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Michael Bourne has been a presence on WBGO since the end of 1984. He's hosted Afternoon Jazz since the mid-90's. He's been honored with the Willis Conover-Marian McPartland Award for Excellence in Jazz Broadcasting from the Jazz Journalists...
Jazz is a spiritual pillar in my life. I am privileged to have the opportunity to share my love of this music with people all around the world every week on my show.In addition to hosting "Saturday Afternoon Jazz," Monifa Brown can also be seen...
New York area listeners are sure to recognize Rob Crocker's voice as having hosted the best of JAZZ, FUSION, LATIN, R&B and DANCE MUSIC on some of the city's most popular FM radio stations. He was instrumental in returning to New York the captivating...
A longtime member of the WBGO family, Awilda Rivera worked her way up through the ranks through hard work, perseverance and talent. In addition to hosting Evening Jazz, Rivera, hosts the weekly Latin Jazz Cruise on Tuesdays at 8pm.
When bassist Rufus Reid wrote It's the Nights I Like, he could have had Brian Delp in mind. Delp plays music from 1 to 6 a.m., keeping people company through the night in "the city that never sleeps.""I've always been a night owl," said Brian, host of...
Radio programming should function much like a live performance. For example one would not want to hear a performance where the group played all ballads. My best shows happen when I am feeling completely free to move with a certain flow and program...
Selections from the Institute of Jazz Studies (IJS)John Cotton Dana Library at Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey. IJS is the largest archive of jazz and jazz related materials in the world.
Rhonda Hamilton, a native New Yorker, is the host and producer of a popular jazz program which airs weekdays, 10AM - 2PM, on WBGO/Jazz 88FM in Newark, NJ. She’s been honored by the Jazz Journalists Association and has received 2 consecutive New York...
In jazz radio, great announcers are distinguished by their ability to convey the spontaneity and passion of the music. Gary Walker is such an announcer, and his enthusiasm for this music greets WBGO listeners every morning. For the past 13 years, this...
Emmy Award- winning anchors Steve Adubato and Rafael Pi Roman host New Jersey Capitol Report examining New Jersey's most pressing public policy issues. New Jersey Capitol Report looks at political, social, and cultural issues affecting the people of...
For over 20 remarkable years, jazz pianist Marian McPartland and her guests have teamed up for an hour of weekly jazz sessions. Whether it's solos, collaboration, reminiscences, or straight talk about influences and style, no two Piano Jazz sessions...
Host Bob Porter is one of the busiest record producers and journalists in both jazz and blues. His program provides that important link between jazz and blues...early "rhythm & blues". Bob tells many revealing stories about the music and the...
New York's first radio show devoted exclusively to "classic" soul and R&B with Felix Hernandez. In addition to the regular dance parties, Felix hosts a series of free dances at various parks in New York City during the summer months. His parents met...
Bob Porter presides over a weekly radio show, Saturday Morning Function, on Newark's WBGO. This Saturday morning program offers a mixture of R&B and Classic Soul as well as Blues.
Michael Bourne has been a presence on WBGO since the end of 1984. He's been honored with the Willis Conover-Marian McPartland Award for Excellence in Jazz Broadcasting from the Jazz Journalists Association. Michael is also a senior contributor to Down...
Albert Camus once said, "one's work is nothing but this slow trek to rediscover, through the detours of art, those one or two great and simple things, in which their heart first opened." To me this applies to both the true jazz musician, and listener.