In the Pocket:
(all times Eastern time zone)
The Saturday Morning Mix with Carl Hemmingsen
Every week, Carl features an engaging mix of jazz, blues and gospel, old and new.
Cadillac Blues with Ron Ungarini
Sit back on your Saturday evening and enjoy a full hour of nothing but the Blues.
Beale Street Caravan with Pat Mitchell-Worley & Kevin Cubbins
It's the biggest night in the blues and Beale Street Caravan is there. This week we hear the highlight performances from the 2015 blues Music Awards. Departing Blues Foundation CEO, Jay Sieleman joins us to reflect on his 12 year tenure and the fully realized Blues Hall of Fame.
Latin Perspective with Tony Vasquez
Latin Perspective radio show features the best in contemporary and classic Latin Jazz Music. Presenting music from the contemporary artists of today who continue the tradition along with the early pioneers and innovators, the prominent figures and architects who created the music. In addition it informs its diverse audience about the roots and history of the music and the multitude of rhythms and musical styles that define the tradition and make it a rich and dynamic music genre.
Café Jazz with Gene Knight
Three hours of Big Band, Bebop and Beyond Café Jazz is a mix of original vinyl recordings with contemporary jazz releases on CD. The show is energetic, classic and classy. It is filled with lots of fulsome big band sounds, with horns that swing so hard you can almost see the suited gents moving in sync. The show also features the very best of the Bebop era and Straight Ahead jazz. It's a feel-good program that is all about having a good time with the music.
Piano Jazz with Marian McPartland
Sunday at 11am
Pamela Hines is a pianist and composer whose forte is a complex and engaging take on the structural components of music within the jazz form. She brings nuances and impressive technical abilities to all the tunes she plays, and as a composer, she draws out a theme from every musician working with her. In this session from 2000, Hines performs her original tune “Porridge.”
Latino USA with Maria Hinojosa
Sunday at 3pm
Latino USA explores the rich and complicated relationship between Latinos and their grandparents. We look at the science behind the existence of abuelitos and hear from people who were raised by them.