Bracknell, United Kingdom (PressExposure) August 19, 2009 -- UK Jazz Radio has announced that Nora McCarthy, an important force in the advanced New York jazz vocal scene, has joined the Presenter team at the 24 hour jazz radio station.
Nora McCarthy is a highly original singer, lyricist, composer, poet and educator. She and her various groups work at the top jazz venues in New York and elsewhere in the world.
In her programme, being broadcast several times across the week to give everyone the opportunity to catch the show, Nora will present a vast array of vocal and instrumental jazz recordings from early jazz to the avant-garde and free music art forms featuring those artists currently on the cutting edge of the scene today as well as those legendary artists whose contributions to the music are undeniable.
Having performed with many jazz legends, from Wilson Pickett to Jorge Sylvester, Nora will share rare anecdotes and stories with listeners and music fans, especially jazz devotees, are sure to enjoy this exciting journey into the music that is synonymous with New York City.
Brian Soundy, Music Director of UK Jazz Radio, said: âOur impressive Presenter line-up is essentially UK-based broadcasters but we approached Nora as we knew that she could bring a unique contribution to the station. This is very original format and a very original show and is exclusive to UK Jazz Radio.â
If you are anxious to hear the new edition of Noraâs show, âNora McCarthy's New York Jazz Expressionsâ, as soon as it is broadcast for the first time each week, then listen in every Friday 10pm at http://www.ukjazzradio.com