Dec 13, 2015
What kind of crazy does it take to launch a new jazz festival? Beyond Category host and producer Douglas Detrick interviewed the Montavilla Jazz Festival's Programming Director Ryan Meagher before the festival, and then interviewed musicians, staff, volunteers, and sponsors during the festival to produce this recap of...
Dec 4, 2015
Jessika Smith's hard-swinging big band music comes out on PJCE Records December 18th, 2015. With all the difficulty that went into composing and producing this album, the hardest part for Jessika was finding the confidence to write the first note. She found it and then some.