Giacomo Gates

Jazz Hot 11 Countdown
11:55 pm
Mon May 20, 2013

Jazz Hot 11 Countdown: May 20, 2013

WRTI's Jazz Hot 11 is a weekly countdown of your favorite new jazz releases in rotation.
This week's Hot 11:  
1. Cecile McLorin Salvant - I Didn’t Know What Time It Was - WOMANCHILD

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WRTI Spotlight
12:55 pm
Wed April 10, 2013

An Interview With Giacomo Gates on Voices in Jazz: Sunday, April 14 at 5 PM

Critically acclaimed singer Giacomo Gates is Bob Craig's guest this Sunday at 5 pm on Voices in Jazz. He'll sing from his new CD, Miles Tones...Giacomo Gates Sings The Music of Miles Davis.

Voices in Jazz can be heard Sundays from 3 to 6 pm on WRTI HD-2 and the all-jazz stream at

CD Selections
11:10 am
Thu August 25, 2011

Maureen Malloy Recommends...

Giacomo Gates: The Revolution Will Be Jazz - The Songs of Gil Scott-Heron

The ever-witty vocalist Giacomo Gates is usually compared to Eddie Jefferson or Jon Hendricks when it comes to style. If not those artists, he's compared to instrumentalists due to his mastery of Vocalese. That being said, I'm sure you're wondering how the art of the late Gil Scott-Heron can even be associated with Gates.

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