Bob Bernotas is a widely published jazz journalist and a respected jazz historian and lecturer. Bob’s profiles, interviews, and reviews have appeared in numerous print and internet publications and he has written liner notes for over sixty jazz CDs. He is the author of Top Brass: Interviews and Master Classes with Jazz’s Leading Brass Players, Reed All About It: Interviews and Master Classes with Jazz’s Leading Reed Players, and Branford Marsalis: Jazz Musician.
In September 2003 Bob debuted his weekly program, Just Jazz, which from November 2004 to October 2015 was heard over 91.9 WNTI in Hackettstown, NJ, and worldwide on the internet. He also was the host of WNTI’s On the Dance Floor and The Sinatra Hour. In November 2015 he joined WRNJ, hosting a three-hour show, Just Jazz…featuring The Sinatra Hour, Sundays from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. (For updates on upcoming features and special programs, subscribe to Bob’s monthly “Just Jazz e-Newsletter” at firstname.lastname@example.org.)
In January 2014 Bob began teaching “Jazz Appreciation,” a jazz history and listening course for non-music majors, at Rutgers University.