Labor Day is Jazz Festival USA at WNCU

On labor day, Monday, September 6, WNCU will air sets from 2 of the country’s foremost jazz festivals. Starting off with the mother of them all, it will be the 2010 Newport Jazz Festival with selected sets featuring Maria Schneider, Matt Wilson, Conrad Herwig, Amina Figerova, Trio da Paz, J.D. Allen, and more.

We will also air 2 hours of the 2009 Detroit Jazz festival featuring Dave Brubeck, DeeDee Bridgewater, Gerald Wilson Orchestra, Christian McBride, Sean Jones, Geri Allen, Louis Hayes Cannonball Legacy Band, Stefon Harris & Urbanus, and T.S. Monk & The Monk.