WBGO TAKE FIVE: Lauren Henderson “Day by Day” on WBGO

August 10, 2020Listings, Press Reel

By Nate Chinen, WBGO Here’s an album that slipped under the radar, at least for me, when it released in the spring. The Songbook Session (Brontosaurus Records) is the sixth full-length release by Lauren Henderson, a jazz singer with a calmly confiding style. Read this article here.  

TAKE FIVE: Regina Carter Freedom Band “Rocky Mountain High” on WBGO

August 3, 2020Listings, Press Reel

By Nate Chinen, WBGO Violinist and bandleader Regina Carter hails from a swing state: as a proud daughter of Detroit, she’s also a native Michigander. Recently she got to thinking about the political divisions in our nation, and the fact that we’re approaching the threshold of a presidential election. Read this article here.    

Heavy Rotation: 10 Songs Public Radio Can’t Stop Playing / Michael Olatuja, “The Hero’s Journey” (feat. Regina Carter) – NPR

August 1, 2020Listings, Press Reel

By Keanna Faircloth,  NPR Around the country, many communities are struggling with the effects of the pandemic, economic uncertainty and civil unrest. But despite the tremendous challenges, there are still steady broadcasts coming out of our treasured public radio music stations. Since March, they haven’t missed a beat. Check the list here.

PLAYLIST: Jesse Fischer on JAZZIZ Weekly Discover Playlist

July 15, 2020Listings, Press Reel

By Brian Zimmerman, JAZZIZ As writer Whitney Balliett once said, “Jazz is the sound of surprise.” Our Weekly Discover playlist will take your ears to new places with the latest sounds from your favorite artists — and some you should definitely get to know. Read the full playlist here.