On Air Live N’ Local: Louise Rodgers & Mark Kross
Inwood Art Works On Air podcast presents On Air Live N’ Local: Mark Kross & Louise Rodgers
Saturday, 8pm on Inwood Art Works YouTube Channel at https://youtu.be/x_vK-Ow7l50
Welcome to Inwood Art Works On Air! Where we meet the musicians, filmmakers, writers, theater makers, and artists of all stripes that make their home in what we call affectionately “Upstate Manhattan.” The On Air podcast showcases film, stage, music, visual artists and writers from Inwood NYC and neighboring communities. In “Artist Spotlight” segments we tell the stories of Inwood artists and creators recorded at beloved local haunts in the community. Hosted by Aaron Simms and Jonathan Bell. Recorded at 809 Restaurant and Lounge.
On this Live N” Local podcast we welcome Louise Rogers and composer and pianist, Mark Kross of Jazz Wahi. Legendary jazz critic, Nat Hentoff, has praised Louise’s work as “the most joyously encouraging way of expanding the audience for jazz.” Recently, Louise was named a 2021 “Jazz Hero” by the Jazz Journalists Association. Pianist, composer, educator, and bandleader Mark Kross has composed over 120 works for jazz ensembles of all sizes and shapes, from solo piano to orchestra with chorus. In 2015 Louise and Mark formed Jazz WaHi, Inc., a non-profit organization dedicated to fostering live jazz and music education in their Washington Heights, NY, neighborhood.