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 — The Music of Carla Bley

The pianist, composer, and bandleader Carla Bley turns 84 (or 86 depending on the source) on May 11. She’s been active on the jazz scene since the time she arrived…

The Night Beat — Stan Getz, "Captain Marvel"

On the next Wednesday evening Night Beat with your host Doug Crane we venture back fifty years to March of 1972 for tenor saxophonist Stan Getz’s album “Captain Marvel.” “Captain…

The Night Beat Highlights Recordings by Steve Davis & Conrad Herwig

For the 4th and final week of Doug’s Trombone Month feature, he’ll highlight recordings by Steve Davis and Conrad Herwig. Born in 1967, Steve Davis graduated from the Hartt School’s…

The Night Beat — Jazz Trombonists, featuring Wycliffe Gordon

On Week three of Doug’s exploration of jazz trombonists, we’ll hear music performed by Wycliffe Gordon. Born in Georgia in 1967, he grew up surrounded by music as his father…

The Night Beat - Jazz Trombonists Week 2

Week Two of Doug’s survey of jazz trombonists of note continues on April 13, at 8 pm with recordings featuring Carl Fontana. He not only had incredible technical facility but…

The Night Beat - Jazz Trombonists

Join host Doug Crane on Wednesday evenings throughout April for recordings by many of the finest jazz trombonists ever to grace a concert stage or studio. First up and to…

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