Mr. James Graves has dedicated over 30 years to broadcast production. He began his career as an on-air personality and Program Director for the popular college jazz station KXLU in Los Angeles, California.
During his tenure at KXLU James produced Night Journey - a radio show, where he interviewed many of the Jazz greats such as, Donald Byrd, Philly Joe Jones, and vocalist Janis Mann. In the mid 90’s, Night Journey was syndicated by the Pacifica Radio network broadcasting across the United States.
Rebranded in 2012’s, Night Journey becomes Night Journey Rewind (NJR); a weekly radio series of revealing
conversations about this American Classical Art Form call JAZZ
Kawseff Productions and Orion Brown produce the series which
airs weekly through the website www.nightjourneyrewind.com®, and global podcast service providers.
Mr. Graves resides in the Los Angeles area and notes, “These
writers/performers personify greatness and have developed loyal audiences worldwide. NJR’s commitment to our listeners is to preserve the foundations of this Great American Classical Art Form Jazz and honoring a well deserved legacy for the inspiration of future creative performance.