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Grace Kelly

Date: 
Tuesday, September 20, 2011 - 2:00pm

She's been chatting with WICN since she was 10 years old (her very first interview) and continues to visit the station whenever she can. One of our all-time favorites, Grace Kelly visits on Tuesday's Jazz New England. This 19 year old 'phenom' is as busy as ever. She'll chat with us before heading overseas to perform.

Howard Alden

Date: 
Tuesday, September 13, 2011 - 3:30pm
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Tuesday at 3:30 the man who taught Sean Penn how to look like a guitar player (and provided the guitar playing you hear) in the Woody Allen film "Sweet and Lowdown" calls in. Howard Alden has been at the forefront of jazz guitarists for nearly 40 years. He'll be coming to New England this fall for a festival performance and chats with us on Tuesday's Jazz Matinee.

Larry Coryell

Date: 
Thursday, September 22, 2011 - 3:30pm
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On Thursday's Jazz Matinee Larry Coryell is our guest. He replaced the great Gabor Szabo in Chico Hamilton's band in the mid-60's and since then has done pretty much everything that can be done on the guitar. Larry's also visiting New England soon. Hear all about it on Thursday's Jazz Matinee.

John Funkhouser

Date: 
Thursday, September 22, 2011 - 2:00pm

On Thursday Jazz New England bassist, pianist and composer John Funkhouser drops by. His music is intelligent, interesting and inspiring. Hear for yourself at 2pm and find out where you can see John this weekend. 

Gary Burton

Date: 
Wednesday, September 21, 2011 - 2:00pm

The man who spent 30 years at the school as Dean of Curriculum and Executive Vice President joins us on Wednesday. Gary Burton retired from Berklee a few years ago but hasn't slowed down. His band will appear at this weekend's Beantown Jazz Festival. Catch up with this multi-Grammy winner Wednesday at 2 pm.  

Dave Samuels

Date: 
Monday, September 19, 2011 - 2:00pm

A couple of Grammy winning vibraphonists join us this week on Jazz New England. Monday Dave Samuels is our guest. The Caribbean Jazz Project founder has unveiled his latest project, The Organik Vibe Trio to rave reviews. Tune in Monday at 2 pm to hear from this vibraphonist and Berklee educator.   

Symphonic Jazz Fusions (Part II of II)

Date: 
Thursday, October 6, 2011 - 6:00pm

Join us as we bring you part two of our show highlighting the artists and musicians who have fused Jazz with Symphonic music.

Symphonic Jazz Fusions (Part I of II)

Date: 
Thursday, September 29, 2011 - 6:00pm

For many people, the worlds of symphonic orchestras and jazz are two opposing and conflicting styles of music, in this episode of the Jazz Rythm series, we bring you a two part show highlighting the artists and musicians who have fused Jazz with symphonic music, and invite you to explore this fun and interesting blend of musical styles. Remember to tune in to Jazz Rhythm for part 2 of this series, airing next week!

Food Songs

Date: 
Thursday, September 22, 2011 - 6:00pm

Join us on September 22nd for a taste of Jazz Rythym's food songs, as we explore a delicious world where our favorite jazz and our favorite food meet together.

Bobby Short

Date: 
Wednesday, September 14, 2011 - 6:00pm

Pianist and singer Bobby Short was a champion of American Popular Song and an institution among cabaret singers — he had a gig at the Carlyle in New York for over 35 years. Short accompanies his unforgettable voice as he and McPartland explore some of the lesser known chapters of the Great American Songbook, including "Shout 'Em Aunt Tillie" and Jimmy McHugh's "Where Are You."

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