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WKCR-FM "The Original FM" WKCR-FM, Columbia University’s non-commercial student-run radio station, is dedicated to presenting a spectrum of alternative programming—traditional and art music, spoken arts, and original journalism.

Granted its FCC license in 1941, WKCR is both steeped in tradition and committed to innovation. The station can be heard throughout New York at 89.9 FM and worldwide, live-streaming at wkcr.org Other WKCR presence on facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pages/WKCR-Classical/309445089188685?fref=ts Follow us on twitter: https://twitter.com/WKCRFM https://twitter.com/WKCRNews https://twitter.com/WKCRHipHop https://twitter.com/WKCRsports https://twitter.com/WKCRjazz https://twitter.com/WKCRClassical

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This Saturday November 14th, an archival edition of Footsteps of Reggae, hosted by Vaughn Allstar, will be rebroadcast f...
11/13/2020

This Saturday November 14th, an archival edition of Footsteps of Reggae, hosted by Vaughn Allstar, will be rebroadcast from 8am-12pm. It includes an interview with Rob Symeonn. Tune in!! Footsteps of Reggae

Set your alarm clock and join Joseph Mannozzi III for Rincón del Ritmo, bright and early this Saturday morning, 6 AM-8 A...
11/13/2020

Set your alarm clock and join Joseph Mannozzi III for Rincón del Ritmo, bright and early this Saturday morning, 6 AM-8 AM. Joe will be mixing the classics, the new, and everything in between in Salsa, Latin Jazz, and more. This week’s show is prerecorded and will feature two jam-packed hours of great music. #salsa #latinjazz #rincondelritmo #wkcr

After every storm the sun will smile; for every problem there is a solution, and the soul's indefeasible duty is to be o...
11/13/2020

After every storm the sun will smile; for every problem there is a solution, and the soul's indefeasible duty is to be of good cheer."

With that good cheer, Los Compadres Frankie Tambora
and Jose Calderon look forward to mixing classics and honoring our musical legends together with new releases for your enjoyment pleasure.

***PLEASE NOTE***

We will not be on the air on Friday, November 20th with the station preemption of celebrating Coleman Hawkins' birthday broadcast, so please spread the word and tune in to WKCR 89.9FM or
WKCR.ORG from
11PM-2AM!

The Mambo Machine with Los Compadres DJ Frankie Tambora & DJ Jose Calderon on the air this upcoming Friday, November 13th! El Compadre Frankie with El Compadre José will whip out Salsa Dura with new material and stellar
classics!

Continuing to follow the necessary precautions towards CV-19, we come on the air this evening with prerecorded segments to take our minds off momentarily of the news to enjoy a bit from 11PM-2AM.

We hope to have everyone tune in and enjoy the music with us as we feature the best of Salsa Dura of yesterday, today and always!

Thats WKCR.ORG online
this evening!

Www.wkcr.org on
the web and for smart devices download tunein radio and search for: wkcr 89.9fm.

Echa Gallo!!! 🐓🐓🐓

Salsa Es Lo Que Hay!!!

Melaoooo!!!!

#loscompadres #themambomachine #djfrankietambora #djjosecalderon #radiodjs #vinyljunkies #wkcr

Tune in tonight at 9pm during News and Arts! The Art of Abolition is a podcast that aims to center the voices of people ...
11/12/2020

Tune in tonight at 9pm during News and Arts! The Art of Abolition is a podcast that aims to center the voices of people who have been affected by incarceration. In this episode, we focus on letter writing as an act of solidarity. We spoke to Ivan Calaff from the Justice-in-Education Initiative, Casper from ABO Comix, AK from Black and Pink, and ErrDaisha from the Abolition Collective.

Tune in tonight at 10 PM for a prerecorded edition of Nueva Canción with Joseph Mannozzi III. As always, Joe will be bri...
11/11/2020

Tune in tonight at 10 PM for a prerecorded edition of Nueva Canción with Joseph Mannozzi III. As always, Joe will be bringing you a mix of some great Salsa, Latin Jazz, and more. #salsa #latinjazz #rincondelritmo #wkcr

From 7AM on Friday, November 20th to 7PM on Saturday, November 21st, join WKCR for a special 36-hour Coleman Hawkins Bir...
11/08/2020

From 7AM on Friday, November 20th to 7PM on Saturday, November 21st, join WKCR for a special 36-hour Coleman Hawkins Birthday Broadcast! The broadcast, moved forward into Friday to accommodate for the Ragas Live Festival, will feature an extra 12 hours of Hawk for listeners to enjoy. Tune in for 36 uninterrupted hours of soulful swing!!!

Rag Aur Tal is on from 7-9PM on Sunday, November 8th, 2020!From November 21st @ 7PM - November 22nd @ 7PM, the Ragas Liv...
11/07/2020

Rag Aur Tal is on from 7-9PM on Sunday, November 8th, 2020!

From November 21st @ 7PM - November 22nd @ 7PM, the Ragas Live Festival, the 24 hour musical event will broadcast on WKCR. The event has the participation of artists in 13 cities across Asia, Africa, North and South America. There are 90 musicians participating including some of the greatest instrumentalists of our time including Grammy Award winners Zakir Hussain, Toumani Diabate and Vikku Vanayakram.

In Sunday’s show, host David Ellenbogen shares highlights from previous festivals, including unreleased performances from last year by Jay Gandhi and Abhik Mukherjee.
We'll also get a first listen to Brooklyn Raga Massive's upcoming album In D which the group will perform live in the penultimate set of this year's festival. Inspired by a fruitful correspondence between the legendary composer and the prolific artist collective, the 24 musician performance will be premiered at Ragas Live alongside a solo set from Terry Riley.

Tune in tonight at 10 PM for a prerecorded edition of Nueva Canción with Joseph Mannozzi III. As always, Joe will be bri...
11/04/2020

Tune in tonight at 10 PM for a prerecorded edition of Nueva Canción with Joseph Mannozzi III. As always, Joe will be bringing you a mix of some great Salsa, Latin Jazz, and more. #salsa #latinjazz #rincondelritmo #wkcr

This Monday 11-2-2020 at 10 pm:  Remembering “El dueno del soneo” Cano Estremera (9/2/58 – 10/28/200) Plus a mix of new ...
11/01/2020

This Monday 11-2-2020 at 10 pm: Remembering “El dueno del soneo” Cano Estremera (9/2/58 – 10/28/200) Plus a mix of new and classic salsa, merengue, and Latin Jazz on the Caribe Latino Show !

Lunes 2 de noviembre de 2020, a las 10 pm - recordando “El dueno del soneo” Cano Estremera (2/9/58 - 28/10/200) Más una mezcla de salsa nueva y clásica, merengue y jazz latino.



Featuring: Cano Estremera, Bobby Valentín, Little Johnny Rivero, Doug Beavers, Luisito Rentas, Carlos Enriquez Lopez, Bonny Cepeda, Raquel Maldonado y su Nuevo Impacto, Aramis Camilo, Las Chicas Del Can, Los Vecinos, Marcos Bermudez/Oscar Hernandez, Yoko, Javier Luis, Folklore Urbano Orchestra & Pablo Mayor, Ismael Rivera, Papo Vazquez Mighty Pirates Troubadours, & César Orozco & Kamarata Jazz

#Maelo #IsmaelMiranda #salsa #merengue #latinjazz #radio #Monday #djlife #canoestremera

In the Jazz world of utterly distinctive individuals, trumpeter Woody Shaw still managed to stand out. He didn’t speak l...
11/01/2020

In the Jazz world of utterly distinctive individuals, trumpeter Woody Shaw still managed to stand out. He didn’t speak like everybody else, he didn’t move like everybody else (the hours of tai chi which he would do-- sometimes right in the audience of a performance venue-- might have had something to do with that), he didn’t think like everybody else and he certainly didn’t play like anybody else. When saxophonist Eric Person and host Mitch Goldman were coming up, his live shows were not to be missed.

This Monday Eric and Mitch put Woody Shaw in Deep Focus from 6pm to 9pm on WKCR 89.9FM, WKCR HD-1 and wkcr.org.

This is going to be a barnburner!

#WKCR #DeepFocus #EricPerson #WoodyShaw #MitchGoldman #Jazz #JazzRadio #JazzInterview

Photo credit: Tom Marcello Webster, New York, USA

Join WKCR tomorrow for a very special birthday broadcast featuring the very special Clifford “Brownie” Brown! We’ll cele...
10/29/2020

Join WKCR tomorrow for a very special birthday broadcast featuring the very special Clifford “Brownie” Brown! We’ll celebrate the jazz trumpeter for all 24 hours of Friday the 30th, so make sure to tune in!

Tune in tonight at 10 PM for a prerecorded edition of Nueva Canción with Joseph Mannozzi III. During this jam-packed hou...
10/28/2020

Tune in tonight at 10 PM for a prerecorded edition of Nueva Canción with Joseph Mannozzi III. During this jam-packed hour of music, Joe will be mixing some great Salsa, Latin Jazz, and more. #salsa #latinjazz #rincondelritmo #wkcr

DJ Stefan Zeniuk (Stefan Zeniuk) and DJ Jonny Semicolon (Jonathan Goldman) are back together for Monday nights/Tuesday m...
10/26/2020

DJ Stefan Zeniuk (Stefan Zeniuk) and DJ Jonny Semicolon (Jonathan Goldman) are back together for Monday nights/Tuesday mornings on WKCR's "Urbano Latinx". Tune in for an hour of classic and rare mambo, cumbia, salsa, Latin soul, and more.This week, a show devoted to Latin arrangements of non-Latin tunes, from movie soundtracks to 60s soul to indie rock.

This Monday 10-26-2020 at 10 pm:  Beats as colorful as New England’s autumn landscape with a mix of new and classic sals...
10/25/2020

This Monday 10-26-2020 at 10 pm: Beats as colorful as New England’s autumn landscape with a mix of new and classic salsa, merengue, and Latin Jazz.

Lunes 26 de octubre de 2020, a las 10 pm, sonidos tan coloridos como el paisaje otoñal de Nueva Inglaterra con una mezcla de musica nueva y clásica – salsa, merengue y jazz latino.

Featuring: Orlando Marin, Little Johnny Rivero, Luisito Rentas, Javier Luis, Carlos Enriquez Lopez, Marcos Bermudez/Oscar Hernandez, Ramon Orlando, Raquel Maldonado y su Nuevo Impacto, Los Hermanos Rosario, Miriam Cruz, El Prodigio, Vicente Garcia, Eva Cortes, Papo Vazquez Mighty Pirates Troubadours, César Orozco & Kamarata Jazz, Dafnis Prieto, Diego Urcola Quartet; Paquito D'Rivera, Folklore Urbano Orchestra & Pablo Mayor, Adolescent S Orquesta, Arlene G & Nino Segarra.

Tune in to Caribe Latino Show !

This Monday (10/26) from 6pm to 9pm EDT on WKCR-FM 89.9FM, WKCR HD-1 and wkcr.org, in a rebroadcast from 2014, Vocalist ...
10/25/2020

This Monday (10/26) from 6pm to 9pm EDT on WKCR-FM 89.9FM, WKCR HD-1 and wkcr.org, in a rebroadcast from 2014, Vocalist Lezlie Harrison is Mitch Goldman's guest for a Deep Focus on Abbey Lincoln. Achingly beautiful recordings of Abbey that you have never heard and Lezlie lifts the veil on Abbey in a whole new way.

Come thru!

#WKCR #DeepFocus #MitchGoldman #AbbeyLincoln #LezlieHarrison #Jazz #JazzRadio #JazzInterview

Photo credit: Jac. de Nijs / Anefo; Restoration by User:Adam Cuerden, CC0, via Wikimedia Commons

Ragas Live Festival is returning to WKCR 89.9 FM-NY on November 21st-22nd from 7pm-7pm.The 9th annual festival will feat...
10/25/2020

Ragas Live Festival is returning to WKCR 89.9 FM-NY on November 21st-22nd from 7pm-7pm.

The 9th annual festival will feature many legends of music from 13 cities from Mysore to Madagascar including Terry Riley, Zakir Hussain, Toumani Diabate and Bestayda Machado. Full lineup at www.ragaslive.org

Tomorrow from 7-9PM, during Raag Aur Taal, we'll hear a highlight of Ragas Live Festival 2019. Crossroads: Jay Gandhi & Yacouba Cissoko with Jay Gandhi (bansuri), Yacouba Cissoko (kora), David Ellenbogen (guitar) and Ehren Hanson (tabla).
Tune in and get excited for Ragas Live 2020! You’ll hear more from us about this year’s festival very soon...

Set your alarm clocks and join Joseph Mannozzi III for Rincón del Ritmo this Saturday morning, 6 AM-8 AM. Joe will be mi...
10/24/2020

Set your alarm clocks and join Joseph Mannozzi III for Rincón del Ritmo this Saturday morning, 6 AM-8 AM. Joe will be mixing the classics, the new, and everything in between in Salsa, Latin Jazz, and more. This week’s show is prerecorded and will feature two jam-packed hours of great music. #salsa #latinjazz #rincondelritmo #wkcr

Let's get ready to rumble with another edition of Los Compadres with Frankie Tambora and Jose Calderon on The Mambo Mach...
10/23/2020

Let's get ready to rumble with another edition of Los Compadres with Frankie Tambora and Jose Calderon on The Mambo Machine this Friday!

We are as happy as can be sharing 3 hours of salsa and sabor each week, and this one is no exception. El Compadre Frankie will be mixing classics that will transport you to exceptional times, while I delve into contemporary Cuban contemporary music.

***PLEASE NOTE***
We will be on the air EVERY FRIDAY EVENING (including the first Friday of each month)! So, please spread the word and tune in to WKCR 89.9FM or WKCR.ORG from 11PM-2AM!

The Mambo Machine with Los Compadres DJ Frankie Tambora & DJ Jose Calderon on the air this upcoming Friday, October 23rd! El Compadre Frankie with El Compadre José will whip out Salsa Dura with new material and stellar classics!

Continuing to follow the necessary precautions towards CV-19, we come on the air this evening with prerecorded segments to take our minds off momentarily of the news to enjoy a bit from 11PM-2AM.

We hope to have everyone tune in and enjoy the music with us as we feature the best of Salsa Dura of yesterday, today and always!

Thats WKCR.ORG online this evening!
Www.wkcr.org on the web and for smart devices download tunein radio and search for: wkcr 89.9fm.

Echa Gallo!!! 🐓🐓🐓
Salsa Es Lo Que Hay!!!
Melaoooo!!!!

#loscompadres #themambomachine #djfrankietambora #djjosecalderon #radiodjs #vinyljunkies #wkcr

Tune in tonight at 10 PM for a prerecorded edition of Nueva Canción with Joseph Mannozzi III. During this jam-packed hou...
10/20/2020

Tune in tonight at 10 PM for a prerecorded edition of Nueva Canción with Joseph Mannozzi III. During this jam-packed hour of music, Joe will be mixing some great Salsa, Latin Jazz, and more. #salsa #latinjazz #rincondelritmo #wkcr

DJ Stefan Zeniuk and DJ Jonny Semicolon (Jonathan Goldman) are back together for Monday nights/Tuesday mornings on WKCR'...
10/19/2020

DJ Stefan Zeniuk and DJ Jonny Semicolon (Jonathan Goldman) are back together for Monday nights/Tuesday mornings on WKCR's "Urbano Latinx". Tune in for an hour of classic and rare mambo, cumbia, salsa, Latin soul, and more.

This week, they're spending some time (not the whole hour) in Argentina, digging out some Argentine rock, some tango, and some crossovers of the two. Listen up!

“Whatever you think can’t be done, somebody will come along and do it.” Thelonious Monk said those words; Henry Threadgi...
10/19/2020

“Whatever you think can’t be done, somebody will come along and do it.” Thelonious Monk said those words; Henry Threadgill embodies those words. This Monday from 6pm to 9pm NYC time, Henry Threadgill and host Mitch Goldman put Thelonious Monk in Deep Focus on WKCR 89.9FM, WKCR HD-1 and WKCR.org.

The number of people who fully understand and can lend insight into Thelonious Monk’s musical achievements? Few. The number who know what it’s like to hear music no one has heard before? Far fewer. Henry Threadgill is the most distinctive and inventive composer/bandleader in music today and has been for many years. Besides, Henry’s a crack-up! Oh, this one…!

Photo: Thelonious Monk at Minton's Playhouse, New York, N.Y., ca. Sept. 1947 by the brilliant William P. Gottlieb.

Credit: William P. Gottlieb / Public domain

#WKCR #DeepFocus #HenryThreadgill #TheloniousMonk #MitchGoldman #JazzRadio #JazzInterview #Jazz

This Monday, 10-19-2020, fall into the groove with a mix of new and classic salsa, bachata, merengue, and Latin Jazz wit...
10/18/2020

This Monday, 10-19-2020, fall into the groove with a mix of new and classic salsa, bachata, merengue, and Latin Jazz with Caribe Latino Show

Lunes 19 de octubre de 2020, a las 10 pm, siguan el ritmo con una mezcla de salsa nueva y clásica, merengue y jazz latino.

Featuring: Little Johnny Rivero, Tito Nieves, Javier Luis, Tito Rojas, Africando, Alex Matos, Carlos Enriquez Lopez, Luisito Rentas, Afro Dominicano, Los Hijos Del Rey, El Zafiro, Raquel Maldonado y su Nuevo Impacto, Juan Luis Guerra, La Excelencia, Héctor Lavoe, Celia Cruz & Ray Barretto, Lebron Brothers, Gilberto Santa Rosa, Tito Puente Jr, Diego Urcola Quartet, Paquito D'Rivera, Dafnis Prieto, & Fahir Atakoğlu.

Monday’s edition of the Afternoon New Music show will be preempted to bring you a memorial broadcast featuring the work ...
10/17/2020

Monday’s edition of the Afternoon New Music show will be preempted to bring you a memorial broadcast featuring the work of pioneering minimalist Jon Gibson.

American avant-garde composer, multi-wind instrumentalist and visual artist born March 11, 1940, Gibson took part in numerous landmark musical events over the past five decades, performing critical roles in the early ensembles of Steve Reich, Terry Riley, LaMonte Young and Philip Glass. Host Dylan A. Marcheschi will guide listeners through Gibson’s early solo recordings, as well as play excerpts from a number of archived live performances.

Tune in from 3-6 PM.

Vintage UK Lovers Rock selection from Selektah Twice on Footsteps of Reggae with Vaughn Allstar this week. Tune in Satur...
10/16/2020

Vintage UK Lovers Rock selection from Selektah Twice on Footsteps of Reggae with Vaughn Allstar this week. Tune in Saturday 8am-12pm!

Join Joseph Mannozzi III for Rincón del Ritmo this Saturday morning, 6 AM-8 AM. Joe will be mixing the classics, the new...
10/16/2020

Join Joseph Mannozzi III for Rincón del Ritmo this Saturday morning, 6 AM-8 AM. Joe will be mixing the classics, the new, and everything in between in Salsa, Latin Jazz, and more. This week’s show is prerecorded and will feature two jam-packed hours of great music. #salsa #latinjazz #rincondelritmo #wkcr

Another edition of Los Compadres with Frankie Tambora and Jose Calderon on The Mambo Machine arrives to start your weeke...
10/16/2020

Another edition of Los Compadres with Frankie Tambora and Jose Calderon on The Mambo Machine arrives to start your weekend right!
We were partially preempted last week with honoring the legacy of legendary great Thelonious Monk, and special thanks to El Compadre Frankie Tambora for his special program.
We look forward to joining you with percussion, rhythm and positivity.

***PLEASE NOTE***

We will be on the air EVERY FRIDAY EVENING (including the first Friday of each month)! So, please spread the word and tune in to WKCR 89.9FM or
WKCR.ORG from
11PM-2AM!

The Mambo Machine with Los Compadres DJ Frankie Tambora & DJ Jose Calderon on the air this upcoming Friday, October 16th! El Compadre Frankie with El Compadre José will whip out Salsa Dura with new material and stellar classics!

Continuing to follow the necessary precautions towards CV-19, we come on the air this evening with prerecorded segments to take our minds off momentarily of the news to enjoy a bit from 11PM-2AM.

We hope to have everyone tune in and enjoy the music with us as we feature the best of Salsa Dura of yesterday, today and always!

Thats WKCR.ORG online
this evening!

and for smart devices download tunein radio and search for: wkcr 89.9fm.

Echa Gallo!!! 🐓🐓🐓

Salsa Es Lo Que Hay!!!

Melaoooo!!!!

#loscompadres #themambomachine #djfrankietambora #djjosecalderon #radiodjs #vinyljunkies #wkcr

Melting the ICE / Derritiendo el Hielo, a​ bilingual radio show sharing information, love and supportto people currently...
10/15/2020

Melting the ICE / Derritiendo el Hielo, a​ bilingual radio show sharing information, love and support
to people currently detained by ICE in New Jersey, NYC and beyond is airing tonight​ and on the ​Third Thursday of Every Month at 9pm on WKCR 89.9 FM, ​reaching the Hudson, Essex, Elizabeth and Bergen County Jails and ICE detention centers in New Jersey.

This show will spearhead a new weekly hour of​ abolitionist radio programming every Thursday at 9 P.M. on WKCR 89.9 FM in New York City. Please help us share this radio broadcast information with people currently incarcerated or detained inside of these facilities.

Tonight’s episode features an interview with Yimy Aldair Benitez Lopez, a trans woman who spent five months in an all-male ICE facility in New Jersey, and was in detention when the pandemic first hit. The conversation explores the deadly conditions Yimy experienced inside during the pandemic, the difficulties they faced in continuing their hormone therapy treatment in detention, but also, their artistic life as a performer and the power of creativity and building community even in the worst of conditions. It also features a conversation with Rachel Levenson, one of Yimy’s attorneys with Make the Road NY, on the significance of Yimy’s case, Yimy’s central role in organizing and breaking the news about a hunger strike inside of the Hudson County Correctional Center to protest these ongoing conditions, and the urgent fight to #FreeThemAll.

Melting the ICE / Derritiendo el Hielo is also available for download on iTunes and Spotify. Please share your ideas and feedback with us at: [email protected]​ and visit our website​ www.meltingtheice.org

Tune in tonight at 10 PM for a prerecorded edition of Nueva Canción with Joseph Mannozzi III. During this jam-packed hou...
10/14/2020

Tune in tonight at 10 PM for a prerecorded edition of Nueva Canción with Joseph Mannozzi III. During this jam-packed hour of music, Joe will be mixing some great Salsa, Latin Jazz, and more. #salsa #latinjazz #rincondelritmo #wkcr

WKCR celebrates the late Roy Hargrove on his birthday this Friday, October 16 with two dedicated segments from 5-8:20AM ...
10/14/2020

WKCR celebrates the late Roy Hargrove on his birthday this Friday, October 16 with two dedicated segments from 5-8:20AM and Noon-3PM respectively. Tune in and enjoy the work of this iconic Jazz trumpeter!

***Third (fourth?) time’s the charm !!!

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Hi there WKCR ken lawrence is my name and haven't listened to much over the air radio for maybe the last eight or nine years. for several years that I was online with crappy dialup internet and slower older versions of windows I was listening to across 110th street on saturdays. one of my favorite hostesses on it was also a sometimes host on amazing grace on sunday mornings and I think she hosted your latenight funk show night train. a friend who is totally blind like me discovered her on amazing grace and he really liked her too. the thing we both liked was that very oldschool feel and a very obvious influence on her were the great R&B stations of the passed like WLIB, the classic WBLS and of course the big RL. I know you're not doing live programming at the moment it's all prerecorded or archived but I was wondering is Shawana howard still with the station. she was just soooooooooooooo cool and she really knew her funk. I hope if she's on FB that she followed this page. I'm sure she'll remember the two totally blind callers to her shows, me on across 110th street and my friend david on amazing grace. since I last heard shawana live I now do a radio show myself online. my rock and soul review can go from classic rock to classic soul and even the black rock coalition has come up and my tuesday night ken's dance mix can be a tribute to not only the classic 92 KTU or the classic WBLS. if shawana is on this page I hope she'll visit www.out-of-sight.net/radio. it's great radio made by blind and visually impaired people sitting at our computer.
Say, what happened to the rest of the Saturday 10/24 playlist of Across 110th Street??? Some great music there! Please finish posting that playlist! Great show.
Really enjoyed Hobo’s Lullaby show yesterday, 10/17.
You interrupted Phil Schaap and Charlie Parker for THIS?
The cello piece playing at the moment is most enjoyable. Thanks.
Did I miss something? I just listened to "Something inside of me" and I didn't hear Jimi Hendrix played. Since yesterday was the 50th anniversary of his passing and all over the world there were memorial jams and gatherings, I thought for sure my favorite radio station would honor him. Plenty of Stevie Ray Vaughn ,who credits Jimi as an influence. I don't get it. Years ago my favorite local station here in Hawaii ,honored Chuck Berry on his birthday by playing the Beatles covering his song. And people wonder why there is a Black Lives Matter movement going on. I hope you redeem yourselves by honoring Jimi on his birthday. November 27th.
Charles Tolliver, Jimmy Owens, Rory Stuart, Billy Harper, REGGIE WORKMAN, RICHARD HARPER, AMY LONDON, La Tanya Hall, Danny Mixon AND THE MANY OTHERS, YOU KNOW HOW TO TEACH 'EM! I LISTENED TO THE LATE ROY HARGROVE ON WKCR TODAY. HIS JAZZ ORCH. WORK IS ELEGANT!
LITERALLY THE GREATEST STATION ON AIR. THANK YOU SO MUCH FOR ALL THE JAZZ HISTORY LESSONS, IT MAKES MY DAY!
From the bottom of my heart, thank you for your outstanding Charlie Parker Centennial celebration broadcasts. I had the radio & audio stream on literally every single moment of it, and I'll be grateful for the rest of my life
Philharmonic Hall is in Los Angeles ("LA") not Louisiana ("LA"). Stan's last name is pronounced Lee-Vee, not Lay-vee. Floogie is pronounced with soft g (like a J, not a G). Slim's last name is pronounced Gay-lerd, not Guy-yard. This is a very promising young announcer.
And speaking of grammatical errors, here are the corrections: Once again someone decided to interrupt a beautiful Charlie Parker solo so we could listen to James Irsay make the same ridiculous grammatical mistake with which he begins every one of his shows. And for the one-millionth time, "Sonata in b minus" is NOT FUNNY, it is stupid. As usual, my question is, why interrupt a good program to present a bad one, especially in a situation where programs are frequently allowed to run overtime? Apparently, someone is out to scuttle WKCR. Shame on you, whoever made that decision.
Once again someone decided to interrupt a beautiful Charlie Parker solo so we could listen to James Irsay make the same ridiculous grammatical mistake with which he begins every one of his shows. And for the one-millionth time, "Sonata in b minus" is NOT FUNNY, it is stupid. As usual, my question is, why interrupt a good program to present a bad one, especially in a situation where programs are frequently allowed to run overtime? Apparently, someone is out to scuttle WKCR. Shame on you, whoever made that decision.