Holiday Schedule at WNCU

Saturday, December 24
Get ready for an entire day of holiday music produced by your favorite weekly hosts. Be prepared for some weird, funny, off beat, and funky holiday music.

8 a.m. – 12 p.m., Holiday Jazz from WNCU
12 p.m. – 4 p.m., 8 Track Flashback with Jim Davis
4 p.m. – 7 p.m., Funk Show with Howard Burchette
7 p.m. – 10 p.m., Bull City Blues with Dave Tripp
10 p.m. – overnight, Jazz with Bob Parlocha

Sunday, December 25

6 a.m. – 12 p.m., Holiday Gospel Live with hosts Brother Walter Hatcher and Carolyn Satterfield

12 p.m. – 1 p.m., Christmas with the Morehouse/Spelman Glee Clubs Special
One of the great holiday traditions in America, the choirs of Morehouse and Spelman Colleges.  Two of the most prestigious historically black institutions in the nation get together to present a spine-tingling concert program. This year’s program features the best works of the last several years. It’s a joyous celebration of the schools’ tradition of singing excellence, with their trademark mixture of spirituals and carols. Korva Coleman will host.

1 p.m. – 2 p.m., A Child is Born: Geri Allen Piano
From Peabody award-winning producer Jim Luce, this is a spiritual celebration of Christmas with jazz pianist Geri Allen and her new recording, A Child is Born, featuring Geri on the fazioli piano.  Special appearances by Dr. Dwight Andrews, composer, musician, educator, and minister; Kunle Mwanga, producer; Kabuya Pamela Bowens, artist and creator of the “Black Madonna” and others. Jim Luce will host.

2 p.m. – 3 p.m., Holiday Jazz from WNCU

3 p.m. – 4 p.m., Jazz Piano Christmas #22
NPR Music is onstage once again at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts for another live incarnation of one of our most popular programs. This year’s Jazz Piano Christmas features jazz greats Monty Alexander, Helio Alves, Freddy Cole, Renee Rosnes, and Jessica Williams.  Felix Contreras will host.

4 p.m. – 6 p.m., Holiday Jazz
6 p.m. – 7 p.m., Marian McPartland’s Piano Jazz
7 p.m. – 10 p.m., Holiday Jazz from WNCU
10 p.m. – overnight, Jazz with Bob Parlocha

Monday, December 26

Regular program schedule returns