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The Jazz Spectrum

Celebrating Worldwide Week: France

This week, The Jazz Spectrum celebrates Worldwide Week, 10/23-10/27, with programming that features international jazz history and artists. DJ Liana Semel's program of French Jazz will play this Friday beginning at 7am.

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The Jazz Spectrum

Featured Orgy: "The Harlem Renaissance:…

It's Orgy season. Tune in all this week to 95.3 FM as WHRB DJs present marathon-style musical programs devoted to a single composer, performer, genre, or subject. On December 5th and 6th between the hours of 5 a.m. and 9 a.m., DJ Liana will play "The Harlem Renaissance: Jazz in Motion." Photo Credit: krogen.co

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The Jazz Spectrum

Protest Jazz Broadcast

Including jazz created during the civil rights movement of the 1960s, such as "Alabama," John Coltrane's response to the 16th Street Baptist Church bombing by the KKK which killed four African-American girls, as well as more recent works, such as Terence Blanchard's "Breathless," a response to the last words of Eric Garner: "I can't breathe," this is the Protest Blues playlist, broadcasted on June 10th. The revolution will not be televised.

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The Jazz Spectrum

Anthony Braxton: Online Orgy

“People keep asking certain questions about Anthony Braxton, questions such as what does he think he is doing?,” writes Robert Palmer of the New York Times.​ This orgy is an examination of what exactly the MacArthur winning, genre-evading, composer, multi-instrumentalist, improvisor and Jazz Master is doing.