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Herbie Hancock & Wayne Shorter at the 2013 Newport Jazz Festival

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

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...

August 29, 2013

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

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

August 23, 2013

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

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...

August 9, 2013

Happy International Jazz Day! April 30, 2013

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...

April 30, 2013
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

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...

April 26, 2013
Jazz Appreciation Month 2013!

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

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...

April 5, 2013

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

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...

March 8, 2013
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

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...

February 22, 2013
All Holiday Celebrations MUST Begin With This Recording!!

Cool Yule: The Jazz Spot Annual Holiday Special! Friday, December 21, 2012

'Tis the season to be jazzed! Cool Yule: A Jazz Spot Special, has arrived and once again, we will share jazzy yuletide carols old and NEW! The holiday jazz treasure chest was officially opened Thanksgiving weekend and...

December 20, 2012

Cool Yule: The Jazz Spot Annual Holiday Special! Friday, December 21, 2012

'Tis the season to be jazzed! Cool Yule: A Jazz Spot Special, has arrived and once again, we will share jazzy yuletide carols old and NEW! The holiday jazz treasure chest was officially opened Thanksgiving weekend and...

December 20, 2012

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