Quarantine Time with Bettye LaVette

Each Friday evening at 7:00pm Eastern and Tuesday at 7:00pm Eastern, Jazz Variations very proudly presents


Quarantine Time with Bettye LaVette


 Hosted by the brilliant 6-time Grammy Award nominee herself, Bettye is joined by our Gary Bergeson and some of her closest musical friends.   There are fascinating behind-the-scenes looks at recording sessions, shared triumphs and frustrations.  The hour is filled with laughter, love and great music. 


Recent guests have included:

                                                     Steve Jordan - Multiple Grammy winning producer and drummer

                                                     Dennis Walker -  Blues Hall-Of-Fame member/composer/musician

                                                     Joe Henry -  Grammy winning performer/producer/composer 

                                                     Sharon Robinson - Singer/Songwriter, Record Producer

                                                     Mike Kappus - Founder of  The Rosebud Agency

                                                     Patterson Hood -  of the Drive-By Truckers

                                                     David Ritz  - Author and Grammy winner

                                                     Paul Shaffer - Late Show with David Letterman

                                                     Rob Mathes  - Emmy winning Producer for Kennedy Center Honors, 

                                                                                 Music Director

                                                     Sam Moore  - (Sam and Dave)  Hall of Fame Singer, Songwriter, Musician

                                                     Michael Dorf - Owner - City Winery

                                                    Joan Osborne - Singer/Songwriter

                                                    Randall Grass - President - Shanachie Records





In addition to her six Grammy Award nominations, Bettye is a member of the Blues Hall of Fame, performed at the Kennedy Center Honors and at President Barrack Obamas Inauguration and has received countless other awards.


New shows are offered on Friday evenings and an encore presentation is presented on Tuesday evenings at 7:00pm Eastern.



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