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Saturday 4:00-7:00p Jazz 90.1FM

Tom Pethic & David "Fathead" Newman

XRIJF Jam Session

Since 1982, Tom Pethic has been an integral part of the Rochester, New York jazz-radio scene and has kept straight-ahead jazz in the forefront of all his shows. Below is a list of jazz artists that Pethic has interviewed over the years:

Saxophonist: Sonny Rollins, James Moody, Lou DonaldsonDavid "Fathead" NewmanJoe RomanoKen Peplowski, Bobby Militello

Guitarist: Les PaulJoe Pass, Pat Martino, Jimmy Ponder, Gene Bertoncini, Bob Sneider

Pianist: Dave BrubeckChick CoreaCedar WaltonLarry Willis,Ted Rosenthal, Paul Hofmann

Bassist: Niels-Henning Ørsted Pedersen, Michael Moore

Vocalist: Jon Hendricks, Jane Monheit, Dena DeRose

Drummer: Pete LaRoca, Kenny Washington, Dennis Mackrel 

Trumpeter: John LaBarbera

Organist: Dr. Lonnie Smith

Percussion: Ray Barretto

Trombonist: Steve Turre

Artistry in Jazz with Tom Pethic
                                                     Saturday 4:00 - 7:00 PM ET Jazz901.org

 Photo by Tom Pethic (taken at Lloyd's on Alexander St. in the early 80s)
Photo by Tom Pethic (taken at WGMC at Greece Athena in 1979)
Steve Curry on drums (16 yrs. old)
Steve Davis on bass (listed below are the John Coltrane recordings Steve Davis played on.)

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(Atlantic, 1961)                                         (Atlantic, 1962)                                        (Atlantic, 1964)

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 Click on left picture of Moody to see a wonderful interview!
I had the honor of interviewing Moody (which he
preferred to be called) after his XRIJF performance. I
asked him 
what he thought of today's new music. Not
he answere
d, "If my father sang to my
mother the way they're singin' today, I wouldn't be
born." You gotta love it!

On the air since 1982.