by Doug Hall, WICN Live Performance Reviewer The voice as an instrument in the hands of a masterful performer never disappoints an audience. At Berklee Performance Center, Saturday evening, Dianne Reeves showed once again that her depth of vocal range, purity of sound ability to take an audience through the note scale via improvisational scat-style […]
This Spring, WICN’s commitment to Jazz education resumes with a course focusing on the History of Jazz! Professor Ben Young will take you through more than 100 years of Jazz history, examining specific styles and artists and the cultural impact woven throughout American history. Classes are held on Thursdays, 6-8 pm, in WICN’s Studio 50 […]
For many of us, the formative saxophone solos of our early listening years didn’t come from Jazz records. They were played by Clarence Clemons with the Boss’s E Street Band; Phil Woods on a Billy Joel record; Sam Butera with Louis Prima and Keely Smith, or any of thousands of others, on records from the […]
by Nick Noble, host of THE FOLK REVIVAL Essays with questions for titles can be annoying. They are often an excuse for the author to preach his or her opinion with a passionate, proselytizing vehemence as if picking a fight with potential readers genuinely curious about the answer. I hope this won’t be one of […]
Did you miss one of your favorite shows? Want to hear it again? You can get it all here, on demand!
From full-band recordings to live performances and special events, WICN’s beautiful Studio 50 space is available on an hourly basis. Contact us for details.