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WBGO 45 Archive: Celebrating the birthday of award-winning bassist and JNIA host Christian McBride

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On the first episode of the WBGO Archive version of AOS, we celebrate the birthday of Grammy Award-winning bassist and Jazz Night in America host Christian McBride.

Special thanks to former JazzSet producer Becca Pulliam who is the Director of the WBGO Archive Project. Thanks also going out to archivist Ben Houtman and WBGO's Scott McCraw for their support of the WBGO Archive Project.

Becca Pulliam (right) and Duke Markos work on producing a JazzSet program during the Telluride Festival in 1995
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Becca Pulliam (right) and Duke Markos work on producing a JazzSet program during the Telluride Festival in 1995

You can hear an interview with Becca Pulliam about the station's archive here.

Doug Doyle has been News Director at WBGO since 1998 and has taken his department to new heights in coverage and recognition. Doug and his staff have received more than 250 awards from organizations like PRNDI (now PMJA), AP, New York Association of Black Journalists, Garden State Association of Black Journalists and the New Jersey Society of Professional Journalists.