What's on WBGO This Week
Coming Up – Week of June 5-11, 2023
"Daybreak", weekdays 6 AM - Noon w/ Gary Walker (Lezlie Harrison hosts on Thurs & Fri)
New Day/New Play – 6AM:
Artist: Jonathan Butler
Growing up in the small shanty town of Athlone, outside of Cape Town, South Africa, guitarist/vocalist Jonathan Butler dreamed of someday making his own music. One of his early heroes was Stevie Wonder, who Jonathan thought, maybe someday we'll meet.
With "Ubuntu" (a Bantu term meaning humanity or the bond that brings all together), Jonathan returns to South Africa, to record with new friends Stevie Wonder, Marcus Miller, and Russ Ferrante, among many others, to create a connection for all to partake.
"Favorite Things" w/ Pat Prescott, weekdays Noon - 2 PM
6/5 – My, My, My
6/6 – Instruments
6/7 – Medley’s
6/8 – Random Places
6/9 – Tony’s
"Drive Time," w/ Brian Delp, (Awilda Rivera hosts on Fri)
weekdays 2 PM - 8 PM
The Art of the Story w/Doug Doyle – Listen at 4 pm, 5 pm & 6pm weekdays during Drive Time.
"Lights Out," w/Nicole Sweeney, weekdays 8 PM - 1 AM: Music to help you ‘Relax and Romance’ through the night.
"Jazz Overnight," weeknights, 1 AM- 6 AM
RHYTHM AND SONG WEEKEND!
Weekend Jazz Overnight, Saturday 2 AM - 6 AM: Hosted by Sheila Anderson.
One on One, Saturday 5 AM – 5:30 AM: Steve Adubato hosts, interviewing special guests.
WBGO Journal, Saturday 5:30 AM – 6 AM: Doug Doyle hosts this award-winning news, interview & review show.
Portraits in Blue, Saturday 6 AM - 7 AM: The much loved and now lamented WBGO host, producer, and writer Bob Porter hosts this legendary program from our archives, spotlighting the artists of American Black Music..Erskine Hawkins, Vol. 2.
Blues Break, Saturday 7 AM - 8 AM: Rebroadcasts of our long-running show hosted by the late legendary host, Michael Bourne. Enjoy an hour of the blues!
One on One, Saturday 8 AM – 8:30 AM: Steve Adubato hosts, interviewing special guests.
WBGO Journal, Saturday 8:30 AM – 9 AM: Doug Doyle hosts this award-winning news, interview & review show.
Favorite Things w/ Pat Prescott, Saturday 9 AM – 10 AM: Pat brings you a one hour special of her weekday show with a theme based curated playlist.
Rhythm Revue, Saturday 10 AM – 4 PM: Felix Hernandez is well into his fourth decade on WBGO, hosting a show featuring classic soul music and other sounds from the golden age of R&B and dance music.
Latin Jazz Cruise, Saturday 4 PM - 6 PM: Musician, band leader, arranger, and educator Bobby Sanabria takes you on a ride through two hours of some of the best in Latin Jazz.
Saturday Evening Jazz, Saturday 6 PM - 10 PM w/ Monifa Brown.
Highlighting the best in classic and contemporary jazz, Monifa shines a spotlight on the artists we love, while sharing stories and quotes that reveal what inspires their music. Listen for her new feature, "Passport", in the 6 pm hour, where she dives into new territory and presents the cross-pollination of jazz and indigenous sounds from abroad. Grab your passport and take a musical journey to Cuba this Saturday evening with Monifa!
Lights Out Weekend, Saturday 10 PM - Sunday 2 AM w/ Rob Crocker.
Weekend Jazz Overnight, Sunday 2 AM – 7 AM w/ CJ in for Sheila Anderson.
Jazz Night in America, Sunday at 7 AM – 8 AM: Jamaaladeen Tacuma
Hear music and field recordings from bassist, composer, and fashion icon Jamaaladeen Tacuma’s residency in North Carolina, where he explores his familial and musical roots.
Come Sunday, Sunday 8 AM – Noon:
Host Lezlie Harrison begins your Sunday with gospel, spirituals, hymns & inspirational music.
Rhythm Revue, Sunday Noon – 6 PM: Felix Hernandez, well into his fourth decade on WBGO, hosts a show featuring classic soul music and other sounds from the golden age of R&B and dance music - one of WBGO's most popular weekend shows.
The Emergence of Marvin Gaye (Special), Sunday 6 PM – 8 PM: Music specials host Paul Ingles and a panel of music scholars recall and celebrate the career of Motown music legend Marvin Gaye. This first of 2 episodes tracks Gaye's career.
The Dave Koz Radio Show, Sunday 8 PM – 10 PM
Platinum-selling Contemporary Jazz artist, Dave Koz hosts, interviews top artists and plays his favorite music.
Snap Judgment, Sunday 10 PM – 11 PM: The Snap Judgment radio show mixes real stories with killer beats to produce cinematic, dramatic radio. Snap’s musical brand of storytelling dares listeners to see the world through the eyes of another. This is storytelling… with a BEAT!!
One on One, Sunday 11 PM – 11:30 PM: Steve Adubato hosts, interviewing special guests.
WBGO Journal, Sunday 11:30 PM – 12 AM: Doug Doyle hosts this award-winning news, interview & review show.
Jazz Overnight, Monday 12 M – 6 AM w/Rob Crocker