Pure Jazz with Rich Keith airs Sundays at 12Noon EST on Metromedia Radio.
Rich plays time-tested, proven tunes and artists that will be appreciated by the die hard Jazz fan as well as new comers. Pure Jazz is the ultimate in weekend destination listening! It’s certain to keep adults entertained and asking for more!
Pure Jazz takes the audience on a tour of the sounds and styles of some of the greatest Jazz performers who graced the club stages of the world
Each week, Pure Jazz with Rich Keith presents the timeless greats : Miles Davis, Ella Fitzgerald, Sarah Vaughan, Dave Brubeck, Count Basie, Dinah Washington, Erroll Garner, Joe Williams, Carmen McRae, Billie Holiday and some of the best new music on the Jazz scene today
The host Rich Keith is a radio guy who grew up in the New York Metropolitan Area in the 1960s and 1970s.
According to Rich, “A few misguided college professors think that they taught me how to be a broadcaster, while, in reality, the best broadcast schools in the world were available all up and down the New York Radio dial”.
Rich’s reflections of his radio education: “The Harvard and Yale of on air radio schools was WNEW 1130. The faculty included William B Williams, Ted Brown, Jim Lowe and Al Jazzbeaux Collins. I took my daytime lessons in the “Make Believe Ballroom” and went to night school in the Purple Grotto”.
Rich’s thoughts on Metromedia Radio, “It’s a kick to be part of the Metromedia Radio team. Music all day from the Great American Songbook presented in the Spirit of Metromedia WNEW…and the “New York Tonight Show” Sundays from 12 pm noon ET.
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