The Groove Jazz Top 10 – October 9, 2017

PosBand/Artist NameAlbum TitleLabel
1Boney JamesTick TockConcord
2NajeeLet's Take It Back (w/Incognito)Shanachie
3Jonathan FritzenLet it GoNordic Night
4Paul BrownPicadilly Circus (w/ Chris Standring)Woodward Avenue
5Michael McdonaldFit It In Your HeartBMG
6Paul Jackson Jr.Down The RoadBranch
7Riley RichardBetween You and IR&R
8Andre CavorHeavenIndependent
9Blake AaronViVidInnervision
10Marc AntioneDeixa( w/ Tim Welvaars)Woodward Avenue


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 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 other.

This 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 Blend

Music 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 Routes

American 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 Stage

Two 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.


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.

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