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Regina Carter

Date: 
Wednesday, August 24, 2011 - 6:00pm

Jazz violinist Regina Carter is one of today's most original and daring musicians. Classically trained, Carter grew up in Detroit, where she absorbed all of the music that Motown had to offer. In 2010, she released the critically acclaimed album Reverse Thread, an exploration of the rhythms and instruments of the African Diaspora. Carter brings her stellar technique and infectious energy to bear when she joins McPartland for "Chattanooga Choo Choo" and "In A Sentimental Mood".

Jason Moran

Date: 
Wednesday, August 3, 2011 - 6:00pm

Pianist Jason Moran had a banner year in 2010. He was awarded a highly coveted "genius award from the MacArthur Foundation, and his trio Bandwagon's album Ten topped the JazzTimes Critics' Poll. On this 2002 session, Moran performs his tune "Ravel/States of Art, and joins McPartland for a duet of "Bemsha Swing".

Deep in the Shed: Marcus Roberts

Date: 
Monday, August 22, 2011 - 6:00pm

Two decades ago, he was "Deep in the Shed," and though he's cut his way up and out, Marcus Roberts has come back to lead his iconic suite: a chronicle of the blues in all its form and feel. He's is joined by drummer Jason Marsalis, bassist Roland Guerin and others. Wendell Pierce hosts.

Gabriel Alegria Afro-Peruvian Sextet & the Gerald Clayton Trio

Date: 
Friday, August 5, 2011 - 6:00pm

Maria Schneider says trumpeter Gabriel Alegria from Lima "is creating a sound that few people have heard, with instrumentation that includes a cajon and the jaw of a donkey. Pianist Clayton has a great flow plus humor on "Trapped In A Dream and Dizzy's "Con Alma.

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

Standard Time


The great American Songbook and Jazz Standards as performed by a diverse mix of artists  from the world of jazz… and beyond!  From Tony Bennett, Frank Sinatra, Count Basie and Ella to Madelaine Peyroux, Willie Nelson  and David Sanborn.

Featuring:

Tom Lucci, Monday;
Cassandre McKinley, Tuesday; 
Al Dean, Wednesday;
Vince Lombardi, Thursday;
Ed Gardella, Friday (from 2 PM).

Hours: 
Mon, 05/02/2011 - 15:00 to 18:00
Tue, 05/03/2011 - 15:00 to 18:00
Wed, 05/04/2011 - 15:00 to 18:00
Thu, 05/05/2011 - 15:00 to 18:00
Fri, 05/06/2011 - 14:00 to 18:00

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: 
Sun, 05/01/2011 - 12:00 to 16:00

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