Friday's Schedule

6:00 Jazz with Bob Parlocha
7:00 Morning Jazz
11:00 Bop, Blues and Ballads
3:00 Afternoon Jazz
7:00 Democracy Now!
8:00 Evening Jazz
10:00 Jazz with Bob Parlocha
12:00 Jazz After Hours

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Program of the Week, May 27: The Measure of Everyday Life

Showtime: Sundays at 6:30 p.m.

“The Measure of Everyday Life” is a weekly interview program hosted by Dr. Brian Southwell featuring social science researchers who endeavor to improve the human condition. It airs each Sunday night from 6:30 – …

Detroit jazz trumpet legend Marcus Belgrave dies at 78

Marcus Belgrave, a world-class trumpeter and the reigning patriarch of Detroit’s jazz scene, fought heart and pulmonary issues for years and used oxygen 24 hours a day. But you would hardly know it to hear him play.

Belgrave still lit up bandstands from here to …

Bruce Lundvall , Longtime Blue Note President, Dies at 79

It’s with great sadness that we announce the passing of beloved music man & longtime President of Blue Note Records, Bruce Lundvall. He was 79 years old. The cause was complications from a prolonged battle with Parkinson’s disease. Born in Englewood, New Jersey in 1935, Bruce was a lifelong jazz …

Program of the Week, May 20: The Funk Show

Showtime: Saturdays from 4 p.m. – 7 p.m.

Host Howard Burchette plays a blend of pop hits from the 70’s with some deep funk. Detailed information on musicians, bands and happenings on the funk scene during the 70’s.

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B. B. King, Defining Bluesman for Generations, Dies at 89

B. B. King, whose world-weary voice and wailing guitar lifted him from the cotton fields of Mississippi to a global stage and the apex of American blues, died on Thursday at his home in Las Vegas. He was 89….