Sarah Kerson

Production and Programming Assistant

Sarah came to WBGO in 2018 after spending time at WNYC and WCBS 880 as a producer and news assistant. As a production assistant at WBGO, she works with Jazz Night in America and on other WBGO programming. She developed a love for music as an undergraduate at Barnard College, where she DJ'ed blues, country, soul, and hip-hop shows at WKCR. Sarah got her start in public radio as an intern in the Michigan Radio newsroom in her hometown of Ann Arbor, Michigan.

Ways to Connect

Frank Stewart

As both a saxophonist and vocalist, Camille Thurman is a rare jazz double threat. She says "the horn is a voice, and the voice is a horn," and this consideration of the interconnectivity of her instruments informs her work as a performer, composer and educator.

Sarah Escarraz / Jazz at Lincoln Center

The Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra featuring Wynton Marsalis is back with lively arrangements of holiday classics like "Jingle Bells" and "White Christmas." Catherine Russell joins the orchestra as a guest vocalist.