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. If you missed any of the shows please go to our QT Interviews link to hear the feature.
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,
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
Don Was- President of Blue Note Records/Dave McMurray - Multi Instrumentalist
S. Epatha Merkerson - Actress-Law & Order, Chicago Med, Lincoln & more
Jon Bon Jovi - Musician/Songwriter
Mickey Stevenson - Original A&R guy with Motown Records
Cory Robbins - Producer
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.