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 - Bill Bruford

Interspersed with breaks in the music for KUVO’s Spring Membership Campaign, we’ll squeeze in as many recordings featuring drummer Bill Bruford as possible. Be sure to tune in The Night…

The Night Beat Celebrates Mel Lewis

Tune in to The Night Beat with your host Doug Crane on Wednesday evening May 10th for an appreciation of drummer Mel Lewis. Born Melvin Sokoloff on May 10, 1929…

The Night Beat Celebrates Jimmy Cleveland

Tune in to The Night Beat with your host Doug Crane on Wednesday May 3rd at 8pm as he pays a birthday tribute to trombonist Jimmy Cleveland (born May 3,…

The Night Beat Celebrates International Trombone Week

Tune in Wednesday, April 19th beginning at 8pm for The Night Beat with Doug Crane as he continues his month-long celebration of the trombone. The trombone has always been regarded…

The Night Beat: Trombone in the World of Jazz | Steve Turre

[caption id="attachment_87598" align="alignleft" width="300"] Steve Turre performing at the Harlem StageHarlem, NYC, USA - April 11, 2019[/caption] Tune in on Wednesday, April 12th beginning at 8pm for The Night Beat…

The Night Beat Celebrates the Trombone

The trombone has always been regarded as a second-class citizen in the world of jazz. Even jazz magazines that regularly dedicate an entire month’s issue to saxophones, pianos, drums, etc.…

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