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New Program Schedule

On Monday, August 4, WNCU will offer an updated program schedule. The changes are below: Weekdays will have mainstream jazz from 7 a.m….

20th Anniversary Celebration

WNCU 90.7 FM and North Carolina Central University will open the radio station to the public on August 13, 2014, for an open…

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…

Give the Drummer Some Benefit Concert

Come swing with North Carolina Central University‚Äôs alumni drummers and Thomas Taylor as they start the school year off with a bang. Jazz…

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….

Dust & Grooves: Adventures in Record Collecting

Bob Porter (Portraits In Blue), Dan Morgenstern (Institue of Jazz Studies), Rich Conaty (WFUV), Scott Wenzel (Mosaic Records), Will Friedwald (Author/Jazz Journalist), Jack…

Legendary Pianist Horace Silver Dies At 85

Pianist Horace Silver, whose potent and catchy combination of blues, funk and Latin sounds shifted the jazz landscape in the 1950s and ’60s,…

Doyle New York to Auction the Collection of Blue Note Records President Bruce Lundvall on June 25

Doyle New York is honored to auction a remarkable collection of original album cover art, rare photography and related ephemera assembled by Bruce¬†Lundvall,…

Bill Clinton to receive award for jazz advocacy

Former President Bill Clinton will get a chance to play his saxophone when the Thelonious Monk Institute of Jazz honors him with its…

Movie filming in Cincinnati about jazz musician Miles Davis, to star Don Cheadle

A movie about the life of jazz pioneer Miles Davis featuring Don Cheadle will film in Cincinnati this summer, a film commission said…

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