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Branford Marsalis & Joey Calderazzo

Date: 
Friday, June 17, 2011 - 6:00pm

Inspired by this duet set at Newport, the saxophonist, pianist, band mates, and great friends have recorded a duet album (CD release anticipated June 7). Tune in on Friday, June 17th at 6pm!

Vocalist Dara Tucker

Date: 
Wednesday, June 15, 2011 - 2:00pm

Be sure to join us on Wednesday's Jazz New England when New England gets "officially introduced" to vocalist Dara Tucker. This Tulsa-born singer grew up musically in her father's church and was performing with the family band by the age of 8! Now based in Nashville, Dara will perform with her band in the WICN studios before heading off the Sculler's for a show Wednesday night to promote her new CD "All Right Now." Join us Wednesday at 2 pm as vocalist Dara Tucker makes her New England debut.

Sunday Jazz Brunch

Sunday mornings are special at WICN. That's when you can hear the latest in contemporary, straight-ahead, and Brazilian jazz. Explore the lighter side of jazz with artists like Jane Monheit, Claudio Roditi and others.

Hours: 
Sun, 05/01/2011 - 08:00 to 12:00

Jazz 360

Surround yourself in syncopation on Friday nights, as we navigate through various styles of jazz. Expect the unexpected as your host Dana Robbins brings you full-circle with an engaging playlist for late night.

Hours: 
Fri, 05/06/2011 - 23:00 to Sat, 05/07/2011 - 00:00
Sat, 05/07/2011 - 00:00 to 02:00

Latin Jazz Now!

Join vibrant radio host Jim Benitez as he gears-up and launches your weekend into the company of the finest and most powerful Latin Jazz musicians in the world.

Latin-influenced jazz is characterized by Latin dance rhythms combined with jazz melodies and chord progressions as heard in American jazz standards.

Hours: 
Fri, 05/06/2011 - 19:00 to 23:00

Jazz Inspired

"Jazz Inspired" is a radio series where fascinating, creative people talk about jazz and how it has inspired their own creative process. It is an hour of intelligent, entertaining radio. Judy's warmth and humor engages her guests in fascinating, unexpected conversations and takes them places that seldom go in other interviews.

Hours: 
Tue, 05/03/2011 - 18:00 to 19:00

Jazz at Lincoln Center

Jazz At Lincoln Center showcases exclusive live concerts from America's premier jazz performance series and features special guests and intimate duets. The Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra concerts are organized by the legendary Wynton Marsalis who also acts as host of the radio program. The Peabody Award-winning Jazz At Lincoln Center presents old favorites and introduces new faces and sounds to the airwaves. Guests have included James Moody, Nicholas Payton, Jon Faddis, Ray Brown, Monty Alexander and Clark Terry.

Hours: 
Mon, 05/02/2011 - 18:00 to 19:00

Jazz Matinee

What better way to wind down from a hard day at work or relax on a weekend afternoon than with The Jazz Matinee. Explore all the great jazz standards along with the very best of the American Songbook. You'll hear music from legendary artists like Ella Fitzgerald, Joe Williams, and Stan Getz as well as today's local and national stars.

Featuring Jon Marable Monday through Thursday

Ed Gardella on Fridays

Joe Slezik on Saturdays

and Al Dean on Sundays

Hours: 
Sun, 05/01/2011 - 12:00 to 16:00
Mon, 05/02/2011 - 14:00 to 18:00
Tue, 05/03/2011 - 14:00 to 18:00
Wed, 05/04/2011 - 14:00 to 18:00
Thu, 05/05/2011 - 14:00 to 18:00
Fri, 05/06/2011 - 14:00 to 18:00
Sat, 05/07/2011 - 12:00 to 16:00

Colors of Jazz

Colors of Jazz provides a diverse mix of smooth jazz, rhythm & blues and show tunes that groove. While highlighting the jazz masters and their influence on the music, the show features a spectrum of the smoothest of jazz standards, neo soul and contemporary R&B. A selection of Broadway and other musical soundtracks compliment the tempo of the show.

 

Hours: 
Sat, 05/07/2011 - 16:00 to 19:00

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Know Your Host:
Jim Benitez

A self-taught Latin percussionist since the age of 12 when his father handed him Cal Tjader’s 1960 “Latino” album featuring Mongo Santamaria and Willie Bobo back in 1966, and an LP fiberglass conga and told him, “Here, learn to play right with these”, he’s been living and breathing Latin Jazz since.

Tune in to Latin Jazz Now!
Fridays, 7 to 11 pm

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