Both works show Gunning’s growth as a composer. And they show his willingness to challenge himself. Gunning composed his fifth symphony as his sister’s health declined. She was to […]

  • New Jazz & Blues News – 9/14/2021

    New Jazz & Blues News – 9/14/2021 New Jazz Releases: Bill Banfield’s Jazzurban 2 – ..Hey, holla when you hear me.. (Jazz Urbane): “The Jazz Urbane Is A Contemporary Recording/Performing Collective Which Embraces And Is Infused With Great R&B Song Writing, Melodies, Band Grooves And Style. Not Really A “New Movement”, Just A New Configuration […]