Keith Hall

Host of Jazz Currents

Keith Hall is the host of "Jazz Currents" on WMUK. He teaches at Western Michigan University's School of Music.

Keith Hall

Jazz Currents host Keith Hall talks to a longtime friend, jazz pianist Xavier Davis, a prominent performer, educator, arranger and producer in the world of jazz today.  In his WMUK visit, Davis plays a few requests from Hall, including his own modern standard, "The Message," and Thelonius Monk's "Pannonica." 


Vocalist and bandleader Betty Carter was raised in Detroit and got her big break when she joined Lionel Hampton's band at the age of 18.

Vocalist Abbey Lincoln graduated from Kalamazoo Central High School before landing in New York City, where she began a career spanning six decades.

Jazz Currents is previewing some of the jazz artists that are performing at The Gilmore Keyboard Festival this spring.  This episode features Mr. B, Emily Bear, Sullivan Fortner and Taylor Eigsti.

More Jazz at The Gilmore

Apr 15, 2016

Jazz Currents is previewing some of the jazz artists that are performing at The Gilmore Keyboard Festival this spring.  This episode introduces Michel Legrand, Elio Villafranca and Ariel Pocock.

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