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Passing Notes

Series produced by Mark Hayes

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Passing Notes 

Reviews and interviews about books, music, film and whatever else comes along. New episodes weekly.

From the home office somewhere in suburban South Florida but reaching around the world, Passing Notes offers a weekly review of a book, album, or film -- usually featuring an interview with the creator. Written, produced, and hosted by Mark E. Hayes, a past member of the National Book Critics Circle and a current music programmer and critic-at-large for South Florida's only prime-time jazz station, 88.9 FM WDNA.


9 Pieces

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Doug Seroff, co-author of a book about some of the most popular songs of the ragtime era, talks about his part in writing the comprehensive study '...

  • Added: Feb 22, 2013
  • Length: 05:00
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Comics creator Charles Burns talks about his latest graphic novel, The Hive, the Tintin comics as inspiration and influence, and the new frontiers ...

  • Added: Feb 04, 2013
  • Length: 04:45
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The organ legend "Joey D" talks about working with Larry Coryell and Jimmy Cobb, as well as the influence of Miles Davis on his trumpet playing.

  • Added: Feb 04, 2013
  • Length: 05:19
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Singer Jacqui Sutton talks about the long road to a new sound -- Frontier Jazz -- as well as her band and some of the songs on her new album.

  • Added: Feb 04, 2013
  • Length: 05:15
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Noted music and arts journalist Marc Myers examines some of the forces that help explain the development of the sounds and styles of jazz in his ne...

  • Added: Feb 04, 2013
  • Length: 05:20
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Media and TV critic for the Tampa Bay Times explains how the media wields dangerous words to divide a nation in his new book, 'Race-Baiter.'

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  • Added: Feb 04, 2013
  • Length: 05:20
  • Purchases: 1
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The innovative comics creator Chris Ware talks about his instant classic, Building Stories -- a complex set of books, pamphlets, posters, and ephem...

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  • Added: Feb 03, 2013
  • Length: 05:10
  • Purchases: 1
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Photojournalist and serious jazz fan John McCusker finds that he's the person to end up writing a first-rate biography of Kid Ory, a more important...

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  • Added: Feb 03, 2013
  • Length: 05:10
  • Purchases: 1
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Alto sax powerhouse Rudresh Mahanthappa continues to fuse East and West with a reconfigured quartet that features guitarist Dave Fiuczynski on the ...

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  • Added: Feb 03, 2013
  • Length: 05:15
  • Purchases: 1