Neon Jazz Interview Series

Welcome to a new edition of the Neon Jazz interview series with Saxophonist, pianist, composer, lyricist, arranger and educator John Fournier … He opened up about their latest 2019 CD Soulophone that is doing quite well .. The Chicago Soul Jazz Collective started several years agao and is a jazz ensemble dedicated to performing the classics from the early 1960's Soul Jazz Era. They play an extensive repertoire of songs by such luminaries as Ramsey Lewis, Lee Morgan, Herbie Hancock, Eddie Harris, Shirley Scott, Jimmy Smith, Stanley Turrentine and many more. John is a very talented leader of the group who is known for his work in the theater that earned him a Joseph Jefferson Award for original music and lyrics and he has created original works .. So, get to know him, the band and dig this interview my friends .. Neon Jazz is a radio program airing since 2011. Hosted by Joe Dimino and Engineered by John Christopher in Kansas City, Missouri giving listeners a journey into one of America's finest inventions. Take a listen on KCXL (102.9 FM / 1140 AM) out of Liberty, MO. Listen to KCXL on Tunein Radio at You can now catch Neon Jazz on KOJH 104.7 FM out of the Mutual Musicians Foundation from Noon - 1 p.m. CST Monday-Friday at For all things Neon Jazz, visit

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