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7:00 Morning Jazz
11:00 Bop, Blues and Ballads
2:00 Afternoon Jazz
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6:00 Democracy Now!
7:00 Tell Me More
8:00 Jazz at Lincoln Center
9:00 Just Jazz
10:00 Jazz with Bob Parlocha
12:00 Jazz After Hours

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News

Program of the Week, July 23: 8 Track Flashback

Showtime: Saturday’s from 12 Noon – 4 p.m.

Host Jim Davis is a veteran announcer with an amazing library of songs from the late 40’s to the early 60’s. Some of the best R&B you ever heard, including original versions of your favorites. Jim also follows the billboard charts for the hits …

The New Thing In Jazz, Revisited

Impulse Records is the legendary label that proudly delivered the “new thing” in jazz in the 1960s: avant-garde records from the likes of John Coltrane and Pharaoh Sanders. It also helped jazz cross over to a larger audience; quite a few flower children …

Give the Drummer Some Benefit Concert

Come swing with North Carolina Central University’s alumni drummers and Thomas Taylor as they start the school year off with a bang.

Jazz drummer Thomas Taylor and some of the jazz percussion alumni will present a jazz concert and fundraiser in the B.N. Duke Auditorium on the campus of NCCU on …

Program of the Week, July 16: The New Jazz Archive

Wednesdays from 8 – 9pm

Hosted by Jeff Haas, from Interlochen radio

Curious about jazz but don’t know much about it? If so, this show is for you.

We understand that jazz often needs a proper introduction and Jeff seeks to open people’s ears to the music not just by spinning discs, but …

Legendary jazz bassist Charlie Haden dead at 76

Grammy-winning jazz bassist Charlie Haden, whose music career spanned seven decades and several genres, died Friday, his publicist said Sunday. He was 76.
Haden, who first performed as a yodeling toddler with his family’s country band in the 1930s, played on hundreds of …