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—Piano Duets

Join us for the Wednesday Night Beat as we celebrate National Piano Month by featuring some stellar piano duet recordings. We’ll hear from Cyrus Chestnut with Eric Reed, Bill Charlap…

The Night Beat - The Bill Evans Album

September is National Piano Month. And 2021 marks the 50th anniversary of the release of “The Bill Evans Album” by the Bill Evans Trio. Recorded in the spring of 1971,…

The Night Beat—Big Band Theory

Join Doug Crane for an evening of contemporary big band recordings on the Night Beat this Wednesday, September 8, beginning at 8pm. With apologies to Carla Bley for appropriating the…

The Night Beat—September 1 Jazz Birthdays

Join Doug Crane this Wednesday evening as he plays music from a variety of jazz musicians, both legendary and with their stars rising that all share September 1st as their…

The Night Beat—Jazz on Bourbon Street, Toronto

Guitarist Jim Hall, saxophonist Paul Desmond and trombonist Frank Rosolino recorded live (on separate occasions) at Bourbon Street in Toronto on The Night Beat for Wednesday, August 18 and 25.…

The Night Beat features Freddie Hubbard's "Straight Life"

Recorded at the Van Gelder Studios in November of 1970 and released in early 1971, “Straight Life” was the second recording by trumpet/flugelhorn player Freddie Hubbard for Creed Taylor’s newly-independent…

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