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Saxophonist John Doheny was born in Seattle Washington in 1953 but has spent much of his adult life in Canada, primarily in Vancouver and Toronto. After early experiences accompanying strippers in bars and cabarets he became a professional R&B sideman in the late 1970s, touring and recording with artists both prominent and obscure. In 1991 he returned to Vancouver and began a program of intense musical study, both in academe (Vancouver Community College, the University of British Columbia) and in the more informal area of performance. He asserts that "all human intercourse is either an opportunity to learn or to teach. Everything that I know about jazz performance (to the extent that I know anything at all) I owe to those players, teachers and students who have suffered to share the bandstand and the teaching studio with me." Since 2003, Mr. Doheny has been a permanent resident of New Orleans, Louisiana, but makes every effort to spend summers in Canada because "it's too damn hot down here then."

Monday, November 27, 2006

John Doheny On WWOZ New Orleans.

If anyone is interested, I'll be holding forth this wednesday, november 29th between 5 and 6 p.m. central time (that's 3 to 4 p.m. pacific time) on WWOZ, New Orleans' jazz and Heritage station. The 'Jazz With Judy' show.http://www.wwoz.org

We'll be playing some rough mixes from the upcoming "John Doheny and the Professors of Pleasure" CD (Frederick Sanders, piano, John Dobry, guitar, Jim Markway, acoustic and electric bass, Kevin O'Day, drums, John Doheny, tenor and alto saxophone), as well as plugging our gig the following night (nov. 30th) opening for Irvin Mayfield at the Mcallister Theater.

Comments on "John Doheny On WWOZ New Orleans."

 

Blogger Haze Ablaze said ... (11:44 AM) : 

'Grats.

 

Blogger Christina C said ... (5:08 PM) : 

Hello back atcha.
Talk soon,
C

 

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