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Programs A-Z

  • There was a strong relationship between jazz and civil rights in 20th-century America; musicians and many critics as well were advocates for equal rights for African-Americans, and jazz provided a cultural bridge between blacks and whites that...

  • Jazz for the overnights

  • Hosted by Central State University alumn Joshua I. Smith, Biz Talk focuses on how small business owners and entrepreneurs are impacted by conditions that support or detract from their effectiveness. In that regard, Biz Talk also includes the...

  • Rojene Bailey brings his Atlanta based blues show to 88.9 playing music by the Blues greats both old and new.  Bluestime In The City  with Rojene Bailey airs at noon on Jazzy 88.9.

  • Bob Baldwin's NewUrbanJazz Lounge Is A Fusion Of Contemporary Jazz With Urban & Brazilian Flavor - The Future Of Contemporary Jazz. For Bob's YouTube Channel, Click Here.

  • The Cool Jazz Countdown is a weekly survey based on national jazz chart movement & listener feedback.

  • In your car, home or still at your office, tune into Destination Jazz with Tony Marcel Chappel weekdays from 4 PM - 6 PM as he routes your afternoon with weather & traffic updates.

  • From the 1940s to the 1990s, several jazz composers undertook several large-scale orchestral compositions that portrayed the journey of black people from Africa to enslavement in America. Listen to Jazzy 88.9 WCSU on Sunday, February 26 at 8 PM...

  • As the night falls join Utsey T. as she brings you the best in urban contemporary jazz  for the chill out time at home or the workplace. The Jazz At Sundown, Weeknights 6 PM - 8PM.

  • Experience your weekend groove as your Deacon Tony Marcel Chappel brings you Jazz At The Chappel.  In your car or home, tune in for mix of contemporary jazz & with information about your favorite artists. Jazz At The Chappel, Saturdays from...

  • The Jazz Gallery Reprise takes your listening ear through exhibits of jazz from traditional to urban contemporary. Join the curator Ed Clay in the Jazz Gallery weeknights at 8 PM.

  • Join Trent Darby as he features upbeat Contemporary Jazz with local news and traffic updates to help get your day started.

  • In his role as host of Jazz Night in America,  Christian McBride will draw on his distinguished career to introduce audiences to a roster of voices – resonant musicians, historians, artists – who will uncover the musical and personal stories at...

  • Hosted by Central State University alumn Nancy Wilson, NPR's Jazz Profiles is a weekly one-hour documentary series profiling the legends and legacy of jazz. The program brings to life the vibrant history of the genre through music, interviews...

  • Jazz vocalists like Ray Charles, Nancy Wilson, Billy Eckstine, Nat King Cole & many others are presented by Utsey T. on Voices of Jazz.

  • Miami Valley Speaks focuses on politics, health, education, race relations, the arts and the economy. Trent Darby hosts this 30 minute community/talk program with dialogue from leaders in the greater Dayton area.

  • Join Brother Ronald L. Murray, Your Soldier For The Lord on Sundays from 10 am until 2 pm. Brother Murray will get you up and moving with the best in traditional, contemporary and inspirational music.

  • Join host Trent Darby as The Acid Jazz Experience will explore the musical genre from all around the world featuring a unique blend of upbeat contemporary jazz, soul & funk from artists such as Incognito, Ronny Jordan and The Brand New...

  • For jazz fans, get ready for a Jazz explosion when the Fusion special meets the contemporary spotlight in jazz from the likes of Patrice Rushen, Harvey Mason, Weather Report and John Scofield.  Listen to Jazzy 88.9 WCSU for this one of kind...

  • It’s a program that is a tapestry of jazz history, biographies and music that exposes listeners to a wide canvas of jazz that includes the works of Jazz Masters both young and old featuring the likes of Cannonball Adderley, Dakota Station, The...

  • Join host Trent Darby for The Organ Summit, a one hour show that spotlights some of the pioneers and greatest Hammond B-3 Organists in Jazz. From the great Jimmy Smith to Brother Jack McDuff. From Bill Mason to Richard Groove Holmes. Tune in...

  • Hosted by Bobby Jackson, jazz aficionado and 25-year broadcaster, goes deep into the musicology of Smooth Jazz, with a show about smooth jazz, and its relationship to other music. Creating a music lover's show, the show includes the music of...

  • "The Spin", a new weekly talk show from the AAPRC Network features the amazing Esther Armah as host and a power-packed panel of women of color with fresh voices and fresh perspectives.  It's a no holds barred, candid and informed discussion on...

  • The Tavis Smiley Show is a high-energy exchange of views, information, and insight. The one hour weekly show offers a unique blend of news and newsmakers in expanded conversations. along with feature reports and regular commentators Each week,...