Doug Crane

Shows - The Night Beat with Doug Crane | Wednesday 8pm

Doug’s been a jazz host on KUVO since 1992. He’s performed as a trombonist with many local swing and big bands, orchestras, wind ensembles, brass quintets and trombone choirs. He was a member of the award-winning Bowling Green State University Jazz Lab Band and has performed with Bill Watrous, Doc Severinsen, Peter Serkin, Marvin Hamlisch, Helen Reddy to name but a few. His favorite jazz musicians are too numerous to mention but include Bill Evans, JJ Johnson, Bob Brookmeyer and Woody Shaw.

Recent Posts

The Night Beat — Celebrates the music Bill Holman and David Sanborn

Tune in to the Night Beat on Wednesday, May 15 as we’ll be featuring the music of the composer, arranger, saxophonist, and bandleader Bill Holman who passed away on May…

The Night Beat — Remembering Michael Cuscuna

We remember Michael Cuscuna (1948-2024) on the Night Beat on Wednesday, May 8. A lifelong jazz fan, he began his career in radio although he had been hanging out at…

The Night Beat — Maria Schneider Orchestra, "Evanescence"

It’s a special Spring Pledge Drive Edition of the Wednesday Night Beat. Join your host Doug Crane as we feature music and musicians from St. Louis, Kansas City, and Memphis.…

The Night Beat — The Art of the Jazz Trombone

For the final Trombone Month program for 2024, and as April marks the 125th anniversary of the birth of Duke Ellington, we’ll feature some of the trombonists that were part…

The Night Beat — The Art of the Jazz Trombone

According to the International Trombone Association (ITA), International Trombone Week is officially April 7 through 14, 2024. But they go on to say “…every other day in April and surrounding…

The Night Beat — The Art of the Jazz Trombone

According to the International Trombone Association (ITA), International Trombone Week is officially April 7 through 14 2024. But they go on to say “…every other day in April and surrounding…

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