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Sunday, April 23, 2017 - 1:00pm

Meet jazz critic Bob Bluementhal when the Grammy-award winning journalist joins Bonnie Johnson for Jazz Appreciation Month. Tune in at 1pm.

Thursday, April 20, 2017 - 7:00pm

A very special program, featuring four hours of great music. Host Nick Noble will have conversations with singer-songwriters Ellis Paul and Jane Fallon, and Jane will perform live on the air. Perhaps a surprise or two as well.

Thursday, April 20, 2017 - 6:00pm

Cellist Catherine Bent and vocalist/guitarist Elis Roseira met in the deep of a New England winter and discovered they were both under the spell of Brazilian music. Their music is truly a taste of the sun. It’s a blend, European Dance Music African rhythms and Brazilian Jazz sounds.

Thursday, April 20, 2017 - 11:00am

Our guest tonight in Inquiry is writer ROBERT FINCH. Finch is a long-time resident of Cape Cod and his new book is a wonderful collection of essays about his explorations along the beaches  titled THE OUTER BEACH: A THOUSAND-MILE WALK ON CAPE COD’S ATLANTIC SHORE. 

Wednesday, April 19, 2017 - 4:00pm

Tonight on Inquiry our special guest is singer and songwriter SALLY TIMMS, long time member of the Mekons and singer on numerous independent projects.  She talks about her latest project MOXIE TUNG.

Wednesday, April 19, 2017 - 3:00pm

Tonight on Inquiry we welcome back TOM KOCH, adjunct professor of medical geography at the University of British Columbia. His book CARTOGRAPHIES OF DISEASE: MAPS, MAPPING, AND MEDICINE has been republished in a new and expanded edition. Tune in and find out why people started to create maps of the occurrences of diseases like cholera and the plague, and what these maps reveal about the agendas of the map makers.

Tuesday, April 18, 2017 - 6:00pm

Judy's conversation with magician, actor and side-show specialist Todd Robbins, one of the most unusual entertainers in the business. Todd discusses his musical work with Woody Allen, his passion for early jazz, and how he utilizes these interests in his magic shows.

Monday, April 17, 2017 - 7:00pm

With songs like "Let's Stay Together" "Tired of Being Alone" and "Love & Happiness" Al, along with his producer, Willie Mitchell, produced some of the greatest soul music of the 1970s. Join host Tom Shaker as we celebrate the man who has been called the last great soul singer. It all starts at 7pm!

Monday, April 17, 2017 - 6:00pm

Jazz Night in America presents 90-year-old Randy Weston's quintet at the 2016 Panama Jazz Festival, where the pianist was the guest of honor. Bandmate T.K. Blue weighs in on Weston's humility and host Christian McBride travels to Randy's home to talk about the set in Panama, meeting Thelonious Monk, and growing up in Brooklyn.

Sunday, April 16, 2017 - 10:30pm

In The Destruction of Hillary Clinton author Susan Bordo creates this masterful narrative of the 2016 campaign year and the events that led up to it. She unpacks the rights' assault on Clinton and her reputation and the way the left provoked suspicion and indifference among the youth vote, as well as the media's unprecedented influence. Tune in this Sunday evening at 10:30 when Al is joined by author and educator Susan Bordo.


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