Mondo Jazz

Hosted by Leonardo Granvassu LIVE every Wednesday at 10:00pm

Mondo Jazz is dedicated to the proposition that jazz is a language that originated in the US but is now spoken all over the world in various, at times very strong, accents and dialects, which make it a rich resource for rewarding sonic explorations. Needless to say there will be plenty of US jazz on my program, in an attempt to show the continuity that exists between the US and the international jazz scenes.

About Leonardo Granvassu

After a stint as host of “Jazz with an Accent” on Boston’s WHRB at the beginning of the millennium, Ludovico Granvassu, launched “Mondo Jazz” on Radio Free Brooklyn in November 2017. He is mostly driven by the deep belief that, even though Jazz is a quintessential United Statesian art form, it has now become a universal language spoken all over the world with very diverse, and at times strong, accents, as a true lingua franca. And there lies its vitality and its capacity to endlessly evolve and surprise us, as it has done from the beginning.

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