Riverwalk Jazz – A Look Back

On Air sign at The Landing. Photo Riverwalk Jazz

In 1989, The Jim Cullum Jazz Band's radio program, Riverwalk Jazz, started toes tapping as a project of Texas Public Radio. Today, that local program jumps, jives and wails all around the world.

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The Jim Cullum Jazz Band and host David Holt, during the first
Riverwalk Jazz broadcast recording at The Landing
Jazz Club, San Antonio, 1989

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Bandleader Jim Cullum and host David Holt

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Master of the flugelhorn, Clark Terry sits in with
The Jim Cullum Jazz Band on an early broadcast

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Vibesman Lionel Hampton with host David Holt

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Stage and screen legend William Warfield was
a frequent guest of Riverwalk Jazz

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Bandleader Jim Cullum, drummer Ed Torres and
the great saxman Benny Carter

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Part of the new generation of jazz musicians,
trumpeter Bria Skonberg with Jim Cullum at The Landing

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Father and son guitarists Bucky and John Pizzarelli
with The Jim Cullum Jazz Band's Howard Elkins

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Jazz vocalist Rebecca Kilgore with piano man John Sheridan,
Sacramento Jazz Jubilee, 2003

Photo Roberta Barnes

A peek behind the scenes at a live
Riverwalk Jazz production, 2007

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Frequent guest Vernel Bagneris (l) rehearses with host David Holt

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Bandleader Jim Cullum takes a soloon stage
at The Carver Community Cultural Center, San Antonio, 2007

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We put together a special 12-peice jazz orchestra to tell the story of Don Albert and His Ten Pals, who called The Keyhole Club in San Antonio, home in the 1930s

...and they brought down the house

Photo by Jamie Karutz

The Jim Cullum Jazz Band with vocalist Catherine Russell and pianist Dick Hyman
at Pearl Stable, San Antonio

 Photo by Jamie Karutz

Bandleader Jim Cullum at Pearl Stable, San Antonio TX

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