Listen to live jazz performances recorded at 2015 Delaware Water Gap COTA Festival on WVIA-FM Nov. 2-13
From a press release:
For the 18th consecutive year, WVIA-FM’s “All That Jazz” with George Graham presents comprehensive coverage of the Delaware Water Gap Celebration of the Arts Festival. Enjoy 10 nights of extraordinary jazz music starting Monday, Nov. 2 at 7 p.m. on WVIA-FM. WVIA’s broadcast is presented in memory of COTA co-founders Rick Chamberlain and Phil Woods and of frequent COTA performer Eric Doney.
The series will feature music from performances from the main stage of the festival, which was held in the Poconos town of Delaware Water Gap on Sept. 12-13 and recorded for broadcast by Chiaroscuro Records.
The complete broadcast schedule of featured performances on “All That Jazz” on WVIA-FM is below:
Tuesday, Nov. 3: A multi-artist tribute to pianist Eric Doney featuring former collaborators and students
Wednesday, Nov. 4: The COTA Festival Orchestra performing compositions and arrangements by Phil Woods
Thursday, Nov. 5: David Liebman’s Expansions
Friday, Nov. 6: Tom Hamilton’s Work in Progress Band
Monday, Nov. 9: Su Terry Group/The Dixie Gents, part 1
Tuesday, Nov. 10: The 35th edition of the COTA Cats student band/The Dixie Gents, part 2
Wednesday, Nov. 11: Adam Niewood’s Paradigm Shift
Thursday, Nov. 12: Bob Dorough/The Brass Arts Collective paying tribute to Rick Chamberlain – the group includes members of the New York City Ballet Orchestra, with whom Chamberlain played for many years as principal trombonist
Friday, Nov. 13: The Brass Arts Collective, part 2/Bobby Syvarth Combo
Chiaroscuro Records is a division of WVIA Public Media and is the steward of some of the finest jazz recordings in the world.
WVIA-FM can be found at 89.9 FM in Northeastern Pennsylvania, 99.3 FM in Allentown, 105.7 FM in Bethlehem, 90.3 FM in Clarks Summit, 100.1 FM in Lewisburg, 89.7 FM (WVYA) in Williamsport, 89.3 FM in South Central PA, 88.3 FM in Mainesburg, 91.5 FM (WPAU) in the Palmyra Township/Hawley/Lake Wallenpaupack region, 94.9 FM in Pottsville, 94.3 FM in Stroudsburg/East Stroudsburg, 105.7 FM in Sunbury, and 103.5 FM in Wellsboro.
WVIA-FM can also be heard via an online stream.
Photo by Bob Weidner/Delaware Water Gap COTA Festival