Jazz Night In America

Sundays 7pm
  • Hosted by Christian McBride

NPR Music, Member Station WBGO, and Jazz at Lincoln Center unite to create the next generation of jazz programming from public radio. Hosted by multiple Grammy Award-winning musician Christian McBride, Jazz Night in America presents content on multiple platforms and from across the nation to share this uniquely American art form and reinvigorate public media jazz programming for audiences today. This radio program features storytelling with concert performances, connecting jazz enthusiasts and potential new fans with artists and venues -- and each other -- through weekly, one-hour broadcasts and an array of 26 live signature videocasts and on-demand video of jazz events from today's great artists and venues. It brings jazz fans together online via chat rooms during concerts and through social media, encouraging a deeper conversation with musicians, representatives of arts organizations and the major institutions of the jazz world, and arts educators in their community.

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Jazz Pianist Randy Weston is credited with academically linking African music to Jazz and came of age in the 1950s playing in small combos for the Riverside Label. He passed away at age 92 on September 1, and his homegoing celebration will take place Monday, September 10 at the Cathedral of St. John The Divine in New York City .