Spread the word about the original FM! WKCR has new 75th anniversary shirts available online at https://www.booster.com/wkcr75 to celebrate all that has followed our first official broadcast on February 24th, 1941. All proceeds will go toward keeping the station on air and commercial-free. Stay tuned for more 75th anniversary offerings and events to come!
Thank you for your patience and support during the past months with regard to the issue of our online stream. We are excited to announce that our broadcasts are once again accessible in the form of a live stream at www.wkcr.org. We have been in the process of making technical and logistical changes to improve your listening experience and to ensure that WKCR can have a sustainable and consistent online...
For the next 24 hours, WKCR will be honoring the life and accomplishments of the great vibraphone and marimba player Bobby Hutcherson, who passed away Monday, August 15 at the age of 75. All regular programming will be pre-empted beginning Tuesday at 12:00 PM and lasting until 3:00 PM on Wednesday.
Born on January 27, 1941 in Los Angeles, Hutcherson became one of jazz's greatest vibraphonists and a great composer.
Tune into WKCR 89.9 FM, at 7 pm on Aug 14th to hear IndoSoul, a band of musicians from diverse musical backgrounds - Vikram Vivekanand on the guitar, Naveen Napier on the bass, Ramkumar Kanakarajan on drums, Sumesh Narayanan on the mridangam and percussion, and Karthick Iyer on violin and vocals.
Today's Jazz 'til Dawn and Jazz Profiles programs will be dedicated to Connie Crothers, who passed away on Saturday, August 13. Join us in remembering Crothers' inspiring influence as a pianist, improviser, and teacher with nine hours of only her music from 1:00 AM to 5:00 AM and from 2:00 PM to 7:00 PM at WKCR 89.9FM and www.wkcr.org.