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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News

Program of the Week, July 1: Bops, Blues and Ballads

Showtime: Mon. – Thurs. from 12  – 5 pm

Host Aasim Inshirah

New Hosts for Jazz Overnight Beginning July 6

Beginning July 6th, Jazz Overnight, heard daily on WNCU, will add two new charismatic, deeply knowledgeable veteran Jazz hosts, Lee Thomas and Greg Bridges. Both long time jazz experts from award winning station KCSM in California, Lee and Greg will program and announce new sets for our overnight jazz listeners …

Program of the Week, June 24: Bonjour Africa

Showtime: Sundays from 4 p.m. – 6 p.m.

Host Bouna Ndiaye, a native of Senegal, brings music from the motherland. Bouna plays new and traditional sounds from each country in Africa.

Visit the show’s website: www.bonjourafrica.com

Gunther Schuller Dies at 89; Composer Synthesized Classical and Jazz

Gunther Schuller, a composer, conductor, author and teacher who coined the term Third Stream to describe music that drew on the forms and resources of both classical and jazz, and who was its most important composer, died on Sunday in Boston. …

Wendell Holmes, 1943 – 2015

Wendell Holmes, vocalist, guitarist, pianist and songwriter of the critically acclaimed soul/blues band The Holmes Brothers, died on Friday, June 19 at his home in Rosedale, Maryland of complications due to pulmonary hypertension. Earlier this week, Wendell addressed his fans and …