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Video: Celebrate Jazz and Poetry by visiting JAZZoetry Cafe: A Jazz Spot Special, Friday, April 11 at 9 PM

Masani - Thursday, April 10, 2014 - 9:59am

April is in full swing and so are the celebrations of Jazz and Poetry! GPB is doing it up big by putting the spotlight on amazing poets and musicians to bring you JAZZoetry Cafe: A Jazz Spot Special, Friday, April 11 at...

Habari Gani? Kugichagulia!

Celebrate Kwanzaa tonight on GPB Radio with “A Season’s Griot” at 8 PM!

Masani - Friday, December 27, 2013 - 9:37am

Greetings of the season! There's much to be grateful for at this time of year! Habari Gani? (Which means “What’s the news?”) Kugichagulia! Today is the second day of Kwanzaa, Kugichagulia, which represents, “Self-...

Christmas Jazz Classic..is 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...

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