Music

WEAA offers an exquisite mixture of music programming, with a focus on artists, not labels. Our music is rooted in mainstream and contemporary jazz and is complimented by gospel, blues, reggae, world music, and hip-hop and even house music.

Thursday Night Live: February 5

Feb 2, 2015

Thursday Night Live at Phaze 10

February 5, 2015, 8  p.m.-midnight

Danilo Pérez On Piano Jazz

Jan 30, 2015

Panamanian pianist Danilo Perez worked with Dizzy Gillespie and his United Nations Orchestra, from whom he absorbed bebop and pre-bop styles. But Gillespie also impressed upon Perez the importance of getting to the roots of his own heritage, and Perez began creating music that seeks connection and defies boundaries. In this Piano Jazz session from 1994, he demonstrated his fresh ideas in his original composition "Reminisce."

Our Point Of View: A Blue Note Supergroup

Jan 29, 2015

Blue Note Records made its name on names: Sonny Clark, Lee Morgan, Hank Mobley, Grant Green, Paul Chambers, Tony Williams, and many more who have etched their marks on jazz history. For its 75th anniversary, the label gathered together a new crop of artists — those pushing the label forward now — and sent them on tour together, performing each others' compositions.

Jonathan Butler on "Living My Dream"

Jan 14, 2015

Jonathan Butler discusses his latest Mack Avenue Records release, Living My Dream.

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