Grammys - Chuck Owen

USF Distinguished Professor of Jazz Studies Chuck Owen is up for four Grammy Awards Sunday in New York City (courtesy USF School of Music).
Grammys - Chuck Owen

While most of the attention will be on stars like Jay-Z and Bruno Mars, we’ll be watching a University of South Florida jazz professor who is up for four Grammy Awards this Sunday. Chuck Owen sat down recently with WUSF’s Mike Cornette to talk about being nominated and what it says for the state of jazz at USF and in the Tampa Bay area. We have some of their conversation on University Beat on WUSF Public Media.

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Chuck Owen
USF Distinguished Professor of Jazz Studies
(813) 974-2311     cowen@usf.edu

WUSF News article on Owen's Grammy nominations

WUSF Jazz Director Mike Cornette's full interview with Owen about the four Grammy nominations he and his band, the Jazz Surge, received for the 2017 album, Whispers on the Wind.

Original Broadcast Date: 
01/23/18

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Mark Schreiner

Mark Schreiner has been the producer and reporter for "University Beat" on WUSF 89.7 FM since 2001 and on WUSF TV since 2007. He has worked as an anchor, reporter and producer at radio stations in Tampa and his native Chicago since 1992.

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