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10:06 am
Mon January 6, 2014

Jazz Journeys - Episode 4

Donald Byrd

The jazz world lost a number of legendary musicians in 2013.  In this episode of Jazz Journeys, we remember a few who left an indelible mark on their craft.

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Arts & Culture
1:43 pm
Tue December 31, 2013

Gamers, Your Video Games are Considered Art !

A video game exhibit at the Everson Museum takes us back to the Atari 2600 days in the 80's !
Credit John Smith/WAER News

Taking a trip back to look at video game technology is a few clicks away at the Everson Museum in Syracuse.  A traveling exhibit is bringing back some old favorites.  WAER’s Resident Gamer, John Smith reports.


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Entertainment
11:46 am
Fri December 20, 2013

Jazz Journeys - Episode 3 Jingle Jazz

Big Bad Voodoo Daddy

On this holiday edition of Jazz Journeys, I dip into our bag of jazz goodies and introduce you to 5 Christmas songs that you might not be all that familiar with plus one extra bonus surprise at the end.  Take a listen and best wishes for the holiday season and New Year ahead.

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Arts & Culture
10:54 am
Mon December 16, 2013

Jazz Journeys - Episode 2

Vocalist Gregory Porter

On this week's episode, I'll discuss my breakout jazz star for 2013.

Also, we touch on some notable December birthdays, remember the last recordings of Bennie Moten's band  and also celebrate the centennial birthday for a legendary composer and lyricist.

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Programming Update
2:07 pm
Thu December 12, 2013

Roots Of Smooth Host Passes

Roots of Smooth host Bobby Jackson
Credit The Jazz Mind

Bobby Jackson, the talented and engaging host of The Roots of Smooth airing on WAER  Mondays at 8 PM died on December 9, 2013 in Cleveland, OH.  He was 57 years old.

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