Jazz Sunday http://wcbe.org en 2014 Rahsaan Roland Kirk Scholarship Winner Announced http://wcbe.org/post/2014-rahsaan-roland-kirk-scholarship-winner-announced <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The </span>Rahsaan<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Roland Kirk Scholarship Fund, administered by The Columbus Foundation, has announced Xavier Rivers as &nbsp;its fourth </span>RRK<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Scholarship award winner. Mr. Rivers is a pianist who has recently graduated from Columbus’s Fort Hayes High School. He has been accepted by the </span>Berklee<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> College of Music on a full tuition scholarship and will begin classes at the prestigious music academy in Boston this upcoming &nbsp;Fall 2014. Sat, 24 May 2014 19:52:49 +0000 Heather Anderson 56621 at http://wcbe.org 2014 Rahsaan Roland Kirk Scholarship Winner Announced WCBE Presents Occidental Gypsy Live From Studio A April 23, 2014 @ 2PM! http://wcbe.org/post/wcbe-presents-occidental-gypsy-live-studio-april-23-2014-2pm <div class="text_exposed_root text_exposed" id="id_534b0ec32ae862f30643770"><span class="fsl">Boston outfit <a href="http://www.occidentalgypsy.com" target="_blank">Occidental Gypsy </a>will play a few songs during the Global Village! Sun, 13 Apr 2014 22:43:24 +0000 Maggie Brennan 54264 at http://wcbe.org WCBE Presents Occidental Gypsy Live From Studio A April 23, 2014 @ 2PM! WCBE Presents Alan Evans Trio Live From Studio A Thurs. Feb. 13, 2014 @ 2PM! http://wcbe.org/post/wcbe-presents-alan-evans-trio-live-studio-thurs-feb-13-2014-2pm <p>WCBE is looking forward to the return of <a href="http://www.alanevanstrio.com" target="_blank">Alan Evans Trio</a> to <em>Studio A</em>!&nbsp; They'll play a few songs ahead of their show that night at <a href="http://www.brothersdrake.com" target="_blank">Brothers Drake Meadery</a>!&nbsp; They're out on the road in support of their latest release Merkaba and you'll get at taste of it on WCBE!&nbsp; Tune in for live music, conversation and a chance to win tickets for the show!&nbsp; It's all waiting for you on 90.5FM Columbus, 106.3FM Newark and on line at <a href="http://www.wcbe.org/list Thu, 06 Feb 2014 22:22:40 +0000 Maggie Brennan 50725 at http://wcbe.org WCBE Presents Alan Evans Trio Live From Studio A Thurs. Feb. 13, 2014 @ 2PM! WCBE Choice Albums of 2013 http://wcbe.org/post/wcbe-choice-albums-2013-0 <p>Visit <a href="http://astore.amazon.com/wcbe-20/" target="_blank">WCBE's&nbsp;Amazon page</a> for sampling of our core playlist for 2013; we encourage you to use this list as a resource to find the quality music heard on WCBE this past year! Tue, 10 Dec 2013 21:05:20 +0000 Maggie Brennan 47864 at http://wcbe.org WCBE Choice Albums of 2013 Lincoln Theatre Walk of Fame Induction Special, Sept. 2nd @ 11am http://wcbe.org/post/lincoln-theatre-walk-fame-induction-special-sept-2nd-11am <p>WCBE celebrates the July 2013 induction of Royal G. "Rusty" Bryant and Rahsaan Roland Kirk into Columbus' Lincoln Theatre Walk of Fame.&nbsp; Listeners can hear highlights and background historical information about the artists and the histroic venue in "Artists and Their Community: Rusty Bryant and Rahsaan Roland Kirk."&nbsp; This special airs Labor Day Monday morning, September 2, 2013 at 11am. Hosted by <a href="http://wcbe.org/people/wayne-self">Wayne Self</a>.</p><p></p><p></p> Sat, 31 Aug 2013 18:59:23 +0000 Wayne Self 42318 at http://wcbe.org Lincoln Theatre Walk of Fame Induction Special, Sept. 2nd @ 11am Duke Ellington's "My People" on WCBE's Jazz Sunday, August 25th, 2013 http://wcbe.org/post/duke-ellingtons-my-people-wcbes-jazz-sunday-august-25th-2013 <div>In commemoration of the 50th Anniversary of the August 28th, 1963 March On Washington For Jobs And Freedom, K.C. Jones and Jack Marchanks will broadcast <em>My People,</em> Duke Ellington's civil rights-themed musical, on Jazz Sunday, August 25, 2013. &nbsp;As some of you might already know, Ellington performed the work as part of &nbsp;the Century of Negro Progress Exposition held in Chicago from August 16th to September 2nd, 1963, which in itself was a celebration of the 100th year anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation.<br> Fri, 23 Aug 2013 16:51:52 +0000 Jack Marchbanks 41864 at http://wcbe.org Duke Ellington's "My People" on WCBE's Jazz Sunday, August 25th, 2013 Jon Batiste And Stay Human, Live In Concert: Newport Jazz 2013 http://wcbe.org/post/jon-batiste-and-stay-human-live-concert-newport-jazz-2013 <p>20-something singing pianist of the New Orleans virtuoso tradition,<a href="http://wcbe.org/live-event/jon-batiste-and-stay-human-newport"> Jon Batiste</a> has a natural entertainer's charisma and chops to match. He met his band in school at Juilliard — and can do "modern jazz" with a metropolitan attitude. And yes,<a href="http://wcbe.org/live-event/jon-batiste-and-stay-human-newport"> there's a tuba</a>.</p> Fri, 09 Aug 2013 14:57:28 +0000 Heather Anderson 41008 at http://wcbe.org Jon Batiste And Stay Human, Live In Concert: Newport Jazz 2013 Dirty Dozen Brass Band At the Newport Jazz Festival http://wcbe.org/post/dirty-dozen-brass-band-newport-jazz-festival <p>The Dirty Dozen Brass Band performed live during the 2013 Newport Jazz Festival this past weekend, but you can hear their performance again thanks to NPR music. Listen to<a href="http://www.npr.org/event/music/208282668/dirty-dozen-brass-band-live-in-concert-newport-jazz-2013"> The Dirty Dozen Brass Band</a>.</p> Tue, 06 Aug 2013 14:09:04 +0000 Heather Anderson 40743 at http://wcbe.org Dirty Dozen Brass Band At the Newport Jazz Festival Our Song of Peace: French American Peace Ensemble http://wcbe.org/post/our-song-peace-french-american-peace-ensemble <p>Come and enjoy an hour of Free Jazz featuring internationally renowned Jazz Greats from Chicago, New Orleans, New York, and France. Fri, 12 Jul 2013 14:10:43 +0000 Wayne Self & Miriam Geiger 39238 at http://wcbe.org Our Song of Peace: French American Peace Ensemble WCBE Presents Booker T. Jones Live From Studio A & At Rhythm On The River June 14th! http://wcbe.org/post/wcbe-presents-booker-t-jones-live-studio-rhythm-river-june-14th <p></p><p></p><p></p><p>WCBE</p><p>is thrilled to host the legendary <a href="http://www.bookert.com" target="_blank">Booker T. Jones </a>Live From Studio A and along with <a href="http://www.sciotomile.com" target="_blank">Rhythm On The River</a> at Bicentennial Park on Fri. June 14th!&nbsp;&nbsp; Sun, 09 Jun 2013 19:05:12 +0000 Maggie Brennan 37244 at http://wcbe.org WCBE Presents Booker T. Jones Live From Studio A & At Rhythm On The River June 14th! 2013 Rahsaan Roland Kirk Music Scholarship Recipient Announced http://wcbe.org/post/2013-rahsaan-roland-kirk-music-scholarship-recipient-announced <div>Tatum Flemister is the third recipient of the RRK Music Scholarship. The two previous winners are Robert “Rob” Dove (2009), a recent graduate of the University of North Carolina’s Miles Davis Institute and Sivan Silver Schwartz (2011), &nbsp;who is currently attending Oberlin.<br> Mon, 03 Jun 2013 12:53:39 +0000 Jack Marchbanks 36838 at http://wcbe.org 2013 Rahsaan Roland Kirk Music Scholarship Recipient Announced JazzSet Remembers Mulgrew Miller http://wcbe.org/post/jazzset-remembers-mulgrew-miller <p>Coming up this Sunday, <em>JazzSet</em> remembers pianist Mulgrew Miller (1955-2013) as Artist-in-Residence at the 2010 Detroit Jazz Festival. Picture it: outdoors and downtown on Labor Day weekend, Miller is everywhere, playing and teaching and being interviewed, and he's smiling. From that weekend, he leads his group Wingspan and plays two-piano duets with Kenny Barron on <em>JazzSet</em>.</p><p>Tune in for this special edition of <em>JazzSe</em>t, as we remember Mulgrew Miller, this Sunday at 2pm on 90.5 FM, WCBE Columbus, followed by <em>Jazz Sunday </em>starting&nbsp; at 3pm.</p> Thu, 30 May 2013 15:22:54 +0000 Heather Anderson 36623 at http://wcbe.org JazzSet Remembers Mulgrew Miller Jackie Robinson Radio Special, May 18 @ 3pm http://wcbe.org/post/jackie-robinson-radio-special-may-18-3pm <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">WCBE was a fan of American sports and civil rights hero, Jackie Robinson, &nbsp;before being one was "cool."</span><br><br><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Back in early winter 2007, </span>WCBE<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> music history reporter Jack </span>Marchbanks<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> researched, wrote and produced a retrospective on Jackie Robinson to note the </span>60th<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> anniversary (April 15, 2007) of Robinson breaking the "color barrier" in major league baseball.</span><br> Fri, 17 May 2013 15:41:15 +0000 Heather Anderson 35835 at http://wcbe.org Jackie Robinson Radio Special, May 18 @ 3pm A DIY Guide To The History Of Women In Jazz http://wcbe.org/post/diy-guide-history-women-jazz <p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T8z6fwq4ZSE</p> Mon, 13 May 2013 15:27:24 +0000 editor 35515 at http://wcbe.org A DIY Guide To The History Of Women In Jazz Esperanza Spalding On Piano Jazz http://wcbe.org/post/esperanza-spalding-piano-jazz On this <em>Piano Jazz</em> from 2008, bassist and singer <a href="http://www.npr.org/artists/90478159/esperanza-spalding">Esperanza Spalding</a> brings her neo-soul style to a set of standards with the aid of pianist Leo Genovese. Spalding is one of the most talked about artists in jazz today. Sat, 20 Apr 2013 17:21:00 +0000 Grant Jackson 34287 at http://wcbe.org Esperanza Spalding On Piano Jazz Jason Moran's 'Live: Time On The Quilts Of Gee's Bend' Suite On JazzSet http://wcbe.org/post/jason-morans-live-time-quilts-gees-bend-suite-jazzset <p>Composer and pianist Jason Moran ushers in his era as Artistic Advisor for Jazz at the Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C., with this performance, captured by <em>JazzSet</em> in honor of Black History Month.</p><p><em>Recorded&nbsp;February 7, 2013.</em></p><p></p><p></p> Thu, 21 Feb 2013 15:32:57 +0000 NPR Music 31073 at http://wcbe.org Jason Moran's 'Live: Time On The Quilts Of Gee's Bend' Suite On JazzSet First Listen: Wayne Shorter, 'Without A Net' http://wcbe.org/post/first-listen-wayne-shorter-without-net <em>Audio for this feature is no longer available.</em><p><a href="http://www.npr.org/artists/15294444/wayne-shorter">Wayne Shorter</a>, who turns 80 this year, is one of the greatest living jazz musicians. He would merit that praise based on the first 40-odd years of his career alone, when he was playing in and writing for groups led by <a href="http://www.npr.org/artists/14996546/art-blakey">Art Blakey</a> and <a href="http://www.npr.org/artists/15368370/miles-davis">Miles Davis</a>, and making canonical studio albums under his own name. Tue, 29 Jan 2013 20:56:10 +0000 editor 29733 at http://wcbe.org First Listen: Wayne Shorter, 'Without A Net' SFJAZZ Center Opening Night: Live In Concert http://wcbe.org/post/sfjazz-center-opening-night-live-concert-0 <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Thirty years after presenting its first concerts in San Francisco, the organization </span>SFJAZZ<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> has built a permanent home and performance venue. The </span>SFJAZZ<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Center, conceived as the first stand-alone building for jazz in the U.S., opens with a star-studded concert on </span><strong style="line-height: 1.5;">Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2013 at 11p.m</strong><span style="line-height: 1.5;">. Mon, 21 Jan 2013 15:12:55 +0000 Heather Anderson 29294 at http://wcbe.org SFJAZZ Center Opening Night: Live In Concert NPR Music's 50 Favorite Albums Of 2012 http://wcbe.org/post/npr-musics-50-favorite-albums-2012 This is how we sum up 2012: beats, harmonies, struggles, breakdowns, recoveries, party starters, raw-voiced rallying cries, song suites, storytellers, pop experimenters, never-more-devastating septuagenarian poet-crooners, never-more-devastating 285-year-old oratorios, epic statements, perfect miniatures, instant classics, hard-won achievements and explosions of joy. The albums we loved in 2012 — presented here in alphabetical order — spanned genres and borders, and each one got its hooks into us. Sun, 09 Dec 2012 19:42:00 +0000 editor 27147 at http://wcbe.org NPR Music's 50 Favorite Albums Of 2012 The SoulJazz Orchestra Live From Studio A Dec. 6, 2012 @ 2PM! http://wcbe.org/post/souljazz-orchestra-live-studio-dec-6-2012-2pm <p>The multicultural group <a href="http://www.thesouljazzorchestra.com" target="_blank">The Soul Jazz Orchestra</a> will perform their blend of soul, jazz, latin and carribean sounds during the Global Village!&nbsp; Tune in for the live session and a chance to win tickets for the show that night at <a href="http://www.woodlandstavern.com" target="_blank">Woodland's Tavern</a>!&nbsp;</p> Sat, 01 Dec 2012 05:18:25 +0000 Maggie Brennan 26750 at http://wcbe.org The SoulJazz Orchestra Live From Studio A Dec. 6, 2012 @ 2PM!