program of the week

Program of the Week, June 12: Afternoon Jazz

Mon – Fri from 3 – 7 pm

Hosted by DL Underdue

Program of the Week, June 5: 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 of the era.

Visit the show’s website: www.8trackflashback.com

Program of the Week, May 29: Morning Jazz

Showtime: Monday – Friday from 8 a.m. – 12 p.m.

Host Aasim Inshirah blends classic straight-ahead jazz, Latin jazz, and blues tracks with mainstream jazz from emerging talent.

Program of the Week, May 22: The Mid Day Jazz Adjustment

Mon – Fri from 11am- 3pm

Hosted Dr. Tim Holley, faculty member in the NCCU music department, cello player/instructor, and nephew of legendary bass player Major Holley, brings his wealth of knowledge and passion for jazz each weekday. Tim plays mainstream jazz and often includes swing and modern music to the mix.

Program of the Week, May 15: 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 – 7 p.m. in the Durham listening area and a podcast of each show is available online the Wednesday following the original airing. The show is made possible by RTI International. Follow @MeasureRadio on Twitter for details and updates.

 

 

 

 

Program of the Week, May 8: The Loft

Showtime: Thursday from 7 – 10 pm

Host Steve Taxman plays a blend of hard bop, free bop, and the avant garde. The playlist will include the Art Ensemble of Chicago, Kahil El Zabar, Henry Threadgill, Cecil Taylor, Billy Bang, Don Cherry and many more artists who explore free expression through their music.

To e-mail Steve Taxman, click here.

Program of the Week, May 1: The Funk Show

hburchette_lg.jpgShowtime: 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.

To e-mail Howard Burchette, click here.

Program of the Week, Apr. 24: The Dirt

4th Sunday of every month from 5-6 p.m.
Hosted by Brian Powell, The Dirt is North Carolina’s only environmental news and justice radio show that helps lift and amplify voices from communities across the state, primarily communities of color — who are disproportionately exposed to environmental health threats like air pollution, hazardous waste, water contamination and the destructive impacts of climate change. The show is made possible by North Carolina Conservation Network (NCCN). Follow @TheDirtFM on Twitter for details and updates.

 

 

Program of the Week, Apr. 17: Snap Judgment

Sundays from 7 – 8pm

Host and executive producer, Glynn Washington: Winner of the public radio talent quest

Before creating the Snap Judgment radio show, Glynn worked as an educator, diplomat, community activist, actor, political strategist, fist-shaker, mountain-hollerer, and foot stomper. Glynn composed music for the Kunst Stoff dance performances in San Francisco, rocked live spoken word poetry in Detroit, joined a band in Indonesia, wrote several screenplays, painted a daring series of self portraits, released a blues album, and thinks his stories are best served with cocktails.

Meet the Snap team: www.snapjudgment.org/about-us

Program of the Week, Apr. 10: Reggae Scene

Showtime: Sundays from 12 p.m. – 4 p.m.

Host DL spins traditional and modern reggae and dance hall mixes. Reggae is one of the most shows on WNCU.

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