A master of Puerto Rico's indigenous music forms, bomba and plena, Héctor “Tito” Matos died on Jan. 18 at his home in Santurce, Puerto Rico. He was 53.
WBGO Performance Of The Week
WBGO Studio Session: Robert Glasper Trio - "Enoch's (Inaugural) Meditation"
NYC Addressing Rise In Fatal Crashes At Intersections
But parents have concerns about the city's high positivity rate, and staff shortages have made for overcrowded classrooms.
While there’s some consensus among Democrats and Republicans on what can be done to lower taxes in N.J., leaders have yet to offer a clear plan to do so.
Recent Podcast Episodes From WBGO Studios
As 2022 gets underway, we're energized with a spirit of renewal. So we decided to devote this episode of Jazz United to some New Year’s resolutions.
Michael Bourne interviews Diana Krall and tells stories of Charlie Haden, Dave Brubeck, and Tony Bennett at the Montreal International Jazz Festival.
For a dynamic look back at 2021, Nate Chinen and Greg Bryant welcomed critic Jordannah Elizabeth to a panel discussion at the National Jazz Museum in Harlem.
In 2003, legendary organist Booker T. Jones and pedal steel guitarist Robert Randolph met for the first time at WBGO. That studio performance comes to light again as we celebrate the retirement of our own legendary jazz jock, Michael Bourne.