Thursday's Schedule

6:00 Jazz After Hours
7:00 Bop, Blues and Ballads
11:00 Mid-day Jazz
3:00 Afternoon Jazz
7:00 Democracy Now!
8:00 The Loft
10:00 Parlocha Overnight

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News

Jazz harmonica master Toots Thielemans dies at 94

Toots Thielemans, a jazz harmonica player, guitarist and whistler whose 1961 composition “Bluesette” became a jazz standard, has died, the Associated Press reported Monday. He was 94.

Belgian broadcaster RTL reported that his manager, Veerle Van de Poel, said that “there were no complications. He died …

Passing of Jazz Legend Bobby Hutcherson

We are heartbroken to announce the loss of our dear friend, jazz legend Bobby Hutcherson, who passed peacefully on Monday, August 15 at age 75, surrounded by his family and loved ones.

The most accomplished vibraphonist and composer to emerge in the latter half of the …

Public Radio Satellite System July Feature: Blues Unlimited

Blues Unlimited is a two-hour program that explores the wonderful world of the blues, its history, heritage, and rich cultural traditions. Each week, listeners get to connect to an authentic and vibrant part of American musical history, as we examine some unique topic …

Give the Drummer Some

The 4th annual “Give the Drummer Some” Benefit concert happening on Sunday August 28 at NCCU. We will have workshops from 2:00-5:00pm, The silent auction begins at 5:00pm, and the evening concert begins at 6:00pm.

North Carolina Central University has a long history of developing world class musicians. Drum legend, Grady …

Presidential Proclamation — African-American Music Appreciation Month, 2016

A vital part of our Nation’s proud heritage, African-American music exemplifies the creative spirit at the heart of American identity and is among the most innovative and powerful art the world has ever known. It accompanies us in our daily lives, and it has rung out at turning points in …