• Show all
  • piano jazz
Paul Knopf: Piano Jazz Artist from New York City – Jazz Local Legend

During the 1950’s to the early 1960’s “the outcat,” Paul Knopf had a promising career in the Jazz circuit as a performing pianist with album releases, and rave reviews by Leonard Feather in playboy as well as a write up in Down Beat Magazine. He also performed as a feature on a CBS radio broadcast […]

Jazz You Can Feel – The Science of Jazz Music by moods and health benefits

The Many Moods of Jazz : The Positive Emotions and Health Benefits Inspired by Jazz Music by: Michelle Inherst      Listening to jazz music has been known to inspire and evoke a wide variety of moods. People who avidly listen to jazz say this genre of music leaves them with feelings of romance, passion, excitement […]

Ella Fitzgerald Biography Summary – The First Lady of Song

  Ella Fitzgerald (1917-1996)“The First Lady of Song” by :Michelle Inherst Ella Fitzgerald was a legendary, American jazz singer who represented much of the Great American Songbook with her remarkably broad, 3- octave vocal range. Her ability to make full use of her voice and her gift of singing notes in tune earned Ella Fitzgerald […]

Who is Louis Armstrong? The all you need to know about a Jazz Legend.

Louis Armstrong (1901-1971): Trumpeter,Bandleader, Singer, Soloist, Comedian, Filmstar By:  Michelle Inherst    “Star Dust”. “La Vie en Rose”. “What a Wonderful World”. These songs bring to mind one of the most influential musical artists in jazz music: Louis Armstrong.      Born August 4, 1901 in a poor section of New Orleans, a section of town […]

What is Jazz Music? What is the History of Jazz

What Is Jazz? A History of Jazz Music: Its’ Roots and How it Got its Start in America by Michelle Inherst      Jazz music is a versatile and improvisational form of music.  It was primarily developed by African-Americans in the South. The influence of Jazz came from the infusion of European harmonic structure and African rhythms […]

A soldier’s poem by Paul Knopf – piano jazz podcast

A soldier’s poem. Poetry of a soldier at war. Being a soldier in the army is very rough. It does not matter what time era it is. If there is a war, a soldier will feel pain. What is the best way for a soldier to express their pain? It is through creativity. Some people get […]

Poem about bad luck- Piano Jazz & Poetry reading

A poem about bad luck read by Paul Knopf on the Outcat Show Podcast. This poem about bad luck is something we can all relate to. Here’s a line from the poem Fortune Feed my Belly on the Outcat Show: Fortune, fortune feed my belly. Don’t stop, don’t stop at your will, what are my chances? […]

Free Documentary – Nine Lives Lived: Story of the Outcat Paul Knopf- Free

Free Documentary. This is an audio documentary that you can listen to for free. Nine Lives Lived: The story of the Outcat Paul Knopf is a podcast series of The Outcat Show. It was originally supposed to be the audio for a documentary film about Paul with the same title. Instead, we decided to deliver […]

Global Warming Discussion

Global Warming Discussion: The hard topic A global warming discussion is featured on this episode. This Outcat Show podcast is about global warming and the effects it has on us as humans as well as the effect climate change has on the planet. In this podcast we address what we should do about it. Global […]

Religion and the strange world thereof – The Outcat Show Podcast – Jazz Music and Dialogue

A podcast about the Strange World of Religion. Religion and spirituality are two different entities. In this podcast we tackle this hot bed of an issue. This concept has been plastered all over the news. Press play to listen below: Paul Knopf is ready to give his wisdom to you. He is breaking down the […]

Over The Road Man! The Outcat Show

The Outcat Show is a podcast of captivating dialogue with melodic jazz piano lines to match. The Outcat Show is a perfect mix of poetry, piano jazz, and issues of social justice. You’ll never be alone when you listen to The Outcat Show. New Podcast 10/6/15: This podcast is all about poetry and piano jazz. Check out […]

The Outcat Show: Another Piano Jazz Improv Solo

Piano Jazz Solo – Piano Jazz Improvisation solo This podcast is all about solo piano jazz improv. Enjoy this free piano jazz solo improv session by the Outcat Paul Knopf.  Just press play on the media player below to listen to some piano jazz solo music. Listen Here:   Check us out on youtube here: […]

The Outcat Show: Poetry and Piano Jazz from Paul Knopf

  The Outcat Show is a podcast of captivating dialogue with melodic jazz piano lines to match. The Outcat Show is a perfect mix of poetry, piano jazz, and issues of social justice. You’ll never be alone when you listen to The Outcat Show. New Podcast 8/3/2015 – The Outcat Paul Knopf is back! Not […]

Lenny Bruce and Me – The Outcat Show Podcast

  The Outcat Show is a podcast of captivating dialogue with melodic jazz piano lines to match. The Outcat Show is a perfect mix of poetry, piano jazz, and issues of social justice. You’ll never be alone when you listen to The Outcat Show. New Podcast 6/2/2015 – The Outcat Paul Knopf is back! Not […]

Podcast on World War Two Story & Metaphysical poem

 A World War Two poem. A man’s story about World War Two in poetry recorded on a podcast. World War Two is better put to a poem. In this podcast Paul Knopf reads a poem about his memories of World War two. The poem touches on his experience in the European Theater of Operations as […]

Podcast: Prison Poem and Murder Story

May 2014 – This episode of the Outcat Show is intense. We start off with a story of a prisoner named Hector put to words and Jazz. After that, The Outcat Paul Knopf talks about a murder that occurred in the West Village, New York, in his building. Press play above to listen to this […]