Specialty Shows


The Groove Jazz Top 10 - October 12, 2015

PositionBand/Artist NameAlbum TitleLabel
1Boney JamesVinylConcord
2Four 80 EastCookie StrutBoomtang
3Ken NavarroJulietPositive Music
4Walter BeasleyI'm BackAffable
5Phil PerryA Better ManShanachie
6NajeeFly With The WindShanachie
7Vincent IngalaWhen I'm With YouSelf-Released
8Jonathan FritzenEuphoriaNordic Nights
9Chris GodberRainIDP
10NilsAlley CatBaja/TSR

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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 Night In America – NPR Music, Member Station WBGO, and Jazz at Lincoln Center have united to create the next generation of jazz programming.  Hosted by multiple Grammy Award-winning musician Christian McBride, Jazz Night in America presents content on multiple platforms and from across the nation to share this uniquely American art form.  The program features storytelling with concert performances, connecting jazz enthusiasts and potential new fans with artists and venues and each otherThis program airs on Sunday 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Piano Jazz –  Jazz 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 Cafe –  David 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.

Undercurrents – Rock, 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.