On-Air Personalities

Jazz Beat

 

Clifford Darrett

 

 

JIM WOODFORD

 

THURSDAY  11 AM - 1 PM

Clifford Darrett is a percussionist and played a lot of his fathers’ percussion instruments growing up.  His musical career began in the U.S. Air Force as a drummer. In 1998, he began taking private lessons with professional percussionist Carlos "Sal" Salaz for a year and a half and became familiar with congas, shakers, bongos, cowbells, guiros and many other Afro-Cuban, Afro-Brazilian and Afro-Puerto Rican instruments.

 

WEDNESDAY NOON - 1 PM

Jim Woodford has played trombone, guitar and drums.  Ken Burns and his PBS jazz documentary pulled Jim into the jazz musical genre. Jim is on the board of directors for Jazz Advocate, a non-profit organization promoting jazz in Dayton and other surrounding areas.  He attends live jazz performances every chance he gets.

 

 

 

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