Specialty Shows


The Groove Jazz Top 10 - December 12, 2014

PositionBand/Artist NameAlbum TitleLabel
1Euge GrooveGot 2 Be GroovinShanachie
2Michael LingtonUptown GrooveCopenhagen
3Greg ManningCruzing Down The RoadKalimba Music
4Chieli Minucci & Special EFXCrazy EightsShanachie
5Peter WhiteHead Over HeelsHeads Up/ Concord
6Kim WatersDreaming Of YouRed River
7Nick ColionneSlammin'Trippin' "N" Rhythm
8Blake AaronSol AmorInnervison
9Dave Koz & FriendsAll You Need Is LoveConcord
10Gerald AlbrightSlam DunkTelarc

See the full Top 30 Chart here!

Specialty Shows

Jazz Spot – This is a Smooth Jazz show that is hosted by Jerry L. It is a genre of music that grew out of Jazz and is influenced by r&b, funk, rock and pop music styles.  Artists commonly featured include Boney James, Kenny G., Paul Hardcastle, Nick Colionne, Chris Botti and Michael Franks.  This program airs Sunday from 8:00 p.m. – midnight.

Jazz SetNoted vocalist and stage performer Dee Dee Bridgewater has hosted NPR’s JazzSet since October 2001. Each week Bridgewater takes listeners on a one-hour trip to concert halls, clubs, and festivals around the country to experience the vitality of today’s best jazz performances. JazzSet is produced by WBGO 88.3 FM/Newark, New Jersey. This program airs on Sunday 11:00 a.m.

Piano JazzJazz legend Marian McPartland continues to showcase the world’s top musicians on NPR’s longest-running and most widely carried jazz program, Marian McPartland’s Piano Jazz. This program airs on Sunday from 10:00 – 11:00 a.m.

The World CafeDavid Dye is the host of this nationally acclaimed show, now syndicated on more than 250 public radio stations across the United States. Every week, Dye provides some of the best interviews with internationally known artists such as Yo-Yo Ma and Joni Mitchell. He also introduces a half-million listeners each week to newcomers like Vampire Weekend, Mumford & Sons, PJ Harvey, Sheryl Crow, Beck, LCD Soundsystem and Amos Lee. This program airs Monday – Friday from  1:00 – 2:00 p.m.; and Monday – Thursday from 10:00 p.m. to midnight.

The Gospel BlendMusic for your spirit, body, and soul. The styles of Gospel music vary today more than at any other time in history. Join Jerry L. and James Dale to hear the following styles and more: Traditional, Contemporary, Southern, Christian Rock, and Country. The program airs on Sunday from 6:00 – 10:00 a.m.

American RoutesAmerican Routes is a weekly two-hour public radio program produced in New Orleans, presenting a broad range of American music — blues and jazz, gospel and soul, old-time country and rockabilly, Cajun and zydeco, Tejano and Latin, roots rock and pop, avant-garde and classical. This program airs Saturday 9:00 -11:00 p.m.

Mountain StageTwo hours of song from across the country and around the world. Mountain Stage is where the musicians come to play for you. This program airs Saturday midnight – 2:00 a.m.

UndercurrentsRock, Blues, Folk, Native, Americana, Funk, Electronica, Reggae, World, Dub, Roots, and Alternative Country. UnderCurrents is intelligent, fun, and easygoing — diving deep to reveal your past and future favorites. This program airs Sunday – Thursday from midnight – 5:00 a.m.