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Wednesday, April 18, 2018 - 6:00pm

Tune into Roots of Smooth to see who Host Bobby Jackson is featuring this weeks.  Both artists from the past and present have been featured, this week could be someone from the past that you grew up listening too, or someone that you are just discovering.  You never know just which artists will be appearing.

Tuesday, April 17, 2018 - 6:00pm

Chicago-based guitarist Andy Brown is a favorite among musicians and audiences alike.  His YouTube video of an hour-long solo guitar performance is nearing a million hits and has a popularity that continues with a thousand views per day, something rare for a post from a mainstream jazz player.

Andy is considered one of best younger player on the scene, but his attitude harkens back to an earlier time when listening and learning from jazz elders was a stronger focus than a jazz degree from music school.

Monday, April 16, 2018 - 7:00pm

This Week on The Soul Serenade

Join host Tom Shaker as he celebrates the Boston Marathon with soul & funk songs featuring the word "run" in the title. Heartbreak hill never sounded so good !!

Monday, April 16, 2018 - 6:00pm

In this episode of Jazz Night In America, you'll hear Still Dreaming play those pieces and a couple of heartfelt originals in a recent concert at Jazz at Lincoln Center's Appel Room. You'll also hear Redman open up about his father's legacy and the unconscious bequest of his sound. And the other members of Still Dreaming will speak to why a music birthed in tribute, some 40 years ago, still conveys so much beauty and immediacy today.

Sunday, April 15, 2018 - 10:30pm

This week Al speaks with author and 2020 Presidential candidate Andrew Yang about his new book; The War on Normal People. In it he argues that it's time for America to adopt a universal income that will stimulate growth and curb poverty. Tune in this Sunday evening at 10:30 PM.

Sunday, April 15, 2018 - 10:00pm

In an all-new The Business Beat, Steve D’Agostino interviews Jason Lefferts, director of communications for Mass. Health Connector. They talk about the new Health Connector for Business platform.

The Massachusetts Health Connector is a state-based health-insurance marketplace that makes shopping for affordable health and dental coverage easier for Massachusetts individuals, families, and small businesses. The Health Connector offer plans from the state's leading insurers that have been awarded the state's Seal of Approval, so you can be sure the plan you choose meets both state and national coverage standards.

For the Health Connector, this the biggest sign-up time of the year for the business market - when about one-third of all businesses sign up. There are 600,000 total people in the small-business-group market – and this is the first year of the new Health Connector for Business platform. Mass.  Health Connector offers a fast and easy way for employers with 50 or fewer employees to offer health and dental benefits from the state’s leading insurers.

Sunday, April 15, 2018 - 9:00pm

Tonight on Inquiry, we welcome singer, song writer and producer LAURA CRAMER. She has toured or recorded with artists like Bob Segar, Eric Clapton, Bruce Hornsby, Thomas Dolby. She is also an independent recording artist. Tonight we will also talk about her record West of Detroit and her single So Romantic.

Are emojis a language or are they destroying our language? Tonight on Inquiry we talk with VYVYAN EVANS, Professor of Linguistics at Bagor University and expert on language and communication about his new book THE EMOJI CODE: THE LINGUISTICS BEHIND SMILEY FACES AND SCAREDY CATS.

Sunday, April 15, 2018 - 2:30pm

Jazz Appreciation Month soars with Sounds of A & R, the duo known as S.O.A.R. Vocalist April May Webb and her partner, trumpeter Randall Haywood have developed a fusion of swing, cool, hard bop with soulful R&B and avant-garde. Host Bonnie Johnson talks with the musicians about their latest projects including a tour with T.S. Monk’s Sextet celebrating the centennial year of his father, legendary jazz pianist Thelonious Monk.

Friday, April 13, 2018 - 7:00pm

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Thursday, April 12, 2018 - 7:00pm

 At the root of much traditional folk music are the old spirituals and other songs of the spirit that have evolved into today’s varied gospel offerings. Host Nick Noble will also play other spiritual-based songs, both traditional and contemporary, venturing into other cultures and languages as well. Tune in, give a listen, sing along. In addition, special guest Brooks Williams will also drop by for a visit.


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