The WKCR Jazz department proudly present 72 non-stop hours of birthday broadcast programming as part of WKCR's birthday week 2022!
From 12:00 AM 3/9 - 12:00 PM 3/10, 36 hours of Ornette Coleman
From 12:00 PM 3/10 - 12:00 PM 3/11, 24 hours of Bix Beiderbecke
From 12:00 PM 3/11 - 11:59 PM 3/11, 12 hours of Bobby McFerrin
These will be the final three in a series of five birthday broadcasts during the week of 3/7-3/11.
Keep your radio tuned to 89.9 FM to catch all our Jazz birthday programming!
You can find the program schedules for each segment below (as of 3/8/22):
12:00AM - 3:00AM - Sam Seliger
3:00AM - 6:00AM - Phil Schaap archival from 3/9/2019: On this edition of the Birthday Broadcast, Phil presents the earliest live and studio recordings of Ornette Coleman.
6:00AM - 9:00AM - Redmond Stein
9:00AM - 12:00PM - Sharif Abdus-Salaam
12:00PM - 3:00PM - Christine Zhang
3:00PM - 6:00PM - Andy Wang
6:00PM - 9:00PM - Benjamin Magid
9:00PM - 12:00AM - Melody Lu
12:00AM - 3:00AM - Razvan Matei
3:00AM - 9:00AM - Phil Schaap archival from 3/9/2015: On the 2015 Ornette Coleman Birthday Broadcast, the last one in Coleman's lifetime, Phil examines some of Ornette's Third Stream experiments.
9:00AM - 12:00PM - TBA
12:00PM - 3:00PM - Oscar Luckett
3:00PM - 6:00PM - Sam Seliger
6:00PM - 9:00PM - Matthew "Fat Cat" Rivera
9:00PM - 12:00AM - Nitya Nigam
12:00AM - 3:00AM - Olivia Mitchell
3:00AM - 6:00AM - Phil Schaap archival from 3/10/2018: For his second set of this year's Birthday Broadcast, Phil explores recordings on which the solo identification of Bix is in question and recordings made with Bing Crosby.
6:00AM - 9:00AM - Sofia Rivera
9:00AM - 12:00PM - Zachary Vanderslice
12:00PM - 3:00PM - Amiri Tulloch
3:00PM - 6:00PM - Fenway Donegan
6:00PM - 9:00PM - Cliff Preiss
9:00PM - 12:00AM - Maria Shaughnessy