• New Jazz Adds – 9/23/2016

    New Jazz Adds – 9/23/2016 Joey Alexander – Countdown (Motema): Pianist Joey Alexander is a 13 year old Indonesian boy who is considered to be a prodigy as this, his second release, clearly justifies. He composed three of the nine songs on offer and the covers include “Countdown” (John Coltrane), “Maiden Voyage” (Herbie Hancock), “Criss […]

  • Sacabuche! Performs 17th Century Italian Motet

    The early baroque practice of doubling voices with trombones is well-known. Although instruments weren’t always specified, there were plenty of woodcuts and paintings illustrating the practice. The baroque trombone, or sackbut, had a smaller bore than a modern instrument, but otherwise quite similar. Scholarship has led to informed performance practices that incorporate trombones into baroque […]

  • Jazz Marathon: Live Music All Week

    Every night during the Jazz Marathon, Sept 26 – Oct 2, you can enjoy sensational live music. Sept 26: Gina Sobel (w/ Choose Your Own Adventure) 7-8pm Sept 27: Greg Howard 7-8pm Sept 28: Bobby Read 7-8pm Sept 29: Blues Harp Showcase (w/ Johnny B and the Goodes) 7-8pm Sept 30: Randy Johnston 7-8pm Oct […]

  • Jazz Marathon: Dhara Goradia Live Sunday October 2

    Tune in to catch Dhara Goradia live on Sunday, October 2nd from 7-8pm. The bassist/composer/bandleader Dhara Goradia returned to Charlottesville recently after spending a couple of years on the West Coast. She will perform with her exotic world/jazz group Quiet Fire, which features Loren Oppenheimer on tabla, and Brett Jones on guitar.

  • Jazz Marathon: Paulien Live at the Southern Sunday October 2

    Tune in to hear Paulien live from the Southern on Sunday, October 2nd from 4-6pm. From Piaf to Porter, a theater show by Dutch singer Paulien, is a musical story about the French influence on the “Great American Songbook.” With classics like “Que Reste t’il De Nos Amours (Trenet), “La Vie en Rose” (Piaf), and […]

  • New Blues News – 9/20/2016

    New Blues News – 9/20/2016 Ronnie Earl & The Broadcasters – Maxwell Street (Stony Plain): This is one of the mellowest releases in Earl’s career. While he has crafted his playing without the use of high volume or sound enhancers or distorters, certainly the dedication to the recently passed pianist David Maxwell is the largest […]

  • Jazz Marathon: Zuzu’s Hot 5 Live Saturday October 1

    Tune in for a full hour of Zuzu’s Hot 5 on Saturday, October 1 from 7-8pm. Part Louis Armstrong, part Fats Waller, and part Flapper — that’s Zuzu’s Hot 5. Led by dynamic vocalist Susanna Rosen, The Hot 5 provides stomps, rambles, lowdown blues, rollicking Dixieland and pop ballads from the most tumultuous and creative […]

  • Jazz Marathon: Randy Johnston Live Friday September 30

    Tune in for a full hour of Randy Johnston on Friday, September 30 from 7-8pm. Local jazz & blues guitarist Randy Johnston comes to the studio for a set of live music and a contribution for you for this very special radio station! For more information on Randy Johnston, visit: randyjohnston.net

  • Jazz Marathon: Blues Harp Showcase Thursday Sep 29

    Tune in for a full hour of exceptional harmonica on Thursday, September 29 from 7-8pm. Join The Johnny B and The Goodes band with guitarist Matt Kelley, bassist Steve Riggs and drummer Danny Barrale as Johnny Bishop presents some of the area’s finest harmonica players performing their joyful sounds live in the studio and helping […]