Jim Gallert is a veteran Jazz broadcaster, Jazz Archelogist and writer. He produced & hosted Jazz programs for twenty-five years on WDET-FM (“Jazz Yesterday”, “Detroit Jazz Alive”) and WEMU-FM (“Swing City”). Gallert has been a Staff member for all 41 Detroit Jazz Festivals. He and Lars Bjorn produce and host presentations, panel discussions, interviews, and music performances in the Jazz Talk Tent at the Detroit Jazz Festival every Labor Day weekend in downtown Detroit. Jim and Lars have a Blog, www.detroitjazzhistory.com
with features on Detroit musicians.