WUSF All Night Jazz Celebrates the Centennial of Charlie “Bird ” Parker

All month long during August we’ll commemorate the music of bebop pioneer Charlie Parker. Born August 29, 1920, Parker, known as “Bird” or “Yardbird,” was one of the…

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WUSF All Night Jazz Focus Artist of the Week: Abbey Lincoln

This week on All Night Jazz, we’ll focus on singer, actress, activist and two-time Grammy…

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WUSF All Night Jazz Focus Artist of the Week: Abbey Lincoln

This week on All Night Jazz, we’ll focus on singer, actress, activist and two-time Grammy…

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“Jazz Club Friday:” Music Recorded at New York’s Village Vanguard

Fridays on All Night Jazz, since seeing live jazz is difficult to do right now,…

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Saturday: The “11 O’Clock Local” Features Music by Dave Rudolph

Saturday on All Night Jazz, our "11 O'Clock Local" will feature Tampa Bay area drummer…

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Watch: Pianist Sullivan Fortner Talks “At Home With” WUSF’s Simon Lasky

WUSF All Night Jazz Host Simon Lasky talks with Grammy-winning pianist Sullivan Fortner for Simon's…

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WUSF All Night Jazz Celebrates the Centennial of Charlie “Bird ” Parker

All month long during August we’ll commemorate the music of bebop pioneer Charlie Parker. Born…

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Jazz News

Drummer Makaya McCraven, The ‘Beat Scientist,’ Talks About His New Album

Makaya McCraven calls himself a beat scientist, so it's no surprise when you ask about…

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Composer Maria Schneider Returns, With A Reckoning, On ‘Data Lords’

Six years ago, Maria Schneider, the meticulous jazz composer and orchestrator, embarked on a project…

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Annie Ross, Mid-Century Jazz Icon, Dead At 89

Annie Ross, the veteran jazz singer, actress and founding member of the historic vocal trio…

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Asher Gamedze’s Astral Jazz Will Carry Your Soul To Utopia

Asher Gamedze's music is meant to realign your spirit, to carry you from melancholy to…

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