You are here

what's happening at WICN...

Advertisement

Jazz

Subscribe to RSS - Jazz

Jazz April with Karrin Allyson

Date: 
Sunday, April 12, 2015 - 12:00pm
Program: 

Catch up with jazz musician, vocalist, educator Karrin Allyson when she talks with Bonnie Johnson about her latest music adventures. The four-time Grammy nominee Ms. Allyson performs live at Scullers Jazz Club on Friday, April 17, 2015.   Tune in at noon.

Vijay Iyer: On Break Stuff

Date: 
Sunday, April 5, 2015 - 6:30pm
Program: 

Pianist/composer/educator Vijay Iyer talks with host Bonnie Johnson about his newest trio release "Break Stuff" (ECM). On Friday, Iyer joins drummer Marcus Gilmore & bassist Stephen Crump to speak about their creative process and improv at his stomping ground of Harvard University with the "Learning from Performers" series. They play Regattabar; two nights, April 10-11, 2015.

Check out Vijay's recent appearance on Charlie Rose (PBS):
http://www.hulu.com/watch/765932

iRESI: Afro-Cuban Jazz from Carlos Averhoff, Jr.

Date: 
Sunday, April 5, 2015 - 12:00pm

Tenor saxophonist, contemporary Afro-Cuban Jazz composer, and educator Carlos Averhoff, Jr. talks with Bonnie about coming up in a musical family in Havana, Cuba and his path from classical music training to jazz education in the United States.  Averhoff sheds "light" on his heritage with original compositions and classic standard arrangements through his debut album "iRESI".  He celebrates the Inner Circle Music recording  with a CD release concert at Scullers Jazz Club on Wednesday, April 8, 2015 at 8 pm.

Sarah Elizabeth Charles: Weaving Her "Inner Dialogue"

Date: 
Sunday, March 22, 2015 - 12:00pm

Continuing the Colors of Jazz Women's History Month project, Bonnie Johnson talks with vocalist/composer Sarah Elizabeth Charles about the journey to her sophomore album "Inner Dialogue". The New York based bandleader will perform in her hometown of Springfield, Massachusetts on March 27th. The Truth Revolution recording will be released on March 24, 2015.

Roberta Gambarini: Jazz Voice and Vocalise

Date: 
Sunday, February 1, 2015 - 12:00pm
Program: 

GRAMMY nominated, Thelonious Monk International Jazz Vocalist, composer, educator Roberta Gambarini talks with Bonnie Johnson about her musical journey.  Italian born Gambarini's undeniable range and scat will captivate the listener when she takes the stage in quartet with with pianist Eric Reed, bassist Ameen Saleem and drummer Jimmy Cobb at Scullers Jazz Club on Feb 6 & 7, 2015. Tune in at 12pm.

Tracy Clark: Jazz From the Heart

Date: 
Sunday, November 23, 2014 - 12:00pm
Program: 

Singer-songwriter and jazz entrepreneur Tracy Clark joins host Bonnie Johnson to talk about her self-titled CD and band's upcoming performance at Scullers Jazz Club on Wednesday, December 3, 2014.  

Michelle Cruz Big Band Tribute to Nat King Cole and Natalie Cole

Date: 
Saturday, August 30, 2014 - 4:00pm
Program: 

Singer Michelle Cruz joins the Johnny Badessa Big Band for "Unforgettable: Big Band Tribute - the music of Nat King Cole & Natalie Cole" and talks with Bonnie Johnson about her upcoming performance at the Pawtucket Arts Festival on Sunday, Sept 7th.

Drummer Will Calhoun: Living Life Plus Jazz in This World

Date: 
Saturday, August 9, 2014 - 4:00pm
Program: 

Catch Colors of Jazz when two time GRAMMY award winning drummer Will Calhoun joins host Bonnie Johnson. He'll talk about touring the world with rock band Living Colour, honing in on his career in jazz and his album Life In This World released in 2013 with Motéma Music. Celebrating fun and creativity, Calhoun's latest project "AZA" is "a collection of artwork crafted from rhythm" of the drums. The Will Calhoun Trio featuring pianist Marc Cary and Luques Curtis on bass will take the stage at Scullers Jazz Club on Thursday, August 14th at 8PM.

Dave Stryker: Soulfully Reimagined "Eight Track"

Date: 
Saturday, May 17, 2014 - 4:00pm
Program: 

Jazz guitarist, composer, educator Dave Stryker talks with host Bonnie Johnson about his new CD Eight Track.  Stryker plays live with his Blue to the Bone Band at Scullers Jazz Club in Boston on Thursday, May 29, 2014 at 8 & 10pm.

Sun Ra: 100 Years Into The Future With NEC at MFA

Date: 
Saturday, May 10, 2014 - 4:00pm
Program: 

Catch Colors of Jazz when WICN's Bonnie Johnson welcomes vocalist Nedelka Prescod, grammy-nominated trumpeter Tim Hagans and Museum of Fine Arts Boston curator Jasmine Hagans as we celebrate jazz composer, pianist, poet Sun Ra. On Sunday, May 11th at 2pm, Ms. Prescod and Mr.

Pages

Of Interest

You Shop.
Amazon Gives.

Amazon will donate 0.5% of the price of your eligible AmazonSmile purchases to WICN whenever you shop on AmazonSmile!

Click HERE to shop now.

Join

Become a Member Now

Can't remember the last time you gave? Time to become a SUSTAINER!!

Your ongoing monthly donation will ensure that your membership never expires.

CLICK HERE to join now.

Don't forget your
THANK YOU GIFTS!

Sponsor

Underwriter of the Week

Roxbury Community College

Serving the educational needs of diverse students in the Commonwealth & beyond.

(617) 427-0060

rcc.mass.edu