Jack Marchbanks

Producer, Co-Host, Independent Writer
2:29 pm
Wed July 30, 2014

Classic Gene Walker Interview on WCBE's Jazz Sunday

Credit http://www.jazzartsgroup.org/

  The late Columbus-born  saxophonist Gene Walker was a world class musician, educator, jazz advocate AND local historian.  He shares all these gifts with WCBE listeners in this archival interview (circa Spring 2012).

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Jazz Sunday
12:51 pm
Fri August 23, 2013

Duke Ellington's "My People" on WCBE's Jazz Sunday, August 25th, 2013

Civil Rights Hero, Congressman John Lewis (L) and Jazz Sunday Co-Host Jack Marchbanks at reception for Congressional Commemoration of the 50th Anniversary of the 1963 March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom (Rayburn Building, Washington, D.C., July 31, 2

In commemoration of the 50th Anniversary of the August 28th, 1963 March On Washington For Jobs And Freedom, K.C. Jones and Jack Marchanks will broadcast My People, Duke Ellington's civil rights-themed musical, on Jazz Sunday, August 25, 2013.  As some of you might already know, Ellington performed the work as part of  the Century of Negro Progress Exposition held in Chicago from August 16th to September 2nd, 1963, which in itself was a celebration of the 100th year anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation.

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8:53 am
Mon June 3, 2013

2013 Rahsaan Roland Kirk Music Scholarship Recipient Announced

(L to R): Tatum “Tate” Flemister, his mother, Mrs. Cerina Flemister; Ms. Candice Kirk-Howell and Rahsaan Roland Kirk (RRK) Music Scholarship Co-Founder Jack Marchbanks.

Tatum Flemister is the third recipient of the RRK Music Scholarship. The two previous winners are Robert “Rob” Dove (2009), a recent graduate of the University of North Carolina’s Miles Davis Institute and Sivan Silver Schwartz (2011),  who is currently attending Oberlin.

Mr. Flemister is a talented percussionist who also plays piano and trumpet. Tate is a 2013 graduate of the Columbus City Schools Fort Hayes Career Academy.  He will be attending Berklee College of Music in Boston this fall.  His twin goals are to compose jazz and play jazz professionally after graduating.

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12:49 pm
Sun April 28, 2013

L.A. Mocks, Cleveland Rocks - The 2013 Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony

Chuck D and Public Enemy bum rush the Grammy Museum
Jack Marchbanks

Okay. Sing the following couplet to the melody of  The Eagles' "Hotel California":

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