Read an exclusive chapter excerpt of 'Bill Frisell, Beautiful Dreamer,' a vivid biography by Philip Watson
How does one go about describing the sound of guitarist Bill Frisell? In this excerpt from his biography 'Bill Frisell, Beautiful Dreamer,' Philip Watson considers the question with a little help from Joe Henry, Jason Moran, Nels Cline, Mary Halvorson and others.
WBGO Performance Of The Week
'Pretend' by Sirintip and Nolan Byrd on The Checkout
Eric Harland is one of the most in-demand jazz drummers of his generation. Speaking with Leo Sidran on The Third Story, he talks about coming up in Houston, learning from legends, and exploring the properties of "time."
Archie Shepp, the fearless saxophonist, composer, playwright and poet, was born on May 24, 1937. As he turns 85, we honor his recorded legacy with a special edition of Take Five.
NBA and College Hoops Legend Dick Barnett's long quest to get his Tennessee A&I team into the Basketball Hall of Fame is the subject of the new sports documentary "The Dream Whisperer"NBA Legend and two-time Knicks World Champion Dick Barnett joins WBGO Studios podcast SportsJam with Doug Doyle to talk about the new sports documentary "The Dream Whisperer" which is directed by Eric Drath and has a premiere NYC screening on June 2
The congressman, who chairs the House Energy and Commerce Committee, says his bill to help homeless veterans could become law
Recent Podcast Episodes From WBGO Studios
OBL founder and NBA Hall of Famer Tracy McGrady and Emmy Award-winning sports industry veteran Jeffrey Pollack team up to bring exciting one-one one basketball tournaments to NYC and five other citiesNBA Hall of Famer Tracy McGrady and Emmy Award-winning media and sports industry veteran Jeffrey Pollack join SportsJam with Doug Doyle to talk about the OBL and this weekend's action in Brooklyn
International Boxing Hall of Famer Christy Martin takes you inside and out of the ring in her new book with Ron Borges titled Fighting for SurvivalBoxing pioneer and Hall of Famer Christy Martin joins SportsJam with Doug Doyle to talk about the book she wrote with Boston writer Ron Borges
American Cities historian and author Clayton Trutor chronicles the struggles the early Atlanta sports franchises experienced in his new book LoservilleClayton Trutor, author of "Loserville: How Professional Sports Remade Atlanta and How Atlanta Remade Professional Sports",joins SportsJam with Doug Doyle to talk about his new book and his passion for history and sports
Former LPGA champion and avid pickleball player Sherry Steinhauer joins SportsJam with Doug Doyle to talk about her golf career, love of family and one of the fastest growing sports in the USA
WBGO's Livestream Fundraising Event 2022 will celebrate women of influence, from musicians to management, community advocates to NEA Jazz Masters.
The next meeting of the Community Advisory Board is Tuesday, June 7, at 5pm.
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