• 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 […]

  • 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: Bobby Read Live Wednesday Sep 28

    Tune in for a full hour of Bobby Read on Wednesday, September 28 from 7-8pm. Area saxophonist and composer Bobby Read will lead his all-star quartet in a performance of some of his original tunes as featured on the new CD ” Saturn Blue.” The band will feature Robert Jospé on drums, bassist Randall Pharr, […]

  • Jazz Marathon: Greg Howard Live Tuesday Sep 27

    Tune in for a full hour of Greg Howard and friends on Tuesday, September 27 from 7-8pm. World-renowned Chapman Stickist Greg Howard and friends perform jazz versions of rock, classical and folk tunes. With John D’earth on trumpet, David Sariti on violin and more… For more information on Greg Howard, visit his website: greghoward.com

  • Jazz Marathon: Gina Sobel Live Monday Sep 26

    Gina Sobel will kick off our week of live evening music on Monday, September 26th from 7-8pm as part of our 2016 Jazz Marathon. Gina Sobel performs on flute, sax, guitar and vocals with her new group “Choose Your Own Adventure,” a collection of musicians who come together to play improvised and unrehearsed shows in […]

  • New Jazz Adds – 9/16/2016

    New Jazz Adds – 9/16/2016 Darcy James Argue’s Secret Society – Real Enemies (New Amsterdam): “For a wholly original take on big band’s past, present and future, look to Darcy James Argue” (Seth Colter Walls, Newsweek). At first the music here is like a film soundtrack and then maybe a soundscape and then a soundscape […]

  • Marathons are Back! Jazz Marathon Sept 26 – Oct 2

    You asked for it and we responded! One-week marathons are back on WTJU: seven days devoted to one genre — and supporting great community radio! We’re kicking off the return to Marathons with a full week of Jazz & Blues: September 26th through October 2nd. View the full schedule online or download it as a […]