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 Remembers Stephen Sondheim

Join Doug Crane as he hosts a two-hour remembrance of Stephen Sondheim on Wednesday, December 8, beginning at 8 pm on The Night Beat.  Praised for re-inventing American Musical Theatre…

The Night Beat — Tribute to Slide Hampton and Dave Frishberg

Tune in The Night Beat on Wednesday evening, December 1, at 8, as your host, Doug Crane notes the passing of trombonist, composer, arranger, and NEA Jazz Master Slide Hampton…

The Night Beat — Joni Mitchell, Blue

Join us on next Night Beat as we reprise one of my most popular programs of 2021: a jazz celebration of the 50th anniversary of Joni Mitchell's landmark recording "Blue"…

The Night Beat — Vince Mendoza

Join Doug Crane on Wednesday, November 17, at 8 pm as he notes the 60th birthday of composer, arranger, and conductor Vince Mendoza. Born in Norwalk, CT in 1961, his…

The Night Beat — Blue Note Records Feature

Tune in to The Night Beat with your host Doug Crane on Wednesday, November 10, as he features a few albums on the Blue Note label that share something in…

The Night Beat — John Coltrane

Bassist Henry Grimes was born in Philadelphia, PA on November 3, 1935. In the early 1950s, he moved to New York City where he studied at the Julliard School of…

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