Jazz

Malcolm X Tribute

Feb 20, 2012

Malcolm X was assassinated on February 21, 1965. Tune into Jazz at Nite for a short tribute to El Hadj Malik Shabazz (Malcolm X, Malcolm Little) this Tuesday evening during the 8:00 hour.

Either/Orchestra On JazzSet

Feb 17, 2012

A creative composer and his 10-piece band embed melodies from a golden musical age in the Horn of Africa into Western harmony, and an Afro-Caribbean breeze blows through it, as Russ Gershon and the Either/Orchestra present The Collected Unconscious in Tishman Auditorium at the New School in New York City, in Surround Sound on JazzSet.

Whitney Houston Tribute

Feb 16, 2012

Join WVAS-FM for a very special tribute to the life and music of Whitney Houston this Friday evening (2/17/12) from 7:00 to 8:00 hosted by Milton Shirdan.

A Jazzy Valentine

Feb 13, 2012

Join Milton Shirdan on Jazz at Nite Tuesday evening, February 14th for a very Jazzy Valentine from 8 until 11PM with music for the lover in you featuring songs suggested by our listeners and Facebook friends. That's Valentines Day on Jazz at Nite exclusively on 90.7 WVAS-FM.

Valentines Day Preview

Feb 10, 2012

Join Milton Shirdan on SwingTown this Sunday afternoon during the 2:00 hour for a preview of A Jazzy Valentine. due to the huge number of suggestions by our listeners and Facebook friends we put together a three hour Valentines Day special and a one hour preview that will run on Sunday. Listen for your suggestions of music for the lover in you this Sunday on Bill Boyntons' SwingTown.

The Mingus Orchestra On JazzSet

Feb 9, 2012

Correction: The audio of this segment mentions a February performance by the Mingus Jazz Orchestra. There will be no Mingus Jazz Orchestra concert this year. The audio and text of this segment also misidentified the dates of the 2013 Mingus High School Competition. The competition is Feb. 15-18.

Steve Wilson With Strings On JazzSet

Feb 2, 2012

To inaugurate the 2011-12 jazz season at the Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C., director of jazz Kevin Struthers wanted something special and different.

National Black History Month

Feb 1, 2012

February is National Black History Month.  A people without knowledge of its history is like a tree without roots.

The Fox Hunt On Mountain Stage

Jan 28, 2012

The string band The Fox Hunt returns to Mountain Stage to dispense more dirt-laden tales of drinking, cheating and damnation around a single shared condenser microphone. Led by singer-songwriter John R. Miller, the Martinsburg, W.V., group assimilates influences that begin with early-20th-century string-band music and end with a variety of punk and rock.

Antonio Carlos Jobim Special

Jan 23, 2012

Antonio Carlos Jobim was born on January 25, 1927. Join Milton Shirdan this Wednesday evening on Jazz at Nite for a very special musical salute to Antonio Carlos Jobim during the 9:00 Hour only on 90.7FM WVAS.

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