Hosted by Bobby Jackson, jazz aficionado and veteran public broadcaster, The Roots of Smooth goes deep into the musicology of jazz, with a show about smooth jazz and its relationship to other music. Creating a music lover's show, the program includes the back stories of the music makers behind some of the most memorable music in jazz history.
Jackson focuses a portion of each hour on a particular Smooth Jazz artist, featuring that artist's music, and brief segments of the artist speaking in his/her own words about their evolution and influences.
Opening the window on contemporary arts and issues with guests from worlds as diverse as literature and economics.
In-depth focus on the latest business news both nationally and internationally, the global economy, and wider events linked to the financial markets. The only national daily business news program originating from the West Coast, Marketplace is noted for its timely, relevant and accessible coverage of business, economics and personal finance
Every Sunday night from 6-10, local blues harmonica player Matt Lomeo sits in and gives Central New Yorkers some down home old style blues. Considered the longest running blues show in Syracuse, Sunday Night Blues has been supplying blues fans a healthy dosage of both national and local blues talent. From national acts such as Luther "Guitar Jr." Johnson and Little Charlie and the Nightcats to great local artists such as Dirty Pool and Roosevelt Dean, Sunday Night Blues leaves no stone unturned when it comes to bringing the audience the best blues music in town.
Mountain Stage guarantees listeners the best seats in the house for new performers and established artists. It's a two-hour weekly exploration of the exciting and spontaneous sound of live performance, offering intelligent, contemporary music seasoned with traditional and roots artists.
Hosted by Larry Groce, the program occasionally takes a road trip to bring music lovers rare and special events as they happen. For example, listeners enjoyed front row seats at a Nashville hot spot, joining enthusiastic fans in a salute to the Fairfield Four, legends in a cappella gospel. With Mountain Stage, listeners are treated to the performers and the place.
A one hour non commercial radio series broadcasting live recordings of Memphis music and its derivative forms. Each program presents seasoned veterans alongside up and coming artists recorded at festivals and venues throughout the United States. Music industry experts and celebrities liven up each program with serialized inside commentary about the history & process of the music.
In-depth reporting and transformed the way listeners understand current events and view the world. Every weekday, hear two hours of breaking news mixed with compelling analysis, insightful commentaries, interviews, and special - sometimes quirky - features.
Duane Coughenour delivers "Rock and Roots and Rhythm and Blues" as he explores blues of the past and present.