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Christmas Jazz it in your collection?

Holiday Jazz Fans, Tonight is YOUR night on GPB Radio! NPR Music's Jazz Piano & Cool Yule!

Masani - Friday, December 20, 2013 - 5:49am

'Tis the season to be jazzed, so let’s celebrate the season with great music! Tonight’s rich serving of holiday jazz starts at 8 PM with Jazz Piano Christmas XXIX: NPR Music brings you another great concert from the...

Great Jazz Captured Live! 2013 Newport Jazz Festival, tonight at 8 PM!!

Masani - Friday, August 30, 2013 - 1:50pm

Want to get your Labor Day Weekend off to a swinging start? Check out a stellar lineup of performances captured live from the 2013 Newport Jazz Festival, hosted by Josh Jackson! This two hour special includes a...

Herbie Hancock & Wayne Shorter at the 2013 Newport Jazz Festival

Tune in Alert! 2013 Newport Jazz Festival, Friday at 8 PM

Masani - Thursday, August 29, 2013 - 3:41am

Start your Labor Day Weekend with outstanding performances captured live from the 2013 Newport Jazz Festival, hosted by Josh Jackson! This two hour special includes a celebration of Wayne Shorter's 80th birthday with...

Honoring Jazz Legacies: Marian McPartland, Albert Murray, and Cedar Walton

Masani - Friday, August 23, 2013 - 10:18am

What a sad week in the jazz world, as we lost three masters and contributors, Marian McPartland, Albert Murray...

Tune In Alert! Preservation Hall Jazz Band Special, "That's It!", Friday, August 9, 8 PM

Masani - Friday, August 9, 2013 - 11:00am

Preservation Hall was established in 1961 in New Orleans, Louisiana, to preserve, perpetuate, and protect one of America’s truest artforms –traditional New Orleans Jazz. Operating as a music venue, a touring band, a...

Happy International Jazz Day! April 30, 2013

Masani - Tuesday, April 30, 2013 - 4:56am

Happy International Jazz Day!! The Turkish city of Istanbul is the global host city of the second International Jazz Day!. The day is destined to raise awareness in the international community regarding jazz’s virtues...

Tiempo Libre performs at Rialto Center for the Arts on 4/27/13

Happy JAM y SABOR con Tiempo Libre!!: The Jazz Spot, Friday, April 26, 2013

Masani - Friday, April 26, 2013 - 8:03am

Jazz Appreciation Month (JAM) is winding down and culminates with #jazzday on Tuesday, April 30 with the worldwide celebration, International Jazz Day!! This week on The Jazz Spot we will celebrate the work of several...

Jazz Appreciation Month 2013!

Celebrate Jazz & Poetry!, The Jazz Spot, April 5, 2013

Masani - Friday, April 5, 2013 - 5:20pm

April is a very special month, as it marks the dual celebration of Jazz and Poetry! These two art forms go hand -in-hand and are worthy of exaltation! Jazz Appreciation Month (or JAM) is intended to draw public...

Happy International Women's Day! The Jazz Spot, Friday March 8, 2013

Masani - Friday, March 8, 2013 - 6:36am

Happy International Women's Day! March 8 is celebrated, worldwide, to focus on women's economic, political and social achievements. Of course, on The Jazz Spot, we will put the spotlight on the contributions of women...

Jason Jason Moran (left), Alicia Hall Moran (center), The Bandwagon and Bill Frisell (right) perform at the KC Jazz Club

Celebrate Jazz History and Culture Everyday!! The Jazz Spot, Friday, February 22, 2013

Masani - Friday, February 22, 2013 - 8:13am

As another Black History Month winds down, we want to, first of all, remind you that we celebrate jazz history and culture consistently on the Jazz Spot! We're excited to share a wonderful special with you tonight at 8...


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